The Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

The Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

The Lamp for the
Path to Enlightenment

Atisha’s Root Text with a Commentary by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye
དཔེ་སྐྲུན་བྱེད་མཁན།
Publisher
出版者
Dharma Ebooks Publications
རྩོམ་པ་པོ།
Author
作者
ཨ་ཏི་ཤ། བློ་གྲོས་མཐའ་ཡས།
Atisha, Jamgön Lodrö Thaye
阿底峽, 羅卓泰耶
སྐད་རིགས།
Language
語言
English
སྒྱུར་བ་པོ།
Translator
譯者
Khenpo David Karma Choephel
འཕྲུལ་དེབ་ཀྱི་པར་གཞི།
Ebook edition
電子書版本
2017-12-07
འཐུགས་སྣང་དགོས་པ།
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Atisha Dimpamkara’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment is a foundational text of the Kadampa school and a classic of Tibetan Buddhism revered by all the lineages. It presents a brief overview of the entire Buddhist path of both sutra and tantra practice. Here it is presented in a new translation along with a commentary by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye that explains its main points clearly, concisely, and completely.

THE LAMP FOR THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT
A BRILLIANT LIGHT ON THE PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT
THE BRANCHES OF THE EXPLANATION
THE MEANING OF THE ACTUAL INSTRUCTIONS
THE MEANING OF THE TITLE
THE TRANSLATORS’ PROSTRATION
THE MEANING OF THE TEXT
1. THE HOMAGE AND PLEDGE TO COMPOSE
2. THE EXPLANATION OF THE ACTUAL TEXT
A. A BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE THREE PERSONS
B. EXPLANATIONS OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF EACH OF THEIR PATHS
i. The characteristics of the lesser person
ii. The characteristics of the middling person
iii. The characteristics of the greater person
(1) Overview
(2) Detailed explanation
(A) An extensive explanation of the path of the transcendences
(B) A brief teaching on how to engage in mantra
3. THE CAUSE FOR WRITING THIS TEXT
CONCLUDING POINTS
1. WHO WROTE THIS
2. WHO TRANSLATED THIS
LIST OF WORKS CITED BY TITLE
COPYRIGHTS

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