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    • Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

    • By: Marvin Casper - editor, John Baker - editor, Chögyam Trungpa, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Gimian
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this modern spiritual classic, the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa highlights the commonest pitfall to which every aspirant on the spiritual path falls prey: what he calls spiritual materialism. The universal tendency, he shows, is to see spirituality as a process of self-improvement - the impulse to develop and refine the ego when the ego is, by nature, essentially empty. "The problem is that ego can convert anything to its own use," he said, "even spirituality."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Mary J. Murphy on 07-25-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation

    • By: Chögyam Trungpa, Pema Chödrön (foreword), John Baker (editor), and others
    • Narrated by: Roger Clark
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
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    ChgyamTrungpa's unique ability to express the essence of Buddhist teachings in the language and imagery of modern American culture makes his books among the most accessible works of Buddhist philosophy. Here Trungpa explores the true meaning of freedom, showing us how our preconceptions, attitudes, and even our spiritual practices can become chains that bind us to repetitive patterns of frustration and despair.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buddhist Teachings for Americans Living in 1970

    • By Sara on 01-03-15

    Regular price: $2.99