The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel: The Practice of Guru Yoga according to the Longchen Nyingthig Tradition

The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel: The Practice of Guru Yoga according to the Longchen Nyingthig Tradition

by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
     
 

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In
the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, devotion to one's guru or spiritual master is
considered to be of the utmost importance in spiritual practice. The
instructions of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, based upon the teachings of the great
eighteenth-century saint and visionary Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa, focus on the
devotional practices of Guru Yoga, "Merging

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Overview

In
the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, devotion to one's guru or spiritual master is
considered to be of the utmost importance in spiritual practice. The
instructions of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, based upon the teachings of the great
eighteenth-century saint and visionary Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa, focus on the
devotional practices of Guru Yoga, "Merging with the Mind of the Guru."



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834827585
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/19/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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The
guru is like a wish-fulfilling jewel granting all the qualities of realization,
a father and mother giving their love equally to all sentient beings, a great
river of compassion, a mountain rising above worldly concerns unshaken by the
winds of emotion, and a great cloud of rain to soothe the torments of passions.



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