Reading Tibetan Texts for Greater Understanding
The 14th Dalai Lama has called the Heart Sutra “the essence of the essence of Buddhism.” It is a beloved Mahayana Buddhist text that is part of the collection of Prajnaparamita Sutras.
Heart Sutra Mantra
The beautiful and often taught Heart Sutra becomes richer with each reading:
- Recited before teachings given by the Dalai Lama and other Rinpoches.
- Recited by Buddhists every day around the world.
- Recited daily in traditional Tibetan Three-Year Retreats.
Our workbook and its companion study aids will help you in your journey to more fully understand the teachings of the Buddha by learning to read Dharma texts the original Classical Literary Tibetan.
“I love studying Tibetan language in the context of a sacred text like the Heart Sutra; it carries me into a sacred space.”–TLI student, Dan G