Eight Verses for Training the Mind (Compact Disc)

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At the invitation of the Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture in Washington, D.C., His Holiness the Dalai Lama gave a one-day teaching and commentary on the Eight Verses for Training the Mind to over five thousand Western and Tibetan students. These verses were transmitted to His Holiness when he was a small boy, and he has recited them every day since then as part of his personal practice.

His Holiness began the day by stressing the importance of implementing the teachings in daily life and went on to cover the complete fundamentals of Buddhist thought and practice. Then, drawing from personal experience in working with these teachings, His Holiness gave a profound and succinct commentary on the entire Eight Verses.

The day concluded with the bestowal of the vow for the Generation of Bodhicitta, the heartfelt motivation to become enlightened in order to benefit all sentient beings.

4 CDs, 3 ½ hours.

About the Author


His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is considered the foremost Buddhist leader of our time. The exiled spiritual head of the Tibetan people, he is a Nobel Peace Laureate, a Congressional Gold Medal recipient, and a remarkable teacher and scholar who has authored over one hundred books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781559392402
ISBN-10: 1559392401
Publisher: Snow Lion Publications
Publication Date: February 7th, 2006
Language: English