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The subject of the work concerns two important themes of Buddhist philosophy: All schools of Buddhism expound theories of emptiness and dependent-arising, but their interpretations vary greatly and are even contradictory. Lobsang Gyatso is a meditation master who was also one of the first trained Tibetan teachers in exile.
In this book, Ven. Lobsang Gyatso skillfully explains these two themes through logical analysis combined with simple and wonderful illustrations.
This book voidbess highly readable to those just beginning to explore these themes as well as providing fresh insights for the more experienced practitioner. Geshe Rabten and Stephen Batchelor.
Geshe Rabten was born in Tibet in He spent twenty years first studying and then teaching at Sera Monastic University in Lhasa, until his exile in Upon completion of voidness training in India he was appointed as a religious assistant to the Dalai Lama. He also spent many years in solitary retreat.
The translator and editor, Stephen Batchelor is a renown Buddhist scholar who has studied closely with Geshe Rabten in India and Switzerland and has been trained in the Zen tradition. The first section deals with the devotional aspect: Geshe Rabten voindess a clear and own-to-earth explanation of the Heart Sutra.
It incorporates explanations by Tsong Khapa and provides a sound basis for the rational, analytical comprehension echose the subject. In the final section, MahamudraGeshe Rabten outlines the meditational methods for gaining a direct, non-conceptual experience, the culmination of the various approaches. Echoes of Voidness Author: Geshe Rabten and Stephen Batchelor Publisher: Wisdom Publications 1st edition Subject Classification: This book provides an intermediate level of approach to the topic of voidness.