Machig Labdrön and the Foundations of Chöd

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Snow Lion Publ., 1996 - Religion - 244 pages
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Machig Labdron is popularly considered to be both a dakini and a deity, an emanation of Yum Chenmo, or Prajnaparamita, the embodiment of the wisdom of the buddhas. Historically, this Tibetan woman, a contemporary of Milarepa, was an adept and outstanding teacher, a mother, and a founder of a unique transmission lineage known as the Chöd of Mahamudra. This translation of the most famous biography of Machig Labdron, founder of the unique Mahamudra Chöd tradition, is presented together with a comprehensive overview of Chöd's historical and doctrinal origins in Indian Buddhism and its subsequent transmission to Tibet.

Chöd refers to cutting through the grasping at a self and its attendant emotional afflictions. Most famous for its teaching on transforming the aggregates into an offering of food for demons as a compassionate act of self-sacrifice, Chöd aims to free the mind from all fear and to arouse realization of its true nature, primordially clear bliss and emptiness.

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Edou's book is an explanation of the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Chöd – that is, “severance” or “cutting through the ego” – and its historical development. Machig Labdrön is the source of the Chöd ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Jerome Edou has been studying with Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche since 1976. He has been an interpreter for various lamas for more than ten years and is an author and translator of works on Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism. He currently lives in Kathmandu.

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