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Mipham's Sword of Wisdom : the Nyingma Approach to Valid Cognition

Author: Palden Sherab, Khenchen; Ann Helm; Mi-pham-rgya-mtsho, ʼJam-mgon ʼJu
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom, [2018]
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Presents the Nyingma-lineage understanding of valid cognition in Buddhism. Its core subject is the Buddhist view of the two truthsthe relative truth of conventional appearances and the absolute truth of emptiness and buddha natureand how the two truths are inseparable. The main questions posed are: How can we know the two truths and how can we be certain that our knowledge is accurate?
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Palden Sherab, Khenchen, 1938-2010.
Mipham's Sword of Wisdom.
Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2018
(DLC) 2018015031
Named Person: Mi-pham-rgya-mtsho, ʼJam-mgon ʼJu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Palden Sherab, Khenchen; Ann Helm; Mi-pham-rgya-mtsho, ʼJam-mgon ʼJu
ISBN: 9781614294283 1614294283
OCLC Number: 1029770456
Language Note: Translated from Tibetan.
Description: xi, 295 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Shes rab nyi zla ʼbar baʼi sgron me.
Responsibility: Khenchen Palden Sherab ; translated by Ann Helm with Khenpo Gawang.

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Presents the Nyingma-lineage understanding of valid cognition in Buddhism. Its core subject is the Buddhist view of the two truthsthe relative truth of conventional appearances and the absolute truth of emptiness and buddha natureand how the two truths are inseparable. The main questions posed are: How can we know the two truths and how can we be certain that our knowledge is accurate?

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