May 6, 2011

Dzod Dun - The Seven Treasures of Longchenpa

kun mkhyen klong chen pa dri med 'od zer
theg mchog rdzogs chen bka' gter gyi. bcud 'dus mdzod chen rnam bdun bzhugs.

The Collection of the Seven Treasures of Longchenpa is a synthesis of the entire path to liberation.  

The Seven Treasures are:
1.  yid bzhin mdzod:  The Precious Wish-fulfilling Treasury.
2.  chos dbyings mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of the Dharmadhatu.
3.  theg mchog mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of the Supreme Vehicle.
4.  gnas lugs mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of the Way of Abiding.
5.  tshig don mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of the Meaning of Words.
6.  man ngag mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of Oral Instructions.
7.  grub mtha' mdzod:  The Precious Treasury of Philosophical Systems.


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  2. Thank you for your wonderful blog

    Where can I get an English translation of the Dzod Dun - The Seven Treasures of Longchenpa?

    I would greatly appreciate your help.

    All of the best