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The Heroic Heart by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
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The Heroic Heart by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
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Aug 16, 2022 | ISBN 9781645470557

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“The tradition of mind training, or lojong as it is known in Tibet, focuses on real-world experience and is filled with practical strategies to help us live with awareness, compassion, and wisdom. For centuries, these pithy teachings have provided inspiration and guidance to countless meditators. Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo has done a great service by sharing these teachings. Her deep practice, coupled with her understanding of the challenges we face in the modern world, has brought these teachings to life. This book will be of great interest to anyone who is sincerely interested in training and transforming their mind.”—Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, author of Turning Confusion into Clarity

“Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo is a very inspiring yogini and has devoted herself for many decades to accomplishing the Dharma and benefiting beings. I am delighted she is offering these teachings on mind training, such a fundamentally important topic. Mind-training teachings are underappreciated in the modern world but crucial for spiritual development. At some point, we have to roll up our sleeves and actually work to tame our egos, our habit patterns of self-centeredness, and narrow mindedness. One of the most treasured texts on mind training is The Thirty-Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva, beloved by all lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. This is an important text, and I sincerely hope the meaning of its teachings benefits and inspires many beings to deepen their spiritual practice.”—Tsoknyi Rinpoche, author of Open Heart, Open Mind

“I have known Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo since we were fellow nuns in the Indian Himalayas in the early 1970s, and I know how important these teachings have been for her. The Heroic Heart offers core Mahayana teachings that have been at the center of her own practice and teachings for many years. These are instructions to open our hearts to compassion, including stories and anecdotes that provide further enrichment. What a deep and practical resource The Heroic Heart is! This is a timeless book you will want to have with you always.”—Lama Tsultrim Allione, author of Feeding Your Demons

“[Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo’s] compassionate voice and lucid explanations are a winning combination.”—Publishers Weekly

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