Softcover, 67 pages, Dharamsala 1980, new
This concise and engaging synopsis of the text known as A Compendium of Ways of Knowing is used in the training of novice monks in the Gelugpa tradition. This book introduces the reader to the system of philosophical logic followed in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Novitiates memorise texts such as this and use them to hone their debating skills. Here, the compendium of the main points of this great text is accompanied by an oral commentary given by the learned scholar, the late Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, to students at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives.