Index for Light of Wisdom, Volume 1

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1

112 discards through the path of seeing: expl., 277

4

414 discards through the path of cultivation: expl., 278

8

84,000 Dharma sections, 154, 220
84,000 Dharma teachings, 29
84,000 entrances to the Dharma: expl., 281

A

A Treasury of Mahayana Sutras, 251
abandonment and realization - spangs rtogs, xvii, 151, 188; expl., 284
Abbot, the Master, and the Dharma King, 186; expl., 284
Abhidharma - chos mngon pa, 240, 269, 281, 285; Pitaka, 281
Abhidharma Sutra - chos mngon pa'i mdo: quotation from, 70, 82, 256
Abhisamaya Lamkara. See Ornament of Realization
abhisambodhikaya - mngon par byang chub pa'i sku: expl., 238; speech, 239
absolute - yongs grub, 199; unchanging 'gyur med yongs grub, expl., 200; unmistaken phyin ci ma log pa'i yongs grub, expl., 200
Accomplishment of Means and Knowledge thabs shes grub pa, 218; quotation from, 27
Accomplishment of Nonduality gnyis med grub pa, 218
Accomplishment of Secrets gsang ba grub pa, 218
Accomplishment of Thatness to Clearly Encompass Reality dngos po gsal ba'i rjes su 'gro ba'i de kho na nyid grub pa, 218
Accomplishment of the Great Secret Thatness gsang ba chen po de nyid grub pa, 218
Accomplishment of the Innate lhan skyes grub pa, 218
Accomplishment of Wisdom ye shes grub pa, 218; quotation from, 112
Acharya Tubten Chöphel, xxxiii
action seal - las kyi phyag rgya, 165, 220
Action Tantra - bya ba'i rgyud, 258; See Kriya, 94
Adeu Rinpoche - [[a lde'u rin po che, xxxviii
Aeon of Strife - rtsod dus, 285
affliction - kun nyon, 203; expl., 218; state of, 168
aggregate. See also aggregates, elements, and sense bases
aggregate - phung po: five undefiled, 203; of conceptions 'du shes kyi phung po; definition of, 183; three divisions of, 184; of consciousnesses rnam shes kyi phung po; definition of, 183; eight divisions of, 183; of formations 'du byed kyi phung po; definition of, 183; listing of the fifty-one mental states, 184; of forms gzugs kyi phung po; definition of, 183; fifteen divisions of, 185; of sensations tshor ba'i phung po; definition of, 183; three divisions of, 184
aggregates, elements, and sense bases - phung khams skye mched, 44, 57, 219, 230, 249; natural purity of, 232
Aishvara, 215
Ajita - ma pham pa. See Maitreya
Akanishtha - 'og min: dharmadhatu palace, 220; ultimate don gyi 'og min, 247
alaya-vijnana - kun gzhi'i rnam shes. See all-ground consciousness
Ali Kali, 59, 162; listing of, 243
All-Encompassing Knowledge - shes bya kun khyab: quotation from, 212, 230, 286
all-ground - kun gzhi, 61, 79, 145, 178, 253, 280; as basis for both confusion and liberation, 252; cognizant quality of, 253; expl., 184; for manifold tendencies bag chags sna tshogs pa'i kun gzhi; as synonym for the all-ground, 254; for true application sbyor ba don gyi kun gzhi; as synonym for the all-ground, 253; in relation to disturbed-mind consciousness, 79; pure dag pa'i kun gzhi, 221; wisdom kun gzhi'i ye shes; expl., 178
