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In regards to the 3 traces That Strike Key issues: an evidence of Thorough reduce With Direct Crossing Woven In by way of Dodrupchen III, Tenpa’i Nyima
The Dodrupchens are famous as one of many major holders of the Longchen Nyingthig lineage. the 1st Dodrupchen, Jigmey Thrinley Ozer used to be an immediate disciple of Jigmey Lingpa. After spending decades with Jigmey Lingpa, he back to East Tibet and tested a monastery at Dodrupchen. The 3rd Dodrupchen declared that he may write generally to be able to supply help for transmission of the lineage. Later, he was once identified in particular for his writings in aid of the system.
The textual content right here includes a instructing given whilst he was once rather younger and exhibits the level to which he understood the depths of the process even at that early age. He was once requested to offer a few explanation of Garab Dorje’s 3 traces instructing and this article is the outcome. this article of the Dodrupchen’s is especially attention-grabbing since it was once now not integrated within the unique gathered Works of this Dodrupchen yet used to be came upon a lot later and incorporated basically in contemporary variants of the accumulated Works.
The 3 strains instructing is likely one of the major ways in which Dzogchen view is transmitted nowadays. the 3 traces educating is basically a educating on Thorough minimize. this is in actual fact visible from Patrul’s rationalization of the educating in his textual content known as function of the fantastic, specialist King. in reality, Patrul’s textual content is a pithy presentation of how that the Dzogchen lineage transmits the that means of Garab Dorje’s 3 Lines.
Dodrupchen’s clarification of the 3 strains educating is very fascinating simply because, as he himself says, the educating doesn't stick with the time-honoured type of rationalization of Garab Dorje’s educating. it really is transparent from examining the textual content that Dodrupchen used to be explaining the topic from his personal consciousness. This makes the textual content a very attention-grabbing supplement to a textual content like Patrul’s characteristic of the professional, excellent King and we might strongly suggest that the 2 be learn at the side of one another. in addition, Dodrupchen’s motives hide details that aren't coated or no longer essentially lined in Patrul’s textual content. it really is for those numerous purposes that Lama Tony felt that this article might be translated and further to PKTC’s number of texts made particularly for the sake of Dzogchen practitioners.
One of the gains of the transmission of Dzogchen in Tibet, as Lama Tony has skilled it individually, is that the educating of Thorough reduce isn't rather divorced from the educating of Direct Crossing (thogal). for this reason, it's no shock that Dodrupchen doesn't cease basically with an evidence of Thorough reduce during this e-book yet keeps via displaying the way it connects to Direct Crossing after which offers a brief instructing at the details of Direct Crossing.
The publication comprises the Dodrupchen’s textual content in English. It comprises broad notes from Lama Tony to elucidate tough issues within the textual content, an entire word list to assist make clear the which means of the original terminology of the approach, and the Tibetan textual content to boot.
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There is a similarity in the way that both Great Completion and Kalachakra accomplish the two form bodies based on “empty form”, but it is not guaranteed that all aspects of their paths are the same in all ways. In Great Completion’s own path, the ground of shining forth, the path, the particulars of the essentials67, and so on, and the topics of path practice are not common but have many special, superior features. In Kalachakra, the ten signs68 are taught but the four lamps, the 67 “Particulars of the essentials” is the individual headings of the essential topics that comprise the whole classification of the path.
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