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The Tantric Distinction: A Buddhist's Reflections on Compassion and Emptiness

The Tantric Distinction: A Buddhist's Reflections on Compassion and Emptiness

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1984
ISBN
0861711548
ISBN13
9780861711543
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"The ideas, concepts, and methods of various religions must be tried on for size, must be lifted above museum displays, must be confronted and allowed to resonate with one's own character. It is in this spirit that I present here a personalized account of central Buddhist practices."--from the auth ...more

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Jeffrey Hopkins, PhD, served for a decade as the interpreter for the Dalai Lama. A Buddhist scholar and the author of more than thirty-five books, he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia, where he founded the largest academic program in Tibetan Buddhist studies in the West. ...more