Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

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Performance Tantra also presents the paths in terms of the yoga with signs and yoga without signs. But be- fore giving a short descriptive list of some of the chief monas- teries of Lamadom it seems desirable to indicate the chief pro- vinces into which Tibet is divided. 1 Tibet is divided into three sections, namely: — 1. In: Orientations. and Taipei (1991-1998). As an organizing schema, this theme was imported from Shantideva 's Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra into the first indigenous Tibetan lamrim text, Gampopa 's Jewel Ornament of Liberation (or, Ornament of Precious Liberation). tantric practice as a means of pursuing full enlightenment as quickly as possible, so that one may begin saving other sentient beings more quickly Another introductory text popular among Nyingmas is Patrul Rinpoche 's The Words of My Perfect Teacher.

Pages: 592

Publisher: Snow Lion; Revised Edition edition (November 9, 2007)

ISBN: 1559392827

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