The Ocean of Definitive Meaning by the Ninth Karmapa (–) is the most profound and famous text on Mahamudra ever written and is of vital importance. This serial courses, the Mahamudra Transmission, teachings and practice of Mahamudra Ocean of Definitive Meaning, the very text compiled by The 9th. Vajrayana Buddhism and Kagyu Lineage. Taught by the 12th Kenting Tai Situpa at Palpung Sherabling, March Transcribed by Chang Chin & Changchub.

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Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The two “shorter” works by 9th Karmapa are also very beneficial for anyone who wants to understand the Karma Kagyu presentation of Mahamudra.

So these are the particular names of the eight major lineages. Relatively, kf is difference, because in our dream we might see a big flak comes down and we will run. We solidify our thoughts and sensations into an illusory world of our own making. Tony Duff and his Padma Karpo Translation Committee have published a number of books of mahamudra source materials: Now these eight major lineages historically transmitted by great Indian masters to Tibetan disciples and they brought these teachings back.

The signs that the accumulations are developing and the obscurations are being purified will manifest in waking, sleeping, and dream states.

And these transmissions they brought back to Tibet, which makes at present recognized as eight major lineages of Vajrayana Buddhism. And now at the present, Buddhism is understood as Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.

So that intention is we call Bodhicitta. What does meditation mean?

This lineage is brought to Tibet by great masters, such as Guru Padmasambhava and other great masters such as Bodhidharma and also great master such as Atisha Dipamkara and many other great masters such as Bodhisattva Santaraksita And besides them, many Tibetan individuals who went all way to India and other Buddhist areas and received precious Dharma teachings and transmissions of Dharma.


Mahamudra does not depend on bliss, luminosity, or non-conceptuality. Only our shared vanities give them any meaning. And so therefore, the Marpa Kagyu lineage developed into four major and eight secondary lineages.

It was compiled from talks he gave in British Columbia from And also Jodruk is later on known as Jonangpa. Notice how it is divided into Looking and Pointing out. Apart from that it cover the same things as his shorter texts. But for realization, it is beyond words, beyond dualistic description. So therefore the basis of meditation is letting our inner ultimate essence, the primordial wisdom, the Buddha within function. So wish you all my best and I pray sincerely and supplicate sincerely, so that you all will be free from all limitation and you all should be free from all the suffering and you should be free from all the causes and conditions of suffering.

The guru in symbolic appearances 3. We have to attain Buddhahood by wishing to attain Buddhahood.

Mahamudra Ocean of Definitive Meaning – Transmission started in 2016

There is now an excellent translation available by Alexander Berzin with a commentary by Beru Khyentse. If you have difficulties in your life, if you are in a difficult situation, fo do you do? When you practice Mahamudra Do not busy yourself in practicing daily rituals. This is available as a pdf on his website: These are dffinitive major lineages. Now, this looking will rarely be successful the first few times. Although there is a logical sequence, all three elements can unfold within a single session of meditation:.

Classic Kagyü Mahāmudrā Texts – Dharma Wheel

Emptiness is spontaneously present. Marpa Kagyu, the lineage is transmitted by Tilopa and Naropa, and many other great masters, from one master to another master, and finally Tibetan great master, Marpa Lotsawa, went to India three times and altogether he spent over twenty one years and out of which exactly sixteen years and seven months he spent with his great masters, such as Naropa and Maitripa which are Indian great Mahasiddhas, enlightened masters.


The ultimate capacity of everyone is equal. And Marpa transmitted this lineage to his disciples, especially fefinitive Milarepa, and from Milarepa, this lineage is transmitted to Gampopa, and Gampopa transmitted this lineage to his four main disciples and they became the four great lineages of Mxhamudra.

Of course if you have someone to teach the texts to you, that is always best. You have to stop counting the moments in the day, and learn to spend days in a single mahamudr. When would you recommend a practitioner read those boks by Thrangu Rinpoche?

Still mind and moving mind refer to non-conceptual awareness and discursive activity respectively. And because his disciples developed into so many lineages, so therefore the Marpa Kagyu is also sometimes called Dakpo Kagyu. The direct non-conceptual awareness of these features of mind is what gives rise to the Four Yogas of Mahamudra: Ironically by doing nothing, you discover a whole new dimension of reality. So that every aspect of your life is blessed by the Lord Buddha’s teaching.

Tilopa’s Doha Transmission Contact and Inquiry: The contemplation of migration in samsara.

Mahamudra – IX Karmapa – The Ocean of Definitive Meaning

The Special Preliminaries 1. Both Ngedon Gyamtso and Chakchen Dawai Ozer are “manuals,” and both do present the sort of “question and answer” method. Looking at appearances d. Get to Know Us.

Mind turns to the dharma Dharma unfolds as the path The path dispels confusion Confusion deflnitive in wisdom. Be the first one to write a review. Mahamudra transcends all such descriptions.