Table of contents for Straight from the heart : Buddhist pith instructions / translated and introduced by Karl Brunnholzl.

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Preface	8
In Praise of Prajnaparamita by Rahulabhadra with a Commentary by Rongdon Sheja 
Kunrig	14
Three Praises by Nagarjuna	23
A Summary of the Stages of Meditating on the Ultimate Bodhicitta by Asvagho?a	40
A Presentation of the Three Natures and Nonconceptual Wisdom by Asa?ga	48
Instruction on the Three Natures by Vasubandhu	62
Nine Stanzas on Prajnaparamita and their Autocommentary by Kambala	75
From The Prayer Requested by Namke Nyingbo by Padmasambhava	85
The Great Stanzas on Prajnaparamita by Aryadeva	87
Two Texts by Atisa	99
Pith Instructions on Mahamudra by Tilopa with a Commentary by the Fifth 
Shamarpa, Goncho Yenla	122
The Entrance into the Prajna of Madhyamaka by Candrakirti	150
On Maitripa and his Cycle of Twenty-five Works on Mental Nonengagement, 
including Sahajavajra?s 
Commentary on the Ten Stanzas on True Reality	156
Vajrayudha?s Praise to Manjusri with a Commentary by Jamyang Kyentse Wangbo
	236
Padampa Sangye?s Meetings with Milarepa and the Nun Dudsi Gyi	248
Gampopa?s Song When He Reached Enlightenment	264
Three Songs by Rechungba	267
The Song about the Few by Baromba Tarma Wangchug	280
The Great Elimination of Obstacles by Kyobpa Jigden Sumgon	287
Two Songs by Tragba Gyaltsen	290
Two Texts by Sakya Pa-cita	335
A Song on Impermanence by the Omniscient Longchen Rabjam	342
Songs for and by the Mahasiddha Tangtong Gyalbo	344
Supplication to the Tagbo Kagyu by Pengar Jambel Sangbo with a Commentary by 
Thrangu Rinpoche	362
The Lamp That Illuminates the Four Dharmas by the Fourth Shamarpa, Chokyi Tragba 
Yeshe Balsangbo	383
A Song to the Guru by Sakya Chogden	394
Lord Milarepa?s Instructions to Master Gampopa with a Commentary by the Eighth 
Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje
	398
A Pronouncement of Realization: A Song on View, Meditation, Conduct, and 
Fruition by the Sixth Shamarpa, 
Chokyi Wangchug	406
The Song of Supplicating Machig Labdron by Karma Chagme	449
A Song on the View by Janggya Rolpe Dorje with a Commentary by Ju Mipham 
Rinpoche	457
A Song on the View by the Thirteenth Karmapa, Dudul Dorje	497
Two Poems by Patrul Rinpoche	510
Pointing Out Instructions by Kunkyen Dashi Oser	516
Pith Instructions on Mahamudra by Ju Mipham Rinpoche	519
Instruction to Practice the Divine Dharma with Pith by Gendun Chopel	521
Appendix: The Four Great and Eight Lesser Kagyu Schools	527
Glossary: English-Sanskrit-Tibetan	529
Bibliography	535
Endnotes	554

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Buddhism -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Spiritual life -- Buddhism -- Early works to 1800.