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By Bötrül,Douglas Samuel Duckworth

ISBN-10: 1438434375

ISBN-13: 9781438434377

ISBN-10: 1438434383

ISBN-13: 9781438434384

An annotated translation of a necessary paintings of twentieth-century Tibetan Buddhist suggestion, one who explicates teachings at the heart Way.

This is an important paintings of Tibetan Buddhist notion written by means of an influential student of the 20th century. From an analogous Nyingma institution because the nice Tibetan thinker Mipam, Botrul during this textual content offers a scientific evaluation of Mipam’s teachings at the center means. proposing the Nyingma culture inside of a wealthy constellation of various views, Botrul contrasts Nyingma perspectives point-by-point with positions held by means of different Tibetan faculties. Botrul’s paintings addresses a variety of complicated issues in Buddhist doctrine in a fantastically based composition in verse and prose. particularly, Botrul sheds gentle at the elusive which means of “emptiness” and provides an interpretation that's precise to his Nyingma school.

Distinguishing the perspectives and Philosophies exemplifies the energetic culture of Tibetan Buddhist scholarship and is commonly studied within the modern monastic faculties of Tibet, India, and Nepal. Douglas Samuel Duckworth’s translation will make this paintings commonly on hand in English for the 1st time, and his considerate remark will offer perception and context for readers.

Bötrül (1898–1959) was once an ordained monk from critical Tibet, who was once famous as an incarnate lama. He taught at a number of monastic schools in jap and principal Tibet, and plenty of of his scholars have been one of the such a lot influential leaders of the Nyingma school.

Douglas Samuel Duckworth is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and arts at East Tennessee kingdom collage. he's the writer of Mipam on Buddha-Nature: the floor of the Nyingma culture, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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