World of Tibetan Buddhism An Overview of Its Philosophy and Practice

ISBN-10: 0861710975

ISBN-13: 9780861710973

Edition: N/A

Authors: Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Richard Gere, Dalai Lama XIV, Thupten Jinpa Langri, Richard Gere

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Introduces the basic beliefs of Buddhism, discusses the practice of lovingindness, and looks at Vajrayana Buddhism and the path of tantra.
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List price: $17.95
Publisher: Wisdom Publications
Publication date: 3/3/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The Dalai Lama, spiritual & political leader of the Tibetan people & a Nobel Peace Laureate, has in the last decade become a global spiritual leader whose message of universal & individual responsibility has won worldwide acclaim.

Technical Note
General Buddhism
The Divisions of Vehicles
The First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma
The Second Turning: The Doctrine of Emptiness
The Third Turning: Buddha-nature
Different Explanations of Selflessness
The Four Seals of Buddhism
The Mahayana Path of Emptiness and Compassion
An Altruistic Outlook and Way of Life
The Benefits of Altruism
Recognizing the Enemy Within
Overcoming Anger and Hatred
Oneself and Others: Exchanging Places
The Vajrayana Buddhism of Tibet
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
Translator's Notes
Glossary of Terms
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