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Product Description: This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher. The work is a study of the major schools of Mahayana Buddhism, known as Vijnanavada and Madhyamika, and an explanation of the Prasarigika (Dialecticist") interpretation of Madhyamika ("Centrism")...read more

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9780691640273 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $165.00 | also contains Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence: Reason and Enlightenment in the Central Philosophy of Tibet | About this edition: This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher.

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9780691612348 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher.

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Product Description: This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher. The work is a study of the major schools of Mahayana Buddhism, known as Vijnanavada and Madhyamika, and an explanation of the Prasarigika (Dialecticist") interpretation of Madhyamika ("Centrism")...read more

Hardcover:

9780691640273 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $165.00 | also contains Tsong Khapa's Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence: Reason and Enlightenment in the Central Philosophy of Tibet | About this edition: This is the first full study, translation, and critical annotation of the Essence of True Eloquence, by Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), universally acknowledged as the greatest Tibetan philosopher.

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Product Description:       His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is the foremost spokesperson for the people of the Tibetan Plateau—although his home is in India, in the Himalayan foothills, where he has been forced to live in exile since 1959. As a Buddhist monk, his main focus has been the spiritual life, and the leadership of his people in exile, ensuring their survival and preserving their unique Buddhist culture, while appealing to the world to stop the destruction of their homeland and the six million Tibetans oppressed within it...read more
By Dalai Lama XIV, Sebastian Houssiaux (trans), Sofia Stril-rever (contributor) and Robert A. F. Thurman (foreword by)

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9780967011561 | Tibet House Us, March 10, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition:       His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is the foremost spokesperson for the people of the Tibetan Plateau—although his home is in India, in the Himalayan foothills, where he has been forced to live in exile since 1959.
9780443028960, titled "Myocardial Ischemia and Protection" | Churchill Livingstone, April 1, 1983, cover price $59.00 | also contains Myocardial Ischemia and Protection

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Product Description: Tsong Khapa's Great Treatise on the Stages of Mantra (Sngags rim chen mo)―considered by the present Dalai Lama to be one of Tsong Khapa's two most im­portant books (along with his Lam rim chen mo)―is his masterful synthesis of the prin­ciples and practices of all four classes of Tantra, which formed the basis of his innovation in creat­ing the esoteric "Tantric College" institution and cur­ricu­lum in the early fifteenth century...read more

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9781935011019 | Amer Inst of Buddhist Studies, June 11, 2013, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Tsong Khapa's Great Treatise on the Stages of Mantra (Sngags rim chen mo)―considered by the present Dalai Lama to be one of Tsong Khapa's two most im­portant books (along with his Lam rim chen mo)―is his masterful synthesis of the prin­ciples and practices of all four classes of Tantra, which formed the basis of his innovation in creat­ing the esoteric "Tantric College" institution and cur­ricu­lum in the early fifteenth century.

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Product Description: Today’s greatest health challenges, the so-called diseases of civilization―depression, trauma, obesity, cancer―are now known in large part to reflect our inability to tame stress reflexes gone wild and to empower instead the peaceful, healing and sociable part of our nature that adapts us to civilized life...read more
By Joe Loizzo, Daniel J. Siegel (foreword by) and Robert A. F. Thurman (foreword by)

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9780415878166 | Routledge, June 20, 2012, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Today’s greatest health challenges, the so-called diseases of civilization―depression, trauma, obesity, cancer―are now known in large part to reflect our inability to tame stress reflexes gone wild and to empower instead the peaceful, healing and sociable part of our nature that adapts us to civilized life.

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Product Description: The Extremely Brilliant Lamp (Shin tu gsal ba'I sgorn me) is Tsong Khapa's most important commentary on the perfection stage practices of the Esoteric Community, the Tantra he considered fundamental for the practice of the "Father Tantra" class of Unexcelled Yoga Tantras...read more

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9781935011002 | Amer Inst of Buddhist Studies, June 1, 2010, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: The Extremely Brilliant Lamp (Shin tu gsal ba'I sgorn me) is Tsong Khapa's most important commentary on the perfection stage practices of the Esoteric Community, the Tantra he considered fundamental for the practice of the "Father Tantra" class of Unexcelled Yoga Tantras.

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Product Description: Timely and audacious, Buddha at the Apocalypse challenges us to look directly at the devastating assumptions underlying the very mechanisms of the modern world - and offers a clarion call to awaken from a pervasive culture of destruction into a natural, sustainable, and sane peace...read more
By Robert A. F. Thurman (foreword by)

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9780861715824 | Wisdom Pubns, April 20, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Timely and audacious, Buddha at the Apocalypse challenges us to look directly at the devastating assumptions underlying the very mechanisms of the modern world - and offers a clarion call to awaken from a pervasive culture of destruction into a natural, sustainable, and sane peace.

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Product Description: Tibetan Buddhists see the world in two realities, of relative and absolute: the relative world is experienced as either the ordinary world of samsaric suffering or the extraordinary state of universal bliss and fulfillment. Those enlightened understand their essential oneness with the universe and feel the relief of a blissful connection to everything...read more

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9781590203101 | Overlook Pr, February 4, 2010, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Tibetan Buddhists see the world in two realities, of relative and absolute: the relative world is experienced as either the ordinary world of samsaric suffering or the extraordinary state of universal bliss and fulfillment.

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Product Description: Jack Kerouac?s profound meditations on the Buddha?s life and religionIn the mid-1950s, Jack Kerouac, a lifelong Catholic, became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that had a significant impact on his ideas of spirituality and later found expression in such books as Mexico City Blues and The Dharma Bums...read more
By Jack Kerouac and Robert A. F. Thurman (introduced by)

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9780670019571 | Viking Pr, September 18, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Though raised Catholic, in the early 1950s Jack Kerouac became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that would have a profound impact on his ideas of spirituality and their expression in his writing from Mexico City Blues to The Dharma Bums.

Paperback:

9780143116011 | Penguin USA, October 27, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Jack Kerouac?

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Product Description: In this fascinating study, Dagyab Rinpoche not only explains the nine best-known groups of Tibetan Buddhist symbols but also shows how they serve as bridges between our inner and outer worlds. As such, they can be used to point the way to ultimate reality and to transmit a reservoir of deep knowledge formed over thousands of years...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780861710478 | Wisdom Pubns, October 1, 1995, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this fascinating study, Dagyab Rinpoche not only explains the nine best-known groups of Tibetan Buddhist symbols but also shows how they serve as bridges between our inner and outer worlds.

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