Fearless in Tibet: The Life of the Mystic Terton Sogyal by Matteo Pistono

By Matteo Pistono

Nineteenth-century Tibetan mystic Tertön Sogyal was once a visionary, whose mastery of meditation led him to be a respected instructor to the 13th Dalai Lama. recognized for his deep non secular insights and repair to the kingdom of Tibet, Tertön Sogyal's skill to harness the ability of the brain was once born of either his profound realizing of the Buddha's teachings and the original studies he had whereas striving for peace opposed to large odds. His lifestyles is an instance of braveness and diligence favored by way of non secular practitioners of all traditions; and his useful directions on meditation and beginning one's heart—amid clash, uncertainty, and change—are as proper this present day as they have been in the course of his lifetime.

Fearless in Tibet, the 1st complete paintings in English on Tertön Sogyal, captures the essence of his teachings, visions, and non secular realizations, in addition to the demanding situations he confronted in the course of his early yogic education and his efforts to advertise concord among Tibet and China.

Combining riveting storytelling and Tertön Sogyal's profound directions, Matteo Pistono takes you on a trip via a paranormal prior that finds useful internal information for today's demanding situations. you will discover the ability of remodeling negativity into chance, letting cross of attachments, changing into mindfully current, and embracing impermanence. This difficult tapestry of intrigue and spirituality will infuse your direction with undying knowledge and thought.

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