Lamrim

elaborations on Atiśa's 11th-century text fully explaining buddha's path to enlightenment

Lamrim (Tibetan: "stages of the path") is a Tibetan Buddhist text which presents the stages in the complete path to enlightenment as taught by Buddha. In Tibetan Buddhist history there have been many different versions of lamrim, presented by different teachers of the Nyingma, Kagyu and Gelug schools.[1] However, all versions of the lamrim are elaborations of Atiśa's 11th Century root text A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment.[2]

There is a project to expand the Lamrim Teachings with several translated texts.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Sakya school, too, has a somewhat similar textual form, the lamdré.
  2. Lamrim: the Gradual Path to Enlightenment
  3. Jangchup Lamrim Teachings