By Jean-Luc Achard

ISBN-10: 9937506751

ISBN-13: 9789937506755

The Fifteen periods of perform, Guru-yoga, directions with no features, and Phowa Teachings by means of Jean-Luc Achard This quantity is generally according to the French translations and abridgements which were ready as inner most enhances to the lessons of HH Menri Trizin Rinpoche (Lungtok Tenpai Nyima) given within the united states and that have been transcribed for the Bonpo starting place. the current paintings is de facto a truly humble contribution to the information of the A khrid process of teachings devoted to the lengthy lifetime of His Holiness and to aid his actions in appreciate of the culture and the continuity of its ideas.

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1. The BuddhaÕs traditional and supreme Tooth
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2. Ask a Farmer: final research and Conventional
Existence in Tsong kha pa's Lam rim chen mo
Ð man Newland
3. portray the objective: at the identity of the
Object of Negation (dgag bya) Ð Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
4. slicing the Roots of advantage: Tsong kha pa on the
Results of Anger Ð Daniel Cozort
5. Ethics because the foundation of a Tantric culture: Tsong kha pa
and the Founding of the dGe lugs Order in Tibet
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6. Bon rDzogs chen on Authenticity (pramÝna, tshad ma):
Prose and Poetry at the course Ð Anne Carolyn Klein
7. The dGe ldanÐbKaÕ brgyud culture of MahÝmudrÝ:
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8. Demons at the mom: Objections to the Perfect
Wisdom Sñtras in Tibet Ð Gareth Sparham
9. Gung thang and Sa bzang Ma ti Paû chen on the
Meaning of ÒFoundational ConsciousnessÓ
(Ýlaya, kun gzhi) Ð Joe Bransford Wilson
10. Authorship and Literary creation in
Classical Buddhist Tibet Ð JosŽ Ignacio Cabez—n
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58-61 and pp. 61-64. The Fifteen Sessions 29 [4]. Then imagine that the mandala is transformed into its cosmic counterpart, with Mount Meru in the center, above the golden layer that forms the base on which it stands, surrounded by the seven mountain ranges, the seven oceans, the four great continents and the eight islands and the ultimate iron mountain range encircling the whole universe. Within this perfectly organized pure realm, imagine that the clouds of offerings are multiplied in myriads, manifesting as the eight auspicious substances, golden flowers, melodious sounds, ravishing smells, etc.

Then, each day, gradually increase this number, until it reaches the time equivalent to 400 mantras. [2]. During this session and during periods between sessions, try to remain perfectly mute, moving the body as little as possible. Also avoid remaining near a fire, in a windy place, drinking alcohol or eating vegetables (because these greatly disturb the equilibrium of the physical elements). Also, avoid doing any practice at midnight and noon but rather choose the early dawn, moming, aftemoon and evening for your sessions.

Since phenomena manifest within the inner scope of mind, they are similarly devoid of any source and are basically empty. 1 Thus, obtaining power over mind means obtaining power over appearances and to realize the capacity to transform them. If you fail to realize the non-differentiation of mind and appearances, karmic traces will continue to affect your mind and you will always be potentially subject to delusions owing to the deceptive nature of appearances. You will still be trapped in wrong apprehensions, such as seeing two moons in the sky or viewing a cord in the grass as a snake, etc.

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