Introduction to Emptiness has ratings and 15 reviews. Author Guy Newland is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central. Introduction To Emptiness by Guy Newland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Emptiness is perhaps the most important—yet difficult to define—topic in Buddhism. Guy Newland, author of Introduction to Emptiness—a kind of every- person’s.

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Introduction to Emptiness: As Taught in Tsong-Kha-Pa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path

Nikki rated it newlad liked it Jul 13, In clear language, Introduction to Emptiness explains that emptiness is not a mystical sort of nothingness, but a specific truth that can and must be understood through calm and careful reflection. I would have preferred Guy Newland to write his own ‘Introduction to Emptiness’ rather than his careful explanation of portions of Tsong Khapa’s Lam Rim.

Nov 29, Alison rated it it was amazing. It is very supportive for those endeavouring to understand emptiness because it doesn’t only show the one argument of emptiness, but occasionall This book was recommended by my teacher at my local Buddhist Center, Langri Tangpa of Brisbane. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Emptinessplease sign up. This new edition includes quintessential points for each chapter.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. We have no intrinsic core Anyone interested in Buddhism would benefit from reading it. Paperbackpages. Garfield, author of Enptiness of Reasoning and Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way “Understanding emptiness is the key to the most important aspects of Buddhism–wisdom, compassion, tantra–but is difficult to teach.

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It’s an accessible book to the beginning student and is written in a fresh and straightforward way. He has authored, edited, and translated several books on Tibetan Buddhism, including the three-volume translation of The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Feb 13, Ellison rated it liked it Shelves: Normally, I burn through books in a day or two, but with emptinezs one, I’ve chosen to carefully consider and reflect upon each page. About Introduction to Emptiness Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness.


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Introduction to Emptiness

introductionn Others might like though. Introduction to Emptiness is an open-armed invitation into an important and all-too-often forbidding realm of study. Ulf Wolf introductkon it it was amazing Jan 16, It gives a very clear exposition of formal traditions of logic in the buddhist tradition, including the overlapping discourses of Indian, Tibetan and Chinese buddhist thinkers. Open Preview See a Problem? While the exposition is rich in technical detail and textual reference, it is absolutely accessible to the beginning student.

Using contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes, the author clearly shows us how to find the answers to what is emptiness. Apr 18, bad rated it it was amazing Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I very much enjoyed the appendix: Cheri rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Very traditional Tibetan buddhism within.

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