The Mind of Mahamudra: Advice from the Kagyu Masters (Tibetan Classics)

The Mind of Mahamudra: Advice from the Kagyu Masters (Tibetan Classics)


The brain of Mahamudra is the 3rd quantity within the Tibetan Classics sequence, which goals to make on hand available paperback versions of key Tibetan Buddhist works drawn from knowledge guides' Library of Tibetan Classics.

Enjoy six key texts at the cornerstone meditation perform of the Kagyu college of Tibetan Buddhism through a few of its so much celebrated forebearers.

The brain of Mahamudra highlights mahamudra, the imperative meditation perform of the Kagyu institution of Tibetan Buddhism. The six texts variety in date from the 12th to the 17th century and contain such celebrated authors as Lama Shang and the 3rd Karmapa. Mahamudra is basically an easy, direct technique for having a look past our innovations to the very nature of wide awake event. Mahamudra actually skill "the nice seal" and masters of this custom have defined it to intend that every thing is sealed with buddhahood, and there's no liberation to be attained except what's already current. Mahamudra, it truly is acknowledged, isn't attained no longer since it is just too tough, yet since it is simply too effortless; now not since it is simply too some distance, yet since it is simply too shut; and never since it is hidden yet since it is just too glaring. due to its universality and directness, mahamudra meditation is especially fitted to the fashionable West. Eminent pupil Peter Alan Roberts attracts on his thirty-plus years of expertise of translating for Tibetan lamas to light up those benchmark translations.

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