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Title: The Buddha from Dolpo : a study of the life and thought of the Tibetan master Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Cyrus Stearns, 1949-
One Sentence Summary: Study of the life and work of the Jonang figure Dölpopa Sherap Gyentsen.

Description: A study of the life and work of the important Jonang figure Dölpopa Sherap Gyentsen, including his philosophical view of gzhan stong.
(Yaroslav Komarovski 2004-04-16)

Publisher Place: Albany
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Normalized publisher place: Albany, NY
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.sunypress.edu
Published Date: 1999
URL: http://www.sunypress.edu/details.asp?id=54096
Extent: xi, 318 p. ; 24 cm
Subject: Sherab Gyaltsen
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Tibetan Buddhist Sectarian Literature -- Jonang (jo nang)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Tibetan Sects -- Jonang (jo nang)
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Temporal coverage: 13th century CE
14th century CE
Language: English
Series Title: SUNY series in Buddhist Studies
Series editor: Matthew Kapstein

Table of Contents: Table Of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface and Acknowledgments


Part One—The Life and Teachings of the Omniscient Dolpopa

Chapter One—The Life of the Buddha from Dolpo
1. Childhood and Early Education
2. Studies at the Great Monastery of Sakya
3. The Move to Jonang
4. Raising Mt. Meru and Revealing the Zhentong View
5. The Initial Reception of the Zhentong Teachings
6. The New Jonang Translation of the Kalacakra Tantra and the Vimalaprabha
7. Years of Retreat and Teaching
8. Invitation to China by the Yüan Emperor Toghon Temür
9. Changes in the Jonang Leadership and the Beginning of the Journey to Lhasa
10. Teachings in Central Tibet and the Return to Tsang
11. The Aborted Meeting with Budön Rinchen Drup
12. The Last Months at Jonang

Chapter Two—A Historical Survey of the Zhentong Tradition in Tibet
1. The Zhentong Tradition in Tibet before Dolpopa
2. Dolpopa and the Zhentong View
3. The Zhentong Tradition after Dolpopa

Chapter Three—The Doctrine of the Buddha from Dolpo
1. Emptiness of Self-Nature and Emptiness of Other
2. A Redefinition of Cittamatra and Madhyamaka
3. Two Approaches to Enlightenment

Part Two—Texts in Translation
Introduction to the Translation of A General Commentary on the Doctrine
The Supplication Entitled A General Commentary on the Doctrine
Introduction to the Translation of The Fourth Council
The Great Calculation of the Doctrine Which Has the Significance of a Fourth Council



ISBN/ISSN: 0791441911 / 079144192X
LOC: 98087935
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Book (single author)
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Date Record Checked: 2004-04-15
Date Last Modified: 2006-05-16 00:06:02
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