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Essential Tibetan Buddhism

Author: Robert A F Thurman
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences as never before.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thurman, Robert A.F.
Essential Tibetan Buddhism.
[San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1995
(OCoLC)642429747
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A F Thurman
ISBN: 0062510487 9780062510488 0062510517 9780062510518
OCLC Number: 32781217
Description: 317 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Quintessence: The Mentor Worship --
2. Seeing the Buddha --
3. Meeting the Buddha in the Mentor --
4. Practicing Transcendent Renunciation --
5. Practicing the Loving Spirit of Enlightenment --
6. Practicing the Liberating Wisdom --
7. Practicing the Creation Stage --
8. Practicing the Perfection and Great Perfection Stages --
9. Various Treasures of Tibetan Spiritual Culture.
Responsibility: Robert A.F. Thurman.
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An introduction to Tibetan Buddhism explaining the core beliefs, traditions and movements of this popular Eastern religion. The book includes a glossary, explanatory notes, directories of  Read more...

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