A Guide to the Deities of the Tantra

A Guide to the Deities of the Tantra

by Vessantara (Tony McMahon)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781899579853
Publisher: Windhorse Publications
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Series: Meeting the Buddhas Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

A much published and well-respected Buddhist author, meditator and teacher, Vessantara is a senior member of the Western Buddhist Order. He holds a particular love for Tibetan Buddhism and his known particularly as an effective storyteller.

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

1 The Tantric Approach 1

2 Prajnaparamita - the Book that Became a Goddess 19

3 Vajrasattva - Prince of Purity 31

4 The Esoteric Buddha and the Lotus-Born Guru 47

5 The Oath-Bound Deities 71

6 Dancing in the Sky 93

7 The Dark Armies of the Dharma 111

8 The Refuge Tree and its Future Growth 141

Notes 149

Illustration Credits 157

Glossary 159

Selected Reading 169

Index 173

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