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The Inconceivable Emancipation

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Step into the magical, paradoxical world of a Mahayana Buddhist scripture. Mahayana Buddhism, to which the Zen and Tibetan traditions are related, emphasizes the ideal of the Bodhisattva, one who seeks to become Enlightened out of a compassionate desire to help all living beings. In the Vimalakirti-Nirdesa we meet the Bodhisattva Vimalakirti, a worker of wonders, a formidable debator and skilful teacher. Sangharakshita's commentary illuminates this original text, its myths and symbols, and explores the powerful figure of Vimalakirti and the significance of his teachings. By journeying into this scripture we can find the wisdom and compassion that lie at the heart of the Bodhisattva path and discover, communicate and put into action Vimalakirti's message.

Some marks and bend on cover shown in photos. Tiny paint splatters on front cover not visible in photos but noticeable to touch. Many pages underlined, with some annotations. 

Item details

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
234x155x13
EAN-13:
9780904766882
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780904766882
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications

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Step into the magical, paradoxical world of a Mahayana Buddhist scripture. Mahayana Buddhism, to which the Zen and Tibetan traditions are related, emphasizes the ideal of the Bodhisattva, one who seeks to become Enlightened out of a compassionate desire to help all living beings. In the Vimalakirti-Nirdesa we meet the Bodhisattva Vimalakirti, a worker of wonders, a formidable debator and skilful teacher. Sangharakshita's commentary illuminates this original text, its myths and symbols, and explores the powerful figure of Vimalakirti and the significance of his teachings. By journeying into this scripture we can find the wisdom and compassion that lie at the heart of the Bodhisattva path and discover, communicate and put into action Vimalakirti's message.

Some marks and bend on cover shown in photos. Tiny paint splatters on front cover not visible in photos but noticeable to touch. Many pages underlined, with some annotations. 

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
234x155x13
EAN-13:
9780904766882
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780904766882
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications

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