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This is the most informative and thorough book on Dzogchen available. These teachings are on Dzogchen, the heart essence of the ancient Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Exploring this esoteric subject in print for the first time, His Holiness offers the reader insights into one of Buddhism's most profound systems of meditation. He discusses both the philosophic found ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 7th 2004 by Snow Lion (first published March 13th 2001)
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been there at the teaching. good thing Tsogyel and his people made the book, maybe i'll be able to understand what he was talking about... quite an advance reading.
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This is a gem, a treasure that provides quite a holistic transmission of understanding from a truly brilliant mind that HH Dalai Lama is. It is to read and re-read. Profound and well-spoken/written.
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In "Dzogchen: the Heart of Essence," HH Dalai Lama displays incredible humity and honesty. His scholarship is suburb.
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Very technical, requires dedication to gain insight. Awesome and well worth the effort to find the rigpa
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Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born Lhamo Döndrub), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and is influential as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the world's most famous Buddhist monk, and the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.

Tenzin Gyatso was the fifth of sixteen children born to a farming family. He was proclaimed the
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