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By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

ISBN-10: 9627341673

ISBN-13: 9789627341673

Own memoirs aren't unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent reflect offers an strange version: 3 degrees of religious teachings, conveying outer, internal, and sophisticated features of knowledge, that supply readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of one among Vajrayana Buddhism’s most useful figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) used to be a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of religious treasures referred to 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 couple of enlightened non secular beings, equivalent to Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he got 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 way to meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent replicate is a non secular experience that still comprises daily meditation recommendation, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra pro practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.

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All matter in the universe is set apart by one or more observ­ able distinctions. 8 million known different species on earth is a powerful display of the current manifested distinct forms of possibility that have emerged from a limitless potential of cre­ ation. While many of these individual “things” may look simi­ lar in shape and size from a distance, once you begin to observe more closely and in more detail, you start to see more and more distinctions and variations among the categories of things that first appeared to be similar.

While no two paths are exactly alike, the self-evident intention of each “thing” is aligned in the will to exist. All matter in the universe is set apart by one or more observ­ able distinctions. 8 million known different species on earth is a powerful display of the current manifested distinct forms of possibility that have emerged from a limitless potential of cre­ ation. While many of these individual “things” may look simi­ lar in shape and size from a distance, once you begin to observe more closely and in more detail, you start to see more and more distinctions and variations among the categories of things that first appeared to be similar.

The conclusion reached by scientists is that the observer determines the experience of what is observed. Matter is thus created by the intent of the individual observer or by a collec­ tive of observers. Observation produces awareness, which is consciousness, which is thought. Thought, attention, and inten­ tion create matter. All that matters is what you make matter. Therefore, you make matter. I AM 38 When the energy of creative intent is added to the thought of a particular possibility, the result is the miracle of matter made manifest.

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