Compiled by the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, this first English translation of the teachings and biographies of the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa enables contemporary readers to fully receive the transmission of this peerless spiritual being, who brought perfect benefit to himself and others.
The First Karmapa: The Life and Teachings of Dusum Khyenpa
Compiled by the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, translated by Michele Martin & David Karma Choepel
ISBN: 978-1-934608-32 6
5.5 x 8.5 in., 312 pages
Nine hundred years ago, the First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa, inspired his disciples through his teachings and through the example of his life. This first English translation of his teachings and biographies, with a foreword by the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa, allows contemporary readers to experience this great master’s forthright manner, feel his commitment to practice, and receive the teachings he gave in both word and deed. Copublished with Altruism Press, India
I aspire that you receive fully the transmission that is offered to you by this book. As you read Dusum Khyenpa’s teachings and his spiritual biographies, I hope that you will deepen your resolve and courage to transform yourself into a great being like him, who can bring perfect benefit to yourself and countless others.– The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje