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Approaching the Great Perfection: Simultaneous and Gradual Methods of Dzogchen Practice in the Longchen Nyingtig
Format: Book (single author)
Publication Date: 200401/2004
Publisher: Wisdom Publications
Place of Publication: Boston, MA
Sources ID: 122627
Visibility: Public (group default)
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Researcher and scholar Sam van Schaik introduces the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, looking closely at its practice of Dzogchen—and one of Dzogchen's seminal figures, Jigme Lingpa—to make an extensive analysis of a core tension within Buddhism: does enlightenment develop gradually, or does it come all at once?

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416 pp.