Tantric Grounds and Paths: How to Enter, Progress on, and Complete the Vajrayana Path
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
- ISBN: 9788120817265, 8120817265
- Year of Publication: 2007
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 1st
- No. of Pages: 272
- Language: English
These days there is great interest in the practice of Tantra, and an urgent need for a comprehensive guide to its practice written by a fully qualified Tantric Master. Based on a completely pure lineage of instruction and practice that dates back to Buddha himself, Tantric Grounds and Paths meets this need by providing a definitive manual for Tantric practitioners. With remarkable clarity and authority Geshe Kelsand presents a comprehensive guide to the four classes of Tantra, including an extensive explanation of the generation and completion stages of Highest Yoga Tantra. All the stages of the Tantric path to full enlightenment are described in breathtaking detail, making the publication of this book an event of major contemporary importance in the history of Buddhist literature.
Illustrations, Acknowledgements, Introduction, The Lower Tantras, Highest yoga Tantra, Generation Stage, Isolated Body, Isolated Speech and Isolated Mind, Illusory Body, Clear Light, and Union, The Final Results, Dedication, Appendix I-The Condensed Meaning of the text, Appendix II - The Preliminary Practices, Great Liberation of the Mother, Great Liberation of the Father, An Explanation of the Practice, Glossary, Bibliography, Study Programmes, Index.
"This book is a comprehensive manual for pure Tantric practice by a fully qualified Tantric Master - an answer to the great interest in the practice of buddhist Tantra. The author draws upon his long and rich experience to describe the various stages of t
About the Author(s)
GESHE KELSANG GYATSO, a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowed teacher of Buddhism, is the author of a series of highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our contemporary life. He has also founded many Buddhist Centres throughout the World.