Becoming Your Own Therapist by Lama Thubten Yeshe

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By Lama Thubten Yeshe

This audiobook comprises either one of the very hot Lama Yeshe booklets, turning into your personal Therapist and Make Your brain an Ocean. those lectures discover the overall issues of Buddhism and the brain and are by means of question-and-answer periods that come with a desirable ancient trade among Lama and a gaggle of psychiatrists illuminating the diversities among Western and Buddhist innovations of psychological wellbeing and fitness.

Becoming your individual Therapist: those 3 public talks given through Lama Yeshe current the overall subject of Buddhism and every is through a full of life trade among Lama and the viewers. Lama consistently loved the supply and take of those exchanges and pretty well something went! whereas those talks have been classified lectures, Lama really sought after every one folks to take advantage of them as mirrors for our minds, to appear past the phrases and locate ourselves and during this means turn into our personal psychologists.

Make Your brain an Ocean: The talks given through Lama during this part discover the features of the brain. have been lunchtime lectures at Melbourne and Latrobe Universities and one was once a night lecture given to most people. might be of maximum curiosity is the lecture entitled "A Buddhist method of psychological disorder” during which Lama met with a gaggle of psychiatrists at Prince Henry's medical institution who have been extremely joyful to hear and query Lama and thereby show the variations among Western and Buddhist innovations of psychological future health.

The Lama Yeshe knowledge Archive (LYWA) is the accrued works of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Kyabje Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. The Archive was once based in 1996 through Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the Archive’s religious director, to unfold the Dharma for the happiness and advantage of all beings in as many ways as attainable. stopover at us on-line at www.LamaYeshe.com.

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This is certainly the lamas’ experience. For example, if you eat and drink all day and then try to meditate in the evening, your concentration will be very poor. Therefore, when we’re doing serious meditation, we eat only once a day. In the morning, we just drink tea; at midday we have lunch; and in the evening, instead of eating, we again drink tea. For us, this kind of routine makes life desirably simple and the body very comfortable; but for someone not engaged in mind training, it would probably feel like torture.

He has been a member of the FPMT board of directors since its inception in 1983. page 44 L a m a Ye s h e W i s d o m A rc h i v e : B e c o m i n g Yo u r Ow n Th e r a p i st Publisher’s Acknowledgements T he booklet Becoming Your Own Therapist (from which these pages derived) is the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive’s first publication and, in addition to those people thanked previously, there are many others to thank for its appearance as well. Without the kindness and compassion of our benefactors, the Archive itself would not exist and the booklet in particular would not have seen the light of day.

Do you think ritual is as important to the Western person trying to practice Buddhism as it is to the Easterner, who has a feeling for it? Lama. It depends on what you mean. Actual Buddhist meditation doesn’t require you to accompany it with material objects; the only thing that matters is your mind. You don’t need to ring bells or wave things about. Is that what you mean by ritual? ] Good; so, you don’t need to worry, and that applies equally to the East as it does to the West. Nevertheless, some people do need these things; different minds need different methods.

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