Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation

Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation

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ISBN-13: 9780791407868
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Series: SUNY Series in Buddhist Studies Series
Pages: 227

About the Author

Steven D. Goodman is Professor of Tibetan Studies at the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Graduate Theological Union.

Ronald M. Davidson is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Program in Asian Studies at Fairfield University.

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface

Introduction

Part One: Philosophical Explorations

1. Some Aspects of rDzogs-chen Thought
Herbert V. Guenther

2. What is Buddhist Logic?: Some Tibetan Developments of Pramana Theory
Kennard Lipman

3. A Dialogue on Death: Tibetan Commentators on the First Chapter of Aryadeva's Catuhsataka
Karen Lang

Part Two: Visionary Explorations

4. A Ch'an Text from Tun-huang: Implications for Ch'an Influence on Tibetan Buddhism
Kenneth K. Tanaka and Raymond E. Robertson

5. Remarks on the Mani bKa'-'bum and the Cult of Avalokitesvara in Tibet
Matthew Kapstein

6. Genre, Authorship, and Transmission in Visionary Buddhism: The Literary Traditions of Thang-stong rGyal-po
Janet Gyatso

7. Preliminary Studies on Hevajra's Abhisamaya and the Lam-'bras Tshogs-bshad
Ronald M. Davidson

8. Rig-'dzin 'Jigs-med gling-pa and the kLong-Chen sNying-Thig
Steven D. Goodman

Notes

Contributors

Index of Personal Names

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