This is an explanation of the advanced practices of Vajrayana Buddhism, the supreme path to enlightenment taught by Buddha. The book provides a detailed and practical explanation of the completion stage practices of Tantric Mahamudra.
Within all of us lies a source of infinite bliss and compassion for others. The special methods explained within Tantric Buddhism enable us to discover this bliss for ourselves.
Contemporary Tantric master, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, explains step-by-step how we can generate a deeply peaceful and concentrated mind by harnessing the subtle energy system within our own body.
With this blissful awareness we can uncover our true nature, destroy ignorance and suffering at its root, and swiftly become a source of inspiration and benefit for others.
In short, Clear Light of Bliss is a Tantric meditator's handbook, which reveals the most profound secrets of the ancient yogis and makes their blissful experience accessible to the modern world.
About the Author:
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's 19 highly acclaimed books have sold half-a-million copies. He was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Resident in the West since 1977, he has founded over 600 Kadampa Meditation Centers and Groups throughout the world.
"The book can be considered a fair introduction to the tantric Mahamudra of the Vajrayana system....There are 25 beautiful illustrations of the teachers, along with translations of some Vajrayana prayers for Mahamudra to the lineage of the gurus.....Practitioners of tantric Buddhism will find this book immensely interesting." - Prabuddha Bharata
"A source of great happiness and immeasurable benefit to the beings of this world." - Kyabje Ling Rinpoche