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Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 2 Tantra [Kindle Edition]

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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Introduction and Encouragement

This eBook Modern Buddhism – The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed freely at the request of the author Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (the Kindle Store sets the minimum price at 99 cents and also additional taxes are added in many countries). The author says: “Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time.” So that these benefits can pervade the whole world, Geshe Kelsang wishes to give this eBook freely to everyone.

We would like to request you to please respect this precious Dharma book, which functions to free living beings from suffering permanently. If you continually read and practice the advice in this book, eventually your problems caused by anger, attachment and ignorance will cease.

Volume 2 Tantra explains how to practise Buddha’s profound Tantric teachings – the quick path to enlightenment. Covering topics such as The Preciousness of Tantra, The Tantra of Generation Stage and Completion Stage, and How to Meditate on the Central Channel, Indestructible Drop and Indestructible Wind and Mind, this volume shows how, through sincere practice, we can fulfil our compassionate wish and attain full enlightenment in this life.

Please enjoy this special gift from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who dedicates: “May everyone who reads this book experience deep peace of mind, and accomplish the real meaning of human life.”

With best wishes,

Manuel Rivero-De Martine
Tharpa Publications, UK Tharpa Director

About the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Tibet at the age of eight. He is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings. He has also founded over 1,100 Kadampa Meditation Centers and groups around the world.

Library Journal Review

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso “is a prolific and respected author,” according to Library Journal, and in Modern Buddhism, “he again presents the thought of the Buddha in an especially accessible manner.” Library Journal calls Gyatso’s 21st book “elegantly stated” and “a delight.”

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3168 KB
  • Print Length: 105 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Tharpa Publications (April 16 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,823 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

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4.0 out of 5 stars Clear and concise June 29 2014
By Ilzamar
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Accessible, easy to understand, true to the spirit of the philosophy. Enjoyable read. I recommend to anyone who wants an intro.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks July 31 2015
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 14 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Essence of Tantra July 6 2011
By Linda Uram - Published on
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This book gives clear and practical advice on how to practice Tantra correctly. It is so condensed that I feel it works in 2 ways. For those new to Tantra it gives a clear overview of what Tantra is and how to practice it. For those who have more experience it shows clearly how to progress in these very subtle profound meditations that are the essence of Tantra.
I can say from my own experience that it has helped my practice on a very deep level. I have been practicing Tantra over 10 years and this book clarified a lot of points for me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Phenomenal book Nov. 15 2011
By L. M. F. - Published on
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It's sometimes hard to take "free" ebooks seriously... but this is not only one of the best ebooks I have ever read... but the best book on how to integrate Buddhism into our modern, hectic lives. I highly, highly recommend this book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A bible for anyone intrerested in Buddhism Jan. 28 2012
By Will - Published on
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An incredibly clear and practical presentation of how Buddhism can help us solve our everyday problems in this modern world.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thank you Kelse! Sept. 12 2013
By expatgirl - Published on
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I would like to thank the author for writing these very deep, and spiritual books and making them available to the public out of his own goodwill. This man has true faith, and this book is not dumbed down at all. However, I do feel that the explanations on the true emptiness of nature would be better described using Physics. I feel that anyone having a hard time grasping what Kelse is talking about study a bit of physics. Everything is particles suspended in space, and we are not the same particles that we were a few years ago. I feel that the book would be better explaining emptiness from a physicists stand point, because I feel it does not do it justice in the non-scientific way it is described here. However, read up on physics. Light is particles we are particles and we have space, if you really went to look for us, we would not be there. Brush up on Physics before, or during reading this!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great, But Dec 12 2012
By A. MCCLAIN - Published on
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It's a little long winded, definitely not for the casual reader. More for the deep devotee of the buddhist path.

All three volumes are good reads.
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