Essence of the Path to Enlightenment offers a clear and structured explanation of the key concepts of Tibetan Buddhism and a straightforward introduction to the lam.rim teachings.
This title explains in series of practical steps the methods that can be used by anyone, whatever their situation, to follow the path to enlightenment. It covers subjects such as how to meditate, karma and rebirth, great love and compassion, developing bodhichitta and wisdom.
Original translations are also included of the five verses from Maitreya’s Ornament for Clear Realisation showing the 32 major signs and the eleven verses explaining the 80 minor marks.
This book has become a popular introductory text on Tibetan Buddhism and is used as the basis for our introductory teaching program.