By Tsong-Kha-Pa, Joshua W. C. Cutler, Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee
The nice Treatise at the levels of the trail to Enlightenment (Lam rim chen mo) is among the brightest jewels within the world's treasury of sacred literature. the writer Tsong-kha-pa (1357–1419) accomplished this masterpiece in 1402 and it quickly grew to become the most popular works of religious perform and philosophy on the planet of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsong-kha-pa took nice pains to base his incisive insights at the classical Indian Buddhist literature, illustrating his issues with classical citations in addition to with sayings of the masters of the sooner Kadampa culture. during this means, the textual content demonstrates sincerely how Tibetan Buddhism conscientiously preserved and constructed the Indian Buddhist traditions. quantity One covers all practices which are prerequisite for constructing the spirit of enlightenment (bodhicitta). quantity explains how one can educate within the six perfections on the way to advance the center of compassion vital for any scholar who desires to positioned the Dharma into perform. quantity 3 includes a presentation of the 2 most vital themes to be present in the good Treatise: meditative serenity (shamatha) and supramundane perception into the character of fact (vipasyana).