thumb The Eighth Situpa on the Third Karmapas Mahamudra Prayer

Here, in one compact volume, are all of the stages of instruction on the path of mahamudra.

Included are concise and complete formal instructions on the ground, path and fruition of this penetrating practice. This vast and profound commentary originates with the Eighth Situpa, a remarkable scholar and practitioner who is considered the most accomplished of all the Situ emanations.

The Third Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, was a central figure in both the Kagyu and Nyingtik traditions of Tibet. He was a highly renowned practitioner of mahamudra and secret mantra


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"Lama Sherab Dorje offers us an accurate and highly readable translation of this masterwork of Kagyu Buddhism...a text that deserves to be studied in depth".--Matthew Kapstein

"The Mahamudra Prayer is one of the fundamental texts and practices of the Kagyu lineage. And here is a concise, powerful exposition of every part of it, by one of the regents of the lineage.... Reading and rereading it, a little each day, alongside recitation of the prayer itself, may greatly enrich your practice by providing glimpses of the goal."--Thar Lam, The Path of Liberation

Lama Sherab Dorje is a translator, interpreter and teacher in Canada and the United States.

This title was originally published as Mahamaudra Teachings of the Supreme Siddhas.

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