By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa
Own memoirs should not unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent reflect offers an strange version: 3 degrees of religious teachings, conveying outer, internal, and refined features of knowledge, that supply readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of one among Vajrayana Buddhism’s most precious figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) used to be a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of non secular treasures known 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 few enlightened religious beings, comparable to Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he bought and stocks during this publication.
A transparent replicate reveals what excessive lamas regard as such a lot sacred and intimate: religious evolution through the lens of an innermost visionary existence. Lingpa recounts each one step of his personal enlightenment process—from studying the best way to meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent reflect is a religious experience that still comprises daily meditation suggestion, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra professional practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.
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A Clear Mirror: The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan Master by Traktung Dudjom Lingpa