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A Torch Lighting the Way to Freedom: Complete Instructions on the Preliminary Practices
The foundations of Vajrayana practice are laid out with eloquence and precision here by one of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist masters of our age. His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche’s commentary on the preliminary practices (ngöndro) is informed by his profound realization and wide-ranging scholarship, and illuminated with an array of quotations from the Vinaya, Sutra, and Tantra ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by Shambhala
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The words "priceless treasure" seem cliche but this book truly is a priceless treasure. It has clear and profound and complete instructions on the full path of the foundational practices leading to enlightenment and Buddha-hood. It clearly highlights all the essential points. This work from the highly attained yogi and acclaimed scholar illumines many aspects of the rare and precious Buddhist Dharma. Contains many profound and practical insights in easily accessible language. Much gratitude to ...more
His Holiness Kyabjé Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, best known as Dudjom Rinpoche (Tib: བདུད་འཇོམས་ Wylie: bdud-'joms) is held to be the reincarnation of Terton Dudjom Lingpa, Garwang Dudjom Pawo. He was a "householder" lama, rather than a monk, and was married twice, producing nine children, the eldest of whom is H.H. Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche. Widely respected throughout the Tibetan religious community ...moreMore about Dudjom Rinpoche...