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The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul (Tsadra Foundation Series Book)

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Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye (1813–1899) was one of the most influential figures and prolific writers in the Tibetan Buddhist world. He was a founder and the single most important proponent of the nonsectarian movement that flourished in eastern Tibet and remains popular today. Two additional texts discuss his previous lives and recount Kongtrul's final days. The Autobiography of Jamgön Kongtrul is part of The Tsadra Foundation Series published by Snow Lion Publications.

Synopsis:

This much-awaited first English edition of Jamgon Kongtrul's autobiography is refreshingly real and has a ready audience among Western followers of Tibetan Buddhism. In addition to its inspirational value, Kongtrul's story, is a rich source of information on the religion, culture, and political climate of Tibet during Iris times.

Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye (1813-1899) was one of the most influential figures and prolific writers in the Tibetan Buddhist world. He was a founder and the single most important proponent of the nonsectarian movement that flourished in eastern Tibet and remains popular today. Two additional texts are included which discuss his previous lives and recount Kongtrul's final days.

Synopsis:

This much-awaited first English translation of Jamgon Kongtrul's autobiography is refreshingly real.

Synopsis:

In additon to its inspirational value, Kongtrul's story is a rich source of information on the religion, culture, and political climate of Tibet during his times.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559391849
Editor:
Barron, Richard
Translator:
Barron, Richard
Translator:
Barron, Richard
Editor:
Barron, Richard
Author:
Kon-Sprul
Author:
Barron, Richard
Publisher:
Snow Lion Publications
Location:
Ithaca, N.Y.
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
China
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
Lamas
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism - Tibetan
Subject:
Tibet (china)
Subject:
Lamas -- China -- Tibet.
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Tsadra Foundation Series Book
Series Volume:
Bd. 4
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.28 x 6.36 x 1.74 in 2 lb

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Product details 544 pages Snow Lion Publications - English 9781559391849 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This much-awaited first English edition of Jamgon Kongtrul's autobiography is refreshingly real and has a ready audience among Western followers of Tibetan Buddhism. In addition to its inspirational value, Kongtrul's story, is a rich source of information on the religion, culture, and political climate of Tibet during Iris times.

Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye (1813-1899) was one of the most influential figures and prolific writers in the Tibetan Buddhist world. He was a founder and the single most important proponent of the nonsectarian movement that flourished in eastern Tibet and remains popular today. Two additional texts are included which discuss his previous lives and recount Kongtrul's final days.

"Synopsis" by , This much-awaited first English translation of Jamgon Kongtrul's autobiography is refreshingly real.
"Synopsis" by , In additon to its inspirational value, Kongtrul's story is a rich source of information on the religion, culture, and political climate of Tibet during his times.
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