Read The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings by Dalai Lama XIV Free Online


Ebook The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings by Dalai Lama XIV read! Book Title: The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings
The author of the book: Dalai Lama XIV
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 16.40 MB
Edition: Wisdom Publications
Date of issue: July 7th 2005
ISBN: 0861712846
ISBN 13: 9780861712847

Read full description of the books The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings:

For more than two thousand years, the Heart Sutra has been part of the daily life of millions of Buddhists. This concise text, so rich and laden with meaning, concentrates the very heart of Buddhism into a powerful and evocative teaching on the interdependence of all reality.

In Essence of the Heart Sutra, the Dalai Lama masterfully unpacks the Heart Sutra so that any reader can benefit from its teachings - teachings meant to help us release ourselves from suffering and live with true compassion. Comprised of his "Heart of Wisdom" talks, originally delivered to thousands of listeners in 2001, the book offers the Dalai Lama's commentary as well as his easy-to-follow overview of Buddhist philosophy that places the sutra within its historical and philosophical context. With additional contributions by scholar and translator Thupten Jinpa, Essence of the Heart Sutra is the authoritative presentation of a text seminal to the world's religious heritage.

Read Ebooks by Dalai Lama XIV



Read information about the author

Ebook The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings read Online! Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born Lhamo Döndrub), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and is influential as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the world's most famous Buddhist monk, and the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.

Tenzin Gyatso was the fifth of sixteen children born to a farming family. He was proclaimed the tulku (an Enlightened lama who has consciously decided to take rebirth) of the 13th Dalai Lama at the age of two.

On 17 November 1950, at the age of 15, he was enthroned as Tibet's ruler. Thus he became Tibet's most important political ruler just one month after the People's Republic of China's invasion of Tibet on 7 October 1950. In 1954, he went to Beijing to attempt peace talks with Mao Zedong and other leaders of the PRC. These talks ultimately failed.

After a failed uprising and the collapse of the Tibetan resistance movement in 1959, the Dalai Lama left for India, where he was active in establishing the Central Tibetan Administration (the Tibetan Government in Exile) and in seeking to preserve Tibetan culture and education among the thousands of refugees who accompanied him.

Tenzin Gyatso is a charismatic figure and noted public speaker. This Dalai Lama is the first to travel to the West. There, he has helped to spread Buddhism and to promote the concepts of universal responsibility, secular ethics, and religious harmony.

He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, honorary Canadian citizenship in 2006, and the United States Congressional Gold Medal on 17 October 2007.



Ebooks PDF Epub



Add a comment to The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings




Read EBOOK The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings by Dalai Lama XIV Online free

Download PDF: the-essence-of-the-heart-sutra-the-dalai-lamas-heart-of-wisdom-teachings.pdf The Essence of the Heart Sutra: The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings PDF