Incarnation: The History and Mysticism of the Tulku by Tulku Thondup

By Tulku Thondup

A tulku is a completely enlightened one (buddha) or hugely entire adept (siddha) who chooses to be reborn repeatedly for the good thing about all beings. such a lot tulkus, notwithstanding, are the rebirths of well-trained masters who're engaged in non secular education and serving others. Tibetan Buddhists have, for good over a millennium, been meticulously following the culture of discovering, spotting, enthroning, education, and venerating those respected figures who supply teachings of liberation for either clergymen and laypeople. This advisor to the tulku culture covers its lengthy background, keeping apart truth from fiction, giving an summary of ways the process works, and offering brief biographies of a few of the nice tulkus of the prior and current. integrated are debts of the mystical occurrences which are linked to those extraordinary beings, and suggestion for a way an individual can set out at the tulku path.

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