Steven D. Goodman

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Buddhist Himalayas

Buddhist HimalayasPhotographs by Oliver and Danielle Föllmi and Matthieu RicardNew York: Abrams, 2002423 pp.; $55.00 (cloth) Spacious landscapes move us. Why? Because we ourselves are, in essence, the moving center of an infinite openness. This metaphor animates the traditions of Buddhism that flourish, even now, in the snowy expanses of the Himalayas. If you’ve ever […]

By Steven D. Goodman

Magazine Arts & Culture

Transforming Problems into Happiness

Lama Zopa Rinpoche.Edited by Ailsa Cameron and Robina Courtin.Wisdom Publications: Boston, 1993.88 pp., $10.00 (paper). Nobody likes to suffer, and that’s probably why those with physical pains, mental problems, and spiritual crises are the target market for the recent outpouring of “how to overcome” books. And at first glance, Transforming Problems into Happinessmight be regarded […]

By Steven D. Goodman

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The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism

The Nyingma School of Tibetan BuddhismBy Dudjom Jigdal Yeshe Dorje Volume 1: The Translations, 973 pp. Book 1: Fundamentals of the Nyingma School Book 2: History of the Nyingma School Volume 2: Reference Material, 485 pp. Translated and edited by Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein. Wisdom Publications: Boston, 1991. 132 line drawings, 88 color plates, 11 […]

By Steven D. Goodman

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Enlightened Living: Teachings of Tibetan Buddhist Masters

Enlightened Livig: Teachings of Tibetan Buddhist MastersTranslated by Tulku Thondup. Edited by Harold Talbott. Shambhala Publications: Boston, 1990.178 pp. $12.95 (paperback). In these cynical times, when political and religious scandals hit the newspapers daily and the erosion of an ethical basis for personal and community-based behavior seems to be in full swing, it is refreshing […]

By Steven D. Goodman
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