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The wisdom of Buddhism.

Christmas Humphreys

The wisdom of Buddhism.

by Christmas Humphreys

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249265M

    About The Wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.   Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India. With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major.

      These selections deal with the search for truth, the way of contemplation, life and death, living in community, and many other topics, serving as an excellent introduction to the Buddhist path. Clear, uplifting, and potent, the Buddha’s teachings are as freshly relevant today as they were when first presented. Esoteric Buddhism is a book originally published in in London; it was compiled by a member of the Theosophical Society, A. P. Sinnett. It was one of the first books written for the purpose of explaining theosophy to the general public, and was "made up of the author's correspondence with an Indian mystic." This is the most significant theosophical work of the Author: A. P. Sinnett.

    Buddhism (/ ˈ b ʊ d ɪ z əm /, US: / ˈ b uː d-/) is the world's fourth-largest religion with over million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists. Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted originated in . The New Heart of Wisdom: Profound Teachings from Buddha's Heart (Tharpa Publications 5th. ed., ISBN ) is a commentary to Buddha Shakyamuni's Heart Sutra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a Buddhist teacher and author in the West. [where?The Heart Sutra is a well-known Mahāyāna Buddhist Sutra that is very popular among Mahayana Buddhists both Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.


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Featuring many great masters past and present, including Milarepa, the Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Patrul Rinpoche, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and others, this compact volume offers wisdom on a variety of topics—bringing a light to the darkness for those seeking guidance.

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The book is a guide for inner discipline and /5(54). In this archive article from the Fall issue of Buddhadharma, ten Buddhist teachers, scholars, and writers recommend great Buddhist books. Photo by John-Mark Smith. Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunyru Suzuki (Weatherhill ).

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