The Tibetan Book of the Great Liberation: The Method of Realizing Nirvana Through Knowing the Mind
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Originally: The Tibetan book of the great liberation; or, The method of realizing nirvana through knowing the mind, preceded by an epitome of Padma-Sambhava’s biography & followed by Guru Phadampa Sangay’s teachings. According to English renderings by Sardar Bahädur S.W. Laden La & by the Lāmas Karma Sumdhon Paul, Lobzang Mingyur Dorje & Kazi Dawa-Samdup. Intro...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 31st 1968 by Oxford University Press (NY) (first published 1954)
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Robert Geer
Jun 22, 2012 Robert Geer rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: America
Recommended to Robert by: Jeremy Murphy
Pg 224-225
There being no two such things as object of meditation and meditator, if by those who practice or do not practice meditation the meditator of meditation be sought and not found, thereupon the goal of the meditation is reached and also the end of the meditation itself.
There being no two such things as meditation and object of meditation, there is no need to fall under the sway of deeply obscuring Ignorance; for, as the result of meditation upon the unmodified quiescence of mind, the no...more
Erik Graff
Aug 24, 2014 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: persons really serious about Tibetan Buddhism
Recommended to Erik by: Michael Miley
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The YMCA in Park Ridge obtained a new youth counselor after my graduation from Maine South H.S. Jim H. had become a bit of a celebrity amongst our friends, "the Hippies of Hodges Park", by the time of one of my visits home from Grinnell College and we became acquainted. During the summer of 1971 he was reassigned to a YMCA camp in the border lakes region of Northern Minnesota, Camp Wakonda on Lake Vermillion, and had given a general invitation to any and all of us to visit him up there.

Thus it h...more
Marnix
This book contains a wonderful selection of texts by Gampopa, Pemakrpo, Padmasambhava, Takpo Tashi Namgyal and others. The translation is lousy and newer far better translations are now available. No reason to spend time here
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كتاب تبتي رهايي بزرگ همراه با گزارش روان شناختي كارل گوستاو يونگ
چكيده زندگي و آموزه هاي پدمه -سمبوه و تبت
يوگاي شناخت ذهن و ديدن واقعيت كه رهانيدن خود نام دارد
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Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz was an anthropologist and writer who was a pioneer in the study of Tibetan Buddhism.

He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and as a teenager read Madame Blavatsky's Isis Unveiled and The Secret Doctrine and became interested in the teachings of Theosophy. He received both his B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University, where he studied with William James and William Butler Yeat...more
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