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Spectrum of Ecstasy: The Five Wisdom Emotions According to Vajrayana Buddhism

Authors: Chogyam, Ngakpa & Dechen, Khandro
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: REL007000, REL007050, REL007020
ISBN: 9780834828803, Related ISBNs: 0834828804, 1590300610, 9780834828803, 9781590300619
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Here two Western-born lamas of the Nyingma tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism explore what it means to be utterly emotionally alive. Written in contemporary, nonacademic language, this book is a radical challenge to the misconception that inner Vajrayana is primarily an esoteric system of ritual and liturgy. The authors teach that emotions can be embraced as a rich and profound opportunity for realization. This fiercely compassionate battle cry rallies all who are audacious enough to appreciate emotions for their supreme potential as vehicles for awakening.
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