In 1958, the Chinese invaded Kham in Tibet, destroying monasteries and imprisoning monks. In the previous summer, Khenpo Gangshar foresaw great difficulties and to help the monks progress rapidly on the path so they could meet these challenges, he gave this particular teaching. Thrangu Rinpoche, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche received these profound cycle of teachings before leaving for India.
Khenpo Gangshar says: “A worthy student is one who aspires to practice the profoundest of the profound and secret vajrayana – the essential oral instructions of all the anuttara yoga tantras or the nature of the realization of effortless ati. To meet the needs of such a student, three points should be taught: The preliminary steps of mind training, the main practice of pointing-out, and the subsequent application combining the profound advice into key points.”
This profound advice includes instructions on the wisdom of emotions, taking the bardo as the path, and using sleep as the path.
In these talks Thrangu Rinpoche provides clear and concise commentary on this amazing text. Rinpoche concludes several talks with meditation sessions. Others conclude with question-and-answer sessions with students.
These 14 teachings were given at Topsham, Maine in 2007 and translated by David Karma Choephel.
The root text of this teaching on Naturally Liberating can be found in the book Vivid Awareness by Shambhala Publications.
There are seven DVDs making up 14 talks by Thrangu Rinpoche.
Also you may view this entire teaching on YouTube for free. The link is:
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 30 January, 2019.