Collection of belongings from a british citizen who was a follower of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche and who became a Tibetan Monk / Buddhist Monk in the 1970’s under Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe.
Bodhgaya, c.1972. Octavo. Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of a tibetan / buddhist monk.
The collection contains: 1. A work of original calligraphy with 60 original watercolour calligraphy sheets (Quarto size) and twelve examples of ideal paper sheets for Calligraphy (from Unryu , Sekishu, Netsume to Mulberry to others). 2. An original typescript of Teachings by Thubten Zopa Rinpoché called “Bodhicitta” / 3. An original stapled pamphlet called “Heart Sutra” / 4. An original pamphlet “3- Essential Zen Texts” printed by “The Cosmic Beggar Free Press” containing: “Preliminary Prayers”, “The Chant in Praise of Zazen” by Hakuin Zenji, “The Hsin-Hsin Ming” – “Trust in Mind” by Tsen-Tsan, “The Heart Sutra” by Sakyamuni Buddha and “The Bodhisattva Vows” / 5. A Broadside called “Fire Dragon Year” signed by Rob Schultheis and numbered (No.9 of fifty signed copies) / 6. An original, vintage photograph of Lama Yeshe / 7. A pamphlet about the evolution of written language in China called: “A Living Language: Chinese Characters” / 8.Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche – The Sadhana of the Embodiment of all the Siddhas (a 17-page pamphlet – Folio size) / 9. Lal Mani Joshi – Santideva’s Siksasamuccaya-Karikas – Edited and translated into English with explanatory Notes – Published by the venerable M.Sangharatana, Nayaka Sthavira – Joint Secretary of the Maha Bodhi Society of India (1965) – 29 pages / 10. Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan – The International School of Meditation – International Inter-Religious Congress (1969) 102 pages / 11. Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan and Sir George Trevelyan – Congress at the Porchester Hall – International School of Esoteric Studies – (1970) – For private circulation only with Lectures by Dr.Anthony Campbell -Simon Tugewell – Joyce Purcell – G.W.Davies (Student of the Kabbalah) etc. / 12. Typescript: Lecture by Lama Yeshe (31-12-72) – 5 pages / 13. Typescript – Lecture: “The Heart of Inter-Dependent Origination of Acarya Nagarjuna (3 pages) / 14. Broadside – Lecture: “The Root of the Three Particular Principles of the Path – I bow at the feet of all the revered Gurus” / 15. Broadside of the Mt.Everest Center for Buddhist Studies in Kathmandu, Nepal – against the Sherpa – Movement which forces the young men of Solo Khumbu to work as porters for the “recently created tourist developments” – climbing trekkers / 16. Manuscript – Notes on Lama Yeshe & Dorje Sempa – Teachings “Shunnata” (4 pages) / 17. Manuscript – Notes on teachings by Lama Yeshe on “The Vajrayana Conduct” including “Tantric Vows” (6 pages) / 18. Manuscript – Notes on “Refugee – Teaching” (4 pages) by Lama Zopa Rimpoche (March 1974 – Meditation – Course) / 19. Manuscript Notes: “Dorje Sempa” (13 pages) / 20. Collection of personal materials (Advertisements for an evening of poetry and song with Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky etc.) / 4 Prints with Buddhist Aphorisms from the Monastery Ogyen Kunzang Chhoskhorling in Dorjeeling / Dorje Chang Prayers / etc. etc.