Light of Wisdom, Volume I
by Padmasambhava, Erik Pema Kunsang , Marcia Binder Schmidt , Yeshe Tsogyal , Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo , Chokgyur Lingpa , Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye , Jamyang Drakpa , more…Pema Trinley Nyingpo , Dilgo Khyentse , Tulku Urgyen …less
The Light of Wisdom Vol. I contains the root terma ---hidden treasure text --- of Padmasambhava, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence and its commentary The Light of Wisdom by Jamgon Kongtrul the Great. Annotations on the commentary Entering the Path of Wisdom spoken by Jamyang Drakpa and recorded by Jokyab Rinpoche are included as well as clarifications from other maste...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 18th 2004 by Rangjung Yeshe Publications
(first published August 1st 1999)
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According to tradition, Padmasambhava was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a lotus blossom floating in Lake Dhanakosha, in the kingdom of Uddiyana, traditionally identified with the Swat Valley in present-day Pakistan. His special nature was recognized by the local king who married him to one of his daughters, Mandarava. She and Padmasambhava's other main consort, Yeshe Tsogyal,...moreMore about Padmasambhava...