Clear Light of Bliss : Tantric Meditation Manual
Within all of lies a source of infinite bliss, clarity of wisdom, and compassion for others. In this unique and highly praised book - based on Buddha's Tantric teachings - the contemporary Buddhist Master, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, presents authentic methods for discovering this inner wealth within ourselves. In a clear and precise way, he explains step-by-step how we can generate a deeply peaceful and concentrated mind by harnessing the subtle energy system within our body. With this blissful awareness we can uncover our true nature, destroy ignorance and suffering at its root, and swiftly become a source of inspiration and benefit for others. 'Clear Light of Bliss' is a manual for Tantric meditation that reveals the most profound secrets of the ancient Yogis and makes their blissful experience accessible to the modern world.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 138 x 207 x 20.07mm | 376.48g
- 15 Dec 2014
- Tharpa Publications
- Ulverston, United Kingdom
- 3rd ed.
Table of contents
Illustrations Forward Acknowledgements Preface Introduction and Preliminaries Channels, Winds, and Drops Inner Fire Clear Light and the Four Joys The Nine Mixings and the Two Mudras Introduction to the Nature of the Mind Tranquil Abiding Meditation on Emptiness Illusory Body Clear Light and Union Resultant Mahamudra Dedication Appendix I - The Condensed Meaning of the Text Appendix II - Sadhanas: 'Liberating Prayer' 'Prayers of Request to the Mahamudra Lineage Gurus' 'The Yoga of Buddha Heruka' Appendix III - The Visualized Letters Glossary Bibliography Study Programmes of Kadampa Buddhism Tharpa Offices Worldwide Index
'...a source of great happiness and immeasurable benefit to all the human beings of this world.' - Yongdzin Ling Rinpoche
About Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has founded over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist centres and groups throughout the world.