An essential anthology of writings on Dzogchen by some of the greatest masters, compiled by the editor and co-founder of Ranjung Yeshe Publications. Here are some of the most accessible and down-to-earth writings on Dzogchen, organized into a study and practice guide for the serious beginnner and including works from Padmasambhava and Patrul Rinpoche, as well as modern day teachers like Chogyam Trungpa and Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche.
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A rare hand painted horizontal thangka of White Tārā, Buddha Amitayus and the healing Goddess Namgyalma (emanation of the Buddha Vairochana). White Tara is an important deity recognised for her limitless compassion and her special ability to bestow longevity and healing. Here she is portrayed as the central figure with Buddha Amitayus (bottom left) and Namgyalma (bottom right). They are known collectively as the 'three deities of long life'.
A spectacular looking natural rock crystal sphere. It is almost impossible to find crystal spheres without cloudiness or inclusions, so examples such as this are seldom seen. Also, many spheres that are claimed to be natural crystal are in fact made from glass. Flawless crystal spheres are also used as an important symbol in the Dzogchen teachings. A Dzogchen master may also use a crystal sphere for his or her direct introduction to the nature of mind.
Completely natural and untreated clear rock crystal (not glass, led crystal, 'fused quartz',
pressed quartz, 'Asian Quartz' or 'Chinese Quartz' which are in fact all
made from glass despite what the seller claims).
Aquired as part of an old British collection. comes complete with a small green nephrite jade stand diameter 50 mm