Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

John Powers


this is often the main finished and authoritative creation to Tibetan Buddhism on hand up to now, protecting a variety of issues, together with background, doctrines, meditation, practices, colleges, non secular fairs, and significant figures. The revised version comprises improved discussions of contemporary Tibetan background and tantra and comprises very important new courses within the box. starting with a precis of the Indian origins of Tibetan Buddhism and the way it will definitely was once dropped at Tibet, it explores Tibetan Mahayana philosophy and tantric equipment for private transformation. The 4 major colleges of Tibetan Buddhism, in addition to Bön, are explored intensive from a nonsectarian standpoint. This new and improved variation is a scientific and fantastically transparent presentation of Tibetan Buddhist perspectives and practices.

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