The Collected Works of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Volume 1

The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen Bardo Guidebook

In simple and direct language, the Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen contains teachings on a complete path to enlightenment, based on eight songs by the 17th century yogi and poet, Karma Chagmey.

The Bardo Guidebook is straightforward, direct instructions on how to deal with the four bardos. The highest and most profound level of Buddhist practice, the Vajrayana, categorizes existence as an endless cycle of experience called the four bardos. These four periods include our present life, the process of dying, the after-death experience, and the quest for a new rebirth.

Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche is the abbot of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, one of the largest monasteries in Nepal as well as many other smaller monasteries and nunneries. Currently, he is one of the most dearly beloved and respected teachers in Nepal. He is a living master of the Practice Lineage, the Collected Works of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Volume 1 serves as a forum for his subtle brilliance and humor. Having taught students from many nations over the last forty years, the trademark of his teachings is that he integrates traditional Tibetan Buddhist profundity with modern Western perspective.