The first step toward a solid foundation in Buddhist thought! The Foundation of Buddhist Thought series is the curriculum of a popular course developed by the teacher Geshe Tashi Tsering especially for his Western students. This volume, the first of four, presents the Buddha's well-known Four Noble Truths, which summarize the fundamentals of the Buddhist worldview. Indeed, they provide an essential framework within which to understand all of the other teachings within Buddhism.
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(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Wisdom Publications,U.S.
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Author Biography - Geshe Tashi Tsering
Geshe Tashi Tsering was born in Tibet in 1958 and received his Geshe Lharampa degree (similar to a doctorate in divinity) from Sera Monastery in India in 1987. Since 1994, he has been the guiding teacher of the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, while also teaching at other Buddhist centers worldwide. Gordon McDougall was director of Cham Tse Ling, the FPMT's Hong Kong center, for two years in the 1980s and worked for Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London from 2000 to 2007. He helped develop the Foundation of Buddhist Thought study program and administered it for seven years. Since 2008 he has been editing Lama Zopa Rinpoche's lamrim teachings for Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive's FPMT Lineage series. Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), a worldwide network of Buddhist centers, monasteries, and affiliated projects, including Wisdom Publications. Rinpoche was born in 1946 in the village of Thami in the Solo Khumbu region of Nepal near Mount Everest. His books include Transforming Problems into Happiness, How to Be Happy, and Ultimate Healing. He lives in Aptos, California.