Light of Wisdom: A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Togyal and Other Close Disciples

Light of Wisdom: A Collection of Padmasambhava's Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Togyal and Other Close Disciples

by Padmasambhava
     
 

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Padmasambhava, the Indian mystic and tantric Buddhist master, is second only to Buddha Shakyamuni as the most famous personage in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism. In the ninth century, he made the journey across the Himalayan Mountains to establish Buddhism for the people in that country. He also concealed timeless instructions and practices to benefit future

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Padmasambhava, the Indian mystic and tantric Buddhist master, is second only to Buddha Shakyamuni as the most famous personage in the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism. In the ninth century, he made the journey across the Himalayan Mountains to establish Buddhism for the people in that country. He also concealed timeless instructions and practices to benefit future generations. The volume presents in-depth explanations of the Tibetan Buddhist perspective. The Light of Wisdom, Vol. II will be of special interest to students of Buddhism for its clear overview from a Vajrayana perspective of teachings particular to Hinayana and Mahayana Buddhism. Included is an extensive commentary by Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, one of the most prominent Buddhist masters of nineteenth-century Tibet.

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"The root text of Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, a terma revealed by the great treasure-finder Chokgyur Lingpa, and its commentary by Kongtrül Rinpoche, the great translator in person, form tohether a complete scripture that embodies all the tantras, statements and instructions of the Nyingma School of the early translations, which is most rare to find in the past, present, or future."
- Kyabje Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789627341338
Publisher:
Rangjung Yeshe Publications
Publication date:
09/09/1998
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,214,972
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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