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The life of the Buddha / Tenzin Chögyel ; translated with an Introduction and notes by Kurtis R. Schaeffer.

By: Bstan-ʼdzin-chos-rgyal, Rje Mkhan-po X, 1700-1767 [author.].
Contributor(s): Schaeffer, Kurtis R.
Series: Penguin Classics. Publisher: New York : : Penguin Books, 2015Description: xxxii, 126 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780143107200 .Uniform titles: Bcom ldan ʼdas rgyal ba shaʼakya thub paʼi rnam par thar pa bskal bzaṅ sgron ma stoṅ gi mdzes rgyan Subject(s): Gautama Buddha | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious | PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist | RELIGION / Buddhism / HistoryDDC classification: 294.3/63 | B Other classification: REL007010 | PHI028000 | BIO018000 Online resources: Cover image Summary: "A blueprint for a life of mindfulness, dedicated to the easing of suffering both for oneself and for others. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Chögyel's The Life of the Buddha, composed in the mid-eighteenth century and now in a vivid new translation, is a masterly storyteller's rendition of the twelve acts of the Buddha. Chögyel's classical tale seamlessly weaves together the vast and the minute, the earthly and the celestial, reflecting the near-omnipresent aid of the gods alongside the Buddha's moving final reunion with his devoted son, Rahula. The Life of the Buddha has the power to engage people through a deeply human story with cosmic implications"--
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"A blueprint for a life of mindfulness, dedicated to the easing of suffering both for oneself and for others. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Chögyel's The Life of the Buddha, composed in the mid-eighteenth century and now in a vivid new translation, is a masterly storyteller's rendition of the twelve acts of the Buddha. Chögyel's classical tale seamlessly weaves together the vast and the minute, the earthly and the celestial, reflecting the near-omnipresent aid of the gods alongside the Buddha's moving final reunion with his devoted son, Rahula. The Life of the Buddha has the power to engage people through a deeply human story with cosmic implications"--

Translated from Tibetan.

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