"Our real work is taking care of our own minds."
Ven. Lama Chödak Gyatso Nubpa
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Well-Intentioned Notes on the Ngondro of the Dzogpa Chenpo Longchen Nyingthig (Dispelling the Darkness of Mind in Those of Lesser Intelligence)
By: Nubpa Thrinley Rinpoche
Introduction by: Lama Chödak Gyatso
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Written in the early 20th century by the accomplished Tibetan Buddhist scholar and hidden meditation master Nubpa Thrinley Rinpoche, (1886-1942), Dispelling the Darkness of Mind includes personal insights and practice instruction delivered in a penetrating and authentic manner, enabling the practitioner (reader) to apply the rich and detailed instruction in ones practice and daily life.

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