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A Clear Mirror: The Visionary Autobiography of a Tibetan by Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

By Traktung Dudjom Lingpa

Own memoirs aren't unusual in Tibetan Buddhism, yet A transparent replicate offers an strange version: 3 degrees of religious teachings, conveying outer, internal, and refined features of knowledge, that supply readers complete entry to the wealthy lifetime of one in every of Vajrayana Buddhism’s Most worthy figures. Dudjom Lingpa (1835–1904) was once a Tibetan visionary and nice Perfection grasp, or tertön, a revealer of religious treasures known as terma hidden within the Earth and within the minds of disciples. Dujdom Lingpa is popular for his revelations on “refining perception” or Nang Jang, and, via dream yoga, trance, and visions, for transmitting the “mindstream” of a few enlightened non secular beings, similar to Sri Singha, Saraha, Vajradhara, and Manjushri, whose knowledge he acquired and stocks during this ebook.

A transparent reflect
reveals what excessive lamas regard as such a lot sacred and intimate: non secular evolution through the lens of an innermost visionary existence. Lingpa recounts each one step of his personal enlightenment process—from studying how one can meditate to the top tantric practices—as he skilled them. A transparent reflect is a non secular experience that still contains daily meditation recommendation, designed for the lay reader in addition to the extra professional practitioner, during this evocative unique translation.

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Millions of them all over the state. And so I obeyed the Lord. I bought that five acres of property and it cost me $90,000, I paid $10,000 down on it. I began to have little missionary type meetings. Sending cars out, 8, 10, 12 cars a day, two by two working from door to door. The Lord said, "Fix this place up. You've been faithful to Me in this mission ministry. " So I began to fix the place up. I put a brand new auditorium on the place. Never did take up one offering for it. I didn't have the money in that account to build it when I started.

I had a self-satisfying heart, a selfish self-satisfying heart. I didn't want to visit their homes, I had no desire to visit their homes at all. I had no desire to get high school kids off dope. I had no desire to help guys in jail and penitentiaries. I had no desire to knock on doors in my home town. Had no desire to pass out tracts. But I just wanted to go to church and love the Lord, and make money and be nice. When I gave, I Received When I received that vision from God and He delivered me from myself, and I began to care about people, regardless of what shape they're in to help lift them out of the world they're in, God began to bless me.

And God has put you together. " And so Brother Hagin came to the convention. He wasn't the main speaker. They gave him fifteen minutes to give a testimony. As he opened his mouth the Spirit of God came on me and showed me the anointing on Brother Hagin's life. Now I'm sitting in the congregation with three thousand people. And he's up there on the stage. After it was over I walked in to the dining room to get something to eat, and there sat brother Hagin at the table. So I walked over there and I said, "Brother Hagin, my name is Norvel Hayes, I'm a businessman from Cleveland, Tennessee.

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