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The Treasury of Knowledge, Book 5: Book Five: Buddhist Ethics (PagePerfect NOOK Book)
     

The Treasury of Knowledge, Book 5: Book Five: Buddhist Ethics (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Jamgon Kongtrul, Kalu Rinpoche Translation Group
 

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In Tibetan religious literature, Jamgön Kongtrül's Treasury of Knowledge in ten books stands out as a unique, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as it was preserved in Tibet. This volume is the fifth book of that work and is considered by many scholars to be its heart. Jamgön Kongtrül explains the

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In Tibetan religious literature, Jamgön Kongtrül's Treasury of Knowledge in ten books stands out as a unique, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as it was preserved in Tibet. This volume is the fifth book of that work and is considered by many scholars to be its heart. Jamgön Kongtrül explains the complete code of personal liberation as it applies to both monastic and lay persons, the precepts for those aspiring to the life of a bodhisattva, and the exceptional pledges for practitioners on the tantric path of pure perception.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559398855
Publisher:
Shambhala
Publication date:
06/05/2003
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
568
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jamgön Kongtrül (1813–1899) was a versatile and prolific scholar. He has been characterized as a "Tibetan Leonardo" because of his significant contributions to religion, education, medicine, and politics.

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