Jamgon Rinpoche

Jamgon Rinpoche
black and white image of death mask for story on jamgon kongtrul rinpoche's bardo teachings

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Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche’s Bardo Teachings

In one of his final teachings the Buddha introduced the idea of tathagatagarbha, the buddha essence within every sentient being. The teachings make it very clear that tathagatagarbha pervades all beings equally in quantity as well as quality. This primordial essence is never defiled, but it becomes obscured when an individual engages in negative activity […]

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