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The Path Is The Goal

Written by: Chögyam Trungpa,Sherab Chödzin - editor
Narrated by: Julian Elfer
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According to the Buddha, no one can attain basic sanity or enlightenment without practicing meditation. The teachings given here on the outlook and technique of meditation provide the foundation that every practitioner needs to awaken as the Buddha did. Trungpa teaches us to let go of the urge to make meditation serve our ambition; thus we can relax into openness. We are shown how the deliberate practice of mindfulness develops into contrived awareness, and we discover the world of insight that awareness reveals. We learn of a subtle psychological stage set that we carry with us everywhere and unwittingly use to structure all our experience - and we find that meditation gradually carries us beyond this and beyond ego altogether to the experience of unconditioned freedom.

©1995 Diana J. Mukpo (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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A great book to start your journey

Sometimes a bit difficult to understand the nuances, you can always go back and listen again. I will be going back to this book from time to time.

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Great Content

I am going to try the book. I gave it an hour and I picked up a lovely teaching about the division of attention during meditation but I'm not sure the narrator gets the content. I found it tough to hear the content in the student/teacher questioning period because the narrator was pronouncing TRs name wrong (which was funny but a little irksome) and he was a bit intense in his reading. perhaps this is reflective of what it sounded like when the teaching was delivered originally, I have no idea, but I'll go for the book in small bites instead. thank you a audible for including this in the membership, wonderful to try the book out.

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Highly recommended

This is my favourite audiobook so far after several years of listening. I will listen to it again and recommend it to others.

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Waste of time

Try so hard to sound sophisticated, utter nonsense. Complete waste of time.
Eckhart Tolle captures the same teachings with far simpler way

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