Erik Pema Kunsang, a highly respected Tibetan translator, has compiled a treasure trove of Buddhist wisdom. Sourced from sutra and tantra and an immesity of Mahayana Buddhist teachers ranging from the historical Buddha to yogis of ancient India to contemporary Tibetan Buddhist Lama. These teachings address a myriad of circumstances and situations, and are certain to inspire and enrich practitioners of all levels.
A collection of inspirational quotations from key Buddhist figures throughout history.
This collection of jewel-like poems, prayers, and teachings has been lovingly selected, translated from Tibetan, and arranged by renowned translator and author Erik Pema Kunsang. Practical, beautiful, and precious, the quotations reflect the immense variety of approaches and the profundity that have made these teachings of deep interest to so many. For anyone interested in Tibetan Buddhism, this volume is a perfect companion for meditation and contemplation. This is a reissue of A Tibetan Buddhist Companion. The book includes wisdom from: • the Buddha • Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche • Dudjom Rinpoche • Gampopa • Jamgön Kongtrül the Great • Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche • Jigmey Lingpa • Machig Labdrön • Manjushri • Milarepa • Nagarjuna • Naropa • Padmasambhava • Patrul Rinpoche • Saraha • Shabkar • Shantideva • Tilopa • Tulku Urgyen • Vairotsana • Yeshe Tsogyal
About the Author
ERIK PEMA KUNSANG is a dharma teacher and one of the world's best-known and accomplished translators of Buddhist literature from Tibet. As co-founder of Rangjung Yeshe Publications, an independent publisher of Vajrayana Buddhist texts in English, his books include Blazing Splendor, Gateway to Knowledge, The Light of Wisdom, Wellsprings of the Great Perfection and Treasures from Juniper Ridge. Erik is a board member of 84000, a major project to translate all the Words of the Buddha into English.
"This collection of teachings is like myriad beams of light that illuminate each step we take on the path toward awakening."—Matthieu Ricard, author of On the Path to Enlightenment