Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
Voices from Larung Gar by
Add to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

Voices from Larung Gar

Best Seller
Voices from Larung Gar by
Paperback $24.95
Apr 06, 2021 | ISBN 9781611808940

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Apr 06, 2021 | ISBN 9781611808940

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Apr 06, 2021 | ISBN 9780834843509

    Buy from Other Retailers:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“Buddhist readers will be lifted by the unquestioned optimism for human achievement and potential in the future in Larung Gar teachings.”—Publishers Weekly

“I am deeply honoured and grateful for the opportunity to remark on the writings of the eminent teachers of Larung Gar, especially the heart sons of the great and formidable Kyabje Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche. My observations of both Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro and Khenpo Sodargye over the years have turned gradually to admiration and then to real veneration. Their ‘walk the talk’ approach to the dharma they teach gives great hope to all followers of the Buddhadharma. And so, I want to express my joy that having their words now in printed form will provide at least a glimpse of the unfathomable and infinite activity of these great teachers from Larung Gar.”—Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, author of The Guru Drinks Bourbon?

Voices from Larung Gar is a groundbreaking volume that brings much-needed focus to one of the most important Buddhist institutions in the world. It provides depth and detail about this monastic academy and contemporary Buddhism in Tibet more generally. This volume also adds nuance to the larger question of how Buddhists interlace tradition and innovation in areas like gender equality, animal welfare, philosophy, and ethics.”—David McMahan, author of The Making of Buddhist Modernism and editor of Meditation, Buddhism, and Science

“This anthology gives voice to the amazing leaders of the most dynamic Tibetan Buddhist institution of the last century. It illustrates vividly the remarkable ways in which Larung Gar monks and nuns are engaging modern social issues while remaining deeply grounded in their beloved Buddhist traditions.”—David Germano, Executive Director of the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia

“Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche was a remarkable master, the Buddha of Tibet in our time. Some of his disciples are among the most highly revered spiritual leaders in Asia. This is a blessed book that can be used for reading as well as a sacred object on one’s altar.”—Anam Thubten, founder and spiritual advisor to Dharmata Foundation and author of Choosing Compassion

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Be the first to know!
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top