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A new and unique inspirational book on Buddhist philosophy
Has Buddhist literature always fascinated you? B. Simhananda’s book on traditional Buddhist teachings is oriented to the occidental mind, and his commentaries are refreshing, modern, and sometimes quite humorous..
By: Orange Palm Publications
This book is an essential guide on the path to ‘self transformation’
Each chapter starts with a set of ten ‘Garland Beads’, the author’s modern liberal rendition of Gampopa’s Root Text. Creatively elucidated in each extended chapter, are B. Simhananda’s ‘Contemplative Contemporary Commentaries’
Readers of Buddhist literature and philosophy will appreciate ‘Gampopa’s Precious Garland’ in a new mode of understanding and in today’s contemporary style of written expression.
To read an excerpt : http://www.palmpublications.com/
B. Simhananda’s first volume, The Great Golden Garland of Gampopa’s Sublime Considerations on the Supreme Path received an Honourable Mention at the 2006 Independent Publishers Awards, and was described by Lama Surya Das as a "real contribution to literature"…
About B. Simhananda
B. Simhananda is an award winning author of photographic and inspirational books, and has been an experienced speaker for approximately 40 years. Erudite, poet, music lover and art collector, this avid ‘terra’ traveler captures the essence of his many travels through his photography and writings. His work bears living testimony to his deep understanding and mastership of the Buddhist tenets and teachings. He lives near Montreal, Canada.
REVIEW COPIES AVAILABLE
The Great Golden Garland of Gampopa’s Sublime Considerations on the Supreme Path
Contemplative Contemporary Commentaries of Gampopa’s Root Text
Orange Palm Publications
ISBN : 978-0-9809694-
Publication date: April 2011
226 pages; Grayscale illustrations
21 x 23.5 x 1.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 5/8 in)
0.62 kg (1 lb 7 oz)
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