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By Jampa Thaye

'A Garland of Gold' is a historical past of the early masters of the good Kagyu culture of Tibetan Buddhism, similar to Saraha, Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa and their religious heirs. This heritage represents the testomony of the Kagyu lineage forefathers, displaying us how they constructed devotion and self assurance of their professionals, got the muse of the dakini messengers, received the valuable lineages, attained the imaginative and prescient of mahamudra, and unfold the keys to enlightenment.

Their songs, additionally translated right here, even though incomplete with no master’s textual transmission, provide a reference to the area of mahamudra.

Lama Jampa Thaye's account of the early masters is predicated at the histories composed through Pawo Tsuklak Trengwa (1504-1566), pass Lotsawa (1392-1481) and Pema Karpo (1527-1592). He got the transmissions and teachings of the Kagyu forefathers from Karma Thinley Rinpoche and his different professionals equivalent to Ato Rinpoche and Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.

The Kagyu culture is among the 4 significant faculties of Tibetan Buddhism along the Sakya, Nyingma and Gelug. It rose to prominence within the 11th and 12th centuries C.E. a few one and a part millenia after the passing of Lord Buddha and is still one of many nice non secular transmission on hand on the planet at the present time. This ebook deals a amazing check out the origins of this world.

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