Jamgon Mipam: His Life and Teachings by Jamgon Mipam,Douglas Duckworth

By Jamgon Mipam,Douglas Duckworth

Jamgön Mipam (1846–1912) is among the such a lot awesome figures within the historical past of Tibet. Monk, mystic, and extraordinary thinker, he formed the trajectory of Tibetan Buddhism’s Nyingma university. This creation presents a so much concise entrée to this nice luminary’s existence and paintings. the 1st part supplies a normal context for realizing this outstanding person who, notwithstanding he spent the larger a part of his lifestyles in solitary retreat, turned one of many maximum students of his age. half supplies an summary of Mipam’s interpretation of Buddhism, studying his significant topics, and devoting specific recognition to his articulation of the Buddhist perception of vacancy. half 3 provides a consultant sampling of Mipam’s writings.

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