Essential Tibetan Buddhism

Paperback | November 8, 1996

byRobert A. Thurman

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Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences

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Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences as never before.

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WINNER OF THE TRICYCLE PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCEExpertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences

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Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences as never before.

Robert A.F. Thurman, the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies at Columbia University, "is a prolific translator and writer, a powerful advocate for the liberation of Tibet and the Dalai Lama's cultural liaison to America" (New York Times Magazine). His books include a new translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead and Ins...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:November 8, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062510517

ISBN - 13:9780062510518

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Expertly and lucidly surveying the basic varieties and teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, renowned scholar Robert Thurman makes this authentic spiritual tradition available to contemporary Western audiences as never before.

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"[Robert A.F. Thurman is] the most visible and charismatic exponent of Tibetan Buddhism."--Rodger Kamenetz, "New York Times Magazine