By Tsangnyon Heruka,Chogyam Trungpa,Nalanda Translation Committee
As a early life, Marpa was once encouraged to shuttle to India to review the Buddhist teachings, for at the moment in Tibet, Buddhism had waned significantly via ruthless suppression by means of an evil king. the writer paints a brilliant photograph of Marpa's 3 trips to India: precarious mountain passes, desolate plains teeming with bandits, grasping customs-tax creditors. Marpa persevered many hardships, yet not anything to check with the pains that ensued along with his guru Nâropa and different academics. but Marpa succeeded in learning the tantric teachings, translating and bringing them to Tibet, and setting up the perform Lineage of the Kagyüs, which maintains to this day.
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