A Clear Mirror: The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master

A Clear Mirror: The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master

Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

own memoirs should not unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent replicate offers an strange edition: 3 degrees of non secular teachings, conveying outer, internal, and sophisticated points of knowledge, that supply readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of considered one of Vajrayana Buddhism’s Most worthy figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) used to be a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of non secular treasures referred to as terma hidden within the Earth and within the minds of disciples. Dujdom Lingpa is well known for his revelations on “refining perception” or Nang Jang, and, via dream yoga, trance, and visions, for transmitting the “mindstream” of a couple of enlightened religious beings, reminiscent of Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he obtained and stocks during this booklet.

A transparent reflect
reveals what excessive lamas regard as so much sacred and intimate: non secular evolution through the lens of an innermost visionary lifestyles. Lingpa recounts each one step of his personal enlightenment process—from studying how one can meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent reflect is a religious experience that still contains daily meditation suggestion, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra pro practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.

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