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Thurman, Robert A. F.

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Essential Tibetan Buddhism by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, including teachings about the Buddha, subsequent Buddhas, prayers, meditation techniques, etc
The Buddha by David Grubin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Anger : the seven deadly sins by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heated words, cool malice, deadly feuds, the furious rush of adrenaline-anger is clearly the most destructive of the seven deadly sins. It can ruin families, wreck one's health, destroy peace of mind and, at its worst, lead to murder, genocide, and war. In Anger, Robert A.F. Thurman, best-selling author and one of America's leading authorities on Buddhism and Eastern philosophy, offers an illuminating look at this deadliest of sins. In the West, Thurman points out, anger is seen as an inevitable part of life, an evil to be borne, not overcome. There is the tradition of the wrathful God, of Jesus driving the money-changers from the temple. If God can be angry, how can men rid themselves of this destructive emotion? Thurman shows that Eastern philosophy sees anger differently. Certainly, it is a dreadful evil, one of the "three poisons" that underlie all human suffering. But Buddhism teaches that anger can be overcome. Indeed, the defeat of anger is not only possible, but also the only thing worth doing in a lifetime. Thurman shows how to recognize the destructiveness of anger and understand its workings, and how we can go from being a slave to anger to becoming "a knight of patience." We discover finally that when this deadliest emotion is transmuted by wisdom, it can become the most powerful force in freeing us from human suffering. Drawing on the time-tested wisdom of Buddhism, Robert A.F. Thurman ranges from the individual struggle with anger to global crises spurred by dogmatic ideologies, religious fanaticism, and racial prejudice. He offers a path of calm understanding in a time of terrorism and war. -- from publisher description
Why the Dalai Lama matters : his act of truth as the solution for China, Tibet, and the world by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores why the Dalai Lama has earned the world's love and respect, and how restoring Tibet's autonomy within China is not only possible, but also highly probable
Inner revolution : life, liberty, and the pursuit of real happiness by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author confronts the growing cynicism of the twentieth century with "the Buddha's message that everyone has the opportunity to become fully, completely happy."--Jacket
Wake up : a life of the Buddha by Jack Kerouac( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though raised Catholic, in the early 1950s Jack Kerouac became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that would have a profound impact on his ideas of spirituality and their expression in his writing. Published for the first time in book form, this is Kerouac's retelling of the story of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who as a young man abandoned his wealthy family and comfortable home for a lifelong search for enlightenment. As a compendium of the teachings of the Buddha, Wake Up is a meditation on the nature of life, desire, wisdom, and suffering. Distilled from a variety of canonical scriptures, Wake Up serves as both a concise primer on the concepts of Buddhism and as a document of Kerouac's evolving beliefs. It is the work of a devoted spiritual follower of the Buddha who also happened to be one of the twentieth century's most influential novelists.--From publisher description
Wisdom and compassion = Śes rab daṅ sñiṅ rjeʼi rol pa : the sacred art of Tibet by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in conjunction with Tibet House, New York in 1991
The holy teaching of Vimalakīrti : a Mahāyāna scripture by Vimalakirti( Book )