all-ground consciousness - kun gzhi'i rnam shes, 70, 79, 253, 254; definition of, 183, 253; expl., 184, 253, 254; in relation to ignorance, 253
All-Holding Lotus: expl., 46
All-Holding Lotus - padma kun tu 'chang. See Padmasambhava
all-pervasive suffering of formations - khyab pa 'du byed kyi sdug bsngal: expl., 107
Amitabha. See Buddha Amitabha
Amitayus - tshe dpag med, xiii; Padmasambhava receiving empowerment, 179
Amrita Medicine - bdud rtsi sman: transmission of, 231
Angulimala Sutra - sor phreng gi mdo: quotation from, 74
Anu Yoga - rjes su rnal 'byor, 31, 222, 230, 247, 248; as Mother Tantra, 212; Completion, 212; meaning of, 213
Anuttara. See Unexcelled
Anuttara Yoga - rnal 'byor bla med, 258
appearance and existence - snang srid: expl., 233
appearance, increase, and attainment - snang mched thob gsum, 165, 243, 281, 282
application of the activities - las sbyor: in sadhana practice, 216
approach and accomplishment - bsnyen sgrub: expl., 210; explaining the four aspects of Guru Dragpo, 193; four aspects of, 7, 62, 245
Approaching the Ultimate - don dam bsnyen pa: expl., 257; quotation from, 91
arhat - dgra bcom pa: as Sangha, 261; attainment of, 259; suchness of, 71
[[Aro, 34, 225; author of Yogas of the Greater Vehicle; See Aro Yeshe Jungney, 34, 225
Aro Yeshe Jungney - [[a ro ye shes 'byung gnas, 225
Arrangement of the Three Samayas - dam tshig gsum bkod, 164
Arya Ratnamegha Sutra - 'phags pa dkon mchog sprin gyi mdo. See Clouds of Precious Jewels]]
Aryadeva, 221, 226
Asanga - thogs med, 226, 249, 264, 265, 281; on bodhichitta training, 266; system of bodhichitta, 264
Assemblage - 'dus pa: quotation from, 90
Assemblage of Realization - dgongs 'dus: Body Tantra of, 38; Body Tantra of, 228, 230; quotation from, 40
Assemblage of Sugatas - bde gshegs 'dus pa, 225, 230
asura, 285
Ati Yoga - shin tu rnal 'byor, xii, xl, 212, 247; as Nondual Tantra, 212; meaning of, 213; threefold wisdom of, 222
Atisha - jo bo rje, 34, 213, 225, 262; quotation by, 111
attention - yid byed: of discernment dpyod pa yid byed, 171; of taking delight dga' ba sdud pa'i yid byed; expl., 171; of the basis of application sbyor ba'i mtha' yid la byed pa, 171; of the result of the basis of application sbyor ba'i mtha'i 'bras bu yid byed, 171; resulting from interest mos pa las byung ba'i yid byed; expl., 170; resulting from total seclusion rab tu dben pa las byung ba'i yid byed; expl., 170; that fully discriminates characteristics mtshan nyid rab tu 'byed pa'i yid byed; expl., 170
[[Auspicious Melody, 210
Avalokiteshvara - spyan ras gzigs, xiv, 48, 281, 283; his entrustment of Tibet, 237; pure realm, 237
Avatamsaka Sutra - phal po che: quotation from, 204

