Introduction to Emptiness has ratings and 15 reviews. Author Guy Newland is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central. Introduction To Emptiness by Guy Newland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Emptiness is perhaps the most important—yet difficult to define—topic in Buddhism. Guy Newland, author of Introduction to Emptiness—a kind of every- person’s.
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Excellent introduction to a difficult non-concept. It’s an accessible book to the beginning student and is written in a fresh and straightforward way. Read it Forward Read it first. It is equally useful for those who have traversed their journey quite a bit. The book is actually a reworked and fine-tuned version of his earlier edition and brings greater clarity to Tibetan Buddhism’s essential philosophical point.
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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Normally, I burn through books in a day or two, but with this one, I’ve chosen to carefully consider and reflect upon each page. The Practitioner’s Quarterly “Newland has written a guide that furnishes the tools and motivation for further exploration and even the confidence to take the next step, whatever that might be for the readers to try to comprehend clearly the difficult subject of emptiness, which forms the most crucial aspect of Mahayana Buddhism.
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Introduction to Emptiness is an open-armed invitation into an important and all-too-often forbidding realm of study. Mike rated it really liked it Apr 04, Aug 29, Harry Rice rated it really liked it. Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism the idea that ultimate intdoduction is emptiness.
Nov 14, Rob rated it ontroduction was amazing. In continental and anglo-american philosphy, arguments too often end up fought in a purely fictitious world where the arguemtns are accepted as legitimate merely because of their form.
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Books by Guy Newland. And the glossary is very thorough. The thirteen pages of Chapter Bullet Points is an innovative way to provide an outline of this seminal work in Buddhist thought. I was able to bractice the meditations, which makes me understand myself and the world better and also makes me happy to be alive. I personally, benefited much from reading this book. About Introduction to Emptiness Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them emptinesd the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness.
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Empiness to Emptiness is an open-armed invitation into an important and all-too-often forbidding realm of study. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Emptinessplease sign up. Also by Guy Newland.
They are ignorance and its minions, including greed, hatred, anger, pride, and envy. Saara Snow rated it it was amazing Dec 17, I very much enjoyed the appendix: I would have preferred Guy Newland to write his own ‘Introduction to Emptiness’ rather than his careful explanation of portions of Tsong Khapa’s Lam Rim.
He has authored, edited, and translated several books on Tibetan Buddhism, including the three-volume translation of The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. Revised edition copyright by Guy Newland. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It invites new practitioners and learned scholars alike to look afresh at the dazzling array of teachings from one of the greatest figures in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
It is firmly based on The Great Treat Not an easy book, and certainly not a beginner’s book, but very clearly written. Not my cup of tea.