Essential practice

Essential practice

de Khenchen Thrangu (Auteur), Jules B. Levinson (Traduction)

Essential Practice is a compilation of lectures and teachings about Kamalashila's "Stages of Meditation in the Middle Way School," and a stepping stone to better understanding the mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. 

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Written by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche (tutor to H.H. the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa) who is an honored teacher of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, and skillfully translated into English by Jules B. Levinson (an expert in Buddhist studies, an educator at Naropa University, and employed by the Light of Berotsana Translation Group), Essential Practice presents an incomparable wisdom on the methodology and means of meditation, as well as the ways in which to bring oneself to the transcendence of selfless behavior. Essential Practice is confidently recommended as a welcome and invaluable addition Tibetan Buddhist Studies reading lists and reference shelves.
"Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche has a unique ability to bring forth the central issues of a text and make them available to a contemporary audience. . . . This text will certainly bring great benefit to all those who encounter it."—The Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje 

"In presenting the very first meditation instruction crafted for Tibetans by the master Kamalashila, Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche distills the wisdom of India in an intimate personal instruction as true for the contemporary western practitioner as it was in eighth-century Tibet. This text is a must for every serious Buddhist meditator."—Judith Simmer-Brown, Professor of Buddhist Studies, Naropa University 

Biographie de l'auteur

Khenchen Thrangu was born in Tibet in 1933. He has founded numerous monasteries and nunneries, schools for Tibetan children, and medical clinics. He has taught extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, and is the abbot of Gampo Abbey. He was appointed by the Dalai Lama to be the personal tutor for the Seventeenth Karmapa.
  • Broché: 224 pages
  • Editeur : Snow Lion (26 septembre 2002)
  • Langue : Anglais
  • ISBN-10: 1559391812
  • ISBN-13: 978-1559391818
  • Dimensions du produit: 15,2 x 1,7 x 22,7 cm

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