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Thurman, Robert A. F.

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

20 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,264 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 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Buddha and presents the tenets of Buddhism
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 821 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 )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 789 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
Wisdom and compassion = Śes rab daṅ sñiṅ rjeʼi rol pa : the sacred art of Tibet by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 679 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 Sutra( Book )

27 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 587 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 541 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
Mandala : the architecture of enlightenment by Denise Patry Leidy( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 419 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 393 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines an eleven-step system for pursuing happiness and enlightenment using a metaphor based on the Buddhist jewel tree tradition
The Dalai Lama Soul of Tibet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 318 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
Wisdom and compassion : the sacred art of Tibet by Marylin M Rhie( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 287 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
Buddhist stupas in Asia : the shape of perfection by Bill Wassman( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 285 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
 
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Essential Tibetan Buddhism
Alternative Names
Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman Amerikaans schrijver

Robert Thurman amerikansk författare

Robert Thurman amerikansk skribent

Robert Thurman écrivain et universitaire américain bouddhiste

Robert Thurman scrittore, accademico e monaco buddhista statunitense

Robert Thurman US-amerikanischer buddhistischer Autor

Thuman, Robert A. F. 1941-

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Thurman, Robert A.

Thurman, Robert A. 1941-

Thurman , Robert A. F.

Thurman, Robert A. F. 1941-

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

رابرت تورمن

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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English (142)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

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Why 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 happinessThe holy teaching of Vimalakīrti : a Mahāyāna scriptureInfinite life : seven virtues for living wellMandala : the architecture of enlightenmentThe jewel tree of Tibet : the enlightenment engine of Tibetan BuddhismWisdom and compassion : the sacred art of TibetBuddhist stupas in Asia : the shape of perfection