Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
This is the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to Tibetan Buddhism available to date, covering a wide range of topics, including history, doctrines, meditation, practices, schools, religious festivals, and major figures. The revised edition contains expanded discussions of recent Tibetan history and tantra and incorporates important new publications in the field. Beginning with a summary of the Indian origins of Tibetan Buddhism and how it eventually was brought to Tibet, it explores Tibetan Mahayana philosophy and tantric methods for personal transformation. The four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Bandouml;n, are explored in depth from a nonsectarian point of view. This new and expanded edition is a systematic and wonderfully clear presentation of Tibetan Buddhist views and practices.
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Review: Introduction to Tibetan BuddhismUser Review - Tom - Goodreads
Pretty good. Informative, but could have been better edited and the writing could have been more polished. Read full review
Review: Introduction to Tibetan BuddhismUser Review - Alyssa Mcfarland - Goodreads
I thought this 400+ page tome would be a total snooze, but it was extremely fascinating. Everything from butter sculptures, to bas-ass buddhas like Padmasambhava, it's all here and more. There's even ... Read full review