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Written by a noted scholar of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, this is a survey of Buddhism in Tibet, and an account of the doctrine and history of the four major Buddhist schools of Tibet - Nyingma, Kagyd, Sakya, and Gelug, with lists of their major monastic institutions. An overview of Tibetan literature is also provided, with a summary of both the secualr and religious literature of Tibet, and particular emphasis on the scope of literary works of the four major Buddhist schools. An invaluable reference book, BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION IN TIBET is unique in that it provides a whole range of information on Tibetan religion and literature, with extensive scholarly data, in a single compact volume.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11014019083X
Book Description Penguin Books, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M014019083X