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By Chogyal Namkhai Norbu,Andriano Clemente

ISBN-10: 1583944915

ISBN-13: 9781583944912

Rainbow physique: The lifestyles and attention of a Tibetan Yogin, Togden Ugyen Tendzin, presents the amazing existence tale of Togden Ugyen Tendzin (1888–1962), a Tibetan yogin who in loss of life completed the “rainbow body,” the discharge of the actual physique within the essence of the 5 parts and one of many maximum non secular attainments of Dzogchen, well-known because the perfect point of Tibetan Buddhism. His nephew, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, one of many maximum residing masters of Dzogchen, composed the ebook from his personal memories of his uncle in addition to direct rates from talks with the nice yogin himself and his disciple Sala Karma Samten. The booklet strains the yogin’s early life struggles, the conditions that led him to his instructor, the eminent Adzom Drugpa, and his tough route to self-realization. ultimately, Chögyal Namkhai Norbu relates the tale of Ugyen Tendzin’s loss of life in the course of imprisonment through the chinese language, whilst witnesses came upon that even though his sheepskin gown nonetheless sat upright, his physique was once gone—a testomony to its having dissolved into the rainbow body.

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