Cover image for Kunzang lamaʼi shelung = The words of my perfect teacher
Title:
Kunzang lamaʼi shelung = The words of my perfect teacher
Author:
O-rgyan-ʼjigs-med-chos-kyi-dbang-po, Dpal-sprul, 1808-1887.
Uniform Title:
Kun bzaṅ bla maʼi źal luṅ. English
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Shambhala : Distributed in the United States of America by Random House, 1998.
Physical Description:
xliv, 457 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781570624124
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Central Library BQ7662.4 .O72513 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

Featuring a preface by Dalai Lama, a classic handbook written in the nineteenth century outlines the spiritual practices common to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions and makes them accessible through examples from daily life. Original. 10,000 first printing.


Author Notes

Patrul Rinpoche (1808_1887) was one of the greatest Tibetan teachers of the nineteenth century. Famous for his precise and direct style, he shunned high monastic office and lived the life of a homeless wanderer, writing his book in a rustic hermitage under an overhanging rock.


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