By Sam Van Schaik
From Wisdom's acclaimed stories in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism sequence, researcher and pupil Sam van Schaik introduces the Nyingma culture of Tibetan Buddhism, taking a look heavily at its perform of Dzogchen—and one in every of Dzogchen's seminal figures, Jigme Lingpa—to make an in depth research of a middle stress inside of Buddhism: does enlightenment improve progressively, or does it come abruptly?
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Approaching the Great Perfection: Simultaneous and Gradual Methods of Dzogchen Practice in the Longchen Nyingtig (Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism) by Sam Van Schaik