B

Baratani, 181
Barchey Künsel - bar chad kun sel, xxi, xl, xli, 216, 234; outer sadhana, 215; root tantra of, 217; See also Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana, xxxix
Barchey Lamsel, 233
Bhikshu Bodhisattva Shantarakshita, 236
bhumi - sa: detailed expl., 201; seven impure bhumis, 263; ten, 277; three pure bhumis, 263, 264
Bhumi Sections - sa sde, 118; expl., 264
bindu - thig le, 29, 30, 59, 220, 221. See also channels, winds, and essences
bliss, clarity, and nonthought - bde gsal mi rtog pa: as the three kayas, 246
Blissful Realm - bde ba can: expl., 247
[[Bodhgaya, 238
Bodhicharya Avatara - spyod 'jug: quotation from, 93, 108, 117, 146
bodhichitta - byang chub kyi sems: arousing the bodhichitta of application, 121; aspiration and application; expl., 264; benefits of, 120; conventional, 134; detailed expl., 115; essence of generating, 116; five definitive precepts for a minister, 266; focus of, 117; four black deeds, 264; four conditions for, 118; four different types of, 117; four principles of, 116; generating according to Mantrayana, 264; listing of four different types of, 263; listing two kinds, 117; manner of generating, 118; of abandoning all obscuration, 263; of application; expl., 117; listing of the four precepts, 266; of aspiration; expl., 115, 117; of devoted engagement, 263; of maturation, 263; of pure superior intention, 263; ritual for taking the vow, 119; seven points of, 116; trainings, 119; twenty-two analogies, 263; twenty-two types of, 117; two types of, 117; ultimate; detailed expl., 135; meditation, 147; resolving the view, 135
bodhi-factors, seven - byang chub kyi yan lag bdun, 150, 227; listing of, 278
Bodhisattva Bhumi - byang sa, 123; expl., 264; quotation from, 117, 266, 267
Bodhisattva Collections - byang sems sde snod, 281
Body Tantra of the Assemblage of Realization - dgongs 'dus sku rgyud: expl., 228; quotation from, 38
body, speech, mind, qualities, and activities - sku gsung thugs yon tan phrin las, xvi, 6, 50, 191, 233, 238, 239
Bönpo, xxxvi
Brahma, 12, 109, 138, 195, 196, 238
Brilliant: bhumi, 201, 277
Buddha. See also Precious Buddha
Buddha Amitabha, 44, 45, 235, 247
Buddha Avatamsaka - sangs rgyas phal po che, 226
buddha nature: book by Thrangu Rinpoche, 257; expl., 77
Buddha Nature, the book, 249; quotation from, 232
Buddha Shakyamuni: King of the Shakyas, 45, 48; Matchless King of the Shakyas, 44, 231; Victorious One, 48; why he was matchless, 237
Buddhadharma. Same as Dharma, Buddhism
Buddhaguhya - sangs rgyas gsang ba, 236, 247; mention of, 232

