The influence of yogacara on mahamudra traleg kyabgon. This comprehensive guide to the buddhist path from the tibetan point of view is as accessible as it is complete. He was a pioneer in bringing tibetan buddhism to australia. This translation conveys the freshness and immediacy of these instructions. After fleeing tibet with his family at the age of four, he received the traditional education and training of an incarnate lama under the direction of hh karmapa and other important teachers. The essence of buddhism an introduction to its philosophy. Beginning with the four noble truths, traleg rinpoche incorporates the expansive vision of the bodhisattva path and the transformative vision of tantra. A teaching on the practice of mahamudra by the late kagyu master traleg kyabgon rinpoche. Mind of mahamudra download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The songs and instructions of the first traleg kyabgan rinpoche. Jul 01, 2019 a teaching on the practice of mahamudra by the late kagyu master traleg kyabgon rinpoche. Traleg kyabgon s mastery of the english language and his insight into western culture make for a very approachable translation of this magnum opus of the kagyu tradition the mahamudra path of direct perception is the preeminent method of the dakpo kagyu tradition. Jul 10, 2017 moonbeams of mahamudra the classic meditation manual by traleg kyabgon rinpoche. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche was devoted to maintaining the essence and purity of buddhism.
Traleg kyabgon rinpoche 19552012 was the ninth incarnation of the traleg tulku line, a line. Moonbeams of mahamudra by traleg kyabgon book read online. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. I last saw traleg rinpoche in 2004, in kham, tibet, at his ancestral home, thrangu monastery, where he is the main tulku incarnate lama for that monastery. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche 19552012 was born in eastern tibet and recognized at the age of two by the sixteenth gyalwang karmapahead of the karma kagyu lineageas the ninth incarnation of the traleg tulkus. Description of the book influence of yogacara on mahamudra. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche 19552012 was born in eastern tibet and recognized at the age of two by the sixteenth gyalwang karmapa as the ninth incarnation of the traleg tulkus. Following the passing of traleg kyabgon rinpoche in july 2012, the 17th karmapa, ogyen trinley dorje, this spring issued a letter received by khenchen thrangu rinpoche that indicated that traleg rinpoches successor had been born and would be found in zama village in batong, tibet. Or if you want more, you can entre on your computer or laptop to acquire full screen leading for the essence of buddhism an introduction to its philosophy and practice traleg kyabgon. We are deeply shocked and saddened at the loss of such an extraordinary teacher at such a young age.
Moonbeams of mahamudra by traleg kyabgon overdrive rakuten. Traleg kyabgon rinpoches commentary to the sixteenth century work pith instructions of coemergent wisdom, entitled the profound essence of the ocean of. The ninth traleg kyabgon rinpoche ktd publications. The mahamudra path of direct perception is the preeminent method of the dakpo kagyu tradition. Ninth karmapa, wanchuk dorjes ocean of certainty promienie. Jul 24, 2012 we are deeply shocked and saddened at the loss of such an extraordinary teacher at such a young age.
The influence of yogacara on mahamudra traleg kyabgon rinpoche. Traleg rinpoche was a karma kagyu lineage holder recognized at age two by hi. He is the founder of the kagyu evam buddhist institute, which is headquartered in melbourne, australia, with a major practice center in upstate new york and a practice community in new york city. Read moonbeams of mahamudra by traleg kyabgon for free with a 30 day free trial. Click download or read online button to get mind of mahamudra book now. Traleg kyabgon s mastery of the english language and his insight into western culture make for a very approachable translation of this magnum opus of the kagyu tradition. Buy moonbeams of mahamudra translation by traleg kyabgon isbn. The usage and meaning of the term mahamudra evolved over the course of hundreds of years of indian and tibetan history, and as a result, the term may refer variously to a ritual handgesture, one of a sequence of seals in tantric practice, the nature of reality as emptiness, a meditation procedure focusing on the nature of mind, an innate blissful gnosis cognizing emptiness nondually, or. Traleg kyabgon 19552012 was born in eastern tibet and educated by many great masters of all four major lineages of tibetan buddhism. Traleg kyabgon ninth karmapa, wanchuk dorjes ocean of.
