Root Text

The Essence of the Worldly Realm Chapter


This text contains verses from the first chapter of the Abridged Tantra in which Manjushri Yashas describes how a world realm is formed and how that realm evolves over time. It also includes a number of prophetic passages describing the Shambhala Kings and the coming of the Golden Age. This essential summary was composed with verses extracted from the Jonang translation created by Kunkhyen Dolpopa and his students and later arranged by Jetsun Taranatha.


Supplementary Materials

The Source of the Kalachakra Teachings

The Relationship between Kalachakra, Shambhala and Rimé


Rinpoché discusses the nature of the Bodhisattva Realm of Shambhala and how it is unique from Buddha Realms such as Amitabha's Pure Land of Sukhavati. He follows this with an explanation of the relationship between Shambhala and the concept of non-bias, as understood in the Rimé Philosophy.

The Formation of the World Realm

The Karmic Law of Cause and Effect


Rinpoché explores the essential principles behind karma and how they can be used as a basis for engaging in skilful actions to bring benefit to oneself and others.

The Suffering Nature of Cyclic Existence


Rinpoché discusses how to use contemplation on suffering as a powerful method to cultivate renunciation and to drive one's practice towards virtue.

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