By Longchen Yeshe Dorje, Jigme Lingpa
This ebook is a translation of the 1st a part of Jigme Lingpa’s Treasury of priceless characteristics, which in a narrow quantity of chic verses units out in brief yet comprehensively the Buddhist direction in response to the Nyingma institution. The concision of the basis textual content and its use of complex poetic language, wealthy in metaphor, require broad rationalization, amply provided right here by way of the observation of Kangyur Rinpoche.
The current quantity lays out the lessons of the sutras in sluggish levels in line with the conventional 3 degrees, or scopes, of religious undertaking. It starts off with crucial teachings on impermanence, karma, and ethics. Then, from the Hinayana point of view, it describes the basic Buddhist teachings of the 4 noble truths and the twelve hyperlinks of based bobbing up. relocating on, ultimately, to the Mahayana standpoint, it expounds totally the lessons on bodhichitta and the trail of the six paramitas, and offers an strangely certain exposition of Buddhist vows.
The paperback variation comprises Jigme Lingpa’s root textual content in verse, which was once now not integrated within the hardcover variation.
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