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By Tsong Khapa,Robert A.F. Thurman,Thomas F. Yarnall

the current paintings is the cornerstone of our Jey Yabsey Sungbum assortment, a subset of our Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences sequence. created from the gathered works of Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa (1357–1419) and His non secular Sons, Gyaltsap Darma Rinchen (1364–1432) and Khedrup Gelek Pelsang (1385–1438), this assortment is a voluminous set of self reliant Tibetan treatises and supercommentaries, all according to the millions of works inside the Kangyur and Tengyur Collections.

The amazing Illumination of the Lamp of the 5 levels (Rim lnga rab tu gsal ba’i sgron me) is Tsong Khapa’s most crucial statement at the perfection level practices of the Esoteric group (Guhyasamāja), the Tantra he thought of primary for the perform of the “Father Tantra” type of Unexcelled Yoga Tantras. It attracts seriously on Nāgārjuna’s 5 levels (Pañcakrama) and Āryadeva’s Lamp that Integrates the Practices (Caryāmelāpakapradīpa), in addition to an enormous variety of perfection degree works integrated within the Tibetan Kangyur and Tengyur collections. it truly is a huge paintings for either students and practitioners.

The annotated translation is supplemented with large glossaries and different help fabrics. A spouse quantity of the significantly edited Tibetan textual content, annotated with the came across costs from Tengyur and Kangyur texts in Tibetan and Sanskrit the place available.

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