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The Temple of the Great Contemplation

The Gönpa of Merigar

by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

Book - 52.00€

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Translated from Tibetan by Fabian Sanders and Iacobella Gaetani

The Gönpa at Merigar represents the original home base of the Dzogchen Community. It is the heart of the first center established by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. This richly illustrated, full-color book is a well-researched, detailed portrayal of the symbolism and iconography of the temple. In addition to a translation into English and Italian of the design description written by Rinpoche prior to construction, the book includes inspiring biographies of the 148 masters depicted in the Gönpa. Representing all of the main Buddhist and Bön traditions in Tibet, each is also connected with the Dzogchen transmission.

This beautiful book will interest anyone with an open mind, regardless of their religious or philosophical persuasion, and is a perfect gift for your friends and family. It provides an insightful introduction to the origins of the Dzogchen Community and conveys a sense of the extraordinary depth and richness of the teachings.

  • Preface 11
  • Introduction 15
  • About the Translation 29
  • The Temple of the Great Contemplation
  • Notes on the ornamentation and images found in the Temple 35
  • The Biographies of the Masters 81
  • Introduction to the Biographies 83
  • West Panel 89
  • Southwest Panel 105
  • South Panel 133
  • North Panel 167
  • Northwest Panel 203
  • Southeast Panel 231
  • Northeast Panel 263
  • East Panel 297
  • Background and Construction History 327
  • Glossary 335
  • Bibliography 347
  • Index of Tibetan and Sanskrit Terms 351
  • Donors 363

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