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Being Right Here: A Dzogchen Treasure Text of Nuden Dorje Entitled The Mirror of Clear Meaning
This treasure text of Nuden Dorje renders a very clear and authentic account of the view and essential meditation of dzogchen, the practice of nondual experience. The presentation is in the Men ngag style, a personal instruction detailing the author's own realization in a manner both beautiful and deeply meaningful. Short verses show, with pithy clarity, how the various as ...more
Published February 24th 2004 by Snow Lion
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Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Tebetan Buddhism
‘Being Right There’, a Dzogchen text with commentary by James Low, is a decent example of the Tibetan tradition. This work, like many other Tibetan studies, includes lengthy explanations of the psychological sides of meditative thinking and process. As one who practices Zen, I find this a great parallel study as to what specifically goes through the mind of the contemplative, even though Zen is a different school of thought, with its own emphasis. There are also examples of contacting with dire ...more