A glorious past, a traumatic present, an uncertain future. What are we to make of Tibetan Buddhism? In the West it has an exotic, even glamorous image:There are books about secret teaching and films about mysterious lamas. But if Western Buddhists are to learn anything of real value from Tibet, we must look beyond the merely exotic. Tibetan Buddhism as Sangharakshita makes it clear, is a practical tradition with much to teach us.
About the Author
A respected translator and author of over fifty books, Sangharakshita began studying BUddhism at the age of 16. After 20 years studying in India he returned to England and set up the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order which has over 65 centres worldwide, including the USA