Author:F.D. Lessing & Alex Wayman

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Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems (Buddhist Tradition Series)

By: F.D. Lessing & Alex Wayman

Price: $46.20

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

Seller ID: 102374

ISBN: 8120808347

Condition: New


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 sem... View more info