By Padmasambhava & Jamgon Mipham
A Garland of perspectives offers either a concise statement by means of the eighth-century Indian Buddhist grasp Padmasambhava on a bankruptcy from the Guhyagarbha Tantra at the diverse Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical perspectives, together with the nice Perfection (Dzogchen), and an explicative remark on Padmasambhava’s textual content via the nineteenth-century pupil Jamgön Mipham (1846–1912).
Padmasambhava’s textual content is a middle textual content of the Nyingma culture since it offers the foundation for the method of 9 autos (three sutra autos and 6 tantra autos) that as a consequence grew to become the approved method of classifying the several Buddhist paths within the Nyingma tradition.
Mipham’s observation is the single most typically used to provide an explanation for Padmasambhava’s educating. Mipham is celebrated for his prolific, lucid, and unique writings on many matters, together with technological know-how, medication, and philosophy, as well as Tibetan Buddhist perform and thought.
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Title. 3′923—dc23 2015009884 The Padmakara Translation Group gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Tsadra Foundation in sponsoring the translation and preparation of this book. Contents Publisher’s Note Topical Outline of A Treasury of Gems Foreword Translator’s Introduction A Garland of Views, A Pith Instruction by Padmasambhava A Treasury of Gems, A Commentary by Jamgön Mipham Notes Glossary Bibliography Index E-mail Sign-Up Publisher’s Note This book contains diacritics and special characters.
The first of these explanations is divided into non-Buddhist and Buddhist views, each of which consists of a brief outline and a detailed explanation. A. EXPLANATION OF THE DIFFERENT VIEWS 1. EXPLANATION OF NON-BUDDHISTS’ VIEWS a. BRIEF INTRODUCTION The false views entertained by beings in the world are without number, but they can be summarized as being of four kinds: those of the unreflective, the materialists, the nihilistic extremists and the eternalistic extremists. The outer universe—the sphere of disintegration, the world composed of perishable things—is inhabited by sentient beings who are imputed merely on that which the mind fails to discern as the continua of the five aggregates.
To understand their meaning is to behold the maṇḍala. To gain familiarity, once one has understood, is to enter the maṇḍala. And when, once entered, the maṇḍala becomes manifest, the great accomplishment is attained. This method is the culmination, the Great Perfection. The level of the Great Wheel of Collections of Syllables is spontaneously entered. Beings with the sharpest faculties have understood that primordial enlightenment means that they have been enlightened from the very beginning, and they progress powerfully on the path.
A Garland of Views by Padmasambhava & Jamgon Mipham