Empowerment

Empowerment

And the Path of Liberation

By Tsele Natsok Rangdrol; Marcia Binder Schmidt (Editor); Erik Pema Kunsang (Translator)

Rangjung Yeshe Publications, Paperback, 9789627341154, 126pp.

Publication Date: May 24, 2004

Description
The empowerment ritual is sometimes called the indispensable entrance door to Vajrayana Buddhism. It activates our natural right to an enlightened rule over our lives and spiritual practice. This clearly comprehensible book, Empowerment, contains a wealth of instructions omn all the key points of Buddhist training, particularly the path of liberation, Mahamudra and Dzogchen.
People who harbor no ambition to become great scholars but who want to focus on truly realizing the ultimate point of view of Vajrayana training should study just a few words of the writings of of the 17th century master Tsele Natsok Rangdrol. In these they will find hte pith instructions taht are the very heart of Buddhism.


About the Author
The author, Tsele Natsok Rangdrol, was renowned as one of the most learned and accomplished masters of seventeenth-century Tibet. His other books include "Lamp of Mahamudra "and "Empowerment,"

Marcia Binder Schmidt has been an editor and publisher of books on Vajrayana Buddhism for over fifteen years. With her husband, author and translator Erik Pema Kungsang, she founded and currently runs Rangjung Yeshe Publications, an independent publisher of Buddhist texts in English.

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche (1921--1996) was widely acknowledged as one of the great meditation masters of modern times. Erik Pema Kunsang and Marcia Schmidt, founders of Rangjung Publications, live in Kathmandu, Nepal, and Albion, CA.


Praise For Empowerment

"People who harbor no ambition to become a great scholar, but who want to focus on truly realizing the ultimate point of Vajrayana training should study just a few of the writings of Tsele Natsok Rangdrol. In these, they will find the pith instructions that are the very heart of the Dharma."
- Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche