The Jewel Ornament of Liberation

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The Jewel Ornament of Liberation (Tib. Dakpo Targyen; Wyl. dvags po thar rgyan or dam chos yid bzhin nor bu rin po che'i rgyan) — a famous survey of the ground, path and fruition of the Buddhadharma, written by Gampopa, the foremost disciple of Milarepa. It is said to capture the essence of both the Kadampa and Kagyüpa lineages of Mahayana teachings.


  • Gampopa, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation : the Wish-fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings, translated Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche, Snow Lion, 1998
  • sGam Po Pa, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation, translated by Herbert V. Guenther, Shambhala, 1986


In English

  • Ringu Tulku, Path to Buddhahood: Teachings on Gampopa's Jewel Ornament of Liberation, Shambhala, 2003