The hearing lineage Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini teachings were obtained in person by Tilopa when he stormed the palaces of Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi. The teachings from Vajravarahi became known as the Bodyless Dakini teaching and were passed down through the Kagyu lineage. The Dakini Hearing lineage as it is called is one of the root teachings of the Kagyu. It is a very important for Kagyu practitioners in general and especially for Vajrayogini and Chakrasamvara practitioners.
This book is a major exposition of the Bodyless Dakini teaching. A comprehensive introduction lays out the history of the teaching and its transmission, the principal figures involved, the texts of the system, and more. The body of the book includes translations of the root texts of the system and a major exposition of the system by the fourth Drukchen, All-knowing Padma Karpo.
This book contains much information that will be of interest to Vajrayogini and Chakrasamvara practitioners. The book will be of general interest to all Kagyu followers. It will also be of interest to Sakya followers and to historians interested in Sakya Pandita's attacks on the Kagyu lineage. It will be of special interest to followers of the Drukpa Kagyu.
The following texts are included:
The Root Vajra Verses called "The Dharma of the Bodyless Glorious Vajradakini", one of the root texts from India that establishes the Bodyless Dakini dharma
The Sadhana Called "Bodyless Dakini", another of the root texts from India that establishes the Bodyless Dakini dharma
"Tincture of Dharma", A Thorough Explanation of the Bodyless Dakini Dharma by All-Knowing Padma Karpo, one of the most complete and important Tibetan commentaries on the original Indian texts.