Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism


In this contemporary religious vintage, the Tibetan meditation grasp Chögyam Trungpa highlights the most typical pitfall to which each and every aspirant at the religious direction falls prey: what he calls non secular materialism. The common tendency, he exhibits, is to work out spirituality as a means of self-improvement - the impulse to advance and refine the ego while the ego is, by way of nature, basically empty. "The challenge is that ego can convert whatever to its personal use," he acknowledged, "even spirituality."

His incisive, compassionate teachings serve to wake us up from this trick all of us play on ourselves and to provide us a miles brighter truth: the genuine and joyous liberation that unavoidably contains letting pass of the self instead of operating to enhance it. it's a message that has resonated with scholars for almost thirty years and continues to be clean as ever this present day. This new version incorporates a foreword via Chögyam Trungpa's son and lineage holder, Sakyong Mipham.

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