Lineage of diamond light

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Dharma Pub., 1991 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 403 pages
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A synopsis of Dharma history including the life of the Buddha, the rise of major schools, Mahayana masters, and the Vajrayana transmission to Tibet. Essential for understanding the sources of Tibetan Buddhism. Translations of two texts by Longchenpa, lineage lists, b&w photos, maps, line drawings.

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Contents

Qualities of the Buddha
18
The Vinaya Tradition
32
The Later Development of Buddhism in India
53
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Tarthang Tulku is originally from Eastern Tibet. He received traditional training from the great masters of his time in the Nyingma school the oldest school of Tibetan Buddhism. He eventually completed the highest studies. Today he is recognized as one of the greatest living authorities on the Nyingma tradition.

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