Author: Geshe Lhundup SopaPublisher: Library of Tibetan Works & ArchivesYear: 2004Language: multilingualPages: 377ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185102651
Lectures on Tibetan Religious Culture authored by one of the foremost Tibetan teachers of modern scholarship, is not only an introduction to the diverse culture of Tibetan Buddhism but also a useful tool and guide to Tibetan literary language. Hence, this book serves as a useful tool for both general and research students pursuing Tibetan studies.Designed as an intermediate Tibetan language textbook, much traditional material is presented in colloquial form, enabling readers to learn to talk about Buddhist culture in Tibetan.The book is divided into two parts. Part one deals with such topics as Buddhist training in Tibet, entering a monastery, studying for a geshe degree and continuing training at a Trantic college. There are also discussions of Buddhist doctrine and its spread in Tibet.Part two presents Lam-rim teachings in a colloquial form, discussing the meditations associated with the three types of persons of topics such as impermanence, casualty, and lower rebirth; miseries of existence, the mind of enlightenment and practice of the six perfections.
Publisher's NotePrefacePART ONELesson One-Lesson ElevenPART TWOLesson Twelve-Lesson Twenty TwoGlossaryList of frequent verbs of three and four roots