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Mind of Clear Light: Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Mind of Clear Light by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai LamaI recommend Mind of Clear Light: Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (translated by Jeffrey Hopkins).

We could all stand to take his advice on being aware that death could come any day to live more fully every day.

Of course, this is a translation and explanation of a seventeen stanza poem by the First Panchen Lama
so the later chapters in the book discuss more and more esoteric Tibetan Buddhist ideas.

I will share a copy of the poem sometime.

Mind of Clear Light: Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai LamaYes, I’m reading yet another Buddhist book: Mind of Clear Light: Advice on Living Well and Dying Consciously by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (translated by Jeffrey Hopkins).

It’s less than 250 pages so I expect to finish it quickly. Though, every other book I’ve read by the Dalai Lama has taken me at least twice as long as I’ve anticipated due to the density of the teachings…

Click here to view the table of contents or here to read an excerpt.