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Prayer Flags: The Life and Spiritual Teachings of Jigten Sumgon
By: Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen Rinpoche (translator)

Prayer flags : the life and spiritual teachings of Jigten Sumgon


 
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Translator: Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen Rinpoche
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0937938378
Publication Date: 1986

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Instructions for spiritual practice, especially the tantric path of Mahamudra.
Jigten Sumgon or Jigten Gonpo (1143-1217) was the founder of the Drikung Kagyu lineage and main disciple of Phagmo Drupa. He founded Drikung Thil Monastery in 1179.
Jigten Sumgon and the Drikung lineage are best known for the set of teachings known as The Five Profound Paths of Mahamudra (phyag chen lnga ldan). Some of Jigten Sumgon's sayings were collected by Sherab Jungne into what is known as Gongchik (Wylie transliteration: dgongs gcig, 'the single intention', a profound philosophical compendium that further developed in commentarial works written in following generations.Some of Jigten Sumgon's teachings were collected by another disciple into what is known as The Heart of the Great Vehicle's Teachings (theg chen bstan pa'i snying po).
Prayer flags: The Life and Spiritual Teachings of Jigten Sumgon, Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen Rinpoche (translator), Paperback, 1986, 96 pages, $6.95

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