Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra (vol 1) ebook

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Malcolm Smith

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“If one knows the Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra, the Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra, and the Tantra Without Syllables, one will have command over the general meaning of the tantras, like a king who has command over his subjects.”—Treasury of the Supreme Vehicle

The eleventh-century Seventeen Tantras are the most important texts in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of the Great Perfection. This first volume of the new series from Malcolm Smith is the only complete English translation of the Rigpa Rangshar, which is the major commentary tantra on all aspects of the doctrine of the Great Perfection.

Malcolm Smith also offers a comprehensive introduction. Two vital appendices and a rich index for both volumes can be found in volume 2, The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra, available in ebook form here

This is vital reading for any student of Dzogchen.

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  • ebook
  • $59.99
  • ISBN 9781614295105
about the author
Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra (vol 1) ebook

Malcolm Smith has been a student of the Great Perfection teachings since 1992. His main Dzogchen teachers are Chogyal Namkhai Norbu and the late Kunzang Dechen Lingpa. He is a veteran of a traditional three-year solitary Tibetan Buddhist retreat, a published translator of Tibetan Buddhist texts, and was awarded the Acharya degree by the Sakya Institute in 2004. He graduated in 2009 from Shang Shung Institute’s School of Tibetan Medicine. He has worked on translations for renowned lamas since 1992, including His Holiness Sakya Trizin, Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche, Kunzang Dechen Lingpa,  Khenpo Migmar Tseten, Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche, Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche and many others. 

Other books by Malcolm Smith:
The Tantra Without Syllables (vol 3) and The Blazing Lamp Tantra (vol 4)
Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra (vol 2) ebook
The Self-Arisen Vidya Tantra (vol 1) and The Self-Liberated Vidya Tantra (vol 2)
Buddhahood in This Life

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