The Treasury of Knowledge, Books Nine and Ten

Journey and Goal: An Analysis of the Spiritual Paths and Levels to Be Traversed and the Consummate Frui

By Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye; Richard Barron (Translator)
(Snow Lion Publications, Hardcover, 9781559393607, 702pp.)

Publication Date: December 2010

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Jamgön Kongtrul's ten-volume Treasury of Knowledge is a unique, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as they were preserved in Tibet. Tibetan Buddhist teachers expected their students to study Buddhist philosophical texts as well as practice reflection and meditation; present-day students have also realized that awakening has its source in study as well as in reflection and practice. Journey and Goal focuses on the spiritual path—the journey and the resultant state of enlightenment to which it leads—the goal. Extensively varied perspectives are offered not only from within the many schools of Buddhism but also from the different levels of practice and attainment. This is in fact the most comprehensive treatment of these themes to appear in the English language.

About the Author
Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye (1813-1899), a pivotal figure in eastern Tibet's nonsectarian movement, was one of the most outstanding writers and teachers of his time.

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