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By Longchen Rabjam

Aong the works in Longchen Rabjam's recognized assortment, The Seven Treasuries that generally called the Chöying Dzöd matters the non secular method often called trekcho (cutting via solidity), which brings religious practitioners of the top acumen to freedom effortlessly.

The Chöying Dzöd includes texts: this e-book, a suite of resource verses entitled the dear Treasury of the fundamental house of Phenomena, and Longchenpa's personal observation on these verses, A Treasure Trove of Scriptural Transmission.

The unique textual content side-by-side with English translation. 141 pp.

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Seventy nine © Padma Publishing 2. 001 All rights reserved. No component to this e-book might be reproduced in any shape or in anyway, digital or mechanical, together with photocopying, recording, or any details garage or retrieval approach, with out permission in writing from the writer. published within the us of a OS 04 03 02. S four three 2. OI I Jacket layout by means of Daniel Tesser Library of Congress Cataloging in e-book info Kl01i-chen-pa Dri-med-'od-zer, 1308-1363 the valuable treasury of the elemental house of phenomena I via Longchen Rabjam; translated below the path of His Eminence Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche by means of Richard Barron (Chokyi Nyima); edited by way of individuals of the Padma Translation Committee: Susanne Fairclough .. • [et al. ] p. em. ISBN 1-881847·32. ·2. 1. Tantric Buddhism-Tibet. I. Barron, Richard II. name. BQ8918. 2.. K57 2. 001 2. 94·f forty two. 042. 3-dc2. 1 2. 00102. 1330 Foreword His Eminence Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche The ebook of Longchen Rabjam's Seven Treasuries will be a reason for rejoicing between deeply dedicated Englishspeaking Buddhists who aspire to gain the dzogchen, or nice perfection, teachings of vajrayana Buddhism. even though there are various religious traditions during this international, Buddhism bargains the private exam of what constitutes the basis of samsara, and of ways to accommodate all degrees of obscuration and achieve liberation. between Buddhist teachings, none are extra profound, extra in a position to liberating the brain from its so much sophisticated obscurations, than these of the good perfection. but, simply because nice perfection transmission results in knowledge past phrases and ideas, the interpretation of dzogchen texts offers great problems. a few lamas have acknowledged that it's not even definitely worth the try, that an excessive amount of distortion effects. I admire their opinion, yet think that these people with the perfect fortune to have obtained genuine transmission from nice dzogchen masters have a accountability to take care of the oral lineage, together with the interpretation of texts, in addition to the mind-to-mind lineage of cognizance. If we eschew this paintings, the valuable nice perfection teachings will stay inaccessible to a few first-class Western practitioners who've capability as meditators yet v who have no idea Tibetan. An road for the flourishing of the transmission could be bring to a halt. i'm additionally gravely concerned with the translations of serious perfection texts produced via Westerners who comprehend Tibetan yet who count completely on scholarly wisdom, with out recourse to academics. highbrow figuring out by myself, with no the ripening strategy that happens less than the course of certified dzogchen academics, will surely bring about inaccurate translations, perpetuated in faulty meditation via those that base their religious perform on such translations. yet back, if certified dzogchen masters chorus from engaged on translations simply because they worry imperfect effects, can they lament whilst much more inaccurate translations are released? The translator of those texts, Richard Barron (Lama Chokyi Nyima), has actually mastered either literary and spoken Tibetan, yet his deeper realizing relies on a longer retreat less than the assistance of His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche, on a couple of six-week dzogchen retreats, and on hearing and translating the lessons of many eminent lamas.

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