The Buddha from Dolpo: A Study of the Life and Thought of the Tibetan Master Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen

Overview

Examines the life and thought of Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen (1292-1361), one of the most important thinkers in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and one whose ideas have excited controversy from his day to the present.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (3) from $24.00   
  • Used (3) from $24.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$24.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(202)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Very Good
1999 Paperback Very Good+ 079144192x. Text clean and tight; SUNY Series in Buddhist Studies; 8.95 X 5.91 X 0.64 inches; 338 pages.

Ships from: Baldwin City, KS

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$59.50
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(323)

Condition: Good
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$73.50
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(323)

Condition: Very Good
Very good.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Examines the life and thought of Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen (1292-1361), one of the most important thinkers in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and one whose ideas have excited controversy from his day to the present.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
This revision of the author's PhD thesis (U. of Washington, 1996) examines the life and thought of the 14th century Buddhist philosopher Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen. Stearns, a Tibetan translator and scholar of Tibetan language and religion, describes Dolpopa's life and his ideas, including his teachings on emptiness known in Tibetan as . Also covered are Dolpopa's philosophical precedents, the fate of the philosophical tradition he established, and important subsequent followers of . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791441923
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1999
  • Series: SUNY Series in Buddhist Studies Series
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface and Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One—The Life and Teachings of the Omniscient Dolpopa

Chapter One—The Life of the Buddha from Dolpo
1. Childhood and Early Education
2. Studies at the Great Monastery of Sakya
3. The Move to Jonang
4. Raising Mt. Meru and Revealing the Zhentong View
5. The Initial Reception of the Zhentong Teachings
6. The New Jonang Translation of the Kalacakra Tantra and the Vimalaprabha
7. Years of Retreat and Teaching
8. Invitation to China by the Yüan Emperor Toghon Temür
9. Changes in the Jonang Leadership and the Beginning of the Journey to Lhasa
10. Teachings in Central Tibet and the Return to Tsang
11. The Aborted Meeting with Budön Rinchen Drup
12. The Last Months at Jonang

Chapter Two—A Historical Survey of the Zhentong Tradition in Tibet
1. The Zhentong Tradition in Tibet before Dolpopa
2. Dolpopa and the Zhentong View
3. The Zhentong Tradition after Dolpopa

Chapter Three—The Doctrine of the Buddha from Dolpo
1. Emptiness of Self-Nature and Emptiness of Other
2. A Redefinition of Cittamatra and Madhyamaka
3. Two Approaches to Enlightenment

Part Two—Texts in Translation
Introduction to the Translation of A General Commentary on the Doctrine
The Supplication Entitled A General Commentary on the Doctrine
Introduction to the Translation of The Fourth Council
The Great Calculation of the Doctrine Which Has the Significance of a Fourth Council

Notes

Bibliography

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

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

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com 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 & Noble.com 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 & Noble.com 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 BN.com 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

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com 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 BN.com. 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)