Description - Gateway to Knowledge by Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche
The Gateway to Knowledge is a condensationof the Tripitaka and its accompanying commentaries. Consolidating the intent ofBuddha Shakyamuni s teachings into a unified body of textbooks, it is the philosophical backbone of the living traditionof Tibetan Buddhism. This rich source book embodies the basics of Prajnaparamitaand Madhyamika as well as Abhidharma from both the Mahayanaand Hinayana perspectives. Every volume in this series includes the Tibetan text and the English translation on facing pages. The Tibetan master, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche (1846-1912) is an exceptionaltreasure of wisdom, compassion and scholarship. His accomplishments in practice, learning, composition and teaching are immense.The student of The Gateway to Knowledge can begin to comprehend the meaningof the major works on Buddhist philosophy and of the traditional sciences. Whenyou want to extract their meaning you need an expert system, a key. The Gateway to Knowledge is like that key, a magical key it opens up the treasury of precious gemstones in the expansive collection of Buddhist scriptures. Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche"
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Author Biography - Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche
Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche (1846-1912) was a student of Jamgon Kongtrul, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, and Paltrul Rinpoche; he was blessed by Manjushri, the full accomplished Buddha of wisdom. His work is an exceptional treasure of wisdom, compassion, and scholarship. His accomplishments in practice, learning, composition, and teaching are immense. Mipham Rinpoche became one of the greatest scholars of his time and his collected works fill more than thirty volumes. His chief disciple was Shechen Gyaltsab Pema Namgyal.