Treasures of the Sakya Lineage: Teachings from the Masters [NOOK Book]

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Treasures of the Sakya Lineage is a rich collection of teachings by both contemporary and ancient Sakya masters, showing a thousand years of lineage continuity. It provides an overview of the history, view, key lineage figures, and crucial teachings of the oldest continuously operating institution among the four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism.

The Sakya School has long been known for its balanced approach to study and practice. The writings of Sakya scholars have been deeply ...

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Overview


Treasures of the Sakya Lineage is a rich collection of teachings by both contemporary and ancient Sakya masters, showing a thousand years of lineage continuity. It provides an overview of the history, view, key lineage figures, and crucial teachings of the oldest continuously operating institution among the four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism.

The Sakya School has long been known for its balanced approach to study and practice. The writings of Sakya scholars have been deeply influential in every school of Tibetan Buddhism and they continue to be now.

A great resource for students and practitioners of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism, this volume contains teachings from great Sakya scholars and meditation masters, including:

H. H. Sakya Trizin, Khenpo Appey, Sakya Pandita, Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen, Chogye Trinchen, Choegyal Phagpa, Migmar Tseten

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780834823099
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/29/2011
  • Series: Shambhala Publications
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 675 KB

Meet the Author

Migmar Tseten is a Buddhist chaplain at Harvard University. He leads retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America. He founded the Sakya Institute in Cambridge, Mass., and has served as the head of the Sakya Retreat Center in Barre, Mass. He also served as the head of the Sakya Center in Rajpur, India, and the Sakya Monastery in Puruwalla, India, from 1981 to 1989.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
His Holiness Sakya Trizin

Preface xi

1. The Great Song of Experience 1
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

2. A Prayer for the Happiness of All Living Beings 27
Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo

3. The Buddhist Essence Teaching 30
An Interview with His Holiness Sakya Trizin

4. The History of Buddhism 71
His Eminence Chogye Trichen

5. The Production of Faith 91
Khenpo Appey

6. The Song on How to Rely on Antidotes 100
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

7. The Enlightenment Thought 102
Khenpo Appey

8. The Nature of the Mind 117
His Holiness Sakya Trizin

9. The Buddhist Essence Teaching 121
An Interview with Sakya Pandita

10. The Five Aggregates 128
Acharya Lama Migmar Tseten

11. Awakening Buddha-Nature 133
Khenpo Appey

12. The Five Paths to Enlightenment 138
Khenpo Appey

13. The Ten Bhumis to Enlightenment 148
Khenpo Appey

14. The Gift of the Dharma to Kublai Khan 152
Chogyal Phakpa

15. The Perfection of Moral Conduct 159
Khenpo Appey

16. The Perfection of Patience 167
Khenpo Appey

17. The Perfection of Diligence 177
Khenpo Appey

18. The Perfection of Meditation 183
Khenpo Appey

19. The Song of Inquiring About Good Health 199
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

20. The Song of Praising Place 203
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

21. The Song of Eight Practices of Dreams 208
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

22. The King of Noble Prayers Aspiring to the Deeds of the Excellent 211
Translated by Tulku Thondup

23. The Song of Bringing the Experience of Practice 221
Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

24. An Homage to the Buddha Who Performed Twelve Enlightened Deeds 224
Translated by Tulku Thondup

25. The History of the Sakya School 228
Acharya Lama Migmar Tseten

Biographies of the Authors 257

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