The Torch of Certainty

Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Feb 21, 2017
Product Number: EB00688150
Released: Feb 21, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834829824
Publisher: Shambhala
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This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete. The nature of impermanence, the effects of karma, the development of an enlightened attitude, and devotion to the guru are among the subjects treated in this book. Three eminent contemporary Tibetan Buddhist masters—Kalu Rinpoche, Deshung Rinpoche, and ChOgyam Trungpa Rinpoche—explain the significance of The Torch of Certainty for modern-day students and practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.