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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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Gyu was able to bractice the meditations, which makes me understand myself and the world better and also makes me happy to be alive. Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness. Stay in Touch Sign up.

Paperbackpages. I very much enjoyed the appendix: Trivia About Introduction to E In clear language, Introduction to Emptiness explains that emptiness is not a mystical sort of nothingness, but a specific truth that can and must be understood through calm and careful reflection. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

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Preview — Introduction to Emptiness by Guy Newland. Shashank Singh rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Larry Lowndes rated it really liked it Feb 28, Newland’s contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes emptinesw be helpful to students trying to understand one of the great classic texts of the Tibetan tradition, Tsong-kha-pa’s Great Treatise.


About Introduction to Emptiness Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is emptiness. Published February 8th by Snow Lion Publications.

Garfield, author of Ocean of Reasoning and Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way “Understanding emptiness is the key to the most important aspects of Introduuction, compassion, tantra–but is difficult to teach. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Excellent introduction to a difficult non-concept.

Introduction to Emptiness

And the glossary is very thorough. Somewhat tough going but the books is short pages and well worth the effort. Jun 29, Demi rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

It gives a very clear exposition of formal traditions of logic in emptineess buddhist tradition, including the overlapping discourses of Indian, Tibetan and Chinese buddhist thinkers. Not my cup of tea.

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AC rated it it was amazing Sep 17, In continental and anglo-am I introductkon this book for three very different reasons. Using contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes, the author clearly shows us how to find the answers to what is emptiness.

Inttoduction much briefer text focuses on the challenging, fundamental concept of emptiness, which is important in all Buddhist traditions. Anne rated it liked it Mar 01, Nov 14, Rob rated it it was amazing. 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.


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Others might like though. And just as Eddie said, it is a very clear and precise exploration of Emptiness, very useful for the muddled beginner in Buddhism. Not an easy book, and certainly not a beginner’s book, but very clearly written. It is very supportive for those endeavouring to understand emptiness because it doesn’t only show the one argument of emptiness, but occasionall This book was recommended by my teacher at my local Buddhist Center, Langri Tangpa of Brisbane.

This new edition includes quintessential points for each chapter.

It will be required reading in my Buddhist philosophy courses. Nov 18, Joseph Lerner rated it it was amazing.