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Zusatztext "Essays and writings on a wide range of fascinating subjects. . . . Easily succeeds in giving the reader adequate background and evidence as to why the Dalai Lama has been so instrumental in contributing to what is now seen as a 21st-century global consciousness. . . . A lovely book." New Age Retailer Informationen zum Autor Edward A. Arnold is an independent scholar of Tibetan Buddhism, living in Ithaca, New York. Klappentext The Kalacakra Tantra ( Kalacakra means "wheel of time") is a tradition of Buddhist theory and practice whose root text treats a fantastic expanse of knowledge ranging from observations of the cosmos to investigations of meditative states and vital bodily energies. In the Tibetan-speaking world! a public Kalacakra initiation remains the most sought-after event in the life of a devout Buddhist. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has long had a strong connection with the Kalacakra Tantra; he brought the initiation to the West in 1981! performing it in the United States! Switzerland! Spain! and Australia. This volume has been created to celebrate his long involvement with the Kalacakra teachings. The twenty-five contributors! scholars who have made tantric studies their specialty! have contributed translations of works by great Indian and Tibetan Kalacakra masters! analyses of historical figures! methods of practice! essays on medicine ritual expertise! and ethical discipline. The collection also includes practical advice for Western students and practitioners from contemporary Tibetan Kalacakra masters. Zusammenfassung The Kalacakra Tantra ( Kalacakra means "wheel of time") is a tradition of Buddhist theory and practice whose root text treats a fantastic expanse of knowledge ranging from observations of the cosmos to investigations of meditative states and vital bodily energies. In the Tibetan-speaking world! a public Kalacakra initiation remains the most sought-after event in the life of a devout Buddhist. The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has long had a strong connection with the Kalacakra Tantra; he brought the initiation to the West in 1981! performing it in the United States! Switzerland! Spain! and Australia. This volume has been created to celebrate his long involvement with the Kalacakra teachings. The twenty-five contributors! scholars who have made tantric studies their specialty! have contributed translations of works by great Indian and Tibetan Kalacakra masters! analyses of historical figures! methods of practice! essays on medicine ritual expertise! and ethical discipline. The collection also includes practical advice for Western students and practitioners from contemporary Tibetan Kalacakra masters. ...

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Edward A. Arnold is an independent scholar of Tibetan Buddhism, living in Ithaca, New York.

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The Kalacakra Tantra (Kalacakra means "wheel of time") is a tradition of Buddhist theory and practice whose root text treats a fantastic expanse of knowledge ranging from observations of the cosmos to investigations of meditative states and vital bodily energies. In the Tibetan-speaking world, a public Kalacakra initiation remains the most sought-after event in the life of a devout Buddhist.

The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has long had a strong connection with the Kalacakra Tantra; he brought the initiation to the West in 1981, performing it in the United States, Switzerland, Spain, and Australia. This volume has been created to celebrate his long involvement with the Kalacakra teachings. The twenty-five contributors, scholars who have made tantric studies their specialty, have contributed translations of works by great Indian and Tibetan Kalacakra masters, analyses of historical figures, methods of practice, essays on medicine ritual expertise, and ethical discipline. The collection also includes practical advice for Western students and practitioners from contemporary Tibetan Kalacakra masters.



Zusammenfassung
The Kalacakra Tantra (Kalacakra means "wheel of time") is a tradition of Buddhist theory and practice whose root text treats a fantastic expanse of knowledge ranging from observations of the cosmos to investigations of meditative states and vital bodily energies. In the Tibetan-speaking world, a public Kalacakra initiation remains the most sought-after event in the life of a devout Buddhist.

The Fourteenth Dalai Lama has long had a strong connection with the Kalacakra Tantra; he brought the initiation to the West in 1981, performing it in the United States, Switzerland, Spain, and Australia. This volume has been created to celebrate his long involvement with the Kalacakra teachings. The twenty-five contributors, scholars who have made tantric studies their specialty, have contributed translations of works by great Indian and Tibetan Kalacakra masters, analyses of historical figures, methods of practice, essays on medicine ritual expertise, and ethical discipline. The collection also includes practical advice for Western students and practitioners from contemporary Tibetan Kalacakra masters.

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Titel
As Long As Space Endures
Untertitel
Essays On The Kalacakra Tantra In Honor Of H.H. The Dalai Lama
Autor
EAN
9781559393300
ISBN
978-1-55939-330-0
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Random House N.Y.
Genre
Religion & Theologie
Anzahl Seiten
496
Gewicht
699g
Größe
H226mm x B150mm x T33mm
Jahr
2009
Untertitel
Englisch
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