The Kalachakra Path offers a profound method for actualising your greatest potential and contributing to greater peace and harmony within this world. For the first time ever, this extraordinary path is revealed in a step-by-step manner, allowing students to gradually approach this uniquely comprehensive system in a structured and methodical way.
Drawing on more than 30 years of intensive training with more than 25 different masters from each of the major Tibetan traditions, Khentrul Rinpoché offers an expansive understanding that transcends sectarian boundaries and cuts through to the essential meaning of the Buddha’s teachings.
In this third and final volume, Rinpoché introduces the profound methods for revealing the enlightened reality of our most sacred truth. These are the unique teachings of the Kalachakra Tantra that provide everything we need to achieve enlightenment within a single lifetime. After helping us to cultivate an unwavering faith in tantra and the vajra master, Rinpoché clearly presents the theoretical and practical foundations for the uncommon preliminaries of the generation and completion stages. On the basis of these precious teachings you will be well equipped to receive instruction on the sublime yogic practices of the Kalachakra Six Vajra Yogas.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface by His Holiness Jigmé Dorjé
PART ONE: ESTABLISHING A CLOSE BOND WITH THE GURU
1 The Resultant Path of Kalachakra Tantra
2 Cultivating Devotion Towards a Vajra Master
3 Guru Yoga—Gateway to Tantric Realisation
PART TWO: GENERATING THE ENLIGHTENED MANDALA
4 Ripening the Mind Through Tantric Empowerment
5 Purifying Appearances with the Kalachakra Generation Stage
6 Deity Yoga—The Concise Sadhana of Innate Kalachakra
PART THREE: ACTUALISING THE STATE OF KALACHAKRA
7 Pointing Out the Nature of the Mind
8 The Three Isolations—Using the Subtle Body to Achieve Shamatha
9 The Six Vajra Yogas of the Kalachakra Completion Stage
10 The Six Bardos—Bringing Kalachakra into Every Moment
1 The Tantric Vows and Commitments
2 Outline of Book Three
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