Journey without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha
ISBN/ASIN: N/A | 2010 | English | epub | 160/0 pages | 3.07 Mb
Publisher: Shambhala Publications | Author: Chogyam Trungpa
Basedon the author's talks at Naropa University, this volume introduces the readerto the principles of tantra, based on the practice of meditation, which leadsto the discovery of egolessness. Trungpa Rinpoche provides a direct andexperiential picture of the tantric world, explaining the importance ofself-existing energy, the mandala principle, the difference between Buddhistand Hindu tantra—stressing the nontheistic foundation of Buddhism. The role ofthe teacher and the meaning of tantric transmission are also presented. Writtenfor the student of Buddhism rather than the scholar, Journeywithout Goaldemystifies the vajrayana and at the same time affirms the power and sacrednessof its ancient teaching.