Glimpses of Abhidharma

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Glimpses of Abhidharma

By Chogyam Trungpa

Shambhala, Paperback, 9781570627644, 130pp.

Publication Date: February 6, 2001

The "Abhidharma" is a collection of Buddhist scriptures that investigate the workings of the mind and the states of human consciousness. In this book, ChOgyam Trungpa shows how an examination of the formation of the ego provides us with an opportunity to develop real intelligence. Trungpa also presents the practice of meditation as the means that enables us to see our psychological situation clearly and directly.

About the Author
Chogyam Trungpa (1940 1987) was a pioneer in presenting the teachings of mindfulness in North America. Buddhist meditation master, teacher, and artist, he is the author of numerous books including Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery; Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness; and Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior.