The Six Lamps

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ISBN: 9781614293804
Release Date: 2017-03-28
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jean-Luc Achard
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Six Lamps in PDF and EPUB Esteemed Tibetologist Jean-Luc Achard contextualizes and provides a clear translation of highly secret precepts on Dzogchen practice unlike anything published. The Instructions on the Six Lamps is a profound and important work from the Bön Dzogchen tradition and is one of the root texts of the Zhangzhung Nyengyü (Oral Transmission of Zhangzhung) series of orally transmitted teachings. Considered to be the central work of the inner cycle of these teachings, it expertly details the principles of the natural state and its visionary marvels. The root text describes highly secret precepts of Dzogchen (Great Perfection) practice—the teachings of Trekchö and Thögel—as revealed by Tapihritsa to Gyerpung Nangzher Löpo. The teachings in this text represent oral instructions transmitted by a single master to a single disciple in the mode known as “single transmission.” It is through such a practice that one can see the clear light of one’s own mind before achieving complete buddhahood. In this respect, the text contains a complete teaching of Dzogchen, from beginning to end.


The Six Lamps

Filename: the-six-lamps.pdf
ISBN: 9781614293644
Release Date: 2017-03-28
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jean-Luc Achard
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Six Lamps in PDF and EPUB Esteemed Tibetologist Jean-Luc Achard contextualizes and provides a clear translation of highly secret precepts on Dzogchen practice unlike anything published. The Instructions on the Six Lamps is a profound and important work from the Bön Dzogchen tradition and is one of the root texts of the Zhangzhung Nyengyü (Oral Transmission of Zhangzhung) series of orally transmitted teachings. Considered to be the central work of the inner cycle of these teachings, it expertly details the principles of the natural state and its visionary marvels. The root text describes highly secret precepts of Dzogchen (Great Perfection) practice—the teachings of Trekchö and Thögel—as revealed by Tapihritsa to Gyerpung Nangzher Löpo. The teachings in this text represent oral instructions transmitted by a single master to a single disciple in the mode known as “single transmission.” It is through such a practice that one can see the clear light of one’s own mind before achieving complete buddhahood. In this respect, the text contains a complete teaching of Dzogchen, from beginning to end.


Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

Filename: chod-practice-in-the-bon-tradition.pdf
ISBN: 155939787X
Release Date: 2009-08-16
Number of pages: 118
Author: Alejandro Chaoul
Publisher: Shambhala

Download and read online Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition in PDF and EPUB Through this ancient and profound practice, anyone who is able to recognize their own fear-whether its source is external or internal-can face that fear, challenge it, and overcome it. Ultimately, fear becomes a tool to cultivate enlightened qualities.... An excellent contribution.-Tenzin Wangyal, author


Naked Seeing

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ISBN: 9780199982905
Release Date: 2014
Number of pages: 464
Author: Christopher Hatchell
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Naked Seeing in PDF and EPUB Buddhism is in many ways a visual tradition, with its well-known practices of visualization, its visual arts, its epistemological writings that discuss the act of seeing, and its literature filled with images and metaphors of light. Some Buddhist traditions are also visionary, advocating practices by which meditators seek visions that arise before their eyes. Naked Seeing investigates such practices in the context of two major esoteric traditions, the Wheel of Time (Kalacakra) and the Great Perfection (Dzogchen). Both of these experimented with sensory deprivation, and developed yogas involving long periods of dwelling in dark rooms or gazing at the open sky. These produced unusual experiences of seeing, which were used to pursue some of the classic Buddhist questions about appearances, emptiness, and the nature of reality. Along the way, these practices gave rise to provocative ideas and suggested that, rather than being apprehended through internal insight, religious truths might also be seen in the exterior world-realized through the gateway of the eyes. Christopher Hatchell presents the intellectual and literary histories of these practices, and also explores the meditative techniques and physiology that underlie their distinctive visionary experiences. The book also offers for the first time complete English translations of three major Tibetan texts on visionary practice: a Kalacakra treatise by Yumo Mikyo Dorjé, The Lamp Illuminating Emptiness, a Nyingma Great Perfection work called The Tantra of the Blazing Lamps, and a Bön Great Perfection work called Advice on the Six Lamps, along with a detailed commentary on this by Drugom Gyalwa Yungdrung.


The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion

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ISBN: 1559399856
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 315
Author: Donatella Rossi
Publisher: Shambhala

Download and read online The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion in PDF and EPUB Dzogchen, or the Great Perfection, is considered in Tibet to be the culmination of all teachings embraced by both Bonpos and the followers of the Nyingma school.


Buddhahood in This Life

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ISBN: 9781614293453
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Number of pages: 248
Author: Osa Karen Manell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Buddhahood in This Life in PDF and EPUB "A translation of an important Tibetan Buddhist text related to the Dzogchen practice of the Nyingma school"--


The oral tradition from Zhang Zhung

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105122193142
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 577
Author: John Myrdhin Reynolds
Publisher:

Download and read online The oral tradition from Zhang Zhung in PDF and EPUB This Volume Covers Translations Into English Of Some Selected Texts Of The Oral Tradition From Zhang-Zhung Which Include Not Only The Biographies Or Haggiographics Of The Principal Early Masters, But Also The Very Words Of That Ponchen Tapihrista Addressed To His Disciple, Nangzher Lodpo. 2 Parts - The History And Lineages - The Literature Of The Zhang-Zhung Nyan-Gyud Cycle - 4 Appendices.


