Summary

Do you practise meditation because you want to feel good? Or to help you relax and be "happy"? Then frankly, according to Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, you are far better off having a full-body massage than trying to practise the Dharma. Genuine spiritual practice, not least the Ngndro preliminaries, will not bring the kind of comfort and ease most worldly people crave. Quite the opposite, in fact. But if your ultimate goal is enlightenment, Ngndro practice is a must, and Not for Happiness your perfect guide, as it contains everything an aspiring practitioner needs to get started, including advice about: developing "renunciation mind" discipline, meditation, and wisdom using your imagination in visualization practice why you need a guru.
©2012 Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse (P)2014 Audible Inc.
Show More Show Less

Regular price: £18.79

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – choose any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • Free, unlimited access to Audio Shows
  • After your trial, Audible is just £7.99/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Buy Now for £18.79

Pay using card ending in
By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Privacy Notice.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
3 out of 5 stars
By Foxfire on 25-03-16

Expected more after first book

I was having higher hopes on more practice details, especially after the excellent what makes you not a Buddhist.

I expected meditation guidance and instructions on the Buddhist steps, but this was so light weight, as I was hoping getting some teaching. Shame

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By CHUNFENGDONG on 06-11-17

enlightening book on spiritual practice

Dzongsar Rinpoche's words deeply touched my heart. great book, I'd recommend to anyone seeking spiritual learning!

Read more Hide me
See all reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By VL on 17-09-15

Exactly what was needed

Truly explains all the intricacies of "The Path" and Ngondro practice. I found it to be truly useful and plan to listen to it many, many, times. I also feel like it really puts it all together, although I now realize I must also buy the book itself as well, as the book has illustrations.

Read more Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Sim on 22-08-17

A must read book for Vajrayana students.

A wonderful book. Give us detail information for practitioners. Highly recommended even for old Buddhist students. You will still learn something.

Read more Hide me
See all reviews