C

capable preparatory stage - nyer bsdogs mi lcogs med: definition of, 172
causal - rgyu'i: refuge; compared to refuge of fruition, 262; expl., 111; teachings, 279; vehicle of the paramitas, 15; expl., 149; causal vehicles - rgyu'i theg pa, 66, 212, 225; definition of, 279; expl., 152; listing of, 212, 248
causal and resultant vehicles - rgyu 'bras kyi theg pa, xii, 8, 66, 67; difference between, 153; expl., 152, 212
[[Central Tibet, xxxi, xxxvi, xxxvii, 239, 286
cessation: truth of, 261
Chagdud Tulku, xxvi, xxxiii
Chagmey Rinpoche - chags med rin po che, 166, 257
Chamara - rnga g.yab, xv
Chandragomin: expl., 259; quotation by, 100
Chandrakirti, 213, 221, 222
Changeless Light - 'od mi 'gyur ba: expl., 234; Samantabhadra, 46
Changeless Nature, 249
channels, winds, and essences - rtsa rlung thig le, 165, 245, 281; expl., 233; Padmasambhava's mastery, 44
Chariot of the Profound View - zab mo lta ba'i shing rta. See also Lineage of the Profound View; expl. of bodhichitta training, 266
Chariot of the Vast Conduct - rgya chen spyod pa'i shing rta. See also Lineage of the Vast Conduct; explanation of bodhichitta training, 266
Charya Tantra - spyod rgyud, 163, 164, 212, 281
Chemchok - che mchog, 233
Chetsün Nyingtig - lce btsun snying thig, xxxvii, 211
Chetsün Senge Wangchuk - lce btsun seng ge dbang phyug, xxxvii
Chimey Taktsang: place where Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo was revealed, xxiii
Chimey Tennyi Yungdrung Lingpa - 'chi med bstan gnyis g.yung drung gling pa. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Chimphu Phuk - mchims phu phug, 240
Chö - Cutting - gcod, 210
Chokgyur Lingpa - mchog gyur gling pa: biographical details, xxxviii; Body Seat, 286; consort, 209; description by H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, xvii; emanation of Damdzin, 159; Life and Teaching of, 286; meaning of Orgyen Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa, 211; Orgyen Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa, xvii; seats of, 286; Speech Seat, 286; terma teachings of, 216
Chokling Mingyur Dewey Dorje, xxvi
Chokling Tersar - mchog gling gter gsar, xiv, xxiv, xxvi, xxxi, 209, 210; expl. of lineage, xxiv
Chok-ro Lui Gyaltsen, 213, 240
Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, xxvi, xxxi, xxxiii
Chöwang Tulku, 209
Chronicles of Padma - padma bka' thang, 235, 240, 241
Chuwori - chu bo ri, 240
Clarifying the Aspects of the Auspicious Melody, xxii; expl., 209
Clearing the Obstacles of the Path, 233
Cloud of Dharma - chos kyi sprin: bhumi, 202, 214, 277, 281
Cloudless Light - sprin med 'od, 173
Clouds of Precious Jewels - dkon mchog sprin - Ratnamegha: expl., 261; quotation from, 105
coemergent ignorance - lhan cig skyes pa'i ma rig pa, 9, 78, 79, 252; as synonym for the all-ground, 254; expl., 78, 80, 253; explanation as in Dzogchen, 81
cognition, ensuing cognition, acceptance and ensuing acceptance of the Dharma - chos rjes shes bzod, 150
cognitive act - sems, 198
cognitive obscuration. See also obscuration
cognitive obscuration - shes sgrib, 203, 229, 253, 276; as synonym for the all-ground, 254; at the time of the ground, 252; explanation of the subtle aspect, 282; in relation to the seven vajra qualities, 229; ten types, 204
Collections - sde snod, 279; Bodhisattva, 281; See also Tripitaka, 155; Shravaka, 281; Three, 181, 237, 269; three or four, 154; Three, expl., 281
Commentary on the Essence Manual of Instructions, xvi, xvii
Commentary on the Vajra Heart - rdo rje snying 'grel, 273
Compendium - sdud pa: quotation from, 71, 89, 148, 149
Completion Anu Yoga. See Anu Yoga
completion stage - rdzogs rim, xviii. See also development and completion; channels, winds, and essences, 165; expl., 280; in relation to the definitive meaning, 161; luminosity, 165; meaning of mandala, 219
concealed teachings on passion, chags pa sbas chos 29, 164, 165
concealment of the relative, 165
concentration - bsam gtan: expl. three types of the fifth paramita, 126
concept of a self-entity: as the cause of samsara, 79
conceptionless god - 'du shes med pa'i lha: expl., 174
conceptionless serenity - 'du shes med pa'i snyoms 'jug, 174, 185
conceptual ignorance - kun brtags kyi ma rig pa, 9, 78, 252, 253; expl., 78, 80; explanation as in Dzogchen, 81; in relation to the mind consciousness, 79
Concise Practice Way of the Vajra Recitation - rdo rje'i bzlas pa lam du byed tshul 'dus pa, 61
concurrent cause - mtshungs ldan gyi rgyu: in terms of ignorance, 253
concurrent formations - ldan pa'i 'du byed: listing of fifty-one within the aggregate of formations, 184
Condensed Tantra - bsdus rgyud, 214
conditioned virtues - zag med bcas kyi dge ba: expl., 123
confusion arising from indivisibility, 252
confusion arising from no presence, 252
continuity - rgyud: as sugata essence, 72; as synonym for sugata essence, 72; expl., 250; definition of tantra, 251; of cause, 161; sugata essence, 250; of ground; sugata essence, 250; of ground, expl., 250
continuous instant of deluded thinking - 'khrul rtog rgyun gyi skad cig ma: creator of samsara, 80; expl., 254
continuous wheel of eternity - rtag pa rgyun gyi 'khor lo, 234
conventional bodhichitta - kun rdzob byang chub kyi sems: application; detailed expl., 121; aspiration; detailed expl., 115
conventional truth - kun rdzob kyi bden pa, 138, 165. See also two truths; expl., 273; hidden, 29; karma, 273; Middle Way, 200
correct discrimination - so so yang dag rig pa, 204. See also four correct discriminations
courageous eloquence - spobs pa, xxxvii, 149, 264, 279; explanation of eight great treasure mines, 276
Cow Utilizing - ba glang spyod: Continent, 240
Crystal Cave Chronicles - bka' thang shel brag ma, 235
Curd Drinker, the rishi - drang srong zho 'thung, 230
Cutting Through of primordial purity - ka dag khregs chod. See Trekchö

