HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The Beauty of Awakened Mind: Dzogchen…
Loading...

The Beauty of Awakened Mind: Dzogchen Lineage of the Great Master Shigpo…

by Khenchen Palden Rinpoche

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
2None2,551,640NoneNone

No tags.

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 098340741X, Paperback)

Shigpo Dudtsi was a renowned yogi and teacher in 12th century Tibet, and was one of the great masters of the kama, or oral transmission lineage in Nyingma Buddhist history. The Nyingma kama lineage began with Guru Padmasambhava, Shantarakshita, Vimalamitra, and Vairochana in the 8th century. From the time of Guru Padmasambhava and for at least three centuries afterwards, everyone who attained enlightenment in Tibet did so by practicing the kama lineage teachings of the Nyingma school. In the beginning of the 11th century, the first terton Sangye Lama appeared and revealed terma teachings that came from Guru Padmasambhava. Many other great tertons followed him and their teachings spread widely, so that by the 14th century, the terma teachings eclipsed the kama in popularity, and great tertons were more celebrated than kama masters. In many ways the same holds true today. Yet despite the widespread practice of terma, the kama and terma lineages have never actually been separate; in fact, kama is the very basis of terma. In July 2009 at Padma Samye Ling monastery and retreat center in upstate New York, Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche taught a two-week Dzogchen retreat on Dzogpa Chenpo Semde Nyanglug, the Mind Section Teachings of the Great Perfection According to the Nyang Lineage of Shigpo Dudtsi. This retreat included extensive instructions on the practices of Ngondro and Dzogchen according to Shigpo Dudtsi. Although the teachings of Shigpo Dudtsi were once very popular, now many experienced Nyingma practitioners have never even heard of his name. During this retreat, the Khenpo Rinpoches honored and strengthened connections to this great master, as well as to the kama lineage, which is the very source of the Nyingma tradition. This book includes complete teachings on Ngondro practice, as well as Dzogchen pith instructions according to the Semde Mind Class in the kama lineage of Shigpo Dudtsi. 41 illustrations; glossary

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:32 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Popular covers

None

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 127,263,446 books! | Top bar: Always visible