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Taking Refuge: Resources and readings

Taking Refuge
Resources and readings
(pdf HERE)

Taking refuge has many levels of meaning and commitment, from

  • taking it for the first time as a commitment to the Buddhist path, to
  • taking it with Dza Kilung Rinpoche and his lineage for the first time, to
  • renewing one’s refuge vow.

There are many resources available about the profound meaning and commitment of taking Refuge.

General readings

From Lions Roar HERE

From Tara Brach HERE

Readings in the Longchen Nyingtik Lineage

Essential Instruction on Refuge and Bodhichitta, by Patrul Rinpoche, link HERE

Rigpa wiki about refuge HERE

The Words of My Perfect Teacher – book by Patrul Rinpoche

For detailed information on the Longchen Nyingtik lineage and its masters, Tulku Thondup’s book Masters of Meditation and Miracles is an excellent resource.