D

daka, 45, 233
dakas and dakinis, 3, 43, 179
dakini - mkha' 'gro ma, 5, 233. See also Three Roots. See also Yeshe Tsogyal; expl., 112, 216, 228; literal meaning of, 45; object of refuge, 111; root of activity, 37; script, xxv; sign script, 36, 37; expl., 36; three types, 188; using symbols, 226; Vajrayana Sangha, 38
Dakini Teachings Shambhala, 1990, xiv, 225
Dakpo Tashi Namgyal - dvags po bkra shis rnam rgyal, 236
Dakpo Tulku Rinpoche, 215
Damdzin - dam 'dzin, 159. See Murub Tseypo
Damngak Dzö - gdams ngag mdzod, xxxi; expl., 210
Danasamskrita - nor gyi legs sbyar: mention of, 232
Darikapa, 218
death and impermanence ['chi ba mi rtag pa]]: detailed expl., 102
Dechen Chödrön - bde chen chos sgron, xx, 209
Declarations - gleng gzhi: aspect of excellent speech, 281
Deer Park, 283
defilement: definition of the word, 218
definitive meaning - nges don, 129, 161, 214, 217; expl., 161; of homage, 38, 228; sutras of, 176
Densely Arrayed Akanishtha - 'og min stug po bkod, 234
dependent - gzhan dbang: impure ma dag gzhan dbang, expl., 199; mistaken 'khrul pa'i gzhan dbang, 199; pure dag pa gzhan dbang, expl., 200
dependent origination - rten 'brel: inner, 80; interdependence, 141; outer, 80; twelve links, 60; twelve related causes, 254
Derge, xxi, xxxv, xxxviii, 209; Kangyur, 221
Deshek Düpey Phodrang, xxxvii
designations: different types, 242
deva, 21. See yidam; one of eight classes of gods and demons, 285
Devadatta, 187
developed potential - rgyas 'gyur rigs. See also potential; expl., 251
development and completion - bskyed rdzogs, 32, 154, 162, 165, 215, 219; expl., 280; in relation to E and VAM, 250
Development Mahayoga. See Mahayoga
development stage - bskyed rim, 29, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 221, 230, 245, 258; expl., 280; in relation to the definitive meaning, 161; in termas, xviii; with marks, 62
Dhanakosha, xiii, 47; expl., 235
dharani - gzungs, 203; expl., 276; general expl., 286; listing of eight types, 276; mantras, 59, 190; expl., 244; mantras gzungs sngags, 244; recall, 15, 148; retention, 203
Dharma - chos. See also 84,000 Dharma sections, Dharma of Statement and Realization, Dharma Wheels; 84,000 entrances, expl., 281; banquet of, 264; doors, 52, 57, 132; ripening and liberating, 186; establishing in Tibet, 48; expl. qualities, 112; guardians, 111; in relation to the Three Jewels, 28; in relation to the Three Roots, 38; of lesser vehicles, 261; protectors, 45, 112; expl., 38; three classes of, 233; refuge precepts, 262; sixty aspects of sound, 195; two aspects and six qualities of, 261
Dharma kings: three ancestral, expl., 48
Dharma of Realization. See Dharma of Statement and Realization
Dharma of Statement. See Dharma of Statement and Realization
Dharma of Statement and Realization - lung dang rtogs pa'i chos, 49, 192; expl., 51, 112, 181, 237
Dharma seal - chos kyi phyag rgya, 29, 55, 220, 227, 242
Dharma treasures. See terma
Dharma Wheels - chos 'khor, 3, 49, 50, 63, 66, 67, 152, 223, 264; causal teachings, 279; Final, 177; Final, about sugata essence, 72; First Turning, expl., 283; Intermediate, 71; of Maha, Anu, and Ati, 51; Second Turning, 177, 223, 283; the Final, expl., 175; the First, 177; the First, expl., 175; the Middle, expl., 175; Third Turning, 223, 283; Three Turnings, 175; expl., 283
dharmadhatu - chos kyi dbyings, 7, 44, 56, 193, 204, 217, 238; all-ground, 200; buddhafield, 65, 220, 234; dhatu; expl., 232; expl., 232; five kayas, 238; space, 248, 249; synonym for sugata essence, 176; three characteristics of space, 71; time of ground, 81; ultimate syllables, 58; wisdom, 224, 246
dharmakaya - chos kyi sku. See also three kayas; and rupakaya; expl., 223; in relation to sugata essence, 71; of the indivisible two truths, 31, 222, 230; realm of the Luminous Vajra Essence - chos sku 'od gsal rdo rje snying po'i zhing, 234
