By Bötrül,Douglas Samuel Duckworth
This is a necessary paintings of Tibetan Buddhist idea written by means of an influential student of the 20 th century. From an analogous Nyingma tuition because the nice Tibetan thinker Mipam, Botrul during this textual content presents a scientific assessment of Mipam’s teachings at the heart approach. featuring the Nyingma culture inside a wealthy constellation of numerous views, Botrul contrasts Nyingma perspectives point-by-point with positions held by way of different Tibetan colleges. Botrul’s paintings addresses quite a lot of advanced subject matters in Buddhist doctrine in a fantastically based composition in verse and prose. particularly, Botrul sheds mild at the elusive that means of “emptiness” and offers an interpretation that's precise to his Nyingma school.
Distinguishing the perspectives and Philosophies exemplifies the energetic culture of Tibetan Buddhist scholarship and is largely studied within the modern monastic schools of Tibet, India, and Nepal. Douglas Samuel Duckworth’s translation will make this paintings largely on hand in English for the 1st time, and his considerate remark will supply perception and context for readers.
Bötrül (1898–1959) used to be an ordained monk from relevant Tibet, who used to be famous as an incarnate lama. He taught at a number of monastic faculties in japanese and valuable Tibet, and lots of of his scholars have been one of the so much influential leaders of the Nyingma school.
Douglas Samuel Duckworth is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and arts at East Tennessee kingdom college. he's the writer of Mipam on Buddha-Nature: the floor of the Nyingma culture, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.