It may seem odd for emptiness to serve as the central philosophy of a major religion. In fact, emptiness points to something quite different than “nothingness” or “vacancy.” And by developing a richer understanding of this complex topic, we can experience freedom as we live consciously in the world.
Guy Armstrong has been a leading figure and beloved teacher of insight meditation for decades. In this book, he makes difficult Buddhist topics easy to understand, weaving together Theravada and Mahayana teachings on emptiness to show how we can liberate our minds and manifest compassion in our lives.
Heart of the Great Perfection, Dudjom Lingpa's Visions of the Great Perfection Book 1, Dudjom Lingpa, B. Alan Wallace, Wisdom Publications, P, 2017, 307 pages, $29.95