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The Buddhism of Tibet With its Mystic Cults, Symbolism and Mythology, and in Its Relation to Indian Buddhism

L. Austine Waddell, M.B.

THE

BUDDHISM OF TIBET

THE

BUDDHISM OF TIBET OR

LAMAISM

WITH ITS MYSTIC CULTS, SYMBOLISM AND MYTHOLOGY, AND IN ITS RELATION TO INDIAN BUDDHISM.

BY

L. AUSTINE WADDELL, M. B,. F.L. S., F.R .G.S . , MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY, ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE, ETC, SURGEON-MAJOR H.M. BENGAL ARMY

©Author All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced, stored, adapted, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, microfilming recording or otherwise, or translated in any language, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner and the publisher. The book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the prior publisher’s written consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published. The views and opinions expressed in this book are author(s) own and the facts reported by them have been verified to the extent possible, and the publishers are not in any way liable for the same. ISBN : 978-93-5128-622-6 Published, 2018 Published by Kalpaz Publications C-30, Satyawati Nagar, Delhi – 110052 E-mail: [email protected] Website: kalpazpublications.com Ph.: 011-47034999, 9212142040

A History of Indian Philosophy —Surendranath Dasgupta This book, the first volume of a two-volume work by Oswald Spengler, introduces itself as a "Copernican overturning" involving the rejection of the Eurocentric view of history, especially the division of history into the linear "ancient-medieval-modern" rubric. Explaining that the meaningful units for history are not epochs but whole cultures which evolve as organisms, it recognizes at least eight high cultures—Babylonian, Egyptian, Chinese, Indian, Mesoamerican, Classical (Greek/Roman), Arabian, and Western or “European-American”. Written just before the First World War, Spengler argues that the Western world is ending and we are witnessing the last season—"winter time"—of Faustian Civilization. In his depiction, Western Man is a proud but tragic figure because, while he strives and creates, he secretly knows the actual goal will never be reached. Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler was a German historian and philosopher of history whose interests included mathematics, science, and art. He is best known for his book The Decline of the West, originally written in German and published in 1918. His model of history postulates that any culture is a super-organism with a limited and predictable lifespan. His other works include Prussianism and Socialism, Man and Technics: A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life, The Hour of Decision, Selected Essays, and The Letters of Oswald Spengler.

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