3. The Treasury of Knowledge. Book Six, Part Four: Systems of Buddhist Tantra. The Indestructible Way of Secret Mantra. Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé. In Tibetan religious literature, Jamgön Kongtrül’s Treasury of Knowledge in ten books stands out as a unique, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying. Jamgön Kongtrul’s ten-volume Treasury of Knowledge is a unique, encyclopedic masterpiece embodying the entire range of Buddhist teachings as they.

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Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism Schools. Most Tibetan lamas train in this way. In addition, as the many who collaborated and mentored the work who have not already been mentioned in this article were not given title credit for the work and instead are known as the ‘Kalu Rinpoche Translation Team’ they have been luxuriously quoted herewith with metatext enhancement not to be found in the print original:.

Tibetan Buddhist teachers expected their students to study Buddhist philosophical texts as well as practice reflection and meditation; present-day students have also realized that awakening has its source in knodledge as well as in reflection and practice.

Levinson, translator of Essential Practice.

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LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Some philosophers who have examined this subject assert that the supporting factor is something acquired or possessed. See all books by Jamgon Kongtrul. He broke through sectarian constraints and achieved a deep understanding of the the different philosophical approaches in Tibet.

Jamgon Kongtrul was a versatile and prolific scholar. It is destined to become a classic reference for scholars and practitioners alike. Thus, the Buddha taught that all worlds and living beings were created by collective and personal treaxury actions influenced by subtle and proliferating obscuring emotions.


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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Views Read Edit View history. In the course of their practice of the ten perfections, the bodhisattvas work to lead others to spiritual maturity by various means.

The root text in verse is terse and ostensibly glib approaching telegraphic. Whereas, the tone kongteul register of the commentary is non-sectarian in regards to the treasudy systems of Buddhadharma it enshrines. Please try again later. This is in fact the most comprehensive treatment of these themes to appear in the English language. Dec 16, Pages. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Refresh and try again. In either case, some sub-schools of the Analysts maintain that this supporting kogtrul is substantially existent while others [maintain that it is] designatively existent.

Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. Grateful acknowledgement is made to several other translators with whom we collaborated: Being open to various traditions can free the mind from bias and partiality, ov the insight that perceives the interconnectedness of the various teachings and traditions, their scope, and their particular qualities: Books Nine and Ten.

At this point, however, we will not refute or confirm any of these theses.

Extensively varied perspectives are offered not only from within the many schools of Buddhism but also from the different levels of practice treaskry attainment. Others maintain that it is an inevitable phenomenon separate [from the cause or its result]. Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein Looking for More Great Reads?

The Idealists assert that fundamental consciousness functions [as the support] upon which the instincts of evolutionary actions are imprinted, after which one experiences their ripening. Journey and Goal focuses on the spiritual path—the journey and the resultant state of enlightenment to which it leads—the goal. Tsadra Foundation and Snow Lion are to be congratulated for their commitment to publishing the entirety of this encyclopedic work.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. This would seem to indicate that the buddha-fields are the living beings themselves, as well as the environments that they inhabit. The facilities necessary for the translation team were provided by Lama Gyaltsen Ratak over a number of years. Dec 16, Pages Buy. About Jamgon Kongtrul Jamgon Kongtrul was a versatile and prolific scholar.

What is the factor that makes inevitable the causal process through which cause and result are connected? Articles containing Tibetan-language text.

This page was last edited on 30 Juneat These form the wonderful legacy of his studies, reflections and meditations: Kalu advised the translation team of three principles to guide the rendering of the Tibetan into the English:.

The stream [of phenomena] is undispersed and coheres through [the effect] of concordant actions.

This is positive sectarianism. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Part of a series on. History Timeline Outline Culture Index of articles.

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Those who postulate the six groups of consciousness6 but not a fundamental consciousness state that [the support] is the continuum of mental consciousness, [itself only] a designation. Want to Read saving….

In that scripture, the Buddha states that the buddha-fields in which the bodhisattvas practice are fields of living beings. Negative sectarianism is to follow one kongtgul exclusively, while looking down on other traditions.