Un maestro, muchas tradiciones
Buddhism is practiced by millions of people around the world, from the Himalayan caves to the temples of Japan or withdrawals in the United States. All these traditions are rooted in the teachings given by an Indian teacher 2500 years ago, that spread in all directions and in many languages, making Buddhism one of the most influential religions in the world today.
In this book, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and American Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron draw similarities and differences between the two main Buddhist currents: the Sanskrit traditions of Tibet and East Asia, and palis traditions of Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.
The authors deal with the practices and the core principles of Buddhism (the four noble truths, the practice of meditation, cultivation of love, the meaning of Nirvana, among others), and show how traditions agree occasions and others differ in their inter...read more