Guru Rinpoche: His Life and Times

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Snow Lion Publications, 16 set 2002 - 360 pagine
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This book recounts Guru Rinpoche's historical visit to Tibet and explains his continuing significance to Buddhists. Three different accounts are presented: one Buddhist; one according to the pre-Buddhist Tibetan religion, Bon; and one based on Indian and early Tibetan historical documents.
 

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I value the entire work, but most especially Appendix 2: Buddhism and Poetry, where the author lucidly points out that Buddhist texts have a history of great poetry and of being sung to beautiful tunes. May the time come soon when this flowers in English, as it surely must. Leggi recensione completa

Guru Rinpoche: His Life and Times (Tsadra Foundation Series)

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A selection of translations and commentary by Zangpo (the Tibetan name of Hugh Leslie Thompson), the translator of other key Buddhist texts, this book attempts to afford Westerners some glimpse of ... Leggi recensione completa

Indice

Preface
9
Buddhism History and the Truth
27
Buddhist History after the Buddha
49
India in Guru Rinpoches Era
73
Guru Rinpoche Nowin Print
89
Visualizations to Accompany the Supplications
111
The Immaculate White Lotus by Dorje Tso
129
Notes to the Supplications
295
Buddhism and Poetry
315
A LotusBorn Master before Guru Rinpoche
329
Notes
349
Bibliography
357
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Ngawang Zangpo (Hugh Leslie Thompson) lives in Santa Cruz, CA. He completed two three-year retreats under the direction of the late Kalu Rinpoche. His previous books published by Snow Lion are "Jamgon Kongtrul's Retreat Manual" & "Enchantment". He contributed to the work of Kalu Rinpoche's translation group's books "Myriad Worlds" & "Buddhist Ethics". He presently works on translation projects under the direction of Chadral Rinpoche, Bokar Rinpoche, & Lama Tarchin Rinpoche.

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