Training the Mind

  • by Chögyam Trungpa, Judith L. Lief (editor), Pema Chödrön (foreword)
  • Narrated by Roger Clark
  • 5 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Warning: Using this book could be hazardous to your ego! The slogans it contains are designed to awaken the heart and cultivate love and kindness toward others. They are revolutionary in that practicing them fosters abandonment of personal territory in relating to others and in understanding the world as it is.
The 59 provocative slogans presented here - each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chgyam Trungpa - have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind training. They emphasize meeting the ordinary situations of life with intelligence and compassion under all circumstances. Slogans include, "Don't be swayed by external circumstances," "Be grateful to everyone," and "Always maintain only a joyful mind. "This edition contains a new foreword by Pema Chodron.

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Life Changing.

Would you listen to Training the Mind again? Why?

Yes, I can't wait to read it again. Why? Because it's so profound, I couldn't take it all in at once.


Any additional comments?

These are essential life instructions from a true meditation master.

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- klm

Useful Wisdom and a Soothing Voice

conducive to meditation. I listen before sleeping for tranquil rest and contemplation. I feel as though I finally am able to grasp the most fundamental aspects of Buddhism. This text efficiently translates abstraction to practice. I strongly recommend it.
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- Eberstein

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-09-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios