By Holly Gayley,Joshua Schapiro,Ringu
For generations, Buddhist masters in Tibet have composed sheldam, poignant directions adapted to the wishes in their disciples within the kind of brief works of recommendation. usually tricky to discover in book, those works conceal themes starting from practising whereas in poor health to sitting in solitary retreat to spotting the character of brain. This assortment makes a speciality of an influential and encouraging new release of Buddhist lecturers: the nineteenth-century ecumenical, or rimé, culture of jap Tibet. A amassing of terrific Moons provides vigorous translations of 19 pithy and profound works by means of those nice masters, besides essays by means of their translators which discover the classy features in their selected works, spotlight their ecumenical good points, and touch upon the adventure of translation.
Includes works from Jamgon Kongtrul, Dza Patrul Rinpoché, Ju Mipham Rinpoché, Dudjom Lingpa, The 3rd Dodrupchen, Do Khyentsé, Tokden Sakya Sri, Jikmé Lingpa, Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen, Getsé Mahapandita, Shangton Tenpa Gyatso, and Bamda Thupten Gelek Gyatso.
This ebook arose from a special convention on Tibetan translation, the place the fourteen translators shared their strategy with one another and got suggestions from their friends with a unique specialize in the literary features of the resource texts. As a mirrored image of this genesis, the accompanying essays during this quantity by way of the translators discover the classy features in their selected works, spotlight ecumenical gains in them, and touch upon the adventure of translation. This certain booklet may be welcomed via spiritual students, Buddhist practitioners, and meditators.
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A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rime Masters of Tibet by Holly Gayley,Joshua Schapiro,Ringu