By David Michie
What does it take to be at liberty? We've all requested ourselves this question at some point soon, yet few people have chanced on the trail to lasting achievement. David Michie proposal he had completed his life's goals—the high-level task, the pricy urban condo, the luxurious motor vehicle, the good vacations—but a small voice used to be telling him he wasn't relatively satisfied. an opportunity comment from a naturopath despatched him to his neighborhood Buddhist middle. There he started crucial trip of his lifestyles.
In this easy yet fantastically written publication, David Michie opens the door to the center teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. With wry, self-deprecating humor, he exhibits us how he started to comprise Buddhist practices into his lifestyle. He explains how he got here to appreciate the adaptation among the transitority pleasures of standard lifestyles and the profound experience of overall healthiness and heartfelt serenity that comes from connecting with our internal nature.
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La~,. 357c 19-21 ). e. not only as a doctrinal ideal but also as an actual spiritual experience? To start with, there is no way we can ascertain this by means of philologico-historical methods. Furthermore, the answer to this question largely depends on how prajiia is understood. Even if we limit ourselves to one scripture or one class of texts, the exact definition of prajiia would require a study in itself. To make things more complicated, the texts themselves warn us that a purely theoretical understanding of the concept is impossible and its elusiveness is part of its nature.
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