This collection of fifteen articles and talks by Tulku Thondup constitutes a manual on how to transmute the situations encountered in daily life, whether external or internal, into spiritual disciplines and experiences. Among the topics covered are:
• The fundamental principles of Buddhism. • The practice of meditation as a means of arousing compassion. • How suffering can become a more powerful tool than happiness in achieving enlightenment. • The symbolic significance of holy places, temples, statues, books, and other spiritual artifacts.