The Eight Manifestations of Padmasambhava
This is a special offering for everyone: a magnificent and in some ways cross-culturally seminal discourse onthe
Eight Manifestations of Padmasambhava
, given by the late Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, in May 1992, at Padma Gochen Ling, in Monterey, Tennessee. This nearly eight hour discourse was translatedby his brother, Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche. As stated in the colophon of this work, the tapes werethen transcribed by members of the Turtle Hill Sangha and edited by Padma Shugchang.We now reproduce the work in its entirety, with the kind permission of
Turtle Hill Sangha
, and the very bestwishes of
Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar
.This presentation is in keeping with our wish to make certain fundamental teachings available to everyoneduring the coming year. As Padmasambhava's followers, we can -- and will -- accomplish great things, whenwe learn to set aside any transient differences we may experience, and unselfishly work together for the benefitof all sentient beings. Rich appreciation of our shared tradition's fundamentals makes that possible. May yourefforts in this regard bring you comfort and joy.