Journey Without Goal

The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha
Product Number: EB00687655
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834821378
Publisher: Shambhala
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Description

Based on the author's talks at Naropa University, this volume introduces the reader to the principles of tantra, based on the practice of meditation, which leads to the discovery of egolessness. Trungpa Rinpoche provides a direct and experiential picture of the tantric world, explaining the importance of self-existing energy, the mandala principle, the difference between Buddhist and Hindu tantra—stressing the nontheistic foundation of Buddhism. The role of the teacher and the meaning of tantric transmission are also presented. Written for the student of Buddhism rather than the scholar, Journey without Goal demystifies the vajrayana and at the same time affirms the power and sacredness of its ancient teaching.

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Author(s): Chogyam Trungpa
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Oct 17, 2000

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