Read to Sleep
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Oct 10, 2000
| ISBN 9781570627132
Feb 21, 2017
| ISBN 9780834829824
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Oct 10, 2000 | ISBN 9781570627132
Feb 21, 2017 | ISBN 9780834829824
This translation of a fundamental Tantric text reveals the richness and profundity of the intellectual and contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. The text describes the Four Foundation Practices that all practitioners of Vajrayana Buddhism must complete. The nature of impermanence, the effects of karma, the development of an enlightened attitude, and devotion to the guru are among the subjects treated in this book. Three eminent contemporary Tibetan Buddhist masters—Kalu Rinpoche, Deshung Rinpoche, and Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche—explain the significance of The Torch of Certainty for modern-day students and practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism.
Jamgon Kongtrul was a versatile and prolific scholar. He has been characterized as a “Tibetan Leonardo” because of his significant contributions to religion, education, medicine, and politics.
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