Treasury of Knowledge Vol. 4 Tai Situ Rinpoche

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The 12th Tai Situ Rinpoche is one of the outstanding teachers of the Kagyu Lineage and is head of Palpung Sherabling. The Tai Situ lineage goes back in an unbroken lineage for twelve generations. Tai Situ teaches in fluent English and also is a calligrapher, author, and geomancer.

The Treasury of Knowledge written by Jamgon Kongtrul, the great, who was famous for collecting a vast number of Tibetan works which were being lost and writing about these works and helping develop the reme movement. He also wrote a massivefive volume encyclopedia of Buddhist knowledge which has been translated into English and published by Snow Lion in to books each being about 500 page long.

The Ninth Situ Rinpoche worked with Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye on this renaissance movement. In 1996 the present Tai Situpa began a transmission and empowerment of these five great treasures. At these empowerments were many Rinpoches a ordained sangha and also thousands of devotes from around the World. His teachings were recorded and made into five books one for each of the volumes of the Treasury of Knowledge.

The Fourth Volume of the Treasury of Knowledge is composed of ten chapters which cover a variety of topics about the Buddha and the transmission of Buddhism. It begins in India and covers the Buddha’s life and then it goes to the transmission of Buddhism to Tibet. Covered after that are the three types of vows and samaya, an expanded explanation of the study of the five worldly knowledges such as astrology and poetry. Then there is a far-reaching discussion of the higher trainings in meditation.

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 January, 2021.