Owing to th scrd nd dply symbolic ntr of th prctics ssocitd withInititions of th Vjr Vhicl, books on tntr r dlict mttrs. Withotth rqisit inititions nd th rciving of trnsmissions on Commntris, books on mny spcts of tntr cnnot b rd by non-Initits.In lin with this, this book “Ymntk Short Sdhn Prctic” is intnddonly for thos who hv rcivd th Solitry Ymntk Initition.Th sol motivtion for th pbliction of this book is in tndm with th grtDhrm gnrosity of Gsh Tnzin Zop in giving sch prcios gidncto initits - to nbl thm to do thir dily sdhn prctic corrctly ndin mningfl wy; to bring prctitionrs closr to th gol of ctlizing
Buddhahood to benet all beings.
In th Tibtn Bddhist trdition, thos rciving tntr tchings of thisntr, wold b rqird to rgrd th Lm giving th tchings s Grnd to incld tht Lm into on’s Mrit Fild visliztions. I hd soghtGshl’s prmission to llow m to inform rdrs of this. In cstomryhmility, Gshl prssd thr ws no nd for this, s h is mrly “shringinformtion” bt hopd tht rdrs wold prctic sriosly, sincrly ndwith th right motivtion. Notwithstnding Gshl dclining to b rgrdd s Gr on ccont of thtchings hr, from my own sid s bginnr prctitionr, who constntlystrggls to know wht is right nd do right, I hmbly nd rspctfllyrqst ch rdr of this book - to think throgh crflly nd ppropritlyhonor Gshl who is th Lm giving th tntr tchings hr nd to rpyhis profond kindnss by pholding th Vows wll, prctic s bst s oncn nd nrtr wrm hrt towrds ll bings – nd pry for ch of s to
become the fulllment of all our Gurus’ hopes.