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The life of the Buddha

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-chos-rgyal, Rje Mkhan-po X; Kurtis R Schaeffer
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A blueprint for a life of mindfulness, dedicated to the easing of suffering both for oneself and for others. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Chögyel's The Life of the Buddha, composed in the mid-eighteenth century and now in a vivid new translation, is a masterly storyteller's rendition of the twelve acts of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Gautama Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-chos-rgyal, Rje Mkhan-po X; Kurtis R Schaeffer
ISBN: 9780143107200 0143107208
OCLC Number: 881869831
Language Note: Translated from Tibetan.
Description: xxxii, 126 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Life Of The Buddha --
Prologue --
ch. One Heaven --
ch. Two Descent --
ch. Three Birth --
ch. Four Education --
ch. Five Harem --
ch. Six Renunciation --
ch. Seven Austerity --
ch. Eight The Diamond Throne --
ch. Nine Demons --
ch. Ten Enlightenment --
ch. Eleven Teaching --
ch. Twelve Death.
Other Titles: Bcom ldan ʼdas rgyal ba shaʼakya thub paʼi rnam par thar pa bskal bzaṅ sgron ma stoṅ gi mdzes rgyan
Responsibility: Tenzin Chögyel ; translated with an Introduction and notes by Kurtis R. Schaeffer.
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A title, that weaves together the vast and the minute, the earthly and the celestial, reflecting the near-omnipresent aid of the gods alongside the Buddha's moving final reunion with his devoted son,  Read more...

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