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Skillful Grace.

Author: Chokgyur Lingpa; Adeu Rinpoche
Publisher: New York : Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Tara is an inspirational figure to many practitioners. She embodies the most compelling and vital qualities of the feminine: beauty, grace, and the ability to nurture, care for and protect. In addition, she is a true warrior, vanquishing fear and ignorance. One could say she is the earliest known Buddhist feminist. Skillful Grace is an entirety of instructions on deity practice centered on the female Buddha Tara. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lingpa, Chokgyur.
Skillful Grace.
New York : Rangjung Yeshe Publications, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chokgyur Lingpa; Adeu Rinpoche
ISBN: 9789627341888 9627341886
OCLC Number: 865334375
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents: Cover; Other Books by This Author; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; The Essential Instruction on the Threefold Excellence; An Overview of the Threefold Excellence; Skillful Grace; Introduction; Historical Background; Stepping Stones for the Path: Hinayana; Preliminaries for the Session; Preliminaries for the Teaching; Refuge; For Those of Medium Capacity; The Excellence of the Middle-Mahayana; Bodhichitta of Aspiration; Bodhichitta of Application; Prajña; The Excellence of the End-Vajrayana; Approach; Accomplishment; Sadhana Retreat; Anuttara Yoga. Special PreliminariesThe Main Part; The Subsequent Yoga; The Exquisite Yoga; The Great Yoga; Conclusion; Appendix; A description of Tara by the 15th Gyalwang Karmapa; The Twenty-One Taras described by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo; Endnotes.

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Tara is an inspirational figure to many practitioners. She embodies the most compelling and vital qualities of the feminine: beauty, grace, and the ability to nurture, care for and protect. In addition, she is a true warrior, vanquishing fear and ignorance. One could say she is the earliest known Buddhist feminist. Skillful Grace is an entirety of instructions on deity practice centered on the female Buddha Tara. It covers everything from beginning to end. It has all the preliminaries, as well as the main part and the subsequent yogas. There is the outer and inner sadhanas with Tar.

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