By Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang,Padmakara Translation Group
Read or Download A Guide to The Words of My Perfect Teacher PDF
Best buddhism books
It isn't attainable to completely comprehend modern politics among China and the Dalai Lama with out figuring out what happenedand whyduring the Fifties. In a booklet that keeps the tale of Tibet's historical past that he started in his acclaimed A historical past of recent Tibet, 1913-1951: The dying of the Lamaist kingdom, Melvyn C.
The Western photo of Tibet as a sacred land is in lots of methods a legendary building. however the Tibetans themselves have frequently mapped out their land by way of components of sacred area, and pilgrimage, making sure a excessive measure of mobility inside of all periods of Tibetan society. Pilgrims travelled to neighborhood, neighborhood, and nationwide centres all through recorded Tibetan historical past.
A distinct and engaging examine how Yogacara philosophy inspired tantra and mahamudra. constructed by way of Asanga and Vasubandhu as a response to over-theorization, Yogacara emphasizes that every little thing comes again to one’s personal perform and to one’s personal experience.
This ebook makes use of gender as a framework to provide special insights into the socio-cultural foundations of Buddhism. relocating clear of dominant discourses that debate ladies as a unmarried monolithic, homogenous category—thus rendering them invisible in the broader non secular discourse—this monograph examines their sustained function within the higher context of South Asian Buddhism and reaffirms their supplier.
- The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Volume 2): Volume Two
- The Treasury of Knowledge: Book Eight, Part Three: The Elements of Tantric Practice: 8
- The Epic of Gesar of Ling: Gesar's Magical Birth, Early Years, and Coronation as King
Additional resources for A Guide to The Words of My Perfect Teacher