Cutting through Appearances: The Practice and Theory of Tibetan Buddhism / Edition 1

Cutting through Appearances: The Practice and Theory of Tibetan Buddhism / Edition 1

by Geshe Lhundup Sopa, Jeffrey Hopkins, Jeffrey Hopkins
     
 

Presents the authentic daily practice of Tibetan monks and yogis plus the paths and hindrances to freedom, consciousness and the two truths.See more details below

Overview

Presents the authentic daily practice of Tibetan monks and yogis plus the paths and hindrances to freedom, consciousness and the two truths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937938812
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
359
Sales rank:
1,456,484
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama7
Preface9
Technical Note11
Part One PRACTICE: MEDITATION13
Introduction15
Annotated translation of the Fourth Pan-chen Lama's
Instructions on the Three Principal Aspects of the Path41
Guide to the Text43
1 Preparation for a Session of Meditation45
2 Understanding the Path and Promising to Cultivate It65
3 The First Principal Aspect: Developing an Intention to
Leave Cyclic Existence71
4 The Second Principal Aspect: Cultivating an Altruistic
Aspiration to Highest Enlightenment81
5 The Third Principal Aspect: Cultivating the Correct View95
6 Finishing the Session103
Part Two THEORY: SYSTEMS OF TENETS109
Introduction111
Annotated translation ofGön-chok-jik-may-wang-bo's
Precious Garland of Tenets139
Guide to the Text141
Prologue145
1 Tenets inGeneral149
2 Short Explanation of Non-Buddhist Tenets155
3 General Exposition of Buddhist Tenets171
4 The Great Exposition School179
5 The Sutra School221
6 The Mind Only School249
7 The Autonomy School279
8 The Consequence School301
Appendix: Collation with the Stages of the Path325
Glossary327
Bibliography337
Index349

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