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The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk
Author Dreyfus, Georges B. J.
Date2003.01
Pages460
PublisherUniversity of California Press
Publisher Url http://www.ucpress.edu/
LocationOakland, CA, US [奧克蘭, 加利福尼亞州, 美國]
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
Contents noteA unique insider's account of day-to-day life inside a Tibetan monastery, The Sound of Two Hands Clapping reveals to Western audiences the fascinating details of monastic education. Georges B. J. Dreyfus, the first Westerner to complete the famous Ge-luk curriculum and achieve the distinguished title of geshe, weaves together eloquent and moving autobiographical reflections with a historical overview of Tibetan Buddhism and insights into its teachings.
Keyword比丘=Buddhist Monk=Bhiksu=Bhikkhu; 道場生活=Monasticism=Monastic Life=Community Life; 佛教教育=Buddhist Education; 傳記=Biography; 藏傳佛教=西藏佛教=Tibetan Buddhism; 密宗=密教=坦特羅佛教=Tantric Buddhism
AbstractAs one of the first Westerners to become a Tibetan monk and Geshe,Dreyfus leads us on a journey through his experience with Tibetan monastic education. Part autobiography,part history,part theoretical discourse--an insightful study filled with theological debate.
Table of contents[Table of Contents]

List of Illustrations
Note on Translation and Transliteration
Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I. The Context
1. Tibetan Buddhism: A Brief Historical Overview
2. Tibetan Monasticism
3. Becoming a Monk: Teacher and Discipline

Part II. Tibetan Scholastic Practices
4. Literacy and Memorization
5. The General Structure of the Tibetan Curriculum
6. Two Curricular Models
7. Scholasticism and Orality: Myth and Reality
8. Commentary and Meditation
9. The Supplement: Hermeneutical or Deconstructive?
10. Debate as Practice
11. Debate in the Curriculum
12. Is Debate a Mode of Inquiry?

Part III. Reflections
13. Rationality and Spirit Cult
14. The Limits of the Inquiry

Conclusion: Past and Future Uncertainties
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index
ISBN0520232593; 0520232607; 0585468818
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Created date2003.12.31
Modified date2016.09.11



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