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Jewel Treasure of the Dharmadhatu ~ Book

Jewel Treasure of the Dharmadhatu ~ Book

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Jewel Treasure of the Dharmadhatu
choying rinpoche'i dzod
 

English translation of root text with the autocommentary: A Treasury of Citations

by Longchen Rabjam (Longchenpa)
translated by Lama Chonam and Sangye Khandro 

New Publication 

Restricted Publication

Root text translation of one of seven treasures or seminal works composed by the illustrious illuminator of the Great Perfection doctrine, the Omniscient Longchenpa.

 

Not only was the unsurpassed Longchen Rabjam one of the most prolific Buddhist authors of the 14th century, he was a fully realized practitioner who relied on his own incisive knowledge to compose many unparalleled shastras or enlightened commentaries. He composed the Seven Treasures as his crowning achievement, and the Jewel Treasure of the Dharmadhatu is the pinnacle of them all. This astonishing masterpiece sets forth the structure and practice of the Great Perfection path known as trekcho, cutting through to original purity. The root verses are presented in poetically rhythmic, profound, and alluring verses that have been recited from memory by distinguished Dzogchen masters of the Great Perfection lineage for centuries up to the present time.

This publication also includes Omniscient Longchenpa’s autocommentary called A Treasury of Citations, which is an indispensable guide to the root verses that are woven throughout this shastra, to illuminate how they refer to the context of the ground, path, and fruition, as well as the view, meditation and conduct of this exceptional Great Perfection path. True to the title, this commentary disseminates the most crucial information by citing the original speech of Buddha Vajradhara found in the seventeen Great Perfection upadesha tantras, as well as including many quotations from the sutras, tantras, and shastras in general. In short, for trekcho and togal practitioners of the quintessential Heart Essence cycle of Atiyoga, this text clarifies the necessary stages to realize and accomplish complete enlightenment in a single lifetime, at the moment of death, in the dharmata bardo, or in a natural nirmanakaya pure realm.

Hardcover Book; 544 pages

RESTRICTED PUBLICATION:
Jewel Treasure of the Dharmadhatu is a restricted text.
All those who have the fortune and wish to engage with this level of practice must have first received the Nyingtig Yabzhi or the Ladrub Tigle Gyachan empowerment, followed by the reading transmission (lung) and upadesha instructions. Once empowerment and transmission are received, disciples must tame their minds through the preliminary practices under the guidance of a qualified master.
Thank you for honoring the samaya restrictions that guard the blessings for this sacred lineage. If you have a question about your qualification, please consult with your Lama.

Publications marked [Restricted] indicate that some prerequisite is required for its purchase, such as having received an empowerment, transmission, and/or permission from a lama. If necessary, please consult your teacher or lama to determine if you are qualified to purchase, read, or practice particular texts.

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