Hidden Treasure
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Hidden Treasure

The Practice of Lojong: Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind, by Traleg Kyabgon The lojong slogans—those fabric-softeners of the heart—have been the focus of much attention in the West the past couple decades, with good reason. They’re a particularly effective practice for disciplining the mind in a way that makes compassion bloom. But they’re sometimes … Continue reading

Hidden Treasure
From the Editors / Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism by Judith Simmer-Brown Dakinis—those semi-wrathful feminine figures of Tibetan Buddhist cosmology—get a bum rap today. They often end up serving as poster-girls for goddess-spirituality or as exemplars of the “shadow” for proponents of Jungian psychology. The reality is a lot more complex than that—and much more … Continue reading