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Courageous Compassion

Hardcover Book
Wisdom Publications
May, 2021
$39.95 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

The sixth volume of the Dalai Lamas definitive Library of Wisdom and Compassion series, which has sold nearly 15,000 copies to date.

Courageous Compassion, the sixth volume of the Library of Wisdom and Compassion series, continues the Dalai Lamas teachings on the path to awakening. The previous volume, In Praise of Great Compassion, focused on opening our hearts with love and compassion for all living beings, and the present volume explains how to embody compassion and wisdom in our daily lives. Here we enter a fascinating exploration of bodhisattvas activities across multiple Buddhist traditionsTibetan, Theravada, and Chinese Buddhism.

After explaining the ten perfections according to the Pali and Sanskrit traditions, the Dalai Lama presents the sophisticated schema of the four paths and fruits for sravakas and solitary realizers and the five paths for bodhisattvas. Learning about the practices mastered by these exalted practitioners inspires us with knowledge of our minds potential. His Holiness also describes buddha bodies, what buddhas perceive, and buddhas awakening activities.

Courageous Compassion offers an in-depth look at bodhicitta, arhatship, and buddhahood that you can continuously refer to as you progress on the path to full awakening.

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