The world of Tibetan Buddhism : an overview of its philosophy and practice

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Book
ISBN 10
0861711009 
ISBN 13
9780861711000 
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Edition
 
Publication Year
1993 
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Subject
Buddhism--China--Tibet Autonomous Region.; Buddhism--Doctrines. 
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Description
xii, 210 pages ; 24 cm; The Division of vehicles -- The First turning of the wheel of dharma -- The Four noble truths -- The Three higher trainings -- The Thirty-seven aspects to the path of enlightenment -- The Second turning: Doctrine of emptiness -- The Third turning: Buddha-nature -- Different explanations of selflessness -- The Four seals of Buddhism -- The Mahayana path of emptiness and compassion -- Reading Mahayana scriptures: definitive and impenetrable -- The Profound view -- Questions and answers -- The Benefits of altruism -- Recognizing the enemy within -- Overcoming anger and hatred -- Oneself and others: exchanging places -- Questions and answers -- The Distinctive features of tantra -- The Divisions of tantra -- Initiation: empowerment -- Pledges and vows -- Tantric practice: the first three classes of tantra -- Advanced tantric practice: highest yoga tantra -- General introduction: the interpretative keys -- Bliss and emptiness -- Death, intermediate state, and rebirth -- The Completion stage -- Highest yoga tantra according to the old translation school -- Questions and answers.; Introduces the basic beliefs of Buddhism, discusses the practice of loving kindness, and looks at Vajrayana Buddhism and the path of tantra.; 
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30894582  
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