Essential Tibetan Buddhism by Robert A. Thurman

Essential Tibetan Buddhism

byRobert A. Thurman

Paperback | November 8, 1996

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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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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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Title:Essential Tibetan BuddhismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:November 8, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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