Title: KINDLY BENT TO EASE US: PART ONE
Secondary Title: Mind
Description: Kindly Bent to Ease Us, by the renowned Nyingma master Longchenpa, was translated by H. V. Guenther. This trilogy of the view, path, and fruit of the Vajrayana teachings (known in Tibet as theTrilogy of Finding Comfort and Ease) is an important introduction to rDzogchen practice by one of its foremost Vidyadharas.
Ranging from basic exposition to poetic vision, this trilogy, the Nyingma tradition's primary teaching on how to enter the path to enlightenment, is an essential foundation for all who seek enlightenment within the Nyingma tradition.
Part 1 sets forth the preparation, essential concepts, ethical basis, and the stages of the Bodhisattva Path necessary for approaching the Vajrayana. Upon this foundation, Longchenpa introduces profound meditations on the nature of mind and reality.
Translator: Herbert V. Guenther
Foreword: Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche
Publisher: Dharma Publishing
Edition Print: 1975