Medicine Buddha Teachings

Medicine Buddha Teachings

by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559392169

ISBN-13: 9781559392167

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

In this rare gem from Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, we learn more than just the details of this particular Medicine Buddha practice; Rinpoche has kindly included many basic principles of tantric theory and practice in general. Anyone engaged in any Vajrayana practice will find this teaching extremely useful.

Overview

In this rare gem from Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, we learn more than just the details of this particular Medicine Buddha practice; Rinpoche has kindly included many basic principles of tantric theory and practice in general. Anyone engaged in any Vajrayana practice will find this teaching extremely useful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559392167
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
603,786
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Part 1The Medicine Buddha Sadhana Teachings
1.A Practice That Is Extremely Effective in the Removal of Sickness3
2.The Great King of Medicine Is Active in Pacifying the Suffering of Beings13
3.The Visualization Uncovers the Inherent Purity of Phenomena27
4.Because of Its Vastness, Offering the Entire Universe Produces Great Merit40
5.On the Origin of Auspiciousness in the Substances and Symbols53
Part 2Medicine Buddha Sadhana in Tibetan and English69
Part 3The Medicine Buddha Sutra
1.Twelve Extraordinary Aspirations for the Benefit of Sentient Beings105
2.The Buddha Shakyamuni Taught This Sutra to Inspire Us to Practice113
3.Mudras, or Ritual Gestures, Help to Clarify the Visualization125
4.The Benefits of Hearing and Recollecting the Medicine Buddha's Name139
5.Regular Supplication of the Medicine Buddha Brings Protection146
6.The Correct View Regarding Both Deities and Maras158
7.Somehow Our Buddha Nature Has Been Awakened, and We Are Very Fortunate Indeed172
Part 4The Twelve Great Aspirations of the Medicine Buddha177
Notes183
AppendixMedicine Buddha Sadhana with Tibetan193

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