The Six Lamps - Praise
Esteemed Tibetologist Jean-Luc Achard contextualizes and provides a clear translation of highly secret precepts on Dzogchen practice unlike anything published.
“The Six Lamps guides us into the world of Dzogchen…A major contribution to the study and practice of Dzogchen, this book offers a glimpse of Bön’s highest teachings.”—Buddhadharma
“Jean-Luc Achard is undoubtedly one of the most experienced and knowledgeable Western scholars on the various Great Perfection systems of Tibet, both Buddhist and Bon. His lucid and annotated translation of the Six Lamps is a must read for any serious student and practitioner of Tibetan Dzogchen. His masterly translation is assisted with learned comments and notes which will assist inquisitive researchers in their quest for primary sources and contextualization. This volume is an important contribution to Tibetan Studies in general as well as to the serious specialists and student of this meditative systems.”—Marc des Jardins, Concordia University
“This book is a must read for all those who are interested in the doctrines of the Great Perfection of the Bonpo and Nyingma traditions. The expertise of the author on the subject matter is pleasantly reflected in his meticulous yet poetical translations. A welcome and significant addition to publications in Western languages on a fundamental topic.”—Donatella Rossi, author of The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion