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Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up: A Practical Approach for Modern Life Paperback – October 9, 1993
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My experience reading this book, however, was mixed. While the author has impressive credentials, his material is easily accessible and he make it relevant to Western people, he often left me wanting more of an explanation or more detail.
In an attempt to make the concept of Tibetan Buddhism accessible, I found that Mr. Wallace often over simplified his explanations. He appeals to common sense, but I found this book lacked the depth I was looking for given an author with such an impressive background.
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The title and subtitle are an accurate description of this book's contents. I would say the emphasis is on the ground more than the up, and in fact emphasizing the ground may be... Read morePublished 8 months ago by LostMarble
Excellent introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. It is simply written, with heart and intelligence. Wallace is a master. Highly recommended for beginner students of Buddhism.Published on October 14, 2012 by Ersi Danou
My teacher suggested this book for anyone new to Tibetan Buddhism. It's well-written and has basic information for some of the most popular questions a new person might have. Read morePublished on March 7, 2006 by D. Masters