Обложка книги The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

ISBN: 0520232607; 9780520232600;
Издательство: University of California Press
Страниц: 445

Book DescriptionA unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery, The Sound of Two Hands Clapping reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education. Georges B. J. Dreyfus, the first Westerner to complete the famous Ge-luk curriculum and achieve the distinguished title of geshe, weaves together eloquent and moving autobiographical reflections with a historical overview of Tibetan Buddhism and insights into its teachings.