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Desire - by Traleg Kyabgon (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 180

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Buddhism

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Shogam Publications

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Tibetan

Author: Traleg Kyabgon

Language: English

TCIN: 78477498
UPC: 9780648129318
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-8723


Traleg Kyabgon discusses the notion of desire from Buddhist and other perspectives. He reviews commonly held beliefs of desire that are often misguided and can be diametrically opposed. There is the belief that desire is an important human experience that is natural, which leads to happiness and pleasure. Then there is the juxtaposition that desire is a type of demon whose expression leads to diminishment and destruction. There has been a long standing belief in some traditions that our ultimate goal is a state of complete desirelessness. Traleg Kyabgon challenges this idea, and explores the Buddhist notion of desire within its positive and negative forms, seeking to explode some myths and clarify some misunderstandings. The book is also designed to inspire the passion of the readers to seek a fulfilling life without needing to demean ones experience of desire.
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