The Heart of Compassion has ratings and 13 reviews. Through Spiritual Materialism by Chögyam Trungpa The Heart of Compassion by Dilgo Khyentse. By Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Translated by the Padmakara Translation Group. Publisher: Shambhala. ISBN The extraordinary set of instructions . commentary by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche The following is an excerpt from “The Heart of Compassion: Thirty Seven Verses on the Practice of.

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Nov 21, Christopher rated it it was amazing. Start by saying things and telling stories that open people’s minds by making them happy. This is a solid foundation on which one can build a practice and a life.

Sep 02, Mary Boudreau marked it as to-read. I hope someday to have the merit and wisdom to appreciate it as the jewel I hear it is – at that time I will start over from the beginning. The buddhas being those who have totally conquered the enemies of ignorance and other emotions, they are often referred to by the epithet “Victorious Ones,” while bodhisattvas, in many texts, are called “children of the Victorious Ones.

If your mistaken belief in a self disappeared, you would realize the essential sameness of self and other. And that is precis I will be “currently reading” these thirty seven verses for a long time. Apr 22, D rated it it was amazing.

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Some people turn to the powerful with the hope of achieving wealth, pleasure, and influence. Indeed, you are unlikely to make much spiritual progress if you lack the courage to face your own hidden faults. But after over a year of it sitting on my “currently reading” list and picking up realizing I lost my place and really don’t know where it was I don’t think I am going to finish it.


Any person or situation that helps you to see hert faults, however uncomfortable and humiliating it may be, is doing you a great service.

The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva

As Shantideva says in The Ways of the Bodhisattva: What a lot of thoughts of attachment and anger I have! This is the radical theme of this extraordinary set of instructions, a training manual composed in the fourteenth century by the Buddhist hermit Ngulchu Compaassion, here explained in detail by one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century, Dilgo Khyentse. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

DKR’s writing is pure poetry. This one was a bit above my head. Like the moon, which is always on the move, do not remain in one place too long. Throughout your past lives you have compassoon connected with all beings, and at some time or other all of them must have been your loving parents.

Having taken refuge in the Sangha 3 respect members haert the monastic community and all Dharma practitioners. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Jul diilgo, Legdup Tsering rated it it was amazing. And that is precisely why I will continue to read it. This is the radical theme of cmopassion extraordinary set of instructions, a training manual composed in the fourteenth century by the Buddhist hermit Ngulchu Thogme, here explained compsasion detail by one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century, Dilgo Khyentse. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This isn’t a book to be read cover-to-cover and then put on a shelf. Craig rated it it was amazing Aug 05, As Nagarjuna says in his Letter to a Friendthe words people speak are of three kinds: This book so clearly elucidates the heart of Mahayana practice. Does that happen to you?

The essence of the practice of a bodhisattva is to transcend self-clinging and dedicate yourself completely to serving others. Feb 20, Mark Gelula added it Recommends it for: Gradually and skillfully introduce them to the meaning of Dharma.


A bodhisattva possesses impartial love for all beings. If all children would read this by sixteen years old and really practiced these 37 practices, then in two generations war as we know it would end and maybe famine as well Want to Read saving….

Dilgo Khyentse’s commentary is probably his most extensive recorded teaching on Mahayana practice. The Heart of Compassion: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Shambhala Publications- Religion – pages. Matt Balara rated it really liked it May 14, Seized khhyentse fear, throw them all away! Seeing nothing, we see the Dharma, The source of all buddhas. Jan 29, Kaitlyn rated it really liked it. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Excellent!

The Heart Of Compassion

World that help dlgo please are like honey. Refresh and try again. The root text is six or seven hundred years old from Tibet, and highly revered.

People naturally search for refuge, for someone or something to protect them from sorrow and torment. Violent, harmful words are like excrement.

Those who practice the Dharma of the Mahayana in accordance with the Buddha’s intention are known as bodhisattvas. Affectionate relatives and compsssion Are like jailers detaining you in samsara.

His extraordinary depth of realization enabled him to be, for all who met him, a foundation of loving-kindness, wisdom, and compassion. Calming the mind is like closing the glass of a lantern around the flame so that it can shine brightly and steadily, protected from the wind. Rigpa students, anyone interested in Tibetan Budhism.