Author(s) : Dalai Lama & Berzin, Alexander
The Gelug/Kagyu tradition of mahamudra was formulated by the First Panchen Lama, and is known in this way because it uses Kagyu-style techniques for recognizing the conventional nature of the mind, and typical Gelug methods in recognizing its deepest nature. This book presents an exceptional commentary on the First Panchen Lama's text. This treasury of practical instruction contains extensive teachings on the nature of mind, the development of calm abiding; the sutra and tantra levels of mahamudra, and the compatibility of dzogchen and highest yoga tantra.
The book opens with an overview of mahamudra by Alex Berzin that discusses the relation of mind, appearances and reality and offers practical techniques for overcoming problems of excessive worry, anxiety and disturbing thought.