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By Tsong-Kha-Pa,Joshua Cutler,Guy Newland,Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee

The nice Treatise at the levels of the trail to Enlightenment (Tib. Lam rim chen mo) is without doubt one of the brightest jewels within the world’s treasury of sacred literature. the writer, Tsong-kha-pa, accomplished it in 1402, and it quickly turned the most popular works of non secular perform and philosophy on the earth of Tibetan Buddhism. since it condenses the entire exoteric sūtra scriptures right into a meditation guide that's effortless to appreciate, students and practitioners depend upon its authoritative presentation as a gateway that results in a whole knowing of the Buddha’s teachings.

Tsong-kha-pa took nice pains to base his insights on classical Indian Buddhist literature, illustrating his issues with classical citations in addition to with sayings of the masters of the sooner Kadampa culture. during this means the textual content demonstrates truly how Tibetan Buddhism conscientiously preserved and constructed the Indian Buddhist traditions.

This first of 3 volumes covers all of the practices which are prerequisite for constructing the spirit of enlightenment (bodhicitta).

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