“Some of the main inspiring verses ever written.”—Geshe Thupten Jinpa, PhD, founder, Institute for Tibetan Classics

The Tibetan saint Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), the founding father of the Dalai Lama's culture of Tibetan Buddhism, used to be well known for his giant studying, meditational achievements, influential writings on perform and philosophy, and reform of tantric spiritual practices. A deeply humble and spiritual guy, he expressed himself in beautiful verse.

Here, awarded in either the unique Tibetan and in English translation, are twenty-one devotional poems through Tsongkhapa. each one verse--dedicated to the Buddha, bodhisattvas, and lamas--illuminates a few point of the Buddhist direction. Gavin Kilty's observation areas each one prayer into context, and his cautious, crafty translations will entice someone with a love of poetry.

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