In the Presence of Masters

In the Presence of Masters

Wisdom From 30 Contemporary Tibetan Buddhist Teachers

Book - 2004
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Thirty of the most creative, eloquent, and energetic Tibetan Buddhist teachers of Westerners in recent decades are featured in this collection of teachings that are certain to be highly treasured by all students of Buddhism. The contributors are masters who helped establish Buddhism in the West, founding centers in North America, Great Britain, Australia, and Europe; publishing books in English; and gaining recognition among Western Buddhists. Their teachings, drawn exclusively from the spoken word as given in talks and seminars, convey the directness and power for which the oral tradition is so valued in Buddhism.

The book highlights the teachings of the practice lineages, the branch of Tibetan Buddhism that emphasizes meditation practice, personal experience, and spiritual realization. Selections are thematically organized, including topics such as the major approaches to the spiritual path, meditation and other practices, Buddhist ethics, tantric practice, and the role of the teacher.



Includes the following teachers:

Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche * Ch#65533;gyam Trungpa Rinpoche * Ch#65533;kyi Nyima Rinpoche * Deshung Rinpoche * Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche * Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche * Dudjom Rinpoche * Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche * The Dzogchen P#65533;nlop Rinpoche * Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche * Gen Lamrimpa * The Third Jamg#65533;n Kongtrul Rinpoche * Kalu Rinpoche * Venerable Khandro Rinpoche * Khenpo K#65533;nchog Gyaltsen * Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche * Lama Lod#65533; * Lama Thubten Yeshe Rinpoche * Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche * Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche * Ringu Tulku Rinpoche * Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche * Sogyal Rinpoche * Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche * Thinley Norbu Rinpoche * Thrangu Rinpoche * Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche * Tulku Thondup Rinpoche * Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche * Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781570628498
1570628491
Call Number: 294.3923 In17
Characteristics: xi, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Ray, Reginald A.

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