Lamrim Chenmo (Tib. ལམ་རིམ་ཆེན་མོ་, Wyl. lam rim chen mo) or ‘The Great Exposition of the Stages of the Path’ is perhaps the most famous. Lamrim is a Tibetan Buddhist textual form for presenting the stages in the complete path to . Translated by Lamrim Chenmo Translation Committee. Canada. : The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment ( Volume 1) (The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path, the Lamrim Chenmo).
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In Tibetan Buddhist history there have been many different versions of lamrimvhenmo by different teachers of the NyingmaKagyu and Gelug schools.
In the Abhisamayalankara they emphasised the hidden meanings of the sutras. Gampopaa Kadampa monk and student of the famed yogi Milarepaintroduced the lamrim to his disciples as a way of developing the mind gradually. His exposition of lamrim is known in English translation as ” The Jewel Ornament of Liberation ” and is studied to this day in the various Kagyu schools of Lamrimm Buddhism. Lam-rim Chen-mo  which has about pages, and is primarily based on literary sources.
The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path, the Lamrim Chenmo Series
The Lamrim was the first Tibetan text translated into a European language by Ippolito Desideri, a Jesuit missionary, who visited Tibet and made an extensive study of Tibetan Buddhism from — The starting point of the lamrim is a division of Buddhist practitioners into beings of three scopes, based upon the motivation of their religious activity. Disregarded in this division are individuals whose motives revolve around benefits in their current life.
Striving for a lmrim rebirth is implicitly the minimum requirement for an activity or practice to be classified as spiritual. Although lamrim texts cover much the same subject areas, subjects within them may be arranged in different ways.
The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path, the Lamrim Chenmo
Gampopa’s lamrimhowever, starts with the Buddha-naturekamrim by the preciousness of human rebirth. Tsongkhapa’s texts start with reliance on a guru Tib.: In this way, subjects like karmarebirthBuddhist cosmology and the practice of meditation are gradually explained in logical order.
An abbreviated and annotated outline follows to show the structure of this lamrim: Striving for liberation of cyclic existence. The training in the medium scope path will lead to the development of the wish to be liberated from all un-free rebirths in cyclic existence through the power of afflictive emotions and karma.
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