The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen, The Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One is a text by Karma Chagmey, who was recognized by the 5th Dalai Lama as an emanation of Amitabha. This text exists in a short and a long version. The long version is comprised of eighteen chapters. In these talks, Thrangu Rinpoche teaches extensively on the second half of the long version, which begins with a chapter on cultivating bodhicitta followed by chapters on the generation and completion stages of vajrayana practice. The text concludes with teachings on the profound practices of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. Translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso. 13 talks. These DVDs have Chapter Points.