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By Jampa Thaye

'A Garland of Gold' is a background of the early masters of the nice Kagyu culture of Tibetan Buddhism, reminiscent of Saraha, Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa and their non secular heirs. This historical past represents the testomony of the Kagyu lineage forefathers, displaying us how they built devotion and self assurance of their authorities, obtained 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 the following, although incomplete with out a master’s textual transmission, supply a reference to the area of mahamudra.

Lama Jampa Thaye's account of the early masters relies at the histories composed via Pawo Tsuklak Trengwa (1504-1566), cross Lotsawa (1392-1481) and Pema Karpo (1527-1592). He obtained the transmissions and teachings of the Kagyu forefathers from Karma Thinley Rinpoche and his different professionals resembling Ato Rinpoche and Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.

The Kagyu culture is without doubt one of 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 religious transmission on hand on this planet at the present time. This ebook bargains a awesome inspect the origins of this world.

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