Download A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions by Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje, The Padmakara PDF

By Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje, The Padmakara Translation Group

The principles of Vajrayana perform are laid out with eloquence and precision the following via one of many maximum Tibetan Buddhist masters of our age. His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche’s remark at the initial practices (ngöndro) is proficient through his profound awareness and wide-ranging scholarship, and illuminated with an array of quotations from the Vinaya, Sutra, and Tantra traditions. as well as the statement at the outer and internal initial practices, he presents different useful directions at the right view, behavior, and job of a practitioner. Dudjom Rinpoche taught that the conclusion of the lessons of the nice Perfection relies totally at the perform of those initial practices, therefore his compassionate exposition of them the following makes this ebook a very necessary source for somebody who seeks to take away the stumbling blocks among themselves and the entire freedom of enlightenment.

Translated via Padmakara Translation crew.

Show description

Read or Download A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices PDF

Similar tibetan books

Buddhist Fasting Practice: The Nyungne Method of Thousand Armed Chenrezig

The Tibetan Buddhist perform of Nyungne (nyoong-nay) has been gaining elevated consciousness in Buddhist facilities throughout North the USA; members say the perform purifies them either bodily and spiritually. This quantity is without doubt one of the few accomplished remedies in English of those robust teachings.

Enlightened Courage: A Commentary on the Seven Point Mind Training

It is a e-book to maintain and reread, a ebook to jolt one out of oneself and again to one's senses. --Tricycle journal

Cultivating a Daily Meditation

A booklet by means of the fourteenth Dalai Lama.

Buddhism between Tibet and China

Exploring the lengthy heritage of cultural trade among 'the Roof of the realm' and 'the center Kingdom,' Buddhism among Tibet and China incorporates a selection of noteworthy essays that probe the character in their dating, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 CE) to the current day. Annotated and contextualized by way of famous pupil Matthew Kapstein and others, the old debts that include this quantity reveal the wealthy discussion among Tibet and China within the parts of scholarship, the effective arts, politics, philosophy, and faith.

Extra resources for A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices

Example text

They keep the commitments, are diligent in the practice, And act in accordance with the teacher’s words. Good disciples have vivid faith—that is, great joy and keen interest with regard to the teacher and instructions; eager faith—a yearning for the result of the practice; confident faith that entertains no doubts; and consummate faith unaffected by petty circumstances. They are thus completely ready to receive blessings. They are firmly committed in their determination to accomplish unsurpassable enlightenment, and constant in their practice, never postponing it.

To accomplish our own and others’ welfare, we should rely on them like merchants relying on a ship’s captain. To cross over the river of cyclic existence, we should rely on them like passengers in a boat relying on a helmsman.

Reflecting on positive actions to be accomplished C. Transforming indeterminate actions into positive ones III. Summary of key points: the Four Truths A. The truth of the origin B. The truth of suffering C. The truth of the path D. The truth of cessation Subsection Two: The Uncommon, Special Preliminaries That Sow the Seeds of the Profound Path in Five Stages CHAPTER NINE: Taking Refuge, the Entrance to the Path I. General points to be understood A. Taking refuge, the entrance 1. The reasons one needs to take refuge 2.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 27 votes