Essential Teachings

Essential Teachings

Author: His Holiness The Dalai Lama Introduction by: Andrew Harvey Editor: Marianne Dresser Translator: Zelie Pollon

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Essential Teachings presents the first English translation of a series of talks given in 1974 by the Dalai Lama in Bodh Gaya, India—the site of the Buddha’s enlightenment—to a gathering of Tibetan refugees and Western Buddhists. His precise and eloquent commentary on the "Path of the Bodhisattva," one of the most important teaching texts of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, offers a step-by-step guide to thirty-seven practices designed to help cultivate the spirit of compassion for all life and service to others that is at the heart of Buddhism.

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Weight 0.526875 lbs
Dimensions 8.990 × 6.010 × 0.450 in


Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 152
Release Date: 1995-03-16
Paperback 9781556431920

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