[Ebook] Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Revised Edition By John Powers – Sigilo.us

[Ebook] Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Revised Edition  By John Powers – Sigilo.us
  • Paperback
  • 512 pages
  • Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Revised Edition
  • John Powers
  • English
  • 21 October 2017
  • 1559392827

Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Revised Edition The Expanded Edition Of The Classic Reference, One Of Snow Lion S Top Ten Bestsellers Thorough Coverage Of Tibetan Buddhism From Its Indian Origins To The Present Day Includes New Information On The Four Schools Of Tibetan Buddhism, Religious Practices And Festivals, And The Current Political Situation.

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10 thoughts on “Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, Revised Edition

  1. says:

    Ommmm, I want to immerse myself in the robed peace of the Tibetan monks Here s a paraphrased excerpt from the Introduction of this book A lotus is born in the muck and mud at the bottom of a swamp, but when it emerges on the surface of the water and opens its petals, a beautiful flower appears, unstained by the mud from which it arose Similarly, genuine compassion arises from the muck of the ordinary world, which is characterized by fighting, hatred, distrust, anxiety, and other negative emot Ommmm, I want to immerse myself in the robed peace of the Tibetan monks Here s a paraphrased excerpt from the Introduction of this book A lotus is born in the muck and mud at the bottom of a swamp, but when it emerges on the surface of the water and opens its petals, a beautiful flower appears, unstained by the mud from which it arose Similarly, genuine compassion arises from the muck of the ordinary world, which is characterized by fighting, hatred, distrust, anxiety, and other negative emotions These emotions tend to cause people to become self centered and lead to suffering and negative thoughts ...

  2. says:

    John Powers s Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism meets a genuine need in providing nonspecialist students of religion or Asian studies with an overview of this distinctive form of Buddhist belief and practice In clear and readable language, the book mostly achieves its stated goal of being a systematic and wonderfully clear presentation of Tibetan Buddhist views and practices Powers begins with a survey of Buddhist history and doctrine, with a focus on Mah y na philosophy This whole opening s John Powers s Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism meets a genuine need in providing nonspecialist students of religion or ...

  3. says:

    Un excelente libro para aprender sobre historia y cultura Tibetana, la historia enfocada a eventos religiosos obviamente Lamentablemente el tema del budismo se ve de una forma muy superficial, enfoc ndose en la tradici n tibetana sobre la filosof a en si,En vez de citar sutras o analizar el darma, como hacen la mayor a de los libros budistas, John Powers analiza en forma objetiva los rituales y costumbres de las 4 principales escuelas budistas en Tibet, incluyendo una secci n completa sobre el Un excelente libro para aprender sobre historia y cultura Tibetana, la historia enfocada a eventos religiosos obviamente Lamentablemente el tema del budismo se ve de una forma muy superficial, enfoc ndose en la tradici n tibetana sobre la filosof a en si,En vez de citar sutras o analizar el darma, como hacen la mayor a de los libros budistas, John Powers analiza en forma objetiva los rituales y costumbres de las 4 principales escu...

  4. says:

    I loved this book, but I am partial to Tibetan Buddhism.DO NOT read this if you want an intro to Buddhism.This is a scholastic introduction and in particular, to Tibetan.Tibetan Buddhism comes with tons of myths and cultural baggage.But I still love it Not sure why.The Dalai Lama is my favorite...

  5. says:

    A decent introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and it s main schools However, Powers is not a historian, but a researcher on meditation all which he admits upfront Thus, the history sections are a bit lacking and the descriptions of meditation are much too thorough unless you are a tibetologist.

  6. says:

    I bumped into a Japanese woman at a Tibetan Buddhist community center several years ago who asked me to housesit for her for three weeks In addition to mentioning that Tibetan Buddhism is a highly scholastic spiritual path, she told me to read anything I wanted to out of her library and...

  7. says:

    I thought this 400 page tome would be a total snooze, but it was extremely fascinating Everything from butter sculptures, to bas ass buddhas like Padmasambhava, it s all here andThere s even a chapter on B n I was especially happy to r...

  8. says:

    A fascinating and informative book that provides background for the history, culture and varieties of Tibetan Buddhism I d recommend for readers who already have general, practical knowledge of Tibetan Buddhist teachings, otherwise some parts of this book might lack context.

  9. says:

    A very nice introduction to Tibetan Buddhism This would be great for an undergraduate course or for anyone who is interested in the religion It is nicely written with solid research and an excellent bibliography, but yet also very easy to read.

  10. says:

    An amazing look into the history of Buddhism, followed by an indepth look at the Tibetan Buddhist schools Invaluable for a beginning practitioner, or anyone who would like to knowabout Tibetan Buddhist history, culture, and ritual.

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