Luminous Heart: Essential Writings of Rangjung Dorje, the Third Karmapa

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Translator: Karl Brunnhölzl

An extraordinary collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje (1284-1339).

The Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s unique and balanced view synthesizes Yogācāra Madhyamaka and the classical teachings on buddha nature. His work focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha’s enlightened activity. Included are commentaries by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé that supplement the view of the Third Karmapa on two fundamental treatises on buddha nature, emphasizing the luminous empty mind of buddha nature as presented by the great Indian masters Maitreya and Asaṅga. For those practicing the sutrayāna and the vajrayāna in the Kagyü tradition, what these texts describe can be transformed into living experience.

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Translator: Karl Brunnhölzl

An extraordinary collection of writings on buddha nature by the Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje (1284-1339).

The Third Karmapa Rangjung Dorje’s unique and balanced view synthesizes Yogācāra Madhyamaka and the classical teachings on buddha nature. His work focuses on the transition from ordinary deluded consciousness to enlightened wisdom, the characteristics of buddhahood, and a buddha’s enlightened activity. Included are commentaries by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé that supplement the view of the Third Karmapa on two fundamental treatises on buddha nature, emphasizing the luminous empty mind of buddha nature as presented by the great Indian masters Maitreya and Asaṅga. For those practicing the sutrayāna and the vajrayāna in the Kagyü tradition, what these texts describe can be transformed into living experience.

Available as an eBook for Apple and Android devices.

Note that the hardcopy book is shipped from the US.
International customers may wish to explore local booksellers or Amazon.com to save on shipping cost.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 1.19 × 8.65 in
Total # of pages

504

Available languages

English

Format

softcover

Year published

2021

Publisher

Snow Lion

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