A Garland of Gold: The Early Kagyu Masters in India and by Jampa Thaye PDF

By Jampa Thaye

ISBN-10: 1541155300

ISBN-13: 9781541155305

'A Garland of Gold' is a background of the early masters of the good Kagyu culture of Tibetan Buddhism, equivalent to Saraha, Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa and their non secular heirs. This heritage represents the testomony of the Kagyu lineage forefathers, exhibiting us how they built devotion and self assurance of their professionals, got the muse of the dakini messengers, acquired the valuable lineages, attained the imaginative and prescient of mahamudra, and unfold the keys to enlightenment.

Their songs, additionally translated right here, even though incomplete and not using a master’s textual transmission, provide a reference to the realm of mahamudra.

Lama Jampa Thaye's account of the early masters relies at the histories composed by means of Pawo Tsuklak Trengwa (1504-1566), cross Lotsawa (1392-1481) and Pema Karpo (1527-1592). He obtained the transmissions and teachings of the Kagyu forefathers from Karma Thinley Rinpoche and his different specialists comparable to Ato Rinpoche and Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.

The Kagyu culture is without doubt one of the 4 significant faculties of Tibetan Buddhism along the Sakya, Nyingma and Gelug. It rose to prominence within the 11th and 12th centuries C.E. a few one and a part millenia after the passing of Lord Buddha and is still one of many nice religious transmission to be had on the planet at the present time. This publication bargains a awesome look at the origins of this world.

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