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By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa, Chonyi Drolma, Tharchin Lama

A transparent replicate is the autobiographical account of a saint, a genius, a virtuoso who has granted readers what's so much infrequent in own debts: complete entry to his remarkable internal existence. Dudjom Lingpa used to be a nineteenth century Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp whose legacy of meditation teachings has swept the world over seeing that his lifetime, due partially to the foreign presence of his re-incarnate successor, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. even supposing the style of biography is very common in Tibetan Buddhism, this can be in contrast to to something but translated into English.
This is strictly what Dudjom Lingpa does in his trilogy of auto-biographies. even though he was once brilliantly profitable in his multi-faceted profession as a instructor to incalculable notable disciples, a prolific author with at the very least twenty-one extant volumes of composition which are nonetheless studied worldwide, and a Treasure revealer within the instructing process distinct to tantric Buddhism, his tales supply us anything else. during this publication we're proven the very factor that top lamas regard as such a lot sacred and intimate: non secular evolution through the lens of inner-most visionary existence, cinematic in scope, choked with interesting beings, either divine and demonic. Dudjom Lingpa can provide readers entry to his enlightenment process—from studying tips to meditate as much as the top tantric practices—as simply he may have skilled it. This ebook, packed with vibrant and interesting visions and dreamscapes, is replete with experience in addition to daily meditation suggestion. a person attracted to a innovative outlook on own transformation will get pleasure from and take advantage of those stories.

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He wore saffron robes; his two hands displayed the gestures of teaching the doctrine and abiding in evenness. He sat in cross-legged posture. With a smiling face he said, “You’ve opened the door of my dwelling place. Why have you done that? I’ve stayed here for three thousand human years and haven’t encountered an ordinary person. You can only see me because of your previous [good] karma and aspirations. Even if you couldn’t see me, merely by seeing this, my domicile, you will surely realize the meaning of profound emptiness.

As instructed, I sat there and listened. The supreme master told me, “This lama of yours, called Jamyang, is an emanation of Bodhisattva Dribpa Namsel, Dispeller of Obscurations. You have a connection with him as your spiritual guide throughout five lifetimes. Heed his instructions and you will surely become an individual proficient in language. “At the end of your life, someone will help this monastery and it will be as if the sun were dawning on a dark continent — he is a holder of the doctrine of clear light Great Perfection [and a reincarnation of] Natsok Rangdrol, Self-Liberated Sensory Spheres, who is Langdro Konchok Jungné incarnate.

As mentioned earlier, my father belonged to the Ahchak Dru clan in Eastern Kham and my mother belonged to the Mutsa Ga clan. Through the strength of their aspirations, they had again married each other. Seeing that I had a karmic connection with them, I left Guru Rinpoche’s presence accompanied by an immeasurable assembly of spiritual heroes and dakinis casting a rain of flowers, and entered my mother’s womb. From then on, in her dreams my mother always saw a multitude of spiritual heroes and dakinis guarding her and performing ablution rituals.

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