Modern Mahamudra Texts

Chaz
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Modern Mahamudra Texts

Postby Chaz » Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:59 pm

I thought I'd field the idea that alongside our thread on classic mahamudra texts, a list on modern texts might be helpful.

I'll start with

"Wild Awakening" by Dzogchen Ponlop.
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Re: Modern Mahanudra Texts

Postby conebeckham » Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:33 pm

What is this "Great Nudra" you speak of?


For that matter, what's a "small Nudra," or any nudra at all?

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རྟོག་གེའི་ཡུལ་མིན་བླ་མའི་བྱིན་རླབས་དང་།
སྐལ་ལྡན་ལས་འཕྲོ་ཅན་གྱིས་རྟོགས་པ་སྟེ།
དེ་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ལ་ནི་ལོ་རྟོག་སེལ།།


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Re: Modern Mahamudra Texts

Postby Jinzang » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:45 am

Most of the modern texts are commentaries on the classical texts. And here Thrangu Rinpoche is most prolific. But if you want to study mahamudra, you're far better off getting instructions in person from a teacher, though I wouldn't discourage reading texts as well.
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