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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This new edition includes quintessential points for each chapter. The book is highly recommended for those who are at the initial stage of entry into the vast realm of the Buddhist thought. Sterling rated it it was amazing Jan 23, It is firmly based on The Great Treatise, from which quotations are occasionally included.

Refresh and try again. Nikki rated it really liked it Jul 13, Delma Mcconnell rated it liked it Oct 11, In clear introduciton, 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. Jason Pearlman rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Books by Guy Newland.


I personally, benefited much from reading this book. Revised edition copyright by Guy Newland. Newland’s contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes will gu helpful to students trying to understand one of the great classic texts of the Tibetan tradition, Tsong-kha-pa’s Great Treatise.

emptineds We are experiencing technical difficulties. All in all, a very helpful and valuable book. Newland’s contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes will help readers understand this core concept as presented in one of the great classic texts of the Tibetan tradition, Tsong-kha-pa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment.

Description 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.

It is based on volume 3 of the Lam Rim Chenmo and while Tsongkhapa’s original text is challenging, Newland breaks it out clearly and concisely using easy to understand examples. Looking for beautiful books? Quotes from Introduction to E Looking for More Great Reads?

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Larry Lowndes rated it really liked it Feb 28, Review quote “Written with illumination from a terrific scholar. I loved this book for three very different reasons. Not an easy book, and certainly not a beginner’s book, but very clearly written. It is not that I am tired of Buddhist ‘scripture’ it is rather that I am looking for new, freshly created 21st century in this case american Buddhist thought. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


The thirteen pages of Chapter Bullet Points is an innovative way to provide an outline of this seminal work in Buddhist thought. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a must have to anyone who wants to understand the concept of emptiness in Mahayana Buddhism. Nov 18, Joseph Lerner rated it it was amazing. We use cookies to give nesland the best possible experience.


I came to understand the practice of insight meditation and the disjunction between different mahayana traditions very clearly. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Introduction to Emptiness is an open-armed invitation into an important and all-too-often forbidding realm of study.