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introduction to Tāntric Buddhism.

Shashi Bhushan Dasgupta

introduction to Tāntric Buddhism.

by Shashi Bhushan Dasgupta

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Published by University of Calcutta in [Calcutta] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tantric Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [219]-224.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1495.T3 D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5802985M
    LC Control Number60017572
    OCLC/WorldCa773959

    Provides a comprehensive overview of the South Asian cultural context that gave rise to the tantric traditions. Addresses a wide range of tantric literature and is arguably the best overall introduction to the topic. Davidson, Ronald M. Tibetan Renaissance: Tantric Buddhism in the Rebirth of Tibetan Culture. New York: Columbia University Press. Foreword I first wrote the two pieces contained in this book some years ago in response to many requests. Some people wanted to know something about Buddhism in general. Others were particularly interested in the practice of tantra. The teachings of the Buddha can be summarised as dealing with conduct and view. Conduct refers to the way we should behave, which is essentially to be nonviolent.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Lucid and economical, this introductory text delivers a brisk, fast-moving survey of Tibetan Buddhism. For many years Powers's nearly page Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism has served as the field's most authoritative and comprehensive overview of Tibet's distinctive Buddhist tradition.A Concise Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism explains the core Buddhist doctrines and the practices Brand: Shambhala.

    This is the introduction to tantra book to get. Lama Yeshe's teaching style was direct and useable. This is a transformational book and a book I am often recommending to friends who are interested in Buddhism and in Tantra. Anyone interested in Buddhist tantra should read this/5(53). Books on Tantra and Tantra Yoga Find here a selected list of books on tantra, yoga, tantric beliefs and practices, tantra sadhana, Buddhist tantra, Kundalini yoga, Kalachakra initiation, secrets of tantric rituals, magic and more.


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This book is intended for an audience of undergraduates, Buddhist practitioners looking for an overview of the tradition, and readers with a general interest in the subject. It attempts to provide information regard. We've already defined Buddhist tantra as "a means to enlightenment through identity with tantric deities." This is a definition that works for most tantric practices in Mahayana and Vajrayana.

Vajrayana Buddhism also defines tantra as a means to channel the energy of desire and transform the experience of pleasure into a realization of.

This book, written by Lama Yeshe and edited by Jonathan Landaw (co-writer of Buddhism for Dummies) is a beautifully clear exposition of tantra. It dispels many of the myths and misunderstandings on the subject and sets out a path for the student to follow in gaining a clear grasp of this esoteric aspect of buddhism/5.

Introduction of Buddhism and Tantric Meditation by H.H. Dalai Lama. Tantric Buddhism is in general concerned with particular types of meditation and ritual that are seen as especially powerful and efficacious.

The goals of these practices may be both worldly - alleviation of sickness, control of the weather - and soteriological. Tantric techniques are generally centered on the ritual evocation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dasgupta, Shashi Bhushan, Introduction to Tantric Buddhism.

Berkeley, Calif.: Shambhala, Introduction to Tantra is the best available clarification of a subject that is often misunderstood. Tantra recognizes that the powerful energy aroused by our desire Released on: Ma Buddhism: An Introduction to the Buddha’s Life, Teachings, and Practices by Joan Duncan Oliver.

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Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein. This book is based on two historic seminars of the s, in which Chögyam Trungpa introduced the tantric teachings of Tibetan Buddhism to his Western students for the first time.

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If you click on a book or other item on this page you will be taken to Tharpa’s website, which will open in a separate window. Books on Tantra Reliable books by qualified Tantric masters are rare in the West, but Tharpa Publications offers five unique titles by contemporary Tantric Master, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: Mahamudra Tantra – an introduction to meditation on Tantra Tantric Grounds and Paths – an explanation of all the stages of Tantric meditation.

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This talk is Lama's introduction to this series and constitutes a wonderful explanation of the fundamentals of tantric practice. These teachings are included in Lama Yeshe's book The Essence of. The idea for this book arose as early aswhen Lama Yeshe said he felt there was a need for a work that would introduce Buddhist tantra to the West in a non-technical, easy-to-understand way.

Even though tantra is considered by the various Tibetan traditions to be the most profound and advanced of all Buddhist teachings,File Size: 1MB. John Powers, Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.

This is the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to Tibetan Buddhism available to date, covering a wide range of topics, including history, doctrines, meditation, practices, schools, religious festivals, and major figures.Jonathan Landaw was born in New Jersey and has traveled the world since He spent six years living in northern India studying Tibetan Buddhism and is the editor and author of a number of Buddhist books, including Wisdom Energy, Introduction to Tantra, and Buddhism for Dummies.

He lives in Santa Cruz, California.