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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.
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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.