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By Jampa Thaye

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

Their songs, additionally translated the following, although incomplete with no master’s textual transmission, supply a reference to the realm of mahamudra.

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

The Kagyu culture is among the 4 significant colleges 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 on hand on the earth at the present time. This booklet bargains a notable inspect the origins of this world.

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