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The IIIrd Karmapa’s Mahamudra Prayer

The 3rd Gyalwa Karmapa, Rangjung Dorjé

Although the Kagyu tradition offers an enormous wealth of Buddhist practices (on all levels), its most famous practice is that of Mahamudra – the quintessence of the meditation skills of the greatest Indian Buddhist masters. It is quite vital for Kagyu followers to have an unmistaken understanding of what Mahamudra is and why its foundation practices (ngondro) are so important.

The IIIrd Gyalwa Karmapa’s Mahamudra Prayer gives us one of the most succinct outlines of Mahamudra, in some 25 verses of four lines each. We shall study this through the structured commentary of the great VIIIth Tai Situpa, Chöji Jungnay.

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Saturdays 16th & 30th July, 13th, 20th & 27th August, 10th, 17th & 24th Sept and Oct 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th.
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