Machig Labdron and the Foundations of Chod by Jerome Edou PDF

By Jerome Edou

Machig Labdron is popularly thought of to be either a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the knowledge of the buddhas. traditionally, this Tibetan girl, a modern of Milarepa, was once an adept and notable instructor, a mom, and a founding father of a distinct transmission lineage referred to as the Chöd of Mahamudra. This translation of the main well-known biography of Machig Labdron, founding father of the original Mahamudra Chöd culture, is gifted including a complete assessment of Chöd's ancient and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its next transmission to Tibet.

Chöd refers to slicing throughout the greedy at a self and its attendant emotional afflictions. most renowned for its instructing on reworking the aggregates into an supplying of foodstuff for demons as a compassionate act of self-sacrifice, Chöd goals to loose the brain from all worry and to arouse cognizance of its actual nature, primordially transparent bliss and emptiness.

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