Guy Newland

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Guy Martin Newland (born 1955) is a scholar of Tibetan Buddhism who has been a professor at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan since 1988.[1] He served as Chairperson of Central Michigan University's Department of Philosophy and Religion during the periods 2000-2003 and 2006-2009. He was elected to the Mount Pleasant Board of Education in July 2003 and served until December 2007, including six months as President of the Board and one year as Secretary.

Newland was a student of Jeffrey Hopkins.


Publications

Newland has authored, translated, and edited a number of publications on Tibetan Buddhism, including:[2]

  • Introduction to Emptiness: As Taught in Tsong-kha-pa's Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path. Snow Lion: 2008.
  • The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Volume 2, by Tsong-kha-pa. Translated by the Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee; Joshua W.C. Cutler, Editor-in-Chief, Guy Newland, Editor. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 2004.
  • The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Volume 3, by Tsong-kha-pa. Translated by the Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee; Joshua W.C. Cutler, Editor-in-Chief, Guy Newland, Editor. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 2002.
  • Changing Minds: Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins. Edited by Guy Newland. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 2001.
  • "Ask a Farmer: Ultimate Analysis and Conventional Existence in Tsong kha pa's Lam rim chen mo" in Changing Minds: Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins. Edited by Guy Newland. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 2001.
  • The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Volume 1, by Tsong-kha-pa. Translated by the Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee; Joshua W.C. Cutler, Editor-in-Chief, Guy Newland, Editor. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 2000.
  • Appearance and Reality: The Two Truths in Four Buddhist Systems by Guy Newland. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1999.
  • "The Debate Manual (yig cha) in Tibetan Monastic Education" by Guy Newland. In Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre edited by José Cabezón and Roger Jackson. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1996.
  • The Two Truths. Guy Newland. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 1992.
  • Compassion: A Tibetan Analysis. London: Wisdom Publications, 1984.

Citations to Newland's works

  • Newland's work on The Great Treatise was listed as a "Selected Reading" in How to Be Compassionate: A Handbook for Creating Inner Peace and a Happier World by the Dalai Lama.[3]
  • The Two Truths is cited twice in A Study of the Dharmadharmatavibhanga: The root text and its scriptural source (the Avikalpapravesadharani) by Raymond E. Robertson et al.[4]
  • Three of Newland's works are listed in the "Further Reading" section of Insight Into Emptiness by Khensur Jampa Tegchok.[5]

See also

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