The Shangpa Kagyu Teachings by Tai Situ Rinpoche (PDF)

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The Shangpa Kagyu lineage is one of the lesser known lineages but was made prominent by Kalu Rinpoche.

This is an incredible book in which Tai Situpa discusses many topics not discussed by other lamas. Each one is short and insightful. These topics described below are not in the order they are in the PDF.

Niguma was the sister of Tilopa and developed her own set of practices. The book gives a detailed description of The Life of Nigume, The Six Yogas of Niguma, and the Aspiration of Nigume. Closely related is the Sukhasiddhi and Tai Situ discusses The life of Sukhasiddhi, and the Six Yogas of Sukhasiddhi.

Then there are chapters on the following topics:
Receiving transmissions
Vajradhara as a Guru
The Dharmakaya
The Yogi's Conduct
A detailed teaching on Preparing for the Chakrasamvara Emposerment and then a description of the actual empowerment
Mahamudra and the Instruction on the Nature of Mind and Emptienss
The Vinaya
Advice for Children and Parents.


This product was added to our catalog on Friday 14 January, 2022.