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Mar 03, 2015
| ISBN 9781590301791
Mar 03, 2015
| ISBN 9780834800441
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Mar 03, 2015 | ISBN 9781590301791
Mar 03, 2015 | ISBN 9780834800441
A collection of inspirational quotations from key Buddhist figures throughout history. This collection of jewel-like poems, prayers, and teachings has been lovingly selected, translated from Tibetan, and arranged by renowned translator and author Erik Pema Kunsang. Practical, beautiful, and precious, the quotations reflect the immense variety of approaches and the profundity that have made these teachings of deep interest to so many. For anyone interested in Tibetan Buddhism, this volume is a perfect companion for meditation and contemplation. This is a reissue of A Tibetan Buddhist Companion.The book includes wisdom from: • the Buddha • Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche • Dudjom Rinpoche • Gampopa • Jamgön Kongtrül the Great • Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche • Jigmey Lingpa • Machig Labdrön • Manjushri • Milarepa • Nagarjuna • Naropa • Padmasambhava • Patrul Rinpoche • Saraha • Shabkar • Shantideva • Tilopa • Tulku Urgyen • Vairotsana • Yeshe Tsogyal
Delve into Tibet’s rich religious heritage with this compilation of Buddhist prayers, poems, and teachings from all the various schools. A perfect companion for meditation and contemplation, Jewels of Enlightenment represents over a millennium of wisdom from masters such as Milarepa, Gampopa, Machig Labdrön, Jigmey Lingpa, Shabkar, Jamgön Kongtrül, and more on how to live a meaningful life.
ERIK PEMA KUNSANG is a dharma teacher and one of the world’s best-known and accomplished translators of Buddhist literature from Tibet. As co-founder of Rangjung Yeshe Publications, an independent publisher of Vajrayana Buddhist texts in English, his books include Blazing Splendor,… More about Erik Pema Kunsang
“This collection of teachings is like myriad beams of light that illuminate each step we take on the path toward awakening.”—Matthieu Ricard, author of On the Path to Enlightenment
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