Well, thats one thing that i do kind of, you know, cherish deeply about the experience of translating for him is the quality of the joyful state of mind i can automatically get into when im there. I requested him to explain the enigmatic line from the heart sutra form is emptiness and. Thupten jinpa translating the dalai lama the on being project. The core texts epub adobe drm can be read on any device that can open epub. Because of technical limitations of most ebookreaders, the multimedia elements such as videos and sound files can only be displayed in the ipadcompatible version. Two exercises from thupten jinpa for turning intention into. At a school for refugee children, he had a traditional tibetan buddhist education. The great collection a natural choice for publication as part of. Thupten jinpa s family escaped from tibet to india when he was just a year old and he began his monastic life shortly thereafter. Thupten jinpa, official translator for the dalai lama, will be the keynote speaker at the conference for compassionate leadership on saturday, april 16 from 10. Six months of training sounds like a long time, but relative to the traditional mode of practice, six months would not constitute a solid grounding in the practice. Thupten jinpa was enlisted as a visiting research scholar at ccare, during which time he developed a course of study called the compassion cultivation training cct.
D compiled in the fifteenth century, mind training. The kadam school of tibetan buddhism emerged in the eleventh century from the teachings of the indian master atisa and his principal tibetan student, dromton, isbn 9780861718030. Thupten jinpa received his early education and training as a monk and received the geshe lharam degree from ganden monastic university, south india. The tibetan practice of mind training, or lojong, stretches back for hundreds of years and encompasses a variety of techniques for cultivating altruistic thoughts and coping with the inevitable challenges of everyday life. Thupten jinpa archives the center for compassion and. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read mind training. The mindtraining teachings are highly revered by the tibetan people for their pragmatism and. The bodhicaryavatara preliminary teachings to the kalachakra initiation dalai lama translated by thupten jinpa new york city nov. Mind training, the tibetan tradition of mental and emotional. The great collection is an english adaptation of the first anthology of these techniques.
English translation by thubten jinpa, from the wisdom publication mind training. Jun 08, 2016 thupten jinpa addresses the importance of mind training and how this kind of practice can help people gain greater peace and happiness in daily life. Index of vajrayana buddhist ebooks scriptoq library. Geshe gelek applies this classic mind traing text to the problems and circumstances that we face in todays western society while retaining the essence of the original teaching. Essential mind training translated, edited, and introduced by thupten jinpa. Upcoming conference on compassionate leadership, featuring thupten jinpa april 6, 2016 amherst, mass. The six texts range in date from the twelfth to the seventeenth century and include such celebrated authors as. Essential mind training by thupten jinpa overdrive. Standardized protocols, such as stanford cct compassion cultivation training and cbct cognitive based compassion training, are being offered extensively as. Origins, measures, and interventions thupten jinpa, ph. Prospects for american education mind and life education research network mlern.
Tibetans revere the mind training tradition for its pragmatic and downtoearth advice, especially. Geshe gelek chodak presents the seven point mind training as translated by thupten jinpa in his mind training. He has translated and edited more than a dozen books by h. How the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives. Tsongkhapa, who lived from 571419, is considered one of the greatest buddhist. Scholar and chief translator for his holiness the dalai lama, geshe thupten jinpa, discusses the tibetan tradition of mind training lojong, which forms the basis of his important book mind training. The principal focus of these texts is the systematic cultivation of such altruistic thoughts and emotions as compassion, love, forbearance, and perseverance. Jun 25, 2015 thupten jinpa has been a principal english translator to his holiness the dalai lama since 1985.
Other texts translated by thupten jinpa, phd institute. Excerpted from a talk given at the sacred stream center in berkeley, ca. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. By contemplating repeatedly the truth of karma and samsaric suffering, preoccupations with next life will come to cease. Sep 14, 20 i had the good fortunes of interviewing dr. This makes thupten jinpas translation mind training. He received his early education and training as a monk at zongkar choede monastery in hunsur near mysore, karnataka, south india and later joined the shartse college of ganden monastic university, in mundgod, karnataka, south india, where he. Geshe langri thanpas eight verses on mind training.
