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Batchelor is a graceful, easy writer.
Batchelor is a graceful, easy writer. His translations of some of the root texts of the four schools as well as his introductory material placing them in context give a good, broad-brush overview of the different branches of Tibetan Buddhism as they grew out of its' roots in India. This is useful to give context as one delves deeper into the Tibetan tradition.
Paperback, 280 pages. Published November 1st 1987 by Wisdom Publications (MA). The Jewel in the Lotus: A Guide to the Buddhist Traditions of Tibet (A Wisdom Basic Book). 0861710487 (ISBN13: 9780861710485). Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Biography Stephen Batchelor is a former monk in the Tibetan and Zen traditions. He has translated Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life and is the author of Alone with Others, The Faith to Doubt, The Tibet Guide, The Awakening of the West, Buddhism without Beliefs, and Verses from the Center.
He is a noted proponent of agnostic or secular Buddhism
He is a noted proponent of agnostic or secular Buddhism. Batchelor was born in Dundee, Scotland in 1953. When he was three, his family relocated briefly to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where his parents separated.
This is the first book in English to bring together a clear and down to earth introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. Be the first to rate this product. Additional product information. Publisher's Synopsis. With selections of teachings from each of the traditions that have flourished in Tibet, and now in the West, for more than a thousand years. It is the logic of the Buddhist path which is Tibetan, not the individual doctrines or insights which are arranged in view of this logic.
Jewel in the Lotus: Guide to the Buddhist Traditions of Tibet (Paperback). Publisher: Wisdom Publications,U. The Tibetan Yogas Of Dream And Sleep. Paperback 277 Pages, Published: 01/11/1987. The Universe In A Single Atom. His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama.
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Stephen and Martine Batchelor are Buddhist teachers and author. A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. Dharamsala, India: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1979. The Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Science and our Day-to-Day Lives. with Gay Watson and Guy Claxton). Dutch translation: De psychologie van het ontwaken. The Jewel in the Lotus: A Guide to the Buddhist Traditions of Tibet. London/Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1987.
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