Changing Minds

Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins

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Editor(s): 
Guy Newland
  • Boulder, CO: 
    Shambhala
    , September
     2017.
     336 pages.
     $29.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781611805284.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

This is a book offered in tribute to Jeffrey Hopkins, a doyen in Tibetan Buddhist studies, containing essays by his colleagues and former students that reflect the breadth and influence of Hopkins’s work. The following topics are presented: the two truths, the object of negation, the results of anger, the founding of the Gelug order, Bön Dzogchen, Mahamudra, foundational consciousness, altruism, and adversity. Contributors include John Buescher, Guy Newland, Donald Lopez, Elizabeth Napper, Daniel Cozort, John Powers, Anne Klein, Roger Jackson, Gareth Sparham, Joe B. Wilson, José Cabezón, and more.

Jeffrey Hopkins has, in his over seventy years, made profound and diverse contributions to the understanding of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism in the West. In his collaborations with the Dalai Lama, such as The Heart of Meditation, Kindness, Clarity, and Insight, and in books like Tibetan Arts of Love and Emptiness Yoga, Hopkins has reached out to the general reader, making the wisdom of Tibet accessible to everyone.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Guy Newland is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central Michigan University, where he has taught since 1988. He has authored, edited, and translated several books on Tibetan Buddhism, including the three-volume translation of The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment.

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