Author:Chogyam Trungpa; Compiled and Edited By Judith L. Lief

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The Tantric Path of Indestructible Wakefulness: The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume Three

By: Chogyam Trungpa; Compiled and Edited By Judith L. Lief

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037532

ISBN: 1590308042

Condition: New


The third volume of this landmark series presents the vajrayana teachings of the tantric path. The vajrayana, or “diamond vehicle,” also referred to as tantra, draws upon and extends the teachings of the hinayana and mahayana. As with the hinayana and the mahayana, the formal acceptance into the vajrayana is marked by a vow, in this case the samaya vow. There is an emphasis at this stage on the student-teacher relationship and on the quality of devotion. Generally, students must complete preliminary practices, called ngöndro, to prepare themselves for initiation into the vajrayana path be... View more info