Nick Kettles's All-seeing Boy and the Blue Sky of Happiness, The: A PDF

By Nick Kettles

ISBN-10: 0955726603

ISBN-13: 9780955726606

The All-Seeing Boy believed that there needs to be how to make humans satisfied. Then he met the mysterious hobo Jason Carper Esquire who taught him in regards to the blue sky of happiness . . . and our inherent, a little bit magical skill to convey happiness to others.

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He was no spiritual snob, yet he had a specific domain of specialization—the meditation techniques of Himalayan tantric Buddhism. He knew that readers could use The Treasury of Knowledge in a variety of ways, but his personal motivation in spearheading the translation project was to improve everyone’s comprehension of the path to which he (and Kongtrul) had dedicated his life. Absent from Kongtrul’s writings and Kalu Rinpoché’s remarks is any mention of what might seem to some the most obvious use of The Treasury of Knowledge—as a textbook for study.

Readers could wade through Myriad Worlds with the idea that its subject, cosmology, was located in another dimension and only familiar for being so other-worldly, a kind of Buddhist science fiction. The seriousness of the other books (published or forthcoming) cannot be so easily deflected. Here we have a book leading us to the summit of Buddhist philosophy, here another with full details of all levels of Buddhist vows, and then others taking us as deep as possible into the subject of tantra. If these books were matched with similar studies in English on our bookshelves, the translators’ task would have been far lighter.

Surely someone else, or samsara’s own treachery, is responsible. Therefore, I spent a long time in introspection, continuing to travel regularly to our benefactor, while trying as best I could to examine myself—what was my motivation? How was I subverting this perfect situation? Our faultlessly polite and undemanding sponsor was happy to support Kalu Rinpoché’s work, and the translators were entirely grateful. My inner turmoil reached a crescendo. I dutifully dragged myself to Tokyo one more time, but try as I might, I could not manage to force myself to meet with our sponsor.

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