Insights of a Himalayan Pilgrim
This collection of essays by Lama Govinda, a Western seeker at home in two very different worlds, was published in 1991 to commemorate the author's substantial contributions to the Western understanding of Buddhism. Lama Govinda became an eloquent spokesman for the concept of "inner pilgrimage," following the heart's intuition to open the mind to different forms of knowledge conveyed through art and symbols. This view shines through his essays on The Realm of Religion, Buddhist Art and Architecture, Meditation in the Vajrayana, the Mandala of the Dhyani Buddhas, Meaning of Mantras, and more.
Includes the essays "Meditation, Mudra, and Mandala", and "The Meaning of Mantras in the Vajrayana".