Mother Cheney

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One of the true pleasures of my life was taking a Tibetan Buddhism course taught by Robert Thurman in 2004. You never knew whether the former monk, friend of Dalai Lama and father of Uma, would delve into esoteric tantric texts, tell a funny anecdote about His Holiness, or fire up a rant against the […]

  • Gregory Trotter

    Yeah, I loved this Q&A;. Is that kind of meditation — deliberately turning negative thoughts into positive ones — distinctly Tibetan Buddhist? That sounds very different from Zen Buddhism, which focuses just on breath and nothingness. Unless I’m mixed up, which is always a possibility.