This talk is Lama’s introduction to this series and constitutes a wonderful explanation of the fundamentals of tantric practice. These teachings are included in. Introduction to Tantra has ratings and 31 reviews. Polly said: I’ve been reading a lot of Lama Yeshe lately; currently he’s my favorite guru. He is f. Lama Yeshe’s Introduction to Tantra did not actually appear until It seems According to Lama Yeshe, the practice of tantra is so suitable for the modern.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 13, Madi rated it really liked it. Mind blowing in the simplicity and clarity of the writing. It spends more time in defense of tantra saying what tantra is NOT, rather than spending time telling us what the he I wanted a primary source overview of what tantra actually is in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, as background understanding for research in lucid dreams and Tibetan dream yoga.
Introduction to Tantra
However, it is a fast read and puts into very clear language the basic concepts of Tantric Buddhism. Those sorts of statements sound yesje like every other religion and cult. Simply the best introductory text on traditional Buddhist Tantra.
What ydshe the results? I’ve been reading a lot of Lama Yeshe lately; currently he’s my favorite guru. Oct 16, Janine rated it it was amazing. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire by Lama Thubten Yeshe
too Easy introruction read and understand. I really enjoyed reading about tantric meditation. Excellent description of Tibetan Buddhist Tantra; the transformation of desire and pleasures into transcendental experiences of deep penetrative awareness; this is absolutely amazing!
Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Tantra. I’m fine with playing along with different ways of thinking and finding meaning, but I’m not fine with obvious, outright BS.
I was also very impressed with how Lama Yeshe brought modern issues into the way he introduced tantra. Overall, this book just rubs me the wrong way.
Introduction to Tantra Trade Paperback Aug 05, Kyle Hipke rated it it was ok. Sign up and get a free eBook! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s too bad that the word “tantra” carries so much baggage. He was a wonderful person who had the unique quality of conveying the true message of the union of compassion and wisdom.
Mar 23, Safoura added it. The last few chapters such as “Entering Highest Tantric Practice” and sections on deity yoga and the process of dying and were particularly inspirational. However not introduuction books introductkon a lasting insight which one can trace through years.
It’s a book about the mind by someone who is clearly not up to date on all the new knowledge we’ve gained on how the brain actually introductkon. It describes the differences between the two basic teachings of sutra and tantra, the basic preparation steps before starting the actual tantra practice. Apr 17, IAO rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.
What are the results? But it’s clear from reading this lucid, well-argued app This book is not about what you probably think it’s about. Amazing the feeling of freedom this can give you. I don’t buy that.
Simple, true and practical. Or cure introductioj cancer with positive thinking. May be one of the most impactful books I’ve read all year. The concepts are pretty universal in my opinion and could be just as useful to someone pursuing an Abrahamic or Pagan path as an Eastern one hell, even a psychedelic path. Two stars for the nice Buddhist thoughts.
Introduction to Tantr: The Transformation of Desire – Lama Yeshe – Google Books
Must redeem within 90 days. Wisdom Publications March Length: Lama Yeshe presents tantra as a practice leading to joy and self-discovery, with a vision of reality that is simple, clear, and extremely relevant to 21st-century life. The text explains how someone can use tantric Tibetan buddhism to reach enlightenment efficiently, which theoretically will allow you to, like Lama Yeshe, control the process of dying and rebirth so that you can help others and create a more compassionate world.
You will discover that tantra is more about seeing yourself as a God and about having the ability to transcend into a better place in the death.
Personally, I enjoyed the style and content and found the ideas very intriguing – but I shy away from organized religion and power hierarchies, and tantra as outlined here does seem to depend on such things. It’s about how to escape the human cycle of suffering — wanting things, getting them, having them not satisfy you, and then wanting some more.
Deity-yoga is envisioning ones Tantra is about taking the energy of everyday desires, channeling it through our ‘fundamentally pure minds,’ and walking ‘the middle way’ of life through ‘experience and not blind faith. However, there remains some beautiful food-for-thought information in here, but it’s very generic Buddhist wisdom that can be found in most other Buddhist books.
Trivia About Introduction to T He’s up there with the Dalai Lama. Tantra recognizes that the powerful energy aroused by our desire is an indispensable resource for the spiritual path. How should it be practiced? Got a little redundant. This was an interesting book on Buddhist Tantra, but I was a little lost by the end. And according to the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this remarkable transformation can be realized very