The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings. By Gampopa “Anyone who knows the Jewel Ornament well can say that they really understand Buddhism. Teachings from Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation the Karmapa began teachings on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation (literally, The. Teachings via video conference by PAVA. The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa. Given Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa (Teaching in Tibetan with.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. This presentation of karma cause and effect is a particular feature of Buddhism. Books by Ringu Tulku. We just came with a mouth and stomach-empty-handed, without any material things. In order to teach the dharma truly, we need experience in our being, for only then are the instructions no longer dry—they become rich and moist.

The motive Buddha-Nature Chapter 2: Yvo Manuel rated it it was amazing May 18, After we were born, from a small worm until we were fully grown, she developed our body. Naholi Alejandri rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Now to turn to the text.

But the Karmapa cautioned that we have to be careful, as there are some instances where these acts may still produce results. Byron Woolley rated it it was amazing Oct 24, The Best Books of Yvonne Mcquilkin marked it as to-read Jun 14, One day, Gampopa overheard three beggars discussing the miraculous qualities of Milarepa.

If we can come to an understanding of karma cause and effect like this, it will not only help us understand Buddha Dharma, but also benefit us in this human life as well.

The Jewel Ornament of Liberation: The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings

Benevolence and compassion Chapter 8: We can also gampola it through a manner of not-speaking, as if pretending not to understand. Another dominant result of killing is that the potency of medicines will decrease: Some of the references and ideas are definitely bound in Tibetan culture, but for a study of Tibetan Buddhism on a deep level, this book is worth a read.

Am really looking forward to my new study group jwwel discussing it in depth. So we need to distinguish whether the conception is accurate or not.


The “kindness of showing you the world” means that, at first, we did not come here knowing various things, seeing broadly, and being talented. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Includes teachings on Buddha-nature, hewel the spiritual master, impermanence, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta, gsmpopa of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha. To ask other readers questions about Path to Buddhahoodplease sign up.

yampopa This includes killing with a weapon, poison, or killing with mantras and spells, etc. It is the same with the four misdeeds related to speech. The teachings in this book are clear and vivid, use quotes from the great teachers, and illustrations from Tibetan folk tales, personal experiences of the author, and those of western students. Kinga Dabrowska rated it it was amazing Mar 14, A masterwork of Tibetan Buddhism–providing the complete foundation for study and practice–from beginning to Buddhahood.

Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation rated it really liked it Aug 22, Written by Gampopa born CEthe main spiritual son of the great hermit Milarepa, this important text lays out the stages of the Buddhist path and explains how an enlightened attitude is strengthened by practicing the six perfections of generosity, discipline, patience, exertion, meditation, and knowledge. John Blase rated it liked it Jan 04, When our five faculties encounter external objects of form, this becomes the condition that stirs up the latent afflictions within the mind and ornamfnt become evident.

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Krista rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Written by Gampopa born CEthe main spiritual son of the great hermit Milarepa, this important text jweel out the stages of the Buddhist path and explains how an enlightened attitude is strengthened by practicing the six The Jewel Ornament of Liberation is regarded by all Tibetan Buddhist schools as one of the most inspiring and comprehensive works of the tradition.

Dave added it Aug 07, There was no need to ask the Buddha because Shariputra would be able to give a good answer. Description The classical work of Gampopa, the patriarch of the Kagyu school within Tibetan Buddhism tradition and the student of famous Milarepa, is one of the pioneering encyclopedia dedicated to Buddhist views and practices, especially that of Mahayana.


But for lies that are the ten non-virtues, these are those that fulfill the aspects of basis, preparation, intention and completion. Monica marked it as to-read Mar 11, The Ten Non-Virtues 9 January, The Gyalwang Karmapa opened the second teaching session by continuing the reading transmission, this time giving the section of the text relating to the ten non-virtuous actions.

Bodhicharya Netherland rated it it was amazing May 17, Likewise, if a physician has the wish to help and gives wrong medication and then the patient dies, this is also not the actual commission of killing.

I’ll read it over and over as part of my practice. Next the Karmapa explored the five aspects that must be present in a non-virtuous action—conception, affliction, intention, preparation, and completion—in more detail. Adam Pearcey rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Karma and its result Chapter 7: The Karmapa continued his teachings, saying that this year, we have not only the nuns from the kagyu monastic colleges, we also have nuns from the practice sections of the nunneries.

Similarly our mind is polluted and contaminated with the afflictions. At first glance, it seems to be a simple event, but if we look into its causes and conditions, we discover that rain is an intricate phenomenon, dependent on many different aspects coming together—temperature, winds, clouds forming, and so forth.

The “kindness of undergoing hardships for you” ornametn that, at first, we were not wearing any clothes with all their ornamentation, did not possess any wealth, and did not bring any provisions.

Rangda rated it really liked it Jan 11, Here in Bodhgaya, nuns focusing on practice can gain more interest and excitement about study, and nuns focusing on study can become more enthusiastic about practice.

At the same time, the work is of such profound depth that scholars and practitioners can study it over and over and still not fully grasp its meaning.