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Penetrating Wisdom is a book of teachings on the Buddhist paths of Dzogchen and Tantra by an innovative Tibetan master who is both authoritative and modern. Basing himself on The Aspiration of Samantabhadra, a proclamation in the Buddhist tantras of the Buddha Samantabhadra, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche illuminates the philosophy and meditation practices of Dzogchen, the highe ...more
Paperback, 178 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Siddhi Publications
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One of the very best books I've ever read about the Buddhist path. In plain English, this book gives you a deep and readable look at Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism, by way of the relaxed erudition and generous dash of humor that has earned Dzogchen Ponlop a well-deserved international audience. Recently re-released with a cover featuring the author's photograph.
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Karma Sungrap Ngedon Tenpa Gyaltsen was enthroned as the Seventh Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche by Rangjung Yeshe Dorje, Gyalwang Karmapa XVI, in 1968. A former Tibetan Buddhist monk, he remains a lay teacher in the Karma Kagyu lineage as well as the Nyingma tradition.

A graduate of Karma Shri Nalanda Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies (the monastic college at Rumtek) and Columbia University in New Yo
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