He has been the dalai lamas primary english interpreter and book editor for nearly 30 years and is the author most recently of, a fearless heart. That friendliness or compassion is known in tibetan as nyingje, which. Jinpas own works include self, reality and reason in tibetan philosophy and mind training. Sep 03, 2015 conversations on compassion with thupten jinpa, phd. Every sunday afternoon, a monastic teacher would give. Nov 30, 2005 thupten jinpa has done us all a great service by editing and translating this marvelous volume, mind training. The convergence of science and spirituality morgan road books, 2005. The downloading process can take up to 30 min depending on the version of the book and the speed of your internet connection.
Essential mind training is the first volume in the tibetan classics series, which aims to make available accessible paperback editions of key tibetan buddhist works drawn from wisdom publications library of tibetan classics. Thupten jinpa school of religious studies mcgill university. Jan 22, 2020 thupten jinpa answers the question, what makes you happy. Like now my own self is the enemy, and sentient beings are the friends. The great collection is the earliest anthology of a special genre of tibetan literature known as mind training, or lojong in tibetan. If you can, sit on a cushion on the floor or on a chair with the soles of your feet touching the ground, which gives you a feeling of being grounded.
Eccles,3 adam engle,4 mark greenberg,5 patricia jennings,5 amishi jha,6 thupten jinpa,7 linda lantieri,8 david meyer,3 robert w. May 03, 2017 thupten jinpa was just one year old when his family fled to india in 1959 in the wake of the dalai lamas escape. Jun 03, 2014 thupten jinpa was enlisted as a visiting research scholar at ccare, during which time he developed a course of study called the compassion cultivation training cct. Thupten jinpa has been a principal english translator to his holiness the dalai lama since 1985. How the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives, and english translator for his holiness the dalai lama. Sixty stanzas of reasoning by nagarjuna hymn to the buddha, the world transcendent by nagarjuna commentary on the awakening mind by nagarjuna a garland of views attributed to padmasambhava three principal aspects of the path by je tsongkhapa in praise of dependent origination by je tsongkhapa songs. Apr 12, 2016 thupten jinpa is a former monk and holds a ph.
Thupten jinpa translating the dalai lama the on being. Read pdf epub download mind training by thupten jinpa, shonu from the story saddle by styloglossus2005 with 0 reads. In an era when buddhist meditation is largely equated with simply calming the mind and developing mindfulness, this compendium of methods for training the mind gives a glimpse of the tremendous richness and depth of the buddhist tradition for enhancing mental. Mind training techniques for the west with thupten. The remaining five verses are extracted from the book transforming the mind by his holiness the dalai lama. Scholar and chief translator for his holiness the dalai lama, geshe thupten jinpa, discusses the tibetan tradition of mind training lojong, which forms the basis of his important bookmind training. Standardized protocols, such as stanford cct compassion cultivation training and cbct cognitive based compassion training, are being offered extensively as well as studied. Most english speakers who have attended the teachings of the dalai lama have actually heard his wisdom through the voice of thupten jinpa, who has served as translator for his holiness since 1985. This acclaimed book by thupten jinpa is available at in several formats for your ereader. Adjunct professor, tibetan buddhist philosophy thupten jinpa was born in tibet in 1958. How the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives linda lantieri, m. The first three verses from the eight verses of training the mind along with the commentary by his holiness the dalai lama were given on 8 november 1998 in washington d. Training the mind and cultivating lovingkindness by chogyam.
Thupten jinpa answers the question of how mind training, including meditation and compassion practice can be helpful to people in contemporary societies. Nov 22, 2011 essential mind training is drawn from the earliest collection of tibetan spiritual literature known as mind training or lojong in tibetan. Mind training download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Mind training techniques for the west with thupten jinpa, ph. The eighth verse deals with the practices that are directed toward cultivating the wisdom aspect of. Every sunday afternoon, a monastic teacher would give a dharma teaching, jinpa remembers. The following interview appears in the fall 2011 issue of inquiring mind. Thupten jinpas family escaped from tibet to india when he was just a year old and he began his monastic life shortly thereafter. Thupten jinpa addresses the importance of mind training and how this kind of practice can help people gain greater peace and happiness in daily life. The life of jamyang khyentse wangpo the life of jamyang khyentse wangpo. Other readers need to be connected to the internet to play the multimedia files in a separate browser window. In an era when buddhist meditation is largely equated with simply calming the mind and developing mindfulness, this compendium of methods for training the mind gives a glimpse of the tremendous richness and depth.
