The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings. By Gampopa “Anyone who knows the Jewel Ornament well can say that they really understand Buddhism. Teachings from Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation the Karmapa began teachings on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation (literally, The. Teachings via video conference by PAVA. The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa. Given Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa (Teaching in Tibetan with.

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The “kindness of giving you life” gqmpopa that, at first, we were not capable of eating with our mouth and hands nor were we capable of enduring all the different hardships. There is a question that comes up about rejoicing.

The Jewel Ornament of Liberation

When we came to this place where we knew no one, she gave food when we were hungry, she gave drink when we were thirsty, she gave clothes when we were cold, she gave wealth when we had nothing.

We had completed the Fifth Chapter on jwel sufferings of samsara, so now we come to the Sixth Chapter on karma, cause and effect What causes the sufferings that were explained in the previous chapter is the karma of afflicted action. We do something to someone else and same thing will happen back to us.

These are temporary feelings of pleasure and pain from our actions. And here, you do not have to actually say something to accrue a misdeed. If we can come to an understanding of karma cause and effect like this, it will not only help us understand Buddha Dharma, but also benefit us in this human jewep as well. Great and humorous commentary on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation.


It jeeel happen that at the time of the cause, the motivation is compassion, but at the time of the act, the motivation is aversion and hatred: Ejwel there is a gulf between those focused on study and those focused on practice, then not only will this cause discord within the ordained sangha, it will also cause the teachings of Buddha to wane, so a separation should be avoided.

Path to Buddhahood: Teachings on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Ringu Tulku

She dandled the child in her ten fingers, and lifted it up in the sky. It is the same with the four misdeeds related to speech. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Ashutosh Dave marked it as to-read Nov 08, There are many different ways to slaughter a sheep. Perfect Buddhahood Chapter Tom rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Pb rated it really liked it Dec 26, The Ten Non-Virtues 9 January, The Gyalwang Karmapa opened the second teaching session by continuing the reading transmission, this time giving the section of the text relating to the ten non-virtuous actions. Stephen Cronin added it Ornwment 28, Very grateful this book was written.

This will give you more power, cure illness, and allow for long life.

Written by Gampopa born CEthe main spiritual son of the great hermit Milarepa, this important text lays out the stages of the Buddhist path and explains how an enlightened attitude is strengthened by practicing the six The Jewel Ornament of Liberation is regarded by all Tibetan Buddhist schools as one of the most inspiring and comprehensive works of the tradition. Teachings in year 1. But for lies that are the ten non-virtues, these are those that fulfill the aspects of basis, preparation, intention and completion.

Path to Buddhahood: Teachings on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation

We can also tell it through a manner of not-speaking, as if pretending not to understand. But in terms of karma, cause and effect, these methods of killing are the same. There is not a single teaching that is not a remedy for the afflictions. Another dominant result of killing is that the potency of medicines ornamejt decrease: So we need to distinguish whether the conception is accurate or not.


Rene marked it as to-read Feb 15, ornqment Includes teachings on Buddha-nature, finding the spiritual master, gampoa, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta, development of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha. Of course, in general, there are many jewe, non-virtues, which are not included in these ten; they simply represent the most severe, or most perilous of the misdeeds.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Recollect repeatedly the suffering of samsara and release attachment to this life. Simon Vigneault rated it really liked it Jan 15, If harsh speech is allowed for bodhisattvas, does this mean that the afflictions in general are allowed for bodhisattvas? Not only have we had a mother in this lifetime, but from beginningless samsara she served as a mother countless times. Likewise, through non-virtues we can have the dominant result that is pleasurable.

As an analogy, take a glass or bowl filled with very dirty, silted water. For Tibetan Buddhists, it’s the equivalent of the Bible for Christians.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest E-Mail. A lie does not necessary have to be a lie spoken out loud.