A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems

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A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems; Biographies of Masters of awareness in the Dzogchen lineage of H.E. Late Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche.

A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems is the only comprehensive history of the Nyingtik lineage, which forms the core of the teachings known as Dzogchen (Great Perfection) in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It was written by the late Nyoshul Khenpo, a master of this tradition and one of the key figures in the transmission of Dzogchen in modern times. Dimensions: 7" x 9.25". Hardcover, 736 pages.

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for A marvelous garland of rare gems : biographies of the lineage of masters of awareness : a spiritual history of the teachings on natural great perfection / by Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Dorje ; translated from the Tibetan by Richard Barron (Chokyi Nyima). Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

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Table of contents

  1. Foreword by Venerable Sogyal Rinpoche
  2. Translator's Note
  3. The Precious Lamp: Author's Introduction
  4. The Precious Mirror: Preliminary Remarks
  5. The Precious Lattice: A Synopsis of the Oral Lineage of Dzogchen
  6. The Precious Garland: A Supplication to the Lineage of the Secret Nyingtik
  7. Teachings of Utter Lucidity
  8. Introductory Verses


THE LINEAGES

1 The Mind-to-Mind Transmission by Victorious Ones

Samantabhadra
The Buddhas of the Five Families
The Twelve Teachers

2 The Transmission Through Symbols by Masters of Awareness

Garab Dorje
Manjushrimitra
Shri Simha
Vimalamitra and Jnanasutra
Padmakara

3 The Oral Transmission by Human Individuals

Kama, the Historical Transmission: The Categories of Mind and Expanse
Bairotsana
Pang Sang-gye Gonpo (Pang Mipam Gonpo)
Ngenlam Jangchub Gyaltsen
Zadam Rinchenyik
Khugyur Salwaichok
Katokpa Dampa Deshek and His Students
Parallel Lineages: The Spread of the Early Translation School
The Lineage of the Categories of Mind and Expanse Down to Longchenpa
The Writings of Longchenpa
Terma, the Hidden Treasure Transmission: The Category of Direct Transmission
Early History and Guru Padma
King Trisong Detsen
Other Students of Guru Padma
Yeshe Tsogyal
Pema Ledreltsal
Gyalse Lekpa Gyaltsen
Longchen Rabjampa Drime Ozer
Other Teachers of the Lineage

4 The Lineage of Transmission from Vimalamitra

Vimalamitra
Nyang Tingdzin Zangpo
Be Lodro Wangchuk
Drom Rinchen Bar
Dangma Lhundrup Gyaltsen
Chetsun Seng-ge Wangchuk
Gyalwa Zhangton Tashi Dorje
Drupchen Khepa Nyima Bum
Guru Jober
Trulzhik Seng-ge Gyappa
Drupchen Melong Dorje
Rigdzin Chenpo Kumaradza

5 Longchen Rabjampa Drime Ozer

Longchenpa's Outer Biography: Enlightened Form
Birth and Early Life
Later Studies
Training under Rigdzin Kumaradza
Teaching Activities
Terma Revelations and Other Activities
Exile and Return
Later Life and Passing
Longchenpa's Inner Biography: Enlightened Speech
Longchenpa's Writings
Paltrul Rinpoche's Eulogy
Dzogchen Commentaries
Longchenpa's Secret Biography: Enlightened Mind

6 The Combined Lineages from Longchenpa to Jigme Gyalwai Nyugu

Khenchen Khyabdal Lhundrub
Gyalse Tulku Drakpa Ozer
Trulzhik Sang-gye Onpo Sherab Gyatso
Gyalse Dawa Drakpa
Drupchen Kunzang Dorje
Choje Kunga Gyaltsen Palzang
Tulku Natsok Rangdrol
Tulku Tendzin Drakpa
Khedrup Do-ngak Tendzin
Rigdzin Chenpo Trinle Lhundrub
Terchen Gyurme Dorje (Terdak Lingpa)
Gyalse Rinchen Namgyal
Ngak Rabjampa Orgyen Chodrak
Ngakyi Rabjampa Orgyen Palgon (Drupwang Shrinatha)
Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa
Jigme Gyalwai Nyugu
The Lineages of Transmission from Jigme Gyalwai Nyugu: Paltrul Rinpoche
Paltrul Orgyen Jigme Chokyi Wangpo
Nyoshul Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Gyaltsen Palzangpo (Gyalse Jangchub Dorje)
Khenchen Ngawang Palzang (Khenpo Ngaga, Khenpo Ngakchung, Khenpo Ngagi Wangpo)