Evam institute manages this page on behalf of traleg rinpoche who passed into paranirvana on 24 july 2012. By drikung kyabgon chetsang the practice of mahamudra by drikung kyabgon chetsang mahamudra, the highest level of teaching within tibetan buddhism, rewards study and practice with the realization of the very nature of mind itself. He was recognized by his holiness xvi gyalwang karmapa as the ninth traleg tulku and enthroned at the age of two as the supreme abbot of thrangu monastery. The influence of yogacara on mahamudra paperback october 5, 2010. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche ix 19552012 was born in nangchen in kham, eastern tibet. Click the link below to download the pdf version of the. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche in dialogue with ken wilber. Traleg kyabgon rinpoches commentary to the sixteenth century work pith instructions of coemergent wisdom, entitled the profound essence of the ocean of certainty, by the ninth karmapa, wangchuk dorje, provides meditators with an overview of the path leading to the realization of mahamudra, the selfliberated and allencompassing nature of reality.
This news has shocked and saddened the buddhist community around the world. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche 19552012 was the ninth incarnation of the traleg tulku line, a line of high lamas in the kagyu lineage of vajrayana. The final chapters present the transcendent view of mahamudra. Honoring traleg kyabgon rinpoche the family here at shambhala publications is deeply saddened by the loss of the incredible master, teacher, and author traleg kyabgon rinpoche, who passed away in australia at 12. Essentials of mahamudra is a commentary on tashi namgyals text. Between 1990 and 1995, thrangu rinpoche taught on mahamudra in five retreats held at big bear lake in california. Moonbeams of mahamudra the classic meditation manual by. The authors approach is straightforwardhe presents the mahamudra teachings as a means of seeing things. Based on a commentary by karma trinleypa, traleg rinpoche gives a straightforward and clear explanation of sarahas message to us as practitioners of mahamudra. He follows this story with a limpid and practical versebyverse commentary on the ganges mahamudra, explaining its precious instructions for realizing mahamudra, the nature of ones mind. With a background of practicing extensively in the tantric tradition, he gives his reasons for considering the mahamudra approach an appropriate path. Jul 24, 2012 tibetan buddhist master traleg kyabgon rinpoche passed away suddenly yesterday in australia, his home of many years, at the age of fiftyseven.
King doha by traleg kyabgon overdrive rakuten overdrive. Mind of mahamudra advice from the kagyu masters tibetan classics book 3. A unique and interesting look at how yogacara philosophy influenced tantra and mahamudra. Moonbeams of mahamudra independent publishers group. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad. May 26, 2007 traleg kyabgon rinpoche was a highly respected kagyu scholar and practitioner, born in 1955 in eastern tibet.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the influence of yogacara on mahamudra. In this book, khenchen thrangu, a beloved mahamudra teacher, tells the extraordinary story of tilopas life and explains its profound lessons. Description of the book asangas abhidharmasamuccaya. The authors approach is straightforwardhe presents the mahamudra teachings as a means of seeing things in, as he says, a positive and open light. An example of these may be found in the book essentials of mahamudra. Traleg kyabgon breaks the teachings down conveniently into the three traditional vehicles, while never letting us forget that the point of all the dharma is nothing other than insight into the mind and heart. I launched shogam publications because i was feeling quite dissatisfied with contemporary buddhist books.
The yogacara view of mind provides a model for understanding our construction of reality. This acclaimed book by traleg kyabgon is available at in several formats for your ereader. The second section contains simple yet profound advice on mahamudra and the mahamudra attitude to meditation. Developed by asanga and vasubandhu as a reaction to overtheorization yogacara emphasises that everything comes back to ones own practice, ones own experie. The abhidharmasamuccaya teachings by the venerable traleg kyabgon, rinpoche the abhidharmasamuccaya is an edited transcript of a series of talks given by the venerable traleg kyabgon, rinpoche at keb1 from july to october, 1983. According to the buddhist mahayana tradition, practitioners need to eradicate certain defilements and obscurations of the mind in order to realize ultimate truth, or ultimate reality, and the most effective way to achieve this is through the practice of meditation. It is rinpoches belief, which i heartily second, that not only are the secrets of lojong an. The classic meditation manual is one of the most highly regarded texts of tibetan buddhism, having been called its most important sacred text by drukpa thuksey rinpoche 19161983 and others. Awareness is the witness that differentiates various states of mind and notices the obstacles that arise. Traleg kyabgon books list of books by author traleg kyabgon.
