Pith Instructions

Pith Instructions

Selected Teachings and Poems
By Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Jamgon Mipham, and Jigme Lingpa
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Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780834802810

This small collection of commentaries and verse by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, one of the greatest spiritual leaders of the twentieth century, contains exposition on different stages of the Buddhist path from the perspective of meditative experience and actually putting the teachings into practice. Originally given orally to Western students, the texts afford a rare glimpse into the direct transmissions of a master teacher. The commentaries are on ​

  • The Wheel of Investigation and Meditation That Thoroughly Purifies Mental Activity by Jamgön Mipham

  • The Lamp That Dispels Darkness by Jamgön Mipham

  • A Wondrous Ocean of Advice for the Practice of Retreat in Solitude by Jigme Lingpa.

These, along with the five selected poems in the final section, provide an introduction to the wisdom and compassion of Khyentse Rinpoche.

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"Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche is one of my most revered teachers. . . . Not only should we admire his inconceivable knowledge, wisdom, and accomplishment, but more important, we should follow his example and emulate those qualities ourselves." —H.H. the Dalai Lama

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