By Tony Duff, Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje
Alchemy of feat: directions of Mountain Dharma, middle information at the perform Expressed in an Easy-to-Understand manner by way of Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje
Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje was once one of many nice masters of the Nyingma culture who lived throughout the 1900’s. At one time, he was once requested to offer the fundamental directions for nice finishing touch (Dzogpa Chenpo) perform to the individuals of a 3 yr 3 month retreat that had simply all started. His discourse used to be recorded in writing and integrated in his accumulated Works. The textual content of his discourse has develop into one other of the various texts that experience develop into extremely important for and are used often to give the instructing on Thorough minimize (Tregcho) of innermost Dzogchen. It has turn into renowned not just within the Dudjom lineage yet in Nyingma traditions in most cases as a result of its really transparent and easy-to-understand rationalization that comes correct from the guts and is going directly to the heart.
The textual content comprises complete info of Thorough reduce perform defined in a manner that's really easy to appreciate yet which doesn't steer clear of any of the original and gorgeous technical language of the approach. here's a small quote from the e-book. it truly is what he says to the retreatants simply after he has given the advent (sometimes referred to as mentioning guideline) to them:
“With that, we've made the brain of Samantabhadra blaze forth for us in direct notion and what might be extra stress-free? This itself is the guts of the six million, 400 thousand tantras of serious of completion, that are the last word of all the eighty-four thousand dharma lots individual by means of the Conqueror. there's no extra celestial vacation spot than this...”
The booklet begins with an creation that provides the context for the textual content. It keeps with the interpretation that is totally footnoted and includes wide factors of the original language of this instructing. an intensive thesaurus is integrated in order that even the technical language might be totally understood. this article including Patrul’s function of the specialist, excellent King, Dodrubchen’s in regards to the 3 traces, and Zhechen Gyaltshab’s crucial issues of perform are suggested as “must-read” texts for someone doing any nice crowning glory perform and Thorough minimize perform in particular.
We stumbled on that the unique variation of the textual content as present in Dudjom’s accrued Works has many mistakes in it. for that reason, we made a brand new, right variation that was once checked by means of Gan Rinchen, the previous head of Dudjom Rinpoche’s centres within the usa.
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Firstly, it is used in general to mean misunderstanding from the perspective that one has added more to one’s understanding of something than needs to be there. Secondly, it is used specifically to indicate that dualistic mind always overstates or exaggerates whatever object it is examining. Dualistic mind always adds the ideas of solidity, permanence, singularity, and so on to everything it references via the concepts that it uses. Severing of exaggeration either means removal of these un-necessary understandings when trying to properly comprehend something or removal of the dualistic process altogether when trying to get to the nondualistic reality of a phenomenon.
With the main cause being my thoughts of the mountain dharma practice of the meditators at the meditation centre of Ogmin Padma Od Ling and the contributory condition being the request of the diligent meditator Rigzang Dorje who possesses the jewel of unfaltering faith and devotion, I, Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, expressed this in the form of an essential guidance that contains advice given as 80 For field, see the glossary. Doing this allows the practitioner to leave the bardo and go up to an enlightened level of existence where enlightenment can easily be finalized rather than taking birth in samsara again with the much more difficult path to enlightenment entailed in that.
For example, when speaking of mind and mind’s essence, it is referring to the core or essential part within mind. On the other hand, when speaking of something such as fire, one can speak of the entity, fire, and its characteristics, such as heat, and so on; in this case, the term does not mean essence but means that thing, what it actually is. See also under entity. Exaggeration, Tib. skur ’debs pa: In Buddhism, this term is used in two ways. Firstly, it is used in general to mean misunderstanding from the perspective that one has added more to one’s understanding of something than needs to be there.