Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History” as Want to Read:
The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History

4.74 of 5 stars 4.74  ·  rating details  ·  46 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Written by a great modern Nyingma master, Dudjom Rinpoche's The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism covers in detail and depth both the fundamental teachings and the history of Tibetan Buddhism's oldest school. This, the first English translation of His Holiness' masterwork, constitutes the most complete work of its type in the West.

An absolute treasure for students of the
...more
ebook, 1584 pages
Published July 23rd 2012 by Wisdom Publications (first published June 1st 1991)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 110)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Scott
An outline from the Table of Contents
Book I: Fundamentals of the Nyingma School
- Samsara and Nirvana
- Nature of the Teacher Endowed with Buddha-Bodies
- Causal Vehicles of Dialectics: Hinayana, Mahayana, Madhyamaka
- Resultant Vehicles of Secret Mantra: Mahayoga, Anuyoga, Atiyoga

Book II: History of the Nyingma School
1. Buddha
2. Secret Mantra
3. Origin of the Conqueror's Teaching (Padmasambhava's time)
4. Development of Inner Tantras: Mahayoga, Anuyoga, Atiyoga [Mind, Space, Instructional]
5. Distant
...more
joe
Nov 20, 2007 joe rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
This is the best book ever written by anyone.
Rebecca
Recommended by LSD
Hanne
Hanne marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2015
Caron
Caron marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2015
Tenzin Pema
Tenzin Pema is currently reading it
Feb 09, 2015
Riku
Riku marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2015
két con
két con marked it as to-read
Nov 17, 2014
Kunzang Rinchen
Kunzang Rinchen marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2014
Karla Ar
Karla Ar marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2014
Ilene Wolf
Ilene Wolf marked it as to-read
Aug 17, 2014
D
D marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2014
Stella
Stella marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2014
Brandon
Brandon marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2015
Jinling Song
Jinling Song marked it as to-read
May 03, 2014
Jonas
Jonas marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2014
Jon
Jon marked it as to-read
Sep 12, 2014
Michael
Michael marked it as to-read
Feb 23, 2014
Elise
Elise marked it as to-read
Feb 03, 2014
Tiffany Sanford
Tiffany Sanford marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2014
Salvatore Martino
Salvatore Martino marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2014
Geeknoire
Geeknoire marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
231685
His Holiness Kyabjé Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, best known as Dudjom Rinpoche (Tib: བདུད་འཇོམས་ Wylie: bdud-'joms) is held to be the reincarnation of Terton Dudjom Lingpa, Garwang Dudjom Pawo. He was a "householder" lama, rather than a monk, and was married twice, producing nine children, the eldest of whom is H.H. Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche. Widely respected throughout the Tibetan religious community ...more
More about Dudjom Rinpoche...
A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices Counsels from My Heart The Preliminary Practice of the New Treasure of Dudjom Sadhana of the Medicine Buddha: A Short Root Text The Sadhana of Tröma Nagmo called: The Sun of Primordial Wisdom

Share This Book