A New Translation of The Torch of True Meaning





This famous text by the great master and scholar Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye provides an explanation of the preliminary practices for mahamudra meditation. It provides clear descriptions of the three main sections: the four common preliminary practices (the Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind); the four special preliminary practices (the four sets prostrations, Vajrasattva practice, mandala offering, and Guru Yoga); and the main practice of Mahamudra.  Each section contains instructions on what to do and then how to bring the practice into your experience from your whole being.

This is the text that the Gyalwang Karmapa has been teaching for the last years at Kagyu Monlam and will continue to teach in the future. This year he will explain the instructions on Vajrasattva practice. This new translation is special in that His Holiness has gone over the English and made many suggestions which were incorporated into this version. The book will be available for a donation at the Monlam this year.



http://www.kagyumonlam.org/English/News/Announcement/2014_The_Torch_of_True_Meaning.html

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