Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:01 pm

Has anyone read or gotten a copy of this two volume set? It looks amazing, but too much for me to afford at this time. Hopefully sometime this year.

http://www.manikabum.com/

Table of Contents (Mani Kabum Volume I)
Table of Contents (Mani Kabum Volume II)

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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby kirtu » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:45 pm

Mr. G wrote:Has anyone read or gotten a copy of this two volume set? It looks amazing, but too much for me to afford at this time. Hopefully sometime this year.

http://www.manikabum.com/

Table of Contents (Mani Kabum Volume I)
Table of Contents (Mani Kabum Volume II)

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Excellent! But I hope they publish an ebooks version.

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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:18 pm

Yeah, that would be really nice Kirt!
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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Kunzang » Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:44 pm

From the forward, by the editor:

My job was a lot easier. It was like weeding a forest. I just had to be careful not to remove the right words, and English grammar was really not a top priority. As long as the reader is able to grasp the essence of the text, its purpose is served.


With all due respect to the long hours they've put into this "translation", I find this sentiment completely unacceptable.
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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Mr. G » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:08 pm

Kunzang wrote:From the forward, by the editor:

My job was a lot easier. It was like weeding a forest. I just had to be careful not to remove the right words, and English grammar was really not a top priority. As long as the reader is able to grasp the essence of the text, its purpose is served.


With all due respect to the long hours they've put into this "translation", I find this sentiment completely unacceptable.


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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Will » Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:14 pm

This 'reviewer' was very impressed with the very presence of the text: http://tibetanaltar.blogspot.com/2009/0 ... iewed.html

The price is $268 (Singapore$), which is about $215 US.
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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Will » Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:35 pm

Is this Mani Kabum the same as the Karanda-vyuha Sutra?
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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Jinzang » Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:09 pm

Mani Kabum (Wyl. ma Ni bka' 'bum) - a collection of teachings and practices focused on Avalokiteshvara, attributed to King Songtsen Gampo and revealed as a terma by three different masters: the siddha Ngödrup, Nyangrel Nyima Özer, and Shakya Ö.


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Re: Mani Kabum

Postby Will » Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:44 pm

Here is some background on the Mani Kabum: https://collab.itc.virginia.edu/wiki/re ... ambum.html
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Re: Mani Kabum Translation by H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche

Postby Mr. G » Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:35 pm

Will wrote:Is this Mani Kabum the same as the Karanda-vyuha Sutra?


Mani Kabum is terma
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Re: Mani Kabum

Postby Mr. G » Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:35 pm

Will wrote:Here is some background on the Mani Kabum: https://collab.itc.virginia.edu/wiki/re ... ambum.html


Good article!
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