The Excellent Path to Enlightenment

The Excellent Path to Enlightenment The vow to perfect oneself in order to perfect others is called the thought of enlightenment or bodhichitta This implies that every single action word or thought even the most trivial is dedicated to

  • Title: The Excellent Path to Enlightenment
  • Author: Dilgo Khyentse Konchog Lhadrepa Padmakara Translation Group Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
  • ISBN: 9781559390644
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Paperback
  • The vow to perfect oneself in order to perfect others is called the thought of enlightenment or bodhichitta This implies that every single action word or thought even the most trivial is dedicated to the good of all beings To accomplish the good of others, we must first perfect ourselves by purifying and transforming our minds This is the aim of what we call the prelimiThe vow to perfect oneself in order to perfect others is called the thought of enlightenment or bodhichitta This implies that every single action word or thought even the most trivial is dedicated to the good of all beings To accomplish the good of others, we must first perfect ourselves by purifying and transforming our minds This is the aim of what we call the preliminary practices, which establish the foundations of all spiritual progress In this book, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche explains a key practice text composed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo 1820 1892 on the Vajrayana preliminaries taking refuge, generating the thought of achieving enlightenment for the sake of all beings, performing the meditation, and recitation of Vajrasattva to remove hindrances on the path to enlightenment, offering the mandala to accumulate merit and wisdom, and developing proper reliance on a spiritual teacher Clear, direct, and personal, these instructions illuminate the heart of Vajrayana practice Included here are the Tibetan text as well as the mantras and prayers commonly recited in conjunction with this practice.

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