Dharmakaya Amitabha: sadhana name, 216
Dharmakirti, 226
dharmata - chos nyid, 70, 119, 204, 253; bardo, 246; buddha-nature, 250; expl., 264; manifest, 245; natural sound of, xiii, 23, 26, 246; vajra voice, 8, 194, 285
Dharmatrata, 259
Dharmevajra - rdo rje chos. See Vajrapani
dhatu - dbyings. See dharmadhatu
Dhatvishvari - dbyings phyug ma, xv
dhyana - bsam gtan, 126, 129, 172; actual state of, 126; eight aspects of the main stage, 173; first state of, 127; four, 254, 269; four, detailed expl., 170; main part of first, 127; mundane, 13, 126; of abiding blissfully in this life, 126; of rebirth, 173; of rebirth, expl., 173; of serenity, 173; ordinary and special main part dngos gzhi tsam khyad, 172; prerequisites for, 126; special stage of, 173; that are common to the mundane paths, 127; that delights the tathagatas, 127; the samadhi of the first, 170; undefiled, 127
Dhyana Realms - bsam gtan gyi gnas ris. See also Four Dhyana Realms; First Dhyana Realm, 173; Four Dhyana Realms; in the Realm of Form, 272; Fourth Dhyana Realm, 173; Second Dhyana Realm, 173; Third Dhyana Realm, 173
Dignaga, 226; details of, 226; quotation by, 35
Dilgo: clan, xxxvi
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, xvi, xvii, xxvi, xxvii, xxxi, xxxiii, 272; expl. of his lineage for Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxiv
diligence, 129, 130; expl. three types, 125
Direct Crossing of spontaneous presence - lhun grub thod rgal. See Tögal
Discerning Dharmas and Dharmata - chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed, 223
Discerning the Middle and the Extremes - dbus mtha' rnam 'byed, 204, 223; quotation from, 267
disciple - slob ma: characteristics of, 91; explanation of qualities, 257; six principal virtues of, 92
discipline - tshul khrims: detailed expl., 123; four aspects of taking, observing, purity and restoring, 265; four qualities, 265; three types of, 123
discriminating knowledge - shes rab, 97, 123, 142, 248, 256, 257, 263, 266. See also knowledge; aggregate of, 279; continuity of, 147; on bhumis, 203; supramundane, 150
discrimination [shes rab]]. See also discriminating knowledge
Display of Great Secret - gsang chen rol pa: charnel ground, 283
distraction - 'du 'dzi, 96; expl., 258; twenty defects, 96; expl., 258
disturbed-mind consciousness - nyon yid, 61, 184, 253, 254; definition of, 183; expl., 79, 184, 253; of formation 'du byed kyi nyon yid, 254
Dodrub Chen Rinpoche, xxvi
Dokham - mdo khams, 50; details of places in, 239
Dombi Heruka, 218; quotation by, 280
dominant result - bdag po'i 'bras bu. See result
Döndrub Tulku, 209
Do-ngak Lingpa. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Dorje Drag - rdo rje brag, xxxvi
Dorje Drakpo Tsal - rdo rje drag po rtsal, xxi, 7, 8, 37, 63, 217, 231, 234; details of revelation, xxiii; expl. ultimate meaning of, 64; Innermost Cycle, xix; innermost sadhana yang gsang sgrub pa rdo rje drag rtsal, 215; Padmasambhava's manifestation, 193; Powerful Vajra Wrath, xxii, 40, 229; secret cycle, xxiii
Dorje Draktsal. See Dorje Drakpo Tsal
Dorje Drolö - rdo rje gro lod, xxii, 234; one of the eight manifestations, 45; thirteen Tiger's Nest, 209
Dorje Düdjom, 189
Dorje Lingpa, 208, 225
Dorje Lobpön, xxxix
Dorje Ziji Tsal. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Dremo Valley - 'bras mo ljong, 241
Drichu, 239
Droma land of Kyi - skyid kyi gro ma lung, 241
Dru Jamyang Drakpa. See Jamyang Drakpa
Dudjom Rinpoche, 225
Dusum Sangye prayer, xxii
Dza Chukha, xxxvii
Dzachu, 239
Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche, xxv, xxvi
Dzogchen. See Great Perfection; Dzogchen Monastery, xxxvi
Dzongsar: Monastery, xxi, xxxvii, 210
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse. See Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö
Dzongshö - rdzong shod, xxxvii

