The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Books 15 to 17: The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga by Choying Tobden Dorje (Author), Lama Tharchin (Contributor), Gyurme Dorje (Translator)
Choying Tobden Dorje's magnum opus presented in English for the first time, in an authoritative translation prepared under the auspices of well-known and highly respected Tibetan teachers and translators.
The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, a multivolume masterwork by the eighteenth-century tantric master Choying Tobden Dorje, traces the path of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism from beginning to end. Books 15 to 17: The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga concerns the first of the three classes of highest, or inner, tantras. It presents the entire text of the Guhyagarbha Tantra, in Tibetan and English, together with one of its most important commentaries, Dispelling the Darkness of the Ten Directions, by the outstanding fourteenth-century master Longchen Rabjam. In addition, it presents the author's rewriting of Candragomin's inspirational Extensive Commentary on the Sublime Litany of the Names of Mañjuśrī, which correlates diverse aspects of Mañjuśrī to the five pristine cognitions.
This product (Books 15 to 17) is published as two volumes in a slipcase.
Publisher : Snow Lion, Set of 2 Boxed Set
Hardcover : 1416 pages
About the Author
GYURME DORJE holds a master's degree in Sanskrit and a PhD in Tibetan literature from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He has written, edited, translated, and contributed to numerous books on Tibetan culture, among them The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism and The Tibetan Book of the Dead: First Complete Translation. He is based in Crieff, Scotland.