The Great Exposition of Secret Mantra, Volume One: Tantra in Tibet (Revised Edition), Lama, Dalai & Tsongkhapa

The Great Exposition of Secret Mantra, Volume One: Tantra in Tibet (Revised Edition)

Authors: Lama, Dalai & Tsongkhapa
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: REL007050, REL007020, OCC011020
ISBN: 9780834840591
Classification: Non-Fiction
Synopsis: Tantra in Tibet is the first volume in The Great Exposition of Secret Mantra series in which the Dalai Lama offers illuminating commentary on Tsongkhapa’s seminal text on Buddhist tantra. It is followed by Volume II: Deity Yoga and Volume III: Yoga Tantra.

This revised work describes the differences between the Mahayana and Hinayana streams in the sutra tradition, and between the sutra tradition and that of tantra generally. It includes highly practical and compassionate explanations from H.H. the Dalai Lama on tantra for spiritual development; the first part of the classic Great Exposition of Secret Mantra text; and a supplement by Jeffrey Hopkins on the meaning of emptiness, transformation, and the purpose of the four classes of tantra.

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