25 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the major teachings of Mahāyāna Sūtras
Infinite life : seven virtues for living well by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furnishing a life-changing series of lessons, a guide to understanding the human role in the universe and the path to true fulfillment introduces the Seven Virtues, which integrate the power of the body and mind to reduce negative consequences and enhance the positive
Tsong Khapa's speech of gold in The essence of true eloquence : reason and enlightenment in the central philosophy of Tibet by Tsong-kha-pa Blo-bzang-grags-pa( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandala : the architecture of enlightenment by Denise Patry Leidy( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition catalog, Co-pub. with Asia Society Gall & Tibet House
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering
The jewel tree of Tibet : the enlightenment engine of Tibetan Buddhism by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines an eleven-step system for pursuing happiness and enlightenment using a metaphor based on the Buddhist jewel tree tradition
Wisdom and compassion : the sacred art of Tibet by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A note to the reader about the Use of Tibetan terms -- Rediscovering the arms and armor of Tibet / by Donald J. LaRocca -- A history of ironworking in Tibet : centers of production, styles, and techniques / by John Clarke -- armor and weapons in the iconography of Tibetan Buddhist Deities / by Amy Heller -- The Gonkhang, Temple of the Guardian deities / by Lozang Jamspal-- Catalogue : Lamellar Armor and helmets -- Helmets -- Shields -- Horse armor -- Leather armor -- Mail and other forms of armor -- Swords -- Spears, spearheads, and miscellaneous -- Archery equipment -- Firearms and accessories -- Saddles and tack, stirrups, and bridles -- Appendixes -- Excerpts from a treatise on worldly traditions types and subtypes of swords, helmets, and armor named in 'jig rten lugs kyi bstan bcos -- Tibetan-English glossary of arms and armor terms -- Radiocarbon dating results
Worlds of transformation : Tibetan art of wisdom and compassion = [Gnas 'gyur dkyil zin] by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds of Transformation furthers our understanding of this art, opening our imagination to the limitless transformative possibilities of life itself. In Worlds of Transformation, Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A.F. Thurman study two hundred superb Tibetan tangka icon paintings, most never before published. These are lucidly explained, giving the history of the paintings and their creators, revealing their stylistic sophistication and variety, and offering insight into their transformative imagery
The Dalai Lama : Soul of Tibet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's most admired men, he is the spiritual and secular leader of a nation that exists only in exile. Born Tenzin Gyatso, he is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide - the Dalai Lama. Since 1959, when he fled his nation after a failed rebellion against the occupying Chinese, he has lived in exile. Follow the Dalai Lama from his childhood in the "Lost Kingdom" to today. Interviews with Chinese scholars, Tibet activists including actor Richard Gere and His Holiness himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet. See footage of the defining moments of his life including accepting the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize
Buddhist stupas in Asia : the shape of perfection by Bill Wassman( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text explores the spread of Buddhism and shrine-building throughout Asia. It features architectural plans, elevations and diagrams covering a range of places from the Potala to Thuparama Dagaba
MindScience : an East-West dialogue( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the subtle relationship between mind and body' What can today's scientists learn about this relationship from masters of Buddhist thought' Is it possible that by combining Western and Eastern approaches, we can reach a new understanding of the nature of the mind, the human potential for growth, the possibilities for mental and physical health' MindScience explores these and other questions as it documents the beginning of a historic dialogue between modern science and Buddhism. The Harvard Mind Science Symposium brought together the Dalai Lama and authorities from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, and education. Here, they examine myriad questions concerning the nature of the mind and its relationship to the body
Circling the sacred mountain : a spiritual adventure through the Himalayas by Robert A. F Thurman( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Dutch and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van een pelgrimstocht naar de heiligste plaats in het Tibetaans boeddhisme, de berg Kailas
 
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Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman Amerikaans schrijver

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Robert Thurman scrittore, accademico e monaco buddhista statunitense

Robert Thurman US-amerikanischer buddhistischer Autor

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Thurman, Robert A. F. (Robert Alexander Farrar)

Thurman, Robert A. F (Robert Alexander Farrar) 1941-

Thurman, Robert A.F. Tenzin 1941-

Thurman, Robert Alexander Farrar

Thurman, Robert Alexander Farrar 1941-

Thurman , Robert F. A.

Thurman, Robert tenzin

Thurman, Robert Tenzin‏ 1941-

Turman, Robert Tenczin 1941-

Turman, Robert "Tent︠s︡zin"

Ρόμπερτ Θέρμαν

Тhurman, Robert Tenzin

Турман, Роберт

Турман, Роберт "Тенцзин"

Ռոբերտ Թուրման

서먼, 로버트 1941-

서먼, 로버트 A. F. 1941-

서먼, 로버트 텐진 1941-

サーマン, ロバート・A. F

鲍勃. 瑟曼说

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Anger : the seven deadly sinsWhy the Dalai Lama matters : his act of truth as the solution for China, Tibet, and the worldInner revolution : life, liberty, and the pursuit of real happinessWake up : a life of the BuddhaThe holy teaching of Vimalakīrti : a Mahāyāna scriptureInfinite life : seven virtues for living wellTsong Khapa's speech of gold in The essence of true eloquence : reason and enlightenment in the central philosophy of TibetMandala : the architecture of enlightenment