By Dalai Lama, Thubten Chodron

ISBN-10: 1614291519

ISBN-13: 9781614291510

Discover the typical flooring underlying the various expressions of the Buddha's teachings with of Tibetan Buddhism's bestselling authors.
Buddhism is practiced by means of 1000's of thousands of individuals all over the world, from Tibetan caves to Tokyo temples to redwood retreats. To an outdoor viewer, it would be not easy to work out what all of them have in universal. In Buddhism, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and American Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron map out with readability the convergences and the divergences among the 2 significant lines of Buddhism—the Mahayana traditions of imperative and East Asia and the Theravada traditions of South and Southeast Asia. particularly deep attention is given to the foundational Indian traditions and their respective therapy of such critical tenets because the 4 noble truths the perform of meditation the that means of nirvana enlightenment. The authors search concord and bigger figuring out between Buddhist traditions all over the world, illuminating the wealthy advantages of respectful...

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