The Hundred Verses of Advice: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on What Matters Most [NOOK Book]


commentary on Padampa Sangye's classic verses of advise to Tibetan villagers of
Tingri?by renowned and beloved meditation master Dilgo Khyentse?offers
guidance for people trying to lead a dharmic life in the workaday world. These

See more details below
The Hundred Verses of Advice: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on What Matters Most

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49 price
(Save 44%)$18.95 List Price


commentary on Padampa Sangye's classic verses of advise to Tibetan villagers of
Tingri—by renowned and beloved meditation master Dilgo Khyentse—offers
guidance for people trying to lead a dharmic life in the workaday world. These
hundred verses, studied for centuries by Tibetans and students of Buddhism,
contain a complete survey of the Tibetan Buddhist path. Dilgo Khyentse's lively
explication of each stanza brings to light subtleties and amplifies the
richness of the words and their pertinence to our lives. These two venerable
teachers advise us in relating to everyday difficulties such as loneliness,
craving, family squabbles, competition in business, disagreements with
neighbors, and betrayal by friends—as challenging to us as they have been to
meditators for centuries.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834824348
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/26/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,279,608
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

The Padmakara Translation Group, based in France, has a distinguished reputation for all its translations of Tibetan texts and teachings. Its work has been published in several languages and is renowned for its clear and accurate literary style.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910–1991) was a highly accomplished meditation master, scholar, and poet, and a principal holder of the Nyingma lineage. His extraordinary depth of realization enabled him to be, for all who met him, a foundation of loving-kindness, wisdom, and compassion. A dedicated exponent of the nonsectarian Rime movement, Khyentse Rinpoche was respected by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism and taught many eminent teachers, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He tirelessly worked to uphold the Dharma through the publication of texts, the building of monasteries and stupas, and by offering instruction to thousands of people throughout the world. His writings in Tibetan fill twenty-five volumes.

Padampa Sangye was an eleventh-century Indian yogi and spiritual master (known also as Kamalashila) who traveled widely throughout his life and brought Indian Buddhist teachings to China and Tibet.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

The very thing you feel attached to, let go of it, whatever—
People of Tingiri, there isn't anything you need.

· · ·

Think of any person, any object, or situation about which you feel strong grasping or possessiveness, and try to look clearly at the beauty, power, or wealth to which you are so attached. Examine each of them down to the very foundation. Do they not seem like illusions? When you look at things in this way, your attachments diminish and you no longer feel the same pressing need to possess them. If you take the attitude, "I don't need anything!" your state of mind will be naturally free and serene.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)