Books on emptiness?

2008 November 24
by TMcG

I’d love any suggestions you may have for books on the topic of emptiness as I’m starting to dig in deeper in my analysis and study of this theme in Buddhism. Many thanks…

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  1. rod permalink
    November 24, 2008

    Essence of the Heart Sutra by the Dalai Lama.

  2. November 25, 2008

    Lamrim Chenmo: Je Tsong Khapa
    Final Wisdom: Jeffrey Hopkins
    Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Buddhism: Dr. Thupten Jinpa
    Introduction to Emptiness: Guy Newland
    Meditation on Emptiness: Jeffrey Hopkins
    Emptiness Yoga: Jeffrey Hopkins

    That should keep you quiet for a while:

    oh and I wrote an essay recently on the conventional side of the story. That is, outlining how the self or ‘person’ exists.

  3. Joe permalink
    November 26, 2008

    Miphams Beacon of Certainty, Freedom From Extremes, The Karmapa’s Middle way, Meditation on Emptiness.
    That way you get the perspective of emptiness from all four of the major branches of Tibetan Buddhism.

  4. Molly permalink
    December 17, 2008

    Andy Karr’s Contemplating Reality comes at emptiness from the point of view of the progressive stages of meditation on emptiness. A very hepful way to grok the notion and experience of emptiness.

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