Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

A Classical Tibetan Reader - Table of Contents

Selections from Renowned Works with Custom Glossaries

CONTENTS

Preface
Abbreviations
The Thirty Tibetan Letters
Identifying the Root Letter
Table of Connectors

1. How the Stūpa Was Constructed and Consecrated
The History of Bodhanath Stūpa, discovered by Yolmo Tulku Shākya Sangpo

2. Padmasaṃbhava Becomes the Son and Successor of King Indrabodhi
The Life Story of Padmasaṃbhava, discovered by Nyangral Nyima Öser

3. The Birth of Milarepa
The Life of Milarepa, Tsangnyon Heruka

4. Milarepa Meets Marpa
The Life of Milarepa, Tsangnyon Heruka

5. Asaṅga Meets Maitreya
Words of My Perfect Teacher, Dza Paltrul Rinpoche

6. The Faith of the Old Woman
Words of My Perfect Teacher, Dza Paltrul Rinpoche

7. Tuning the Vina
Words of My Perfect Teacher, Dza Paltrul Rinpoche

8. Meditating on Impermanence
Words of My Perfect Teacher, Dza Paltrul Rinpoche

9. The Life Story of Guru Saraha
Life Stories of the Eighty-Four Great Siddhas, Abhayadatta

10. The Life Story of Guru Koṭālipa
Life Stories of the Eighty-Four Great Siddhas, Abhayadatta

11. The Life Story of Guru Śāntipa
Life Stories of the Eighty-Four Great Siddhas, Abhayadatta

12. How Atiśa Was Invited to Tibet
Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand, Phabongkha Rinpoche

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