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Illusion's Game The Life and Teaching of Naropa

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ISBN-10: 0877738572

ISBN-13: 9780877738572

Edition: N/A

Authors: Chogyam Trungpa, Ch�gyam Trungpa, Ch�gyam Trungpa

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In what he calls a "200 percent potent" teaching, Chouml;gyam Trungpa reveals how the spiritual path is a raw and rugged "unlearning" process that draws us away from the comfort of conventional expectations and conceptual attitudes toward a naked encounter with reality. The tantric paradigm for this process is the story of the Indian master Naropa (1016–1100), who is among the enlightened teachers of the Kagyu lineage of the Tibetan Buddhism. Naropa was the leading scholar at Nalanda, the Buddhist monastic university, when he embarked upon the lonely and arduous path to enlightenment. After a series of daunting trials, he was prepared to receive the direct transmission of the awakened state…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/28/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594

Editor's Foreword
"Life of Naropa" Seminar I: New York, 1972
Naropa and Us
Genuine Madness and Pop Art
An Operation without Anesthetics
Something Very Tickling
"Life of Naropa" Seminar II: Karme-Choling, 1973
Pain and Hopelessness
Giving Birth to Intellect
Choiceless Awareness
Beyond Shunyata
Mahamudra
The Levels of Mahamudra
Notes
Glossary
Transliteration of Tibetan Terms
About the Author
Meditation Center Information
Index