Wisdom is the direct experience of the true nature of mind. Compassion, which flows from wisdom, is the desire that all beings be free from suffering. The union of these is enlightenment. In these talks, The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche explains wisdom and compassion from the perspectives of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana paths of Tibetan Buddhism. With candor and humor, he describes our hang-ups and how meditation and an altruistic motivation can take us beyond our self-clinging at each stage. Rinpoche’s responses in the lively Q&A sessions provide answers to real-world questions. Delight and humor permeates these teachings. Translation assistance by Tyler Dewar. Four talks.
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