Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book Two: Vajrayana and the Great Perfection

Treasury of Precious Qualities: Book Two: Vajrayana and the Great Perfection

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by Longchen Yeshe Dorje, Kangyur Rinpoche, Jigme Lingpa
     
 

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This second and concluding volume of Jigme Lingpa’s classic Treasury of Precious Qualities is presented together with a detailed commentary by Kangyur Rinpoche. Composed in the form of a lamrim, or presentation of the stages of the path, the first volume set out the teachings of the sutras. The present volume continues this same structure andSee more details below

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This second and concluding volume of Jigme Lingpa’s classic Treasury of Precious Qualities is presented together with a detailed commentary by Kangyur Rinpoche. Composed in the form of a lamrim, or presentation of the stages of the path, the first volume set out the teachings of the sutras. The present volume continues this same structure and is a general description of the tantra teachings followed by an exposition of the Great Perfection, which in the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism is regarded as the summit of all vehicles and the final stage of the path of spiritual training. The section on the tantras is a compendious presentation of all important issues: lineage, empowerment, the generation and perfection stages, and samaya. The section on the Great Perfection is arranged according to the classification of Ground, Path, and Result and gives an extremely clear introduction to the doctrinal background that underpins the practice of this unique system.

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ISBN-13:
9780834828575
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/17/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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