Tsele Natsok Rangdrol, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema's Lamp of Mahamudra: The Immaculate Lamp that Perfectly and PDF

By Tsele Natsok Rangdrol, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema Kunsang

ISBN-10: 9627341312

ISBN-13: 9789627341314

A undying guide at the middle of Buddhist perform. Lamp of Mahamudra is a meditation guide on probably the most complex practices of the Tibetan Buddhist culture. This particular textual content distills the directions of the perform lineage and describes the total direction of meditation resulting in the final word fruition. The e-book contains suggestion from Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Lamp of Mahamudra used to be written by way of Tsele Natsok Rangdrol, a seventeenth-century grasp of either the Kagyi and Nyingma colleges. He used to be popular as essentially the most realized lecturers of his period. His writing is inspiring in its lucid sort and profundity.

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And having attained the heat, you gain mastery over rebirth. By the third, the samadhi of courageous movement, Multiplicity being one taste, the realization of the ten bhumis manifests. You accomplish the benefit of others as a son of the victorious ones of the three times, 36 The Four 1-&gas And having attained the summit, your progress is uninterrupted. By the fourth, the vajralike samadhi, One of endeavoring in the practice of nonmeditation, Your wisdom knowledge perceives the buddha realms.

Here, however, you should attain the ultimate result of complete enlightenment and not merely relative or superficial qualities. Thus, if these are accomplished naturally and you then cling to them or feel arrogant, know that to be a direct obstacle for enlightenment. THE EIGHT DEVIATIONS Having explained these errors and ways of going astray, I shall now teach the eight deviations: 1. Not understanding that the mind-essence is the unity of appearance and emptiness endowed with the supreme of all aspects, the unobstructed interdependence of cause and effect, you slip into focusing on the empty aspect.

Although the forefathers of the Practice Lineage regarded the three stages of one-pointedness as only shamatha, according to my own understanding there must of 38 The Four }bgas course be different levels of people. Furthermore, for someone who has recognized the innate state, the nature of things is that shamatha and vipashyana are always present as a unity. Therefore, understand that here shamatha is embraced by vipashyana. The ensuing understanding at this point is dominated by fixation on solidity, and during the dr~am state you are also not much different from an ordinary person.

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