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Great Chariot

The Introduction To The Commentary On The Great Perfection · The Nature of Mind, The Easer of Weariness Called The Great Chariot — by Longchenpa

Dzogchen or ati is the tradition that this teaching is part of, and also its fruition.

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Monday, 02 January 2017 10:09

Guhyagarbha Tantra

The Guhyagarbha Tantra - Secret Essence Definitive Nature Just As It Is — by Longchenpa

This Secret Essence Tantra is the most advanced and extensively studied tantra within the Nyingma lineage. The author includes complete explanations of the peaceful and wrathful mandalas as well as practical instructions needed to attain the four states of vidyadharahood.

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Sunday, 01 January 2017 20:39

Introduction to Dzogchen

The Four-Themed Precious Garland - An Introduction to Dzogchen — by Longchenpa

An exposition on the "Four Themes of Gampopa" - the author of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation.  It includes a survey of the nine vehicles to Enlightenment as travelled progressively through the sutra, tantra and Dzogchen modes of approach, as well as a description of the goal.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016 19:32

Visionary Journey

Visionary Journey - The Story of the Wildwood Delights & The Story of the Mount Potala Delights — by Longchenpa, Translated and annotated by Herbert V. Guenther

These are two poems - Longchenpa calls them stories, or narratives - that well illustrate his poetic vision and skill.

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Friday, 09 September 2016 23:43

Treasury of Philosophical Systems

The Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems - A Treatise Elucidating the Meaning of the Entire Range of Buddhist Teachings — by Longchenpa

This volume discusses the philosophical tenets of the entire spectrum of Buddhist teachings - Hinayana, Mahayana, Vajrayana, and Dzogchen.

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Wednesday, 07 September 2016 22:52

Pith Instructions

The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions — by Longchenpa

Distills the principles underlying the entire range of Buddhist practice in more than 400 stanzas, each consisting of six instructions or pieces of advice.

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Monday, 05 September 2016 19:07

Basic Space of Phenomena

The Precious Treasury of the Basic Space of Phenomena — by Longchenpa

A part of Longchen Rabjam's famous collection - the Seven Treasuries. This book is commonly known as the Chöying Dzod.

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Saturday, 03 September 2016 17:01

Now That I Come to Die

Now That I Come to Die - Intimate guidance from one of Tibet's greatest masters — by Longchenpa

A collection of works by Longchenpa - the great master of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

Perfect Clarity

Perfect Clarity - A Tibetan Buddhist Anthology of Mahamudra and Dzogchen — translated by Erik Pema Kunsang

An anthology of essential writings on Mahamudra and Dzogchen for the student of Tibetan Buddhism. Translator has selected works by legendary masters both ancient and modern.

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Tuesday, 07 July 2015 15:44

Advice from the Heart

Longchenpa's Advice from the Heart — by Namkhai Norbu

With clear introduction to the principles and practice of Dzogchen - Namkhai Norbu sets in context the thirty words of advice and then proceeds to explain each one as the basis of Longchepa's spiritual experience.

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