The Ri-me Philosophy of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great: A Study of the Buddhist Lineages of Tibet

The Ri me Philosophy of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great A Study of the Buddhist Lineages of Tibet This compelling study of the Ri me movement and of the major Buddhist lineages of Tibet is comprehensive and accessible It includes an introduction to the history and philosophy of the Ri me movement

  • Title: The Ri-me Philosophy of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great: A Study of the Buddhist Lineages of Tibet
  • Author: Ringu Tulku
  • ISBN: 9781590304648
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • This compelling study of the Ri me movement and of the major Buddhist lineages of Tibet is comprehensive and accessible It includes an introduction to the history and philosophy of the Ri me movement a biography of the movement s leader, the meditation master and philosopher known as Jamg n Kongtrul the Great helpful summaries of the eight lineages practice and study sThis compelling study of the Ri me movement and of the major Buddhist lineages of Tibet is comprehensive and accessible It includes an introduction to the history and philosophy of the Ri me movement a biography of the movement s leader, the meditation master and philosopher known as Jamg n Kongtrul the Great helpful summaries of the eight lineages practice and study systems, which point out the different emphases of the schools an explanation of the most hotly disputed concepts and an overview of the old and new tantras Jamg n Kongtrul the Great 1813 1899 is a giant in Tibetan history, renowned for his scholarly and meditative achievements, but also for his energetic yet evenhanded work to unify and strengthen the different lineages of Buddhism The Ri me movement, led by Kongtrul and several other leading scholars of the time, was a unifying effort to cut through interscholastic divisions and disputes that were occurring between the different lineages These leaders sought appreciation of the differences and acknowledgment of the importance of variety in benefiting practitioners with different needs The Ri me teachers also took great care that the teachings and practices of the different schools and lineages, and their unique styles, did not become confused with one another This lucid survey of the Ri me movement will be of interest to serious scholars and practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.

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