Entrance to the Great Perfection: A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices

Entrance to the Great Perfection: A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices

by Cortand Dahl
     
 

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Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this wonderful book offers accessible and insightful guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection. This groundbreaking work contains classic commentaries by the renowned Tibetan masters Jigme Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, alongside a lively contemporary discussion by filmmaker, author…  See more details below

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Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this wonderful book offers accessible and insightful guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection. This groundbreaking work contains classic commentaries by the renowned Tibetan masters Jigme Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, alongside a lively contemporary discussion by filmmaker, author and spiritual teacher Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse that discusses how to incorporate these ancient practices into the fast-paced lifestyle of the Western world. Also included are a lengthy introduction to the world of Tibetan Buddhism and its meditative practices, as well as the long and short preliminary practice liturgies and numerous appendices on the nine yanas and other topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559397933
Publisher:
Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/16/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
631 KB

Meet the Author

Cortland Dahl received a master's degree in Buddhist Studies from Naropa University. He has worked as an instructor at Kathmandu University's Centre for Buddhist Studies, a translator at the Nitartha Institute, and an interpreter for various lamas. Currently he serves as director of the Rimé Foundation (rimefoundation.org), which he founded in 2004, and codirector of Tergar International (tergar.org), under the direction of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Cortland is also a member of the Nitartha Translation Network and has worked extensively with the Dharmachakra Translation Committee. His published works include Great Perfection, Volumes I & II.

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