Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

Becoming the Compassion Buddha - Table of Contents

Tantric Mahamudra for Everyday Life

CONTENTS

Foreword by Geshe Lhundub Sopa           
Editor’s Preface        
Editor’s Introduction           

Prologue
Mahamudra: Absolute Reality        

Part One: Lord Buddha’s Teachings
1. Sutra: Rejecting Delusion
2. Tantra: Using Delusion           

Part Two: Guru Yoga
3. Needing a Guide   
4. Compassion: the Heart of the Path        
5. Visualizing Guru Avalokiteshvara           
6. Making Offerings and Requests 
7. Merging with Guru Avalokiteshvara      

Part Three: Mahamudra
8. Becoming the Mahamudra Deity           
9. The Profound and the Clear       
10. Clarity and Divine Pride           
11. Transforming all Appearances into Avalokiteshvara 
12. Verbal and Mental Mantra       
13. Closing the Door to Negativity  
14. The Two Obstacles to Samadhi
15. Delusions Can Show Us Reality

Part Four: Mahamudra Is Always Here
16. Gaining Realizations      
17. Your Wisdom is Your Guru       
18. Making Every Moment Meditation      

Appendix 1: The Inseparability of the Spiritual Master and Avalokiteshvara: A Source of All Powerful Attainments
Appendix 2: The Meditations           
Glossary         
Suggested Further Reading
Index