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Ju Mipham Namgyal is among the top recognized authors of the Nyingma culture. He was once a prolific author with a unprecedented wisdom of his personal and others' dharma traditions. He wrote numerous texts at the issues of innermost nice of completion (Dzogpa Chenpo). the single here's one among his texts on Thorough reduce (Tregcho). The wording of the identify "Way of the learned outdated canine" is defined within the creation via the writer. in short although, it signifies that it is a textual content that lays out the way in which of perform of these who simply instruction the essence in their personal minds and who increase awareness that method. via this, they finally develop into discovered within the procedure and clever to it; they turn into "Realized previous Dogs". The textual content is a favorite of tantrikas, or, in Tibetan, ngagpas. it's a favorite for them since it is particularly for practitioners who don't stay in a monastery or different dharma establishment and who don't spend their lives constructing an unlimited scholastic wisdom of Buddhism. In smooth, Western phrases, it's a textual content written in particular for the city yogi. The textual content is brief yet has develop into one of many center texts utilized in Tibet to educate Thorough minimize. since it is so renowned in the Tibetan culture and since it used to be particularly written for the city yogi, we felt that it was once a beneficial addition to our choice of texts with reference to Thorough minimize. As outdated canines it lays out the method of the city yogi, it has to give the advent (often referred to as declaring) to the character of brain. It does this in utilizing what are known as "differentiations". this can be strange simply because differentiations are typically transmitted orally from the trainer to the scholar and generally aren't written down. there are various differentiations; subsequently Mipham units out the differentiation among alaya and dharmakaya. The presence of this instructing is one more reason for including this to a library of teachings on Thorough Cut.

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