Magnificent Marvel Supersale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | March 2, 2015

    Anna Lyndsey: IMG My Top 10 Talking Books



    I have always been a reader, but eight years ago, strange circumstances conspired to make me totally book-dependent. I was stuck within four walls,... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$14.00
List price: $27.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
2 Partner Warehouse Religion Eastern- Buddhism

More copies of this ISBN

Words of My Perfect Teacher (Rev 98 Edition)

by

Words of My Perfect Teacher (Rev 98 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

A favorite of Tibetans—and of the Dalai Lama himself— The Words of My Perfect Teacher is a practical guide to the spiritual practices common to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. It is the classic commentary on the preliminary practices of Longchen Nyingthig, a cycle of teachings of the Nyingmapa school. Patrul Rinpoche makes his subject accessible through a wealth of stories, quotations, and references to everyday life, giving the text all the life and atmosphere of a compelling oral teaching.

This second, revised edition (of the book originally published by HarperSanFrancisco in 1994) is the result of a detailed and painstaking comparison of the original Tibetan text with the English translation by the Padmakara Translation Group. The new edition also includes translations of a postface to the text written a century ago for the first printed Tibetan edition by the first Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, and a new preface by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

Synopsis:

Patrul Rinpoche, renowned 19th-century Tibetan Buddhist teacher, shunned high monastic office and lived the life of a homeless wanderer. THE WORDS OF MY PERFECT TEACHER is a practical guide to the spiritual practices common to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. This new edition, based on painstaking comparisons of original texts, also includes translations of earlier commentaries.

About the Author

Patrul Rinpoche (1808–1887) was one of the greatest Tibetan teachers of the nineteenth century. Famous for his precise and direct style, he shunned high monastic office and lived the life of a homeless wanderer, writing his book in a rustic hermitage under an overhanging rock.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570624124
Translator:
Padmakara Translation Group
Author:
Padmakara Translation Group
Author:
O-Rgyan-'Jigs-Med-Chos-Ky
Author:
Rinpoche, Patrul
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Rdzogs-chen
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Edition Number:
2nd ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19981027
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.12x6.14x1.35 in. 1.51 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Living Buddha, Living Christ Used Trade Paper $7.50
  2. The Tantric Distinction: A... Used Trade Paper $4.95
  3. Path to Bliss: A Practical Guide to... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  4. Taming the Tiger: Tibetan Teachings...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  5. The Way to Freedom: Core Teachings... Used Hardcover $7.95
  6. Joyful Path of Good Fortune: The... Used Trade Paper $10.95

Related Subjects

Religion » Eastern Religions » Buddhism » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Buddhism » Tibetan Buddhism

Words of My Perfect Teacher (Rev 98 Edition) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$14.00 In Stock
Product details 512 pages Shambhala Publications - English 9781570624124 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Patrul Rinpoche, renowned 19th-century Tibetan Buddhist teacher, shunned high monastic office and lived the life of a homeless wanderer. THE WORDS OF MY PERFECT TEACHER is a practical guide to the spiritual practices common to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. This new edition, based on painstaking comparisons of original texts, also includes translations of earlier commentaries.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.