Lungtrul Shedrup Tenpai Nyima
The Second Palyul Drupwang Pema Norbu, Rigdzin Palchen Dupa
Dartang Choktrul Chokyi Dawa Rinpoche
The Third Palyul Drupwang Pema Norbu, Jigme Tupten Shedrub Chokyi Drayang (Kyabje Penor Rinpoche)
The Lineages of Transmission from Jigme Gyalwai Nyugu: Jamyang Khyentsei Wangpo
Jamyang Khyentsei Wangpo
Dza Pukhung Gyurme Ngedon Wangpo
Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdral Yeshe Dorje
Adzom Drukpa Rinpoche Drodul Pawo Dorje
Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Rabsal Dawa
Yukhok Jadralwa Choying Rangdrol

9 The Lineages of Transmission from Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa: The Dodrupchen Line of Incarnations

The First Dodrupchen, Jigme Trinle Ozer

The Lineage of Dodrubchen's Incarnations

The Second Dodrupchen, Jigme Puntsok Jungne
The The Third Dodrupchen, Jigme Tenpai Nyima
The Fourth Dodrupchen, Jigme Trinle Palbar

The Lineages of Students of the First Dodrupchen

The Extraordinary Lineage of Dodrupchen Himself
Chogyal Ngagi Wangpo
Zhabkar Tsokdruk Rangdrol
Kyabgon Pema Gyatso
Dakki Chonyi Zangmo
The Alternative Lineage of Dodrupchen Trinle Ozer
Trehorpa Kyabgon Yeshe Gyaltsen
Chonyon Dharma Seng-ge
Zhadeu Trulzhik Chenpo Ngawang Chokyi Lodro

10 The Students of Longchen Rabjampa

The Lineage of Longchenpa's Teachings

Orgyen Choje of Drok Valley
Guru Osel Rangdrol
Tulku Paljor Gyaltsen
Dokhampa Dengom Chodrak Zangpo

The Lineage of Both Khedrup Delek Gyatso and Takok Jadral Choje

Khedrup Delek Gyatso
Takok Jadral Choje Tashi Jungne
Guru Zhenpen
Namkha Dorje
Osel Longyang
Dzogchenpa Sonam Rigdzin
Kunkhyen Ngawang Pema
Dzogchenpa Sonam Wangpo
Lhatsun Namkha Jigme
Dzogchenpa Longdzok Tadral

The Lineage of Longchenpa's Incarnations

Rigdzin Pema Lingpa
The Second Pema Lingpa, Tendzin Chokyi Drakpa (Yenpa Lode)
The Third Pema Lingpa, Kunkhyen Tsultrim Dorje
The Fourth Pema Lingpa, Dorje Mikyotsal (Ngawang Kunzang Rolpai Dorje)
The Fifth Pema Lingpa, Kunzang Tsewang (Pema Tendzin Drupchok Dorje)
The Sixth Pema Lingpa, Kunzang Tenpai Gyaltsen Palzangpo
The Seventh Pema Lingpa, Pema Tendzin (Kunzang Ngawang Chokyi Lodro)
The Eighth Pema Lingpa, Kunzang Dechen Dorje (Ngedon Tenpai Nyima Palzangpo)

The Ninth Pema Lingpa, Tendzin Chokyi Gyaltsen
The Tenth Pema Lingpa, Pema Osel Gyurme Dorje (Tupten Chokyi Dorje)
The Eleventh Pema Lingpa, Kunzang Pema Rinchen Namgyal Ngedon Tenpai Nyima

