Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand: A Concise Discourse on the Path to Enlightenment
  • Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand: A Concise Discourse on the Path to Enlightenment
  • Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand: A Concise Discourse on the Path to Enlightenment

Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand: A Concise Discourse on the Path to Enlightenment

by Pabongka Rinpoche
     
 

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A seminal text for the Gelug lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, this book clearly and powerfully presents the stages of the path to enlightenment (lamrim). Based on a teaching given by Pabongka Rinpoche in 1921 that was recorded by Trijang Rinpoche, a tutor of the current Dalai Lama, Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand is an entertaining, colloquial-styleSee more details below

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A seminal text for the Gelug lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, this book clearly and powerfully presents the stages of the path to enlightenment (lamrim). Based on a teaching given by Pabongka Rinpoche in 1921 that was recorded by Trijang Rinpoche, a tutor of the current Dalai Lama, Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand is an entertaining, colloquial-style text that uses teaching stories to make its points. A fundamental resource in classes at Buddhist centers, this timeless book appears here in a greatly improved translation.

Editorial Reviews

Eastern Horizon
"The English translation effectively captures the force and immediacy of the original Tibetan. This text is a reference treasure for a lifetime's practice, and a true spiritual classic."
Tricycle
"A comprehensive, accessible, straightforward guide on how to meditate on each step of the path."
The Reader's Review
"I feel this guide has given me a friend whom I may consult and appreciate through the years."
Golden Drum
"The richest and most enjoyable volume from the Lamrim tradition... published to date."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780861715008
Publisher:
Wisdom Publications MA
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
896
Sales rank:
626,290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.90(d)

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