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Jinzang wrote:Too bad it's not available as an ebook.
ronnewmexico wrote:I'm personally glad to see at least one thread referencing mahamudra in some form. I am not complaining, but there appears to be large large amounts of threads about Dzochen, and this is the first that even mentions mahamudra in about any fashiion other than merely listing a teaching in quite a while.
So I'm glad. I intend to purchase this book if possible, and will give my opinion if I have one upon studying it most probably. Though I am not purchasing it to get any introduction to this but to compare to what I study,
As to written texts most seems just very basic and many as is present with chod books, comprise just preliminaries, and preliminary view. NOthing wrong with preliminaries but you can only read so much about preliminaries.
Many of the books as many here undoubtly know are quite secret and require a teachers permission to buy and read.
I hope there is some content here and not just perliminaries. Though I am certainly not hoping to get any "secrets" from books, I do require some content so I may compare things.
I will be wasting my time and money if this is just another book on preliminaries and preliminary view. So please advise me if one finds this so.
Jinzang wrote:I saw the book for sale today and what a big, thick book it is. I'll be waiting for the epub version, hope it is available soon.
Bokar Rinpoche wrote a similar, condensed guide to Mahamudra as outlined in the Chakchen Ngedon Gyamtso, called "Opening the Door to Certainty." I recommend it. It's great for practitioners. And less of a strain to carry around!