Barbara Stewart

Magazine Arts & Culture

More Precious Than Gold Dust

Historically, Tibet, like other Buddhist countries in Asia, had built-in ways to support dedicated practitioners and scholars who translated important texts. Some monasteries received tax money; others owned property leased to farmers in return for a percentage of the harvest. Unaffiliated yogis could meditate in rent-free caves, subsisting on rations donated by the wealthy, in […]

By Barbara Stewart

Magazine

The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones: The Practice of View, Meditation, and Action

THE HEART TREASURE OF THE ENLIGHTENED ONES: The Practice of View, Meditation, and ActionPatrul Rinpoche Commentary by Dilgo Khyentse Translated by The Padmakara Translation Group Shambhala Publications: Boston, 1992.260 pp., $15.00 (paperback). Barbara Stewart There’s no time, no time!There’s no time to rest!When suddenly death is uponyou, what will you do?Now you’d better start practicingthe […]

By Barbara Stewart

Magazine

Enlightened Courage

ENLIGHTENED COURAGE: An Explanation of Atisha’s Seven Point Mind Training Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Padmakara Publications: Peyzac-le-Moustier, France, 1992. 120 pp., $20.00 (paperback). SHORTLY BEFORE HE DIED, Dilgo Khyentse, old man master of the Tibetan Nyingmas, taught for a month in the south of France, in the Dordogne. Enlightened Courage, the book of his talks, makes […]

By Barbara Stewart
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