A Clear Mirror by Traktung Dudjom Lingpa, Chonyi Drolma, Tharchin Lama

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 such a lot infrequent in own money owed: complete entry to his terrific internal existence. Dudjom Lingpa was once a nineteenth century Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp whose legacy of meditation teachings has swept internationally due to the fact that his lifetime, due partly to the foreign presence of his re-incarnate successor, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. even if the style of biography is very common in Tibetan Buddhism, this can be in contrast to to whatever but translated into English.
This is strictly what Dudjom Lingpa does in his trilogy of auto-biographies. even supposing he used to be brilliantly winning in his multi-faceted profession as a instructor to incalculable notable disciples, a prolific author with not less than twenty-one extant volumes of composition which are nonetheless studied all over the world, and a Treasure revealer within the instructing approach exact to tantric Buddhism, his tales supply us whatever else. during this e-book 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, packed with interesting beings, either divine and demonic. Dudjom Lingpa offers readers entry to his enlightenment process—from studying find out how to meditate as much as the top tantric practices—as purely he may have skilled it. This ebook, jam-packed with shiny and interesting visions and dreamscapes, is replete with event in addition to daily meditation recommendation. someone drawn to a progressive outlook on own transformation will get pleasure from and reap the benefits of those stories.

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They grew worried as soon as they saw that cave, saying, “Oh shit! ” They closed the mouth of the cave with a lot of rocks and earth, and we left. I TURNED EIGHT in the Tiger Year [1842]. On the morning of the fifteenth day of the middle summer month, I went along with my sister and a little neighbor girl down to the waters of the Ser River, which was extremely turbulent. Between the peaks and crests of the massively soaring waves, I saw the elevated apex of a large boulder. I thought, “I’ll go on top of that,” and then I saw a path of rainbow light like an outspread blanket.

To tame these beings, I beseech you, arise in the form Of an emanated sacred awareness holder, an envoy of enlightened activity! Guru Rinpoche responded to her plea: Wisdom Dakini Tsogyalma, listen to me! There are individuals with karmic destiny from past training: A vestige of the sunlight of Secret Mantra teachings Still shines in Do Kham, the lower region of the land of Tibet. Although some disciples live there, They lack stability and independence, Overpowered by masters who cling to their own views as supreme.

Liberate all beings, others and myself, who wander in cyclic existence, From the worldly ocean and grant us assurance of freedom! Thus I respectfully rendered homage. Once I made that supplication, five colored light rays emerged from the buddha’s heart and dissolved into my own — I experienced the wisdom of bliss-emptiness. Then that transcendent being spoke: Child, I acclaim you as my regent. I empower you in the vajra Secret Mantra approach. You have already gained supreme and common spiritual attainments.

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