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Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Author: John Powers
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Snow Lion Publications, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Powers
ISBN: 9781559392822 1559392827
OCLC Number: 775304660
Description: 591 s
Contents: The Indian background --
Buddhism in India --
Some important Buddhist doctrines --
Meditation --
Mahayana --
Tibetan history and culture --
Tibetan religious history --
The twentieth century --
Festivals and holy days --
Geography and architecture --
Tibetan Buddhist doctrines and practices --
Tantra --
Death and dying in Tibetan Buddhism --
The schools of Tibetan Buddhism --
The four schools --
Nyingma --
Kagyu --
Sakya --
Geluk --
Bon: A heterodox system

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