Author: The Dalai LamaTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Dr. Chok Tenzin Monlam PeltsokPublisher: Library of Tibetan Works & ArchivesYear: 2012Language: Bi-LingualPages: 121ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789380359212
This Book is the most famous literary composition of the Third Dalai Lama (1543-1588). It is a condensed but comprehensive commentary on Je Tsongkhapa’s (1357-1419) A Song of Experience which is the seminal guide on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment of the Beings of Three Capacities. Although brief, this text summarizes the tree principal paths of the teachings of the Shakyamuni Buddha.Also included in this volume is Je Tsongkhapa’s A Song of Experience, puls a brief biography of the Third Dalai Lama and the relevant Tibetan texts for both teachings.
Translator’s Note Acknowledgements1. A Brief Biography of the Third Dalai Lama2. A Song of Experience3. Prologue to the Essence of Superfine Gold 4. The Authenticity and Excellence of the Lamrim 5. The Greatness of the Instructions of the Lamrim6. How to Listen to and Explain the Teachings7. How to Rely on the Spiritual Teacher 8. Training the Mind after Reliance 9. upon the Spiritual Teacher10. How to Extract the Essence of this Life of Leisure 11. and Endowment12. Training in the Path Shared with Beings of Lesser Capacity 13. Training in the Path Shared with Beings 14. Of Medium Capacity15. Training in the Path of a Being of Greater Capacity 16. Training in the Practices of Engaging Bodhicitta17. How to Specifically Train in the Last Two Perfections 18. How to specifically Train in the Vajrayana19. Dedication & ColophonNotes