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Brilliant Moon: The Autobiography of Dilgo Khyentse

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Through lively anecdotes and stories this highly revered Buddhist meditation master and scholar tells about his life of study, retreat, and teaching. The formative events of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoches life, and those insights and experiences that caused him to mature into the warm, brilliant, and highly realized meditation master and teacher he was, are deeply inspiring. The second half of the book comprises recollections by his wife; his grandson, Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche; Tenga Rinpoche; the Queen Mother of Bhutan; and many prominent teachers.

Synopsis:

The world of Tibet before the Chinese invasion is evoked in this memoir of the modern master and of his training in the era when life in his homeland revolved around the great monasteries and their teachers. Dilgo Khyentse also chronicles his life after his escape to Bhutan, and the extension of his teaching around the world. This book also includes reminiscences of Khyentse Rinpoche by those who knew him best.

About the Author

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910–1991) was a highly accomplished meditation master, scholar, and poet, and a principal holder of the Nyingma lineage. His extraordinary depth of realization enabled him to be, for all who met him, a foundation of loving-kindness, wisdom, and compassion. A dedicated exponent of the nonsectarian Rime movement, Khyentse Rinpoche was respected by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism and taught many eminent teachers, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He tirelessly worked to uphold the Dharma through the publication of texts, the building of monasteries and stupas, and by offering instruction to thousands of people throughout the world. His writings in Tibetan fill twenty-five volumes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590307632
Author:
Khyentse, Dilgo
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Translator:
Palmo, Ani Jinba
Foreword by:
Rinpoche, Sogyal
Foreword:
Rinpoche, Sogyal
Foreword:
Khyentse, Dzongsar
Author:
Khyentse, Dilgo
Author:
Palmo, Ani Jinba
Author:
Lama, Dalai
Author:
Rinpoche, Sogyal
Author:
Khyentse, Dzongsar
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.02x5.92x.98 in. 1.31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The world of Tibet before the Chinese invasion is evoked in this memoir of the modern master and of his training in the era when life in his homeland revolved around the great monasteries and their teachers. Dilgo Khyentse also chronicles his life after his escape to Bhutan, and the extension of his teaching around the world. This book also includes reminiscences of Khyentse Rinpoche by those who knew him best.
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