"...exemplifies recent advances in Western understanding of Tibetan thought . . . a fitting testament to Professor Hopkins's standing in the field." U. of Wisconsin Professor Emeritus Geshe Lhundup Sopa

"...illustrates the maturity that Tibetan studies have reached ... a valuable resource for the study of Tibetan Buddhism." Professor Georges Dreyfus, Williams College

" . . . a wonderful tribute to a great Buddhist scholar who is fully grounded in the living tradition of Buddhism.  Each article illustrates Hopkins's vast contribution to Buddhist scholarship in America . . ." Joshua W.C. Cutler, Editor-in-Chief of the Great Exposition of the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment

"...a perfect tribute to Professor Hopkins ..." Geshe Thubten Jinpa

Snow Lion advertised this book before its publication with different cover art that included a nice photo of Professor Hopkins.  See old cover.

This is a book offered in tribute to Jeffrey Hopkins by colleagues and former students.  Jeffrey Hopkins has, in his sixty years, made profound and diverse contributions to the understanding of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism.  In many of his works, Hopkins has reached out to the general reader, yet there is never anything superficial about his work.  His recent Emptiness in the Mind-Only School is a magisterial display of painstaking scholarship.

Changing Minds reflects the breadth and influence of Hopkins's work. Topics presented include the two truths, the results of anger, the origins of the Gelug order, Bon Dzogchen, mahamudra, foundational consciousness, and the relationship between altruism and adversity.  Contributors include John Buescher, Guy Newland, Donald Lopez, Elizabeth Napper, Daniel Cozort, Anne Klein, Roger Jackson, Gareth Sparham, Joe Wilson, Jose Cabezon, Harvey Aronson, and Paul Hackett.

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