Entrance to the Great Perfection

A Guide to the Dzogchen Preliminary Practices
Product Number: EB00690163
Released: Nov 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559397933
Publisher: Snow Lion
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Blending contemporary and traditional perspectives, this groundbreaking work offers guidance on the profound foundational practices of the Great Perfection. It contains classic commentaries by the renowned Tibetan masters Jigme Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, alongside a lively contemporary discussion by filmmaker, author, and spiritual teacher Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse that discusses how to incorporate these ancient practices into the fast-paced lifestyle of the Western world. Also included are a lengthy introduction to the world of Tibetan Buddhism and its meditative practices, as well as the long and short preliminary practice liturgies and numerous appendices on the nine yanas and other topics. The ngOndro or preliminary practice is treasured in the Ancient School of Tibetan Buddhism as vital for effecting a profound inner transformation and as a foundation for the very highest teachings of the Great Perfection, or Dzogchen. In particular, the Longchen Nyingtik ngOndro-revealed by the great saint Jigme Lingpa following a series of visions in which he was blessed by the omniscient Longchen Rabjam and received the transmission of his wisdom mind-has long been cherished by followers of all traditions on account of its power, depth, and poetic beauty.

Author(s): Cortland Dahl
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Feb 16, 2010

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