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Guru Rinpoche His Life and Times

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ISBN-10: 155939174X

ISBN-13: 9781559391740

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ngawang Zangpo

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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one Buddhist; one according to the pre-Buddhist Tibetan religion, Bon; and one based on Indian and early Tibetan historical documents.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/16/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

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.

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Note on Phonetic Renderings
Introduction
Buddhism, History, and the Truth
Buddhist History after the Buddha
Tibet and Asia on the Eve of Guru Rinpoche's Arrival
India in Guru Rinpoche's Era
Guru Rinpoche Now--in Print
Timeless Guru Rinpoche and Wisdom Bridges to the Present
Translations of Texts on Guru Rinpoche
A Biography of Guru Rinpoche
The Immaculate White Lotus
The Indian Version of the Life of Guru Rinpoche
The Bon Version of the Life of Guru Rinpoche
Supplications to Guru Rinpoche in Seven Chapters
Visualizations to Accompany the Supplications
Notes to the Supplications
Buddhism and Poetry
A Lotus-Born Master before Guru Rinpoche
Notes
Bibliography