Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod

Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod Machig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity an emanation of Yum Chenmo or Prajnaparamita the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas Historically this Tibetan woman a c

  • Title: Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod
  • Author: Jerome Edou Machik Labdrön
  • ISBN: 9781559390392
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • Machig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas Historically, this Tibetan woman, a contemporary of Milarepa, was an adept and outstanding teacher, a mother, and a founder of a unique transmission lineage known as the Ch d of Mahamudra This translation of thMachig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas Historically, this Tibetan woman, a contemporary of Milarepa, was an adept and outstanding teacher, a mother, and a founder of a unique transmission lineage known as the Ch d of Mahamudra This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron, founder of the unique Mahamudra Ch d tradition, is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Ch d s historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.Ch d refers to cutting through the grasping at a self and its attendant emotional afflictions Most famous for its teaching on transforming the aggregates into an offering of food for demons as a compassionate act of self sacrifice, Ch d aims to free the mind from all fear and to arouse realization of its true nature, primordially clear bliss and emptiness.

    One thought on “Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod”

    1. A learned introduction to the Mahamudra Chod tradition. A special book for those looking for significant females that have influenced Buddhism! Full of.wonderful quotes to study and contemplate.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *