Translations by Cortland Dahl
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Cortland Dahl received a Master’s Degree in Buddhist Studies from Naropa University in 2000. He worked as an instructor at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Kathmandu, an interpreter at the Nitartha Institute, and is currently Chairman of Tergar International and a Senior Instructor for the Tergar community. He lives with his wife and son in Madison, Wisconsin, where he completed a PhD under the guidance of renowned neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds.
Texts translated into English by Cortland Dahl
- The Prayer of the Ground, Path & Fruition – From the Heart-Essence of the Vast Expanse by Jigme Lingpa
This famous aspiration to realize the ground, path and fruition of the Great Perfection (rdzogs pa chen po) is part of the Longchen Nyingtik revelation of Jigme Lingpa.
Khenpo Petse Rinpoche
- A Step-by-Step Meditation on the Definitive Meaning of the Great Middle Way by Khenpo Petse Rinpoche
The revered Dzogchen teacher Khenchen Pema Tsewang Rinpoche here offers a practical, step-by-step instruction on contemplating individual selfessness and phenomenal identitylessness as a means to to arrive at non-dual wisdom beyond the conceptual mind—the nature of the Great Middle Way.
Khenpo Yönten Gyatso
- The Prayer of the Ground, Path & Fruition from the Heart-Essence of the Vast Expanse: by Khenpo Yönten Gyatso
In this brief commentary Gemang Khenpo Yönten Gyatso explains the meaning behind every word of Jigme Lingpa's famous revelation, The Prayer of the Ground, Path and Fruition (gzhi lam 'bras bu'i smon lam).