This third volume in the tibetan classics series highlights mahamudra, the central meditation practice of the kagyu school of tibetan buddhism. Thupten jinpa understanding meditationbased compassion. Thupten jipa for my documentary journey of the heart. The practice of mind training lojong is based on the essential.
Training the mind and cultivating lovingkindness by. An eightweek program modeled after mindfulnessbased stress reduction founded at the university of massachusetts by renowned meditation teacher jon kabatzinn, cct teaches. By cultivating in mind that this human life is so hard to find yet has no time to spare, preoccupations with this life will cease. Essential mind trainingtranslated, edited, and introduced by thupten jinpa. With the wish to achieve the highest aim, which surpasses even a wishfulfilling gem, i will train myself to at all times cherish every sentient being as supreme. He has translated and edited more than a dozen books by the dalai lama including the new york times bestseller ethics for the new millennium riverhead, 1999, transforming the mind thorsons, 2000, and universe in a single atom. The first seven verses of the eight verses for training the mind deal with the practices associated with cultivating the method aspect of the path such as compassion, altruism, aspiration to attain buddhahood, and so on. Training the mind and cultivating lovingkindness by chogyam trungpa edited by judith l. Roeser,9 and david vago10 1university of wisconsin, 2emory university, 3university.
Lojong mind training, the tibetan tradition of mental and. He received his early education and training as a monk at zongkar choede monastery 1 in hunsur near mysore, karnataka, south india and later joined the shartse college of ganden monastic university, 1 in mundgod, karnataka, south india, where he received the geshe lharam degree. Essential mind training, tibetan wisdom for daily life ebook by. But when i try to cultivate that kind of state of mind in my own quiet sitting meditation, its tougher.
The key to happiness is not the eradication of all problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming any problem into a cause of happiness. The great collection is the earliest anthology of a special genre of tibetan literature known as. The great collection ebook written by thupten jinpa. Alan wallace the practice of lojong traleg kyabgon. Presenting 44 of the original texts including seminal works. Two exercises from thupten jinpa for turning intention. Mind training, tibetan wisdom for daily life by thupten jinpa online from. Enjoy six key texts on the cornerstone meditation practice of the kagyu school of tibetan buddhism by some of its most celebrated forebearers. Tsongkhapa, a buddha in the land of snows is buddhist scholar thupten jinpas contribution to shambhala publications remarkable series, the lives of the masters, which seeks to memorialize the contributions of some of the most important thinkers in buddhist philosophy. He received his early education and training as a monk at zongkar chode monastery in south india and later joined the shartse college of ganden monastic university, south india, where he received the geshe lharam degree. Recommended reading essential mind training thupten jinpa buddhism with an attitude b.
Click download or read online button to get mind training book now. Essential mind training by thupten jinpa, 9780861712632, available at book. Today, alongside mindfulness, meditationbased compassion practice is emerging as a major focus in contemplative science related initiatives. An excerpt from tulku thondup rinpoche\\s masters of meditation and miracles according to nyingma tradition, jamyang khyentse wangpo.
Jinpa has been the principal english translator to h. Tibetans revere the mind training tradition for its pragmatic and downtoearth advice, especially the teachings on transforming adversity into opportunity. Thupten jinpa has done us all a great service by editing and translating this marvelous volume, mind training. Like these are visualized in the form of streams of dark clouds, smoke, or even brackish water, which enter our body. Thupten jinpa was just one year old when his family fled to india in 1959 in the wake of the dalai lamas escape.593 701 1344 1323 348 706 1650 1666 1401 1464 889 47 13 975 1244 490 1639 1287 486 625 798 1271 1659 854 572 112 732 1326 677 1371 428 993 877 1265 1187 1422 771 1375 1018 395 7 1406 421 1465 379 646 57 1257