Along the way, the author provides vivid definitions of fundamental concepts such as compassion, emptiness, and buddhanature. The influence of yogacara on mahamudra kindle edition by. Developed by asanga and vasubandhu as a reaction to overtheorization, yogacara emphasizes that everything comes back to ones own practice, ones own experience. Shogam is committed to producing high quality books on buddhism and related fields. Even it is in normal area as the extra do, you can edit the sticker album in your gadget. Jul 24, 2012 traleg kyabgon rinpoche 19552012 was the ninth incarnation of the traleg tulku line, a line of high lamas in the kagyu lineage of vajrayana.
Mind at ease by traleg kyabgon penguin books australia. Karma is not fate by traleg kyabgon rinpoche critiques of karma often center on the notion of individual responsibility and suggest it produces an unsympathetic attitude toward others and leads to a dubious tendency to blame. Traleg rinpoche was accorded the title kyabgon by the 16th karmapa, a title retained by very few lineage holders. Developed by asanga and vasubandhu as a reaction to overtheorization yogacara emphasises that everything comes back to ones own practice, ones own experience. The section is a transcript of teaching given by the venerable traleg kyabgon rinpoche at the annual buddhist summer school held at melbourne university in january 1993. Traleg kyabgon 19552012 was born in eastern tibet and educated by many great masters of all. They are either too shallow, hardly qualifying as buddhist books, more so being pop psychology or pulp psychology, or they are weighty and have some substance, but are written in a way that is not accessible to most people. Belonging to the generation of teachers to first bring tibetan buddhism across cultures, traleg kyabgon 19552012 presents these mahamudra instructions in a direct, relaxed, and intimate style. Someone else mentioned depression here a while ago, and i think these mahamudra masters offer a vital lifeline for working with depression with kindness and bravery. See all 4 formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
Visit for a full range of our titles including new releases by traleg rinpoche. Jun 30, 2015 discover book depositorys huge selection of traleg kyabgon books online. In this uniquely insightful overview and practice guide, traleg kyabgon presents a thorough introduction to the kagyu lineages mahamudra tradition. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche remained lucid to the end and we were both honoured to be present with rinpoche at the time of his gentle and dignified passing. Moonbeams of mahamudra by traleg kyabgon overdrive. Mind at ease lf liber ti m \h m dr r m it i traleg kyabgon re\\ r by he h th \ gu mind at ease mi. Mind of mahamudra advice from the kagyu masters tibetan. Tenth traleg rinpoche located, recognized lions roar. Download moonbeams mahamudra traleg kyabgon 9780980502237. There is not a single experience which is not subsumed within the realizations of mahamudra.
For further information, contact kagyu evam buddhist institute 673 lygon street carlton north 3054 victoria, australia. Influence of yogacara on mahamudra, by traleg kyabgon, ktd publications 2010. Read mahamudra books like a garland of gold and perfect clarity for free with a free 30day trial. The passing of traleg kyabgon rinpoche shambhala times. The practice of lojong by traleg kyabgon rinpoche foreword by ken wilber it is my honor to introduce the practice of lojong, by one of todays most respected and renowned tibetan buddhist masters, traleg kyabgon rinpoche. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche xi gaining satisfaction from our varied experiences is one of the ways we can learn to preserve the riches within us. This definitive manual systematically explains its approach to meditation, complete with definitions, pointingout instructions, and advice for the many pitfalls and errors that beset practitioners. An overview of the various views of nirvana in the buddhist tradition by kyabgon traleg rinpoche ix.
The first section provides an overview of mahamudra. Learn from mahamudra experts like jampa thaye and padmasambhava guru rinpoche. This view dispenses with all dualistic fixations and directly realizes the natural freedom of the mind itself. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche a unique and interesting look at how yogacara philosophy influenced tantra and mahamudra. The aspiration of the mahamudra of true meaning by lord ranging dorje by. Traleg kyabgon rinpoche the chronicles of chogyam trungpa. Looking directly at the mind by khenchen thrangu rinpoche. This lineage can be traced back to the time of saltong shogam, a contemporary of the first karmapa dusum khyenpa. Belonging to the generation of teachers to first bring tibetan buddhism across cultures, traleg kyabgon 19552012 presents these mahamudra instructions in. Thrangu rinpoche and traleg rinpoche were true spiritual brothers, so these teachings serve as a harmonious and illuminating companion to traleg kyabgons oral translation of dakpo tashi namgyals manual. This acclaimed book by traleg kyabgon is available at in several formats for your.
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