The Practice of Tibetan Meditation: Exercises, Visualizations, and Mantras for Health and Well-being

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By Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche

Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company

ABOUT Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche

Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche
Born in the Tibetan village of Tartsedo in 1936, Dagsay Tulku was discovered and recognized as the reincarnation of the previous Dagsay Tulku and brought to the famous Chokri monastery in eastern Tibet, where he came to serve as Chief Lama. Escaping persecution in 1959, he traveled to Indi More...



A practical and comprehensive step-by-step handbook to Tibetan meditation from a world-renowned Tibetan Lama.

• Contains more than 30 meditation exercises and accompanying mantras for both the beginner and the more advanced practitioner.

• Includes a 60-minute CD of mantras to accompany each meditation.

• Incorporates Tibetan breath work, massage techniques, and physical exercises.

For centuries, Tibetan Lamas have transmitted spiritual knowledge through the teachings of mind-training meditation, although many of these teachings remain relatively unknown in the West. Dagsay Tulku Rinpoche now shares these rare jewels of Tibetan wisdom in an easy and accessible manner, leading the Western reader toward the path of true happiness. 

Dagsay Tulku's teachings range from introductory sessions designed to create an oasis of calmness in daily life to deep practices for cleansing and healing. He also offers traditional meditations to prepare for death, the ultimate transition. True to the rich sensory nature of Tibetan Buddhism, these meditations are enhanced with instructions for relaxing massage and an accompanying 60-minute CD of mantras.

"The simple, unembellished approach of The Practice of Tibetan Meditation is a true shining point."

John Yost, PanGaia, Summer 2002

"Shares Tibetan meditation techniques in an easy and accessible manner, leading the Western reader toward the path of true happiness."

The Messenger, September 2002

"This is very much a hands-on approach to improving your inner and outer health."
Shambhala Sun, September 2002