A Garland of Gold: The Early Kagyu Masters in India and by Jampa Thaye

By Jampa Thaye

'A Garland of Gold' is a heritage of the early masters of the good Kagyu culture of Tibetan Buddhism, akin to Saraha, Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa and their non secular heirs. This background represents the testomony of the Kagyu lineage forefathers, displaying us how they built devotion and self assurance of their authorities, acquired the foundation of the dakini messengers, got the valuable lineages, attained the imaginative and prescient of mahamudra, and unfold the keys to enlightenment.

Their songs, additionally translated right here, notwithstanding incomplete and not using a master’s textual transmission, provide a reference to the area of mahamudra.

Lama Jampa Thaye's account of the early masters relies at the histories composed through Pawo Tsuklak Trengwa (1504-1566), pass Lotsawa (1392-1481) and Pema Karpo (1527-1592). He acquired the transmissions and teachings of the Kagyu forefathers from Karma Thinley Rinpoche and his different authorities akin to Ato Rinpoche and Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.

The Kagyu culture is without doubt one of the 4 significant faculties of Tibetan Buddhism along the Sakya, Nyingma and Gelug. It rose to prominence within the 11th and 12th centuries C.E. a few one and a part millenia after the passing of Lord Buddha and is still one of many nice non secular transmission to be had on the planet at the present time. This ebook deals a amazing look at the origins of this world.

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