Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective

Healing Anger

The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective

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ISBN10: 1559390735 ISBN13: 9781559390736 Contributors: Thupten Jinpa (Translator) Publisher: Snow Lion Pubns Published: Mar 1 1997 Pages: 149 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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All the world's major religions emphasize the importance of the practice of love, compassion, and tolerance. This is particularly true in the Buddhist traditions, which unanimously state that compassion and love are the foundation of all paths of practice. To cultivate the potential for compassion and love inherent within us, it is crucial to counteract their opposing forces of anger and hatred.

In this book, the Dalai Lama shows how through the practice of patience and tolerance we can overcome the obstacles of anger and hatred. He bases his discussion on A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life, the classic work on the activities of Bodhisattvas--those who aspire to attain full enlightenment in order to benefit all beings.
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