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By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

Own memoirs aren't unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent reflect offers an strange edition: 3 degrees of non secular teachings, conveying outer, internal, and refined points of knowledge, that provide readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of one in every of Vajrayana Buddhism’s most dear figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) used to be a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of religious treasures referred to as terma hidden within the Earth and within the minds of disciples. Dujdom Lingpa is well known for his revelations on “refining perception” or Nang Jang, and, via dream yoga, trance, and visions, for transmitting the “mindstream” of a few enlightened non secular beings, corresponding to Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he got and stocks during this booklet.

A transparent replicate
reveals what excessive lamas regard as such a lot sacred and intimate: non secular evolution through the lens of an innermost visionary existence. Lingpa recounts each one step of his personal enlightenment process—from studying the right way to meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent reflect is a non secular experience that still contains daily meditation suggestion, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra pro practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.

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All nouns in Greek are either masculine, feminine, or neuter in gender. " However, since English does not differentiate the gender of nouns such as " w o r d , " the correct pronoun in translation would be " i t " — unless referring to a person, in which case the personal pronoun " h i m " would be appropriate. Thus, the use of " h i m " reflects a theological interpretation by the translator that "the W o r d " in fact signifies a person: Jesus. This interpretation became accepted as church orthodoxy in large part through the efforts of Irenaeus, second-century bishop of Lyons and author of the influential work Against Heresies.

Electrons and atoms change into molecules of gas, such as cosmic nebulae. Nebulae, masses of diffuse gaseous matter, change into water and solid matter. * This metamorphosis of Spirit through the creative vibration of the Holy Ghost—taking place within a relatively minute sphere of the In* Recent advances in what theoretical physicists call "superstring theory" are leading science toward an understanding of the vibratory nature of creation. Now, at the dawn of the new millennium, proponents of string theory claim that the threads of this elusive unified tapestry finally have been revealed....

This division of the one sunlight into white and blue light is due to the dividing effect of the third object, the blue crystal ball. Just as the sun is solitary pure brilliance, spherically spreading its rays in space when it stands by itself, so Spirit without any vibratory creation is the Unmanifested Absolute. But introduce the "blue crystal ball" of a manifested universe, and Spirit becomes differentiated as the vibratory substance of all manifestations evolved from the Aum or Holy Ghost; the pure reflected Intelligence of God as Christ Consciousness omnipresent in every object and pore of space in the realm of vibration; and the supreme Essence of all, Cosmic Consciousness, the transcendental God the Father of all creation.

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