"Distinguishing Phenomena and Pure Being was composed by Maitreya during the golden age of Indian Buddhism. Mipham's commentary supports Maitreya's text in a detailed analysis of how ordinary confused consciousness can be transformed into wisdom. Precise and detailed instructions guide the reader through the meditation that gradually brings about this transformation. This comprehensive work belongs on the bookshelf of any serious Buddhist practitioner - and of anyone interested in realizing their full potential as a human being."--BOOK JACKET
"Distinguishing phenomena and pure being by Maitreya, the root text; Distinguishing wisdom and appearance by Mipham Jamyang Namgyal (1846-1912), the commentary."