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Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha : the Gangama instructions with commentary, Sangyes Nyenpa ; translated by David Molk

Label
Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha : the Gangama instructions with commentary
Title
Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha
Title remainder
the Gangama instructions with commentary
Statement of responsibility
Sangyes Nyenpa ; translated by David Molk
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • tib
  • eng
Summary
An explanation of the Indian Mahasiddha Tilopa's renowned Gangama Mahamudra meditation instructions, given in a traditional Tibetan context by one of its lineage's most accomplished contemporary masters. These ancient instructions, in the form of a "song of realization," are the original source for all Mahamudra lineages of meditation. All lineages of Mahamudra meditation have their source in a verse teaching--a "song of realization"--Sung by the Mahasiddha Tilopa to his disciple Naropa on the banks of the Ganges River more than a thousand years ago. Since that time the meaning of the instructions has been passed directly from master to disciple in a continuous transmission lineage that exists unbroken to this day. Mahamudra meditation, while highly advanced, is yet simple and practical because what is identified and meditated upon is the very essence of one's own mind. This book offers the reader a window into the oral transmission of these instructions, given in a traditional Tibetan context by one of the Kagyu lineage's most learned and accomplished contemporary masters. --Provided by publisher
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DLC
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1964-
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Sangs-rgyas-mnyan-pa X
Dewey number
294.3/4435
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Tibetan
LC call number
BQ8939.5
LC item number
.S2613 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1953-
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Molk, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tillopāda
  • Meditation
Label
Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha : the Gangama instructions with commentary, Sangyes Nyenpa ; translated by David Molk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The oral instruction of Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche given to the monks and nuns of Benchen Monastery, Pharping, Kathmandu, Nepal in 2001
Bar code
  • 31223114705537
  • 31223125730078
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blessing by His Holiness the seventeenth Karmapa -- Preface by Sangyes Nyenpa Rinpoche -- Translator's introduction by David Molk -- The Gangama Mahamudra of Tilopa: The root text in Tibetan and English -- A Discovery of sacred secrets on the banks of the Ganges: A commentary to Tilopa's Gangama Mahamudra Instructions -- Introduction to the commentary -- The meaning of the name -- Marpa the translator's homage -- The promise to impart the essence instructions -- Beginning the actual instructions: Mahamudra transcends the sphere of terms and concepts -- Meditation within the unfabricated state -- How to settle in thed original state without modification -- How the movement of thought is purified on the spot -- The essential mode of existence is not something or nothing -- Samsaric phenomena do not stain the essence of the mind -- Expanding upon that meaning -- Showing how to practice with body, speech, and mind -- The essential meaning cannot be seen through view, meditation, and action the make assertions
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 239 pages
Isbn
9781559394260
Lccn
2013028406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023904614
System control number
  • 856647618
  • (OCoLC)856647618
Label
Tilopa's Mahamudra Upadesha : the Gangama instructions with commentary, Sangyes Nyenpa ; translated by David Molk
Publication
Note
The oral instruction of Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche given to the monks and nuns of Benchen Monastery, Pharping, Kathmandu, Nepal in 2001
Bar code
  • 31223114705537
  • 31223125730078
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blessing by His Holiness the seventeenth Karmapa -- Preface by Sangyes Nyenpa Rinpoche -- Translator's introduction by David Molk -- The Gangama Mahamudra of Tilopa: The root text in Tibetan and English -- A Discovery of sacred secrets on the banks of the Ganges: A commentary to Tilopa's Gangama Mahamudra Instructions -- Introduction to the commentary -- The meaning of the name -- Marpa the translator's homage -- The promise to impart the essence instructions -- Beginning the actual instructions: Mahamudra transcends the sphere of terms and concepts -- Meditation within the unfabricated state -- How to settle in thed original state without modification -- How the movement of thought is purified on the spot -- The essential mode of existence is not something or nothing -- Samsaric phenomena do not stain the essence of the mind -- Expanding upon that meaning -- Showing how to practice with body, speech, and mind -- The essential meaning cannot be seen through view, meditation, and action the make assertions
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 239 pages
Isbn
9781559394260
Lccn
2013028406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023904614
System control number
  • 856647618
  • (OCoLC)856647618

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