E

E and VAM, 29, 250; as synonym for sugata essence, 72; expl., 219, 220
Early Translation School - snga 'gyur. See Nyingma School
Earth Treasure - sa gter: among the seven transmissions, 211
eight aspects of the main stage of the dhyanas, 173
eight aspects of the preparatory stage, 173
Eight Chariots of the Practice Lineage - sgrub brgyud shing rta brgyad, xix; listing of, 210
eight charnel grounds - dur khrod brgyad, 179, 233; listing of, 283
eight classes of gods and demons - lha srin sde brgyad: listing of, 285
eight classes of Mahadevas - lha chen brgyad, 233
Eight Close Sons - nye ba'i sras brgyad, main bodhisattvas, 281
eight collections - tshogs brgyad, of consciousnesses, 81, 153, 255; expl., 79, 254; listing, 280
eight emancipations, 127. See emancipations
eight freedoms - dal ba brgyad: expl., 98
eight gates - sgo brgyad, 81; expl., 255
eight great caves - brag phug chen po brgyad, 51; listing of, 240
eight great treasure mines of courageous eloquence - spobs pa'i gter chen brgyad: listing of, 276
eight great vidyadhara receivers of the transmissions - bka' babs rig 'dzin chen po brgyad, 44; listing of, 231
eight limits of constructs - spros pa'i mtha' brgyad, 146, 200; expl., 275
Eight Lokla Dey - logs la sde brgyad, 236
eight major and minor classes of haughty spirits, 230
eight manifestations - gu ru mtshan brgyad, 46, 234; expl., 45; listing, 234
eight masteries - zil gnon brgyad, 127; expl., 269
Eight Maya Sections - sgyu 'phrul sde brgyad. See Eight Sections of Magical Net, Magical Net
Eight Sadhana Teachings - sgrub pa bka' brgyad, xiv, 214, 225, 230; expl., 208; listing of vidyadharas, 231
Eight Sections of Magical Net - sgyu 'phrul sde brgyad, 216
eight sufferings of human beings, 107; expl., 261
Eight Thousand Verses. See Sutra of Prajnaparamita in Eight Thousand Verses
eight tramen goddesses - phra men brgyad, 233
eight types of application - 'du byed brgyad, 126; listing of, 268; that discard the five shortcomings nyes pa lnga, expl., 267
eight unfree states - mi khoms brgyad, 98; due to an unfortunate frame of mind, expl., 259; due to temporary conditions, expl., 259; listing of, 99
eight vidyadharas - rig 'dzin brgyad. See eight great vidyadharas; listing, 231
eight worldly concerns - 'jig rten chos brgyad, 256; listing of, 256
eight yoginis - rnal 'byor ma brgyad, 233
Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras, 217, 229, 230, 282
eightfold path of noble beings - 'phags lam yan lag brgyad, 150; listing of, 278
elements - khams. See five elements. See aggregates, elements, and sense bases
eleven special qualities of Mantrayana, 280
eleven virtuous mental states - sems byung bcu gcig: listing, 184
[[eleven ways of benefiting others: expl., 266
Eliminating the Two Extremes - mtha' gnyis sel ba: quotation from, 152
emancipation - thar pa, 12, 104, 108, 168, 241; and omniscience, 132; expl., 259, 271; listing of three, 260; three types of, 104; unexcelled, 106
emancipations - rnam par thar pa. See eight emancipations; eight, 127; eight, expl., 269; listing of four, 62; listing of three, 247; of cessation, 269; three, 242; three gates of, 65
empowerment - dbang. See four empowerments
emptiness - stong pa nyid: endowed with the supreme of all aspects, 217, 219, 252; of perceived objects, 135; of perceiver and individual self, 141; of the examining mind, 144
engaging consciousnesses - 'jug pa'i rnam shes, 61; expl., 245
Entering the Middle Way, Madhyamakavatara - 'jug pa, dbu ma la 'jug pa, quotation from, 143
Entering the Path of Wisdom, xxvii, xxx, xxxi, xxxii; colophon from, 206; expl., xxx; opening verses from, 159
Essence of Secrets. See Guhyagarbha Tantra
essence, nature, and capacity - ngo bo rang bzhin thugs rje, 262; as object of refuge, 112; as the three kayas, 246; Three Roots and three kayas, 39
essences. See also channels, winds, and essences; white and red, 233
Established Doctrines - gtan la dbab pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
EVAM MAYA: meaning of, 220
evam maya shrutam ekasmin samaye - di skad bdag gis thos pa dus gcig na: expl., 245
excellent speech - gsung rab, twelve aspects: listing, 281
expedient meaning - drang don, 128, 161, 214, 217; expl., 161; of homage, 38, 228
Exposition Tantra - bshad rgyud: quotation from, 155
Exposition Tantra of Guhyasamaja - gsang ba 'dus pa'i bshad rgyud: quotation from, 29; synonym for the Tantra that Prophesies Realization, 221; synonyms for, 219
Exposition Tantra of the Two Segments - brtag gnyis bshad rgyud: See also Sambhuti, 221
expression of awareness - rig pa'i rtsal, 4, 45, 76, 188, 223, 232
Extensive Sayings - shin tu rgyas pa'i sde: aspect of excellent speech, 281
eyes - spyan: as accomplishment, 15; see five eyes, 148

