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The Practice of Mahamudra: The Teachings of His Holiness, the Drikung Kyabgon, Chetsang Rinpoche

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Synopsis:

The head of the Nyingma lineage explains each of the five stages of Mahamudra and its meditation practices.

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Mahamudra, the highest level of teaching within Tibetan Buddhism, rewards study and practice with the realization of the very nature of mind itself. There is not a single experience which is not subsumed within the realizations of Mahamudra. On his first tour of the United States, H.H. Chetsang Rinpoche gave detailed instructions in Mahamudra methods. He carefully explained each of the five stages of Mahamudra and taught its main meditational practices. He also gave precise instructions on posture and breathing for meditation and answered many common questions using the teachings of Tilopa and Gampopa to illustrate his various points. ...the clearest presentation of Mahamudra meditation practice available in English.--Wisconsin Bookwatch

About the Author

His Holiness Chetsang Rinpoche is the thirty-seventh Drikung Kyabgon head of the Drikung Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. He has worked tirelessly to renew and spread its scholarly and meditative traditions in many countries, including the United States. He lives at the seat of the Drikung Kagyu order in Dehra Dun, India.

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ISBN:
9781559393232
Author:
Clark, Robert
Publisher:
Snow Lion Publications
Editor:
Trinlay Chodron, Ani K.
Author:
Rinpoche, Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang
Author:
Chetsang, Drikung Kyabgon
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism - Tibetan
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Tibetan Buddhism
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8.30x5.40x.60 in. .39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Mahamudra, the highest level of teaching within Tibetan Buddhism, rewards study and practice with the realization of the very nature of mind itself. There is not a single experience which is not subsumed within the realizations of Mahamudra. On his first tour of the United States, H.H. Chetsang Rinpoche gave detailed instructions in Mahamudra methods. He carefully explained each of the five stages of Mahamudra and taught its main meditational practices. He also gave precise instructions on posture and breathing for meditation and answered many common questions using the teachings of Tilopa and Gampopa to illustrate his various points. ...the clearest presentation of Mahamudra meditation practice available in English.--Wisconsin Bookwatch
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