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Taming The Tiger
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  • Published: 31 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446459768
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208
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Taming The Tiger

Tibetan Teaching For Improving Daily Life




Unusual and highly practical manual on how to apply the Buddhist view to everyday life - from one of the foremost Tibetan centres in Britian

TAMING THE TIGER: is based on twenty years Buddhist teaching in the West and aims to help anyone seeking the truth about suffering and happiness. The first part of the book deals with topics such as Impermanence, The Right Motivation, Facing the Situation, Body, Speech and Mind, Compassion, and Mindfulness. The second-part is devoted to exercises, meditations and relaxation techniques for body and mind, including Feeling, Openness, Taking Suffering, Bringing the Buddha to Life and Universal Compassion. The exercises, designed to provide a base of self-knowledge, mind-therapy and self-healing have also been found beneficial in therapy workshops and in the treatment of psychological problems, TAMING THE TIGER comes from the Samye-Ling Tibetan Centre in Eskdalemuir, Scotland. This long-established community is well-known for its Buddhist teachings and for helping to preserve Tibetan culture It is also increasingly renowned for its therapy courses and humanitarian activities. In 1992, Samye-Ling bought Holy Island as a retreat centre.

  • Pub date: 31 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446459768
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the Author

Akong Tulku Rinpoche

Dr Akong Tulku Rinpoche was an experienced meditation master of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. He was co-founder of the Samye Ling Tibetan Centre and supervised many other centres in Europe, Africa and Asia. He formed several humanitarian organisations for the aid of refugees, the distressed and the poor and was advisor to a large number of people, including therapists in the UK and Europe. He died in 2013.

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