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New book: The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra...

Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:36 pm
by anjali
Came across a soon-to-be-published book that I thought others may be interested in:
The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra: Teachings, Poems, and Songs of the Drukpa Kagyu Lineage.
The book is scheduled to be published on Dec. 26. Just put in my pre-order. From the Amazon blurb,
The Drukpa Kagyu lineage is renowned among the traditions of Vajrayana Buddhism for producing some of the greatest yogis from across the Himalayas. After spending many years in mountain retreats, these meditation masters displayed miraculous signs of spiritual accomplishment that have inspired generations of Buddhist practitioners. The teachings found here are sources of inspiration for any student wishing to genuinely connect with this tradition.

Theses translations include Mahamudra advice and songs of realization from major Tibetan Buddhist figures such as Gampopa, Tsangpa Gyare, Drukpa Kunleg, and Pema Karpo, as well as modern Drukpa masters such as Togden Shakya Shri and Adeu Rinpoche. This collection of direct pith instructions and meditation advice also includes an overview of the tradition by Tsoknyi Rinpoche.

Combined with guidance from a qualified teacher, these teachings offer techniques for resting in the naturally pure and luminous state of our minds. As these masters make clear, through stabilizing the meditative experiences of bliss, clarity, and nonthought, we will be liberated from suffering in this very life and will therefore be able to benefit countless beings.

Re: New book: The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra...

Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:13 pm
by Pero
Cool, thanks for sharing.

Re: New book: The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra...

Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:27 pm
by jkarlins
Sounds interesting!

Re: New book: The Supreme Siddhi of Mahamudra...

Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:59 pm
by anjali
Posts on Govind Lama split to Documentary on Govind Lama, The Mountain Yogi.