A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes: Essential Distinctions among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems

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A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes presents the first English translation of the sDom gsum rab dbye, one of the most famous and controversial doctrinal treatises of Tibetan Buddhism. Written by Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltshen (1182–1251), a founder of the Sakya school and one of Tibet’s most learned sages, The Three Codes strongly influenced subsequent religious and intellectual traditions in Tibet—and sparked a number of long-lasting doctrinal and philosophical disputes, some of which persist today.

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About the author

Jared Douglas Rhoton received a Ph.D. in Indic Studies from Columbia University and was the translator of Deshung Rinpoche’s The Three Levels of Spiritual Perception: An Oral Commentary on “The Three Visions” (Nang Sum) of Ngorchen Könchog Lhündrub.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Apr 25, 2002
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Pages
369
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ISBN
9780791452851
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Buddhism / General
Religion / Eastern
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