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Modern Tantric Buddhism - Justin von Bujdoss


Modern Tantric Buddhism - Justin von Bujdoss
Modern Tantric Buddhism - Justin von Bujdoss
Type : epub |
Size : 1.86 MB |
English |




Descirption: A guide for practitioners, dharma teachers, chaplains and clergy who want to understand and apply Vajrayana (tantric) Buddhism in the context of contemporary life
Western Buddhists are faced with the unique challenge of comprehending Vajrayana (tantric) teachings and incorporating them into their daily lives. Tantra originated in 7th century India before migrating to Tibet, Mongolia, Nepal, Bhutan, China, and Indonesia, ultimately landing in the West in the early 20th century. Today, a new generation of Buddhists are searching for ways to adopt this esoteric practice while staying true to its historical legacy. Modern Tantric Buddhism is the first book of its kind to unpack the principles and practices of the Vajrayana in a manner that is accessible and meaningful. Lama Justin von Bujdoss challenges our assumptions about what it means to be a socially engaged Buddhist. Taking a traditional Tibetan pedagogical approach, he divides the book into three thematic...