The Collected Works of Dilgo Khyentse, Volume Two

By Dis-mgo Mkhyen-brtse Rab-gsal-zla-ba; Matthieu Ricard (Editor); Vivian Kurz (Editor)
Shambhala Publications, Hardcover, 9781590305935, 519pp.

Publication Date: July 12, 2011

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This three-volume set presents the collected works of one of the great luminaries of Tibetan Buddhism in our time, published to mark his centennial celebration. A complete exposition of the stages of the Buddhist path is presented through Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche's commentaries on the root texts of classic Tibetan masters including Patrul Rinpoche, Jigme Lingpa, Shechen Gyaltsab, and Mipham Rinpoche. Originally given orally to Western students, the texts afford a rare glimpse into the direct transmissions of a master teacher. Moreover, several of the texts have never been published before.

Volume two of this collection explores fundamental practices of Vajrayana Buddhism and teachings of both sutra and tantra. It includes a manual for the fundamental practice of ngöndro; a pithy commentary on body, speech, and mind; instructions for guru yoga; and practical guidance on using everyday circumstances on the path to buddhahood.

Volume Two Contents: The Excellent Path to Enlightenment, The Wheel of Investigation, The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel, The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones, The Hundred Verses of Advice




About the Author
Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, author, translator, and photographer. He is the author of several books including "The Monk and the Philosopher", a dialogue with his father; "The Quantum and the Lotus", a dialogue with astrophysicist Trinh Xuan Thuan; "Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life s Most Important Skill"; and "Why Meditate?" His books have been translated into over twenty languages. He has lived, studied, and worked in the Himalayan region for over forty years.
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