The Practice of Dzogchen: Longchen Rabjam's Writings on the by Longchenpa,Harold Talbott,Tulku Thondup

By Longchenpa,Harold Talbott,Tulku Thondup

This vintage selection of texts at the meditation perform and concept of Dzogchen provides the nice Perfection in the course of the writings of its superb authority, the fourteenth-century Tibetan student and visionary Longchen Rabjam. the head of Vajrayana perform within the Nyingma culture of Tibetan Buddhism, Dzogchen embodies a procedure of teaching that awakens the intrinsic nature of the brain to bare its unique essence, totally ideal and unfastened from all duality—buddha nature, or buddhahood itself.

In The perform of Dzogchen, Tulku Thondup interprets crucial passages from Longchen Rabjam’s voluminous writings to light up and make clear this instructing. He additionally attracts at the works of later masters of the culture, putting Dzogchen in context either relating to different faculties of Buddhism and with regards to the nine-vehicle define of the Buddhist direction defined within the Nyingma culture. This accelerated version comprises Counsel for Liberation, Longchenpa’s poetic exhortation to readers to fast input the trail of liberation, step one towards the summit of Dzogchen practice.

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