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Author Name    F.D. Lessing & Alex Wayman

Title   Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems (Buddhist Tradition Series)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2008

ISBN    8120808347 / 9788120808348

Seller ID   102374

The Survey of the Buddhist Tantras by Mkhas-grub-rje (1385-1438) is a sample of the rich literature on this topic in the Tibetan language. In accordance with Tsonkha-pa`s tantric reform after the theory about how Gautama Buddha became enlightened the author present the non-tantric materials stipulated as preliminary for tantric study and practice. The translation was collaborated in the 1950s between F.D. Lessing and Alex Wayman at Berkeley, California. After Lessing`s death, Wayman annotated and published the text in 1968 and has provided a new introduction for the present reissue of this seminal treatise. Lessing was the first professor to offer courses in the Tibetan language at an American University.Printed Pages: 388.

Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems (Buddhist Tradition Series) F.D. Lessing & Alex Wayman

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