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Essence of Other-Emptiness

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ISBN-10: 1559392738

ISBN-13: 9781559392730

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jeffrey Hopkins, Taranatha, Lodro Namgyel

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This concise but revealing book gives a glimpse inside the relatively unexplored thought world of the Jonangpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. This seminal text from that tradition situates the doctrine of other-emptiness within the tenet systems of the four traditional schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Jeffrey Hopkins is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

Born in New Zealand, Taranatha trained as a doctor, primarily in London. Recovery from alcoholism loosed long-suppressed spiritual energy which eventually found a home with the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order. Following retirement, he pursued full-time involvement with Buddhism. He now lives in a men's community in Auckland and teaches at the Auckland Buddhist Centre.

The essence of other-emptiness by Taranatha
General indication of presentations of tenets
Non-Buddhist schools of tenets
Buddhist schools of tenets
Great exposition school
Sutra school
Mind-only school
Middle way school
Identifying the presentation of the middle
The uncommon meaning
Clearing away extremes imputed by others
Twenty-one differences regarding the profound meaning by Taranatha
Sutras and tantras
Other Sanskrit and Tibetan works