Journey Without Goal

The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha

By Chogyam Trungpa
(Shambhala Publications, Paperback, 9781570627576, 160pp.)

Publication Date: October 10, 2000

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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.



About the Author
Ch?gyam Trungpa (1940 1987) meditation master, scholar, and artist was founder and president of Vajradhatu, Naropa University, and Shambhala Training. His many books include Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, The Myth of Freedom, Meditation in Action, and Great Eastern Sun.
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