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“A truly fine introduction to Tibetan Buddhism as a way of life and thought that provides useful keys to liberation for the contemporary reader.”—Robert A.F. Thurman, Columbia University

THE DOOR OF LIBERATION

Essential Teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

Geshe Wangyal

This book contains seven fundamental Buddhist texts considered essential to Western students by Geshe Wangyal, who first brought Tibetan Buddhism to America. Ranging from early scriptural sources to meditation and visualization guides of Tibetan Buddhist practice, this is indispensible reading for those interested in opening the door to the highest realms of freedom, wisdom, and compassion.


Read the biographies of TsongkhapaAtisha, and the Fourth Panchen Lama, Losang Chokyi Gyeltsen at the Treasury of Lives.

book information
  • Paperback
  • 264 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 inches
  • $15
  • ISBN 9780861710324
  • ebook
  • 264 pages
  • $10.99
  • ISBN 9780861718337
about the author
The Door of Liberation

Geshe Wangyal (1902-1983), who arrived in the U.S. in 1955, founded the first Tibetan monastery open to Americans. Many of his earliest student have become leading Buddhist scholors, teachers, and practitioners.