Readers are hard-pressed to find books that can help them understand the
central concept in Mahayana Buddhism—the idea that ultimate reality is
emptiness. In clear language, Introduction to Emptiness
that emptiness is not a mystical sort of nothingness, but a specific
truth that can and must be understood through calm and careful
reflection. Newland's contemporary examples and vivid anecdotes will
help readers understand this core concept as presented in one of the
great classic texts of the Tibetan tradition, Tsong-kha-pa's Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
. This new edition includes quintessential points for each chapter.
136 pages. Paperback.