Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand
The classic guide for the study, practice, and realization of Buddhist teachings is one of the most fundamental texts of Tibetan Buddhism. In 1921, legendary teacher Pabongka Rinpoche gave a twenty-four day teaching to a mass gathering of monks, nuns, and laypeople that was a complete synthesis of all the Buddha's teachings. "Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand is a translation from Tibetan of the notes from that teaching taken by Trijang Rinpoche, who became the current Dalai Lama's tutor. This book contains most of the famous "teaching" stories of Tibetan Buddhism.

Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand Details

TitleLiberation in the Palm of Your Hand
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseDec 1st, 1991
PublisherWisdom Publications
ISBN-139780861711260
Rating
GenreReligion, Buddhism, Spirituality, Nonfiction

Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand Review

  • Joseph Gant
    January 1, 1970
    definitive teachings on Lam rim Chen-mo. an absolute read for anyone interested in Tibetan Buddhism, Mahayana, and specifically Tsongkhapa's text on Lam rim which has come to define not only the Gelug Lineage of the Dalai Lamas, but of the mainstream Tibetan religious teachings of pre Communist Occupation in Tibet.Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand is the transcript Rinpoche's historic oral transmission of Lam-rim. I'm often asked if "buddhists have a bible." no, but this is the first recommend definitive teachings on Lam rim Chen-mo. an absolute read for anyone interested in Tibetan Buddhism, Mahayana, and specifically Tsongkhapa's text on Lam rim which has come to define not only the Gelug Lineage of the Dalai Lamas, but of the mainstream Tibetan religious teachings of pre Communist Occupation in Tibet.Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand is the transcript Rinpoche's historic oral transmission of Lam-rim. I'm often asked if "buddhists have a bible." no, but this is the first recommendation I make to a lay person seeking an authoritative tome of The Buddha's teachings as they had been preserved on the roof of the world.I've not met (personally) anyone practicing classical Dharma in the Tibetan manner who isn't well acquainted with this book.
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  • Baron Mojohito von Tchudi
    January 1, 1970
    The complete Buddhist path in a single textIn this masterwork of Buddhist teachings, Pabongka Rimpoche details every stage of practice. Regardless of one’s level of interest or particular lineage, this text contains something one can use. A must-read!
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  • Łukasz Kalinowski
    January 1, 1970
    Decent discourse describing the teachings and path of the Gelug School, but sometimes the author is not precise enough, e.g. while using the quite relevant term of "non-abiding nirvana", he didn't explain a meaning staying behind this word.
  • Gianmichael Salvato
    January 1, 1970
    This seminal text and commentary is a must- have resource for any Vajrayana practitioner.I've read and studied it at least eight times, and discover new insights each time.
  • Mr.
    January 1, 1970
    One the best books on the Lam Rim Chenmo, it is absolutely essential for anyone starting on the Path. Simply amazing.
  • Ariadne Deborah Fassel
    January 1, 1970
    This was a book to study and take to heart, not to skim through.
  • Rat Xue
    January 1, 1970
    Thinking about this book I realize how half-ass my "contributions" to this site are; I gave it 5 stars and should probably recalibrate all my other ratings based on this as some sort of gold standard. I'm a "christian" which is to say I was fed all that tripe from an early age, result; I'm with Father Dougal McGuire. This book is different. This book is The Real Deal, Pabongka was The Real Deal, I Know This. Does Exactly What It Says On The Tin. I'm not sure I could ever "own" a copy, I automati Thinking about this book I realize how half-ass my "contributions" to this site are; I gave it 5 stars and should probably recalibrate all my other ratings based on this as some sort of gold standard. I'm a "christian" which is to say I was fed all that tripe from an early age, result; I'm with Father Dougal McGuire. This book is different. This book is The Real Deal, Pabongka was The Real Deal, I Know This. Does Exactly What It Says On The Tin. I'm not sure I could ever "own" a copy, I automatically gave mine as a gift as did the person I gave it to. I could literally cry for joy.
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  • Shinay
    January 1, 1970
    This was the first text I read wanting to learn more about Buddhism. Outstanding book and has started me on my journey.....
  • Jill
    January 1, 1970
    Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
  • Nat
    January 1, 1970
    Excellent detailed Dharma book. Felt it opened my eyes to many aspects of Buddhism. have now read it several times.
  • Marc
    January 1, 1970
    Re-reading. The Lam Rim is the most beautiful, concise compilation of Mahayana (Tibetan) Buddhist teachings.
  • Jan Hauck
    January 1, 1970
    If you follow the teachings in this book, this is probably the only dharma book you're ever going to need. This should be a standard and in my library it is.
  • Khenpo Gurudas
    January 1, 1970
    This seminal text and commentary is a must- have resource for any Vajrayana practitioner.I've read and studied it at least eight times, and discover new insights each time.
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