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- DescriptionIn succinct, poetic style, Charles Genoud offers a vision of human existence as it can be lived and embodied, once we take the risk to discard negative concepts and assumptions. Drawing on Buddhist texts, shamanism, and the wisdom of thinkers such as Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille, Gesture of Awareness weaves insights from these diverse traditions into a coherent, compelling whole. At the same time, this is a workbook that encourages readers to engage with the material in a way that can make a practical difference in their lives.
- Author BiographyCharles Genoud has been a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism since 1970. He began his studies in Dharamsala, in the School of Dialectics, and was student and translator for the Venerable Geshe Rabten for over ten years. While Charles studied and worked with him in Switzerland, Geshe Rabten taught all four schools of Buddhist philosophy, and he taught Madhyamika philosophy, the Six Perfections, and the Lamrim Chenmo of TsongkhapaLater, Charles Genoud went on to study closely with Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and other teachers in the Dzogchen tradition. Charles Genoud has also practiced Vipassana meditation in Burma and India. Charles Genoud is co-founder of the Vimalakirti Center for Meditation in Geneva, Switzerland. He conducts meditation retreats in the United States, Europe, Brazil, and the Middle East. He is also an assoicate teacher of Lama Surya Das of the Dzogchen Foundation. He lives in Geneva.
- Author(s)Charles Genoud
- PublisherWisdom Publications,U.S.
- Date of Publication12/01/2007
- SubjectNon-Christian Religions
- Place of PublicationSomerville
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWisdom Publications,U.S.
- Weight259 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine12 mm
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