Rigdzin Pema Trinle and the Family Lineages of the Pema Lingpa Tradition

11 The Students of Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa

The Lineage of Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa's Main Seat

Kunzang Mingyur Paldron
Khenchen Oddiyana (Orgeyn Tendzin Dorje)
Trichen Gyurme Trinle Namgyal
Jetsunma Trinle Chodron
Other Students of Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa
Lotsawa Chopal Gyatso
Rikse Choktrul Pema Gyurme Gyatso
Minling Trichen Kunzang Wangyal
Katokpa Gyalse Rinpoche Sonam Detsen
The Second Dzogchen Rinpoche, Gyurme Tekchok Tendzin
Barchung Lama Tashi Gyatso

12 The Students of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa and the First Dodrupchen, Jigme Trinle Ozer

The Students of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa
Jigme Kundrol Namgyal
Getse Jigme Ngotsar Tendzin
Other Students of Jigme Lingpa
The Students of the First Dodrupchen, Jigme Trinle Ozer
Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje (Ngakchang Jalu Dorje)
The Fourth Dzogchen Rinpoche, Mingyur Namkhai Dorje
Gemang Gyalse Rigpai Dorje (Gyalse Zhenpen Taye Ozer)
Choying Tobden Dorje
Choklung Repa Damtsik Dorje

13 The Students of Jamyang Khyentsei Wangpo

Jamgon Kongtrul Yonten Gyatso Lodro Taye
Khyungtrul Pema Wangchen
Mipam Jamyang Namgyal Gyatso
Khenchen Jampal Dewai Nyima
Gyaltsap Gyurme Pema Namgyal
The Fifth Dzogchen Rinpoche, Tupten Chokyi Dorje
Terchen Orgyen Chokgyur Lingpa
Urgyen Tulku Rinpoche
Negang Chokling, Orgyen Tobgyal, and Dzigar Kongtrul
The Third Katok Situ, Kunkhyen Orgyen Chokyi Gyatso
Gyakong Tulku Kunzang Tekchok Tenpai Gyaltsen
Drugu Tokden Shakya Shri
Lopon Rinpoche Lama Sonam Zangpo
Ritrul Rigdzin Chogyal and Namkha Drime Rabjam
Jedrung Jampa Jungne
Kangyur Rinpoche Longchen Yeshe Dorje

14 The Students of Adzom Drukpa Rinpoche and Yukhok Jadral Choyiing Rangdrol

The Students of Adzom Drukpa Rinpoche

Gyalse Gyurme Dorje
Druktrul Rinpoche
Khen Rinpoche Karma Dorje
Tarthang Tulku Kunga and Zurmang Trungpa Rinpoche
Tso Paltrul Rinpoche
Sertar Rinpoche

The Students of Yukhok Jadral Choying Rangdrol

Rakor Khen Drime Ozer
Gyarong Tsondru

15 The Students of Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro and Other Masters

The Students of Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro
Lakar Sogyal Choktrul Rinpoche
Sakya Khen Rinpoche Appey
Other Living Masters
Katok Ontrul Rinpoche
The Students of Dudjom Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and Others

16 The Students of Paltrul Rinpoche

Gyarong Tendzin Drakpa
Katok Situ Chokyi Lodro
Minyak Kunzang Sonam
Dzogchen Khenchen Pema Dorje
Golok Lang Lama Tubten Chokyi Jorpa

Khenchen Yonten Gyatso, His Students, and His Lineage
Khenchen Yonten Gyatso
Changma Khenchen Tupten Chopel
Washul Mewai Khenchen Tsewang Rigdzin
Khenchen Jigme Puntsok

Khenchen Kunzang Palden Chodrak, His Students, and His Lineage
Khenchen Kunzang Palden Chodrak
Botrul Do-ngak Tenpai Nyima
Mewa Khenchen Tupten
Rahor Khenchen Tupten
Khen Rinpoche Pema Tsewang Lhundrup (Khenpo Petse)
Khen Chokhyap
Orgyen Tendzin Norbu

