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Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage

An Explanation of the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas

An inspiring commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas by Khensur Jampa Tegchok. Clear instruction on developing love, compassion, and a correct view of emptiness.

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An extraordinary guide for developing our ability to be happy and benefit others, this commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas by Gyelsay Togmay Zangpo (1295-1369) is studied by followers of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

This commentary by former Sera Jey abbot Khensur Jampa Tegchok, edited by Venerable Thubten Chodron, clearly explains the popular practice of exchanging oneself with others so as to develop love and compassion for all living beings. It lays open the methods for doing stabilizing and analytical meditations, and offers an in-depth discussion on the nature of emptiness.

All the essentials are here for transforming our attitudes and developing courage and joy.

Originally published as Transforming the Heart: The Buddhist Way to Joy and Courage.

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