Essential Tibetan Buddhism

Essential Tibetan Buddhism

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by Robert A. Thurman
     
 

WINNER OF THE TRICYCLE PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE

Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiencesSee more details below

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WINNER OF THE TRICYCLE PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE

Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062510518
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
781,720
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.76(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert A.F. Thurman, the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies at Columbia University, "is a prolific translator and writer, a powerful advocate for the liberation of Tibet and the Dalai Lama's cultural liaison to America" (New York Times Magazine). His books include a new translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and Inside Tibetan Buddhism.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Quintessence: The Mentor Worship47
2Seeing the Buddha61
3Meeting the Buddha in the Mentor95
4Practicing Transcendent Renunciation115
5Practicing the Loving Spirit of Enlightenment135
6Practicing the Liberating Wisdom169
7Practicing the Creation Stage213
8Practicing the Perfection and Great Perfection Stages249
9Various Treasures of Tibetan Spiritual Culture265
Notes291

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