ISBN 9781569570234,Great Eastern Sun

Great Eastern Sun


Trungpa C


Rupa & Company



Rupa & Company

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9781569570234

ISBN-10 156957023X


Language (English)


The journey that began in Shambhala: The Sacred Path of theWarrior reaches a new level of intimacy and depth in Great Eastern Sun, based on talksCh?gyam Trungpa gave in the last ten year of his life. Trungpa possessed uncannyinsight into our deepest fears and how these are heightened by the pressures oftoday's society. He addresses many of them here: the speed and alienation ofmodern life; depression; materialism; aggression, anger, and anxiety; and acrippling lack of self-worth. Trungpa also held an unshakable belief in humangoodness and our ability to create and enlightened human society. His mostardent message is that each of us is a genuine and powerful individual who canhelp this world. Throughout the book, he evokes the image of a spark or dot ofgoodness that is always available to us - the fuse for igniting warriorship inour lives. In every line of this extraordinary and uplifting work, he challengesus to embrace life and to find the Great Eastern Sun, the spark ofsacredness and well-being in every moment.

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