Martin Brauen


Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism

264 pages
e-Book, PDF format, watermarked, 171 illustrations, predominantly in colour.

9,90 incl. VAT

ISBN 978-3-89790-305-0 Categories: ,


“Brauen’s book is one of the clearest and most lucid expositions of mandala theory and practice to appear in recent years. … As such, it is destined to become a classic both in the classroom and in the public reader’s library.”

Tantric Buddhism views the mandala as an allegory and symbol of man’s relationship with the cosmos and uses it in meditation that is to lead to enlightenment. Numerous digital models of the mandala describe it structurally and elucidate this complex form of Tantric practice in understandable terms. This book by Martin Brauen is the updated new edition of the 1992 publication, which has long been out of print but is regarded as one of the most comprehensive works on the mandala.

Table of Contents:
Introduction: Approaching the mystery
The Centre of the Buddhist Wheel of Doctrine: Fundamental ideas
The outer mandala: The cosmos
The inner mandala: The individual
The other mandala: The Tantric method
The mandala and the West

The present publication contains texts, illustrations and tables that provide manifold approaches to and interpretations of this sacred symbol.


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