This inspiring book explains how to meditate on eight beautiful verses that comprise one of Buddhism’s best-loved teachings, Eight Verses of Training the Mind. Composed by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva, Geshe Langri Tangpa, this short poem shows how we can transform all life’s difficulties into valuable spiritual insights. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso reveals practical ways in which we can use this timeless wisdom to find meaning and lasting happiness in our busy modern lives.
From the Book
“The mind that cherishes others is the supreme good heart. Keeping such a good heart will result only in happiness for ourself and all those around us.”
About the Author
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Resident in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also founded over 1,100 Kadampa Buddhist Centers and groups throughout the world.
“Geshe Kelsang Gyatso has proven to be a popular and accessible authority” –Library Journal
“Geshe Kelsang Gyatso illuminates the very heart of Buddhist thought and practice.” –Booklist
“Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a highly respected meditation master and scholar of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition.” –Spirituality & Health