A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet Volume One

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ISBN: 9781583946268
Release Date: 2013-05-14
Number of pages: 264
Author: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Download and read online A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet Volume One in PDF and EPUB A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Volume One explores ancient Tibet's Zhang Zhung kingdom and Bon religion that preceded the advent of Buddhism in the seventh century. Countering the long-held idea that Tibet's pre-Buddhist indigenous culture was primitive and undeveloped, this book shares the rich cultural origins of the kingdom of Zhang Zhung--the "cradle of Tibetan culture," which encompassed a vast area of Western and Northern Tibet in an area that includes sacred Mount Kailash. Presenting the meticulous research of internationally known Dzogchen Buddhist teacher and scholar Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, the book investigates the mysteries of Zhang Zhung's Bon religion, a set of shamanistic and animistic beliefs and practices only recently studied by a handful of academic scholars. Offering a critical analysis of a vast array of literary and primary sources, Norbu discusses the role of the Bon traditions within Zhang Zhung's lineages, dynasties, and culture. Examining Zhang Zhung's written language, sacred ornaments, rock carvings, healing practices, music, and magical divination techniques, Norbu contributes to an understanding of the roots of Tibetan Buddhist culture and modern-day Bon religion--a practice followed by an estimated ten percent of Tibetans. Table of Contents: Translator's Foreword; A Technical Note about the Translation; I. The Human Generations of Ancient Zhang Zhung; II. The Bon Lineages of Ancient Zhang Zhung; III. The Royal Lineages of Ancient Zhang Zhung; IV. The Written Language of Ancient Zhang Zhung; V. The Civilization of Ancient Zhang Zhung; Indexes--Tibetan and Zhang Zhung Names and Terms, Textual Sources, Sanskrit Names and Terms, Chinese Names and Terms From the Trade Paperback edition.


Visionary Encounters

Filename: visionary-encounters.pdf
ISBN: 9780834840324
Release Date: 2016-07-26
Number of pages: 256
Author: Adriano Clemente
Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Download and read online Visionary Encounters in PDF and EPUB Visionary Encounters presents four chapters from the collection known as The Golden Teaching of Trenpa Namkha, a cycle of Dzogchen teachings recovered or rediscovered by the thirteenth-century master Shense Lhaje, an important scripture-revealer in the Bön tradition. These chapters include unusual autobiographical detail, providing a window into the daily life of this "wandering beggar," as he calls himself, as well as a record of the extraordinary messages he received from visionary beings known as knowledge-holders and dakinis. It also includes an introduction that places the work in its historical and literary context.


Heart drops of dharmakaya

Filename: heart-drops-of-dharmakaya.pdf
ISBN: UVA:X004663215
Release Date: 2002-02-25
Number of pages: 163
Author: Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen
Publisher: Snow Lion Pubns

Download and read online Heart drops of dharmakaya in PDF and EPUB A complete Dzogchen meditation manual from the oldest Tibetan tradition.


Enlightened Rainbows

Filename: enlightened-rainbows.pdf
ISBN: 9789004168237
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 496
Author: Jean-Luc Achard
Publisher: BRILL

Download and read online Enlightened Rainbows in PDF and EPUB Within the tradition of the "Great Perfection," the Works of Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen stand as textual references of an exceptional erudition. As a sign of realization, the author manifested the Rainbow Body, the ultimate fruit of Dzogchen, in 1934.


The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep

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ISBN: 8120820037
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Number of pages: 217
Author: Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

Download and read online The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep in PDF and EPUB In the Tibetan tradition the ability to dream lucidly is not and end in itself rather it provides as additonal context in which one can engage in advanced and effective practices to achieve liberation. Dream yoga is followed by sleep yoga also known as the yoga of clear light. It is a more advanced practice similar to the most secret Tibetan practices. The goal is to remain aware during deep sleep when the gross conceptual mind and the operation of the senses cease.The result of these practicas is greater happiness and freedom in both our waking and dreaming states.


The Four Wheels of B n

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ISBN: 9781526200358
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Author: Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche
Publisher: Lulu.com

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Approaching Dzogchen according to the Athri Cycle

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ISBN: 9780995536807
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Author: Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima
Publisher: Lulu.com

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Drung Deu and B n

Filename: drung-deu-and-b-n.pdf
ISBN: UVA:X030121172
Release Date: 1995
Number of pages: 327
Author: Namkhai Norbu
Publisher:

Download and read online Drung Deu and B n in PDF and EPUB Early history of Tibet chiefly during the reign of Bonpo kings from 1st cent. B.C. to 5th cent. A.D. according to Bon sources.