The Students of Orgyen Tendzin Norbu

The Personal Transmission for Spiritual Practice

Derge Lama Kunga Palden
Apang Terchen Orgyen Trinle Lingpa
Jangchub Dorje

The Personal Transmission for the Explanatory Teachings
Zhenga Dorje Chang (Zhenpen Chokyi Nangwa)

The Students and Lineage of Zhenga Dorje Chang
Palpung Situ Rinpoche Pema Wangchok Gyalpo
Zurmang Khenchen Pema Namgyal
Zurmang Tenga Rinpoche
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
Bo Gangkar Rinpoche (Karma Shedrup Chokyi Seng-ge)
Nyarong Guru Tulku
Drukpa Geshe Tenpa Rinchen

Other Students

Khenchen Tsondru
Nyoshul Khenchen Ngawang Palzang Rinpoche
Tukse Serkha Chodrak
Rahor Palden Chokyi Drakpa
Khunu Rinpoche Tendzin Gyaltsen
Tukse Doring Choktrul Rinpoche

18 The Students of Lungtok Tenpai Nyima

Khen Rinpoche Dorje Dzinpa Tobden (Tupten Gyaltsen Ozer)
Naktar Tulku Sonam Chokdrup
Lhazang Lama Rigdzin
Sa-ngen Lama Wangchen
Lama Ngakchen (Orgyen Tutop Lingpa)
Terchen Lerab Lingpa
Pema Gyaltsen
Dretse Tulku
Sungtrul Kunzang Nyima

19 The Students of Khenchen Ngawang Palzang

Katok Chaktsa Rinpoche
Tromge Choktrul Arik Rinpoche
Khen Lama Rinpoche Akhyuk (Drupwang Lungtok Gyatso)
Khen Rinpoche Lekshe Jorden (Khenchen Dulwai De)
Khenchen Nuden Khyentsei Lodro
Khenchen Yizhin Norbu Tupten Gyaltsen Ozer
Golok Khenchen Munsel
Choktrul Garwang Nyima Rinpoche
Pema Tumpo (Orgyen Kusum Lingpa)
Golok Lama Garcho
Choktrul Orgyen Chemchok
Chotrul Sang-ngak Tendzin (Tulku Sang-ngak)
Trakya Lama Rinpoche Palden
Polu Khen Rinpoche Dorje
Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche
Chatral Rinpoche Sanje Dorje
Terse Chime Rinpoche
Bairo Rinpoche
Lama Rinpoche Orgyen Rigdzin

20 The Students of Lungtrul Shedrup Tenpai Nyima

Khen Ngawang Palzang Yangsi Rinpoche (Tekchok Tenpai Gyaltsen)
Choktrul Nyima Gyaltsen Rinpoche
Drakyab Lama Choden Rinpoche
Jokhang Choktrul Rinpoche

21 The Transmission of the Teachings of the Early Translation School


The Founding of Nyingma Centers

The Six Major Monasteries
Tupten Dorje Drak
Ogmin Orgyen Mindroling
Palri Tekchok Ling
Dzogchen Rudam Orgyen Samten Choling
Zhechen Tennyi Dargye Ling
Pal Katok Dorjeden
Palyul Namgyal Jangchub Choling

THE INSTRUCTIONS

22 The Tantras that Concern the Supreme Secret


The Category of Mind (Sem De)
The Category of Expanse (Long De)
The Category of Direct Transmission (men-ngak De)

The Outer Cycle
The Inner Cycle
The Secret Cycle
The Most Secret Unsurpassable Cycle

23 The Three Phases of Ground, Path, and Fruition


Ground
Path
Fruition

CONCLUSION

Prayers of Dedication, Aspiration, and Auspicious Wishes

Colophon
Notes
List of Texts Cited


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Rñiçn-ma-pa lamas -- China -- Tibet -- Biography.
Tibet (China) -- Biography.
Rdzogs-chen -- History.