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By Dolpa,Gampopa,Sakya Pandita,David P. Jackson,Ulrike Roesler,Ken Holmes

Stages of the Buddha's Teachings is a unprecedented and systematized illustration of the whole route to enlightenment. From the acclaimed Library of Tibetan Classics.

The “stages of the lessons” or tenrim genre of Tibetan religious writing expounds the Mahayana teachings as a graded sequence of themes, from the practices required first and foremost of the bodhisattva’s profession to the ultimate excellent awakening of buddhahood. the 3 texts within the current quantity all exerted seminal impact within the Tibetan Buddhist culture. the 1st text, The Blue Compendium, provides the directions of the Kadam instructor Potowa (1031–1106) as recorded through his pupil Dölpa (1059–1131). this article is by means of Gampopa’s (1079–1153) revered Ornament of worthy Liberation, which is still the main authoritative textual content at the route to enlightenment in the Kagyü tuition. the ultimate textual content is Clarifying the Sage’s motive, a masterwork via the preeiment sage of the Sakya culture, Sakya Pandita (1182–1251).

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