Restricted sale to those who have had actual introduction to the nature of mind (sometimes called pointing out instruction) and who have received specific instruction on the practice of essence Mahamudra or Thorough Cut (threkcho). All sadhakas of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, all students of Tsoknyi Rinpoche, his father Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Mingyur Rinpoche and Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche are specially invited given that the teachings in the book were given for these groups but like all others must have the qualifications mentioned. Ground, path, and fruition is a type of logic used to understand a whole subject clearly. Here, it is applied to teachings on mind and mind essence from Tsoknyi Rinpoche by Lotsawa Tony Duff to make a complete guide to the higher practices of Essence Mahamudra and the Thorough Cut (Trekcho) of Great Completion (Dzogchen).
The book contains several complete teachings on these subjects all carefully arranged into ground, path, and fruition presentations. Moreover, the path instructions are extensively presented using the logic of view, meditation, and conduct. Tony Duff has additionally highlighted the special type of instructions, called upadesha, that form the core teachings of these practices.
The contents include: Part 1: Ground, Path, and Fruition of Mahamudra and Dzogchen; Part 2: View, Meditation, and Conduct of Mahamudra and Dzogchen; and Part 3: Ground, Path, and Fruition of Dzogpa Chenpo.