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In these teachings Lama Zopa Rinpoche presents experiential instructions on how to meditate on emptiness. Rinpoche provides a clear explanation of how to approach this subtle topic, how the experience of meditating on emptiness should feel, and how to avoid mistakes in your meditation. It includes keys for laying a successful foundation for your practice, the importance of guru devotion in generating realizations, and practical advice for structuring a daily practice that brings emptiness and compassion into every aspect of our lives.
- Instructions for Retreat in Four Sessions
- The Practice of Prajnaparamita
- Meditations on Guru Devotion
- Emptiness Explained: Teachings on the Heart Sutra by Lama Zopa Rinpoche
- Additional Resources
Provided are all the necessary materials for completing a Heart Sutra retreat according to the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, including root text and sadhana, teachings on the Heart Sutra, advice on how to perform a Heart Sutra retreat (including what to do between sessions), and advice on how to integrate your retreat experience into daily life.
These teachings on emptiness were given at Tara Institute, Melbourne, Australia, March 2000.
160 pages, 2005 edition.
Note: This booklet is the lightly edited transcript of the DVD series entitled Emptiness Explained.
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