F

faculties, six - dbang po drug: listing, 233
Father Tantra - pha rgyud, 221, 244, 281; Mahayoga, 212
Ferocious Lady - rab gtum ma, 233
Fierce Mantra - drag sngags, 232
Fifth Guide - rnam 'dren lnga pa: Maitreya, 241
fifty-eight herukas - khrag 'thung lnga bcu nga brgyad: listing of, 233
Final Dharma Wheel. See Dharma Wheels
Final Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
finality: material, 138; of consciousness, expl., 139; of time dus mtha'i skad cig, 275
First Dharma Wheel. See Dharma Wheels
first dhyana: main part of, 127
First Dhyana Realm - bsam gtan dang po. See Dhyana Realms
First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
five activities - phrin las lnga: expl., 239
five aggregates - phung po lnga, 14, 55, 80, 107, 141, 185, 255. See also aggregates, elements, and sense bases; as basis for ego-clinging, 143; as basis for suffering, 107; detailed expl., 183; in relation to a self, 142; listing of, 261; natural purity of, 232
Five Bhikshus - dge slong mi lnga, 236
five buddha families - rgyal ba rigs lnga, 46, 232, 234, 235
five certainties - nges pa lnga, 46, 234. See also five perfections; expl., 234
five definitive precepts for a minister: listing of, 266
five degenerations - snyigs ma lnga, 191, 192, 224; expl., 284
Five Doctrines of Maitreya. See Five Teachings of Lord Maitreya
five elements - 'byung ba lnga: listing of, 232
Five Eminent Ones - drva ma lnga, 247; expl., 247
five ever-present mental states - kun 'gro lnga: listing of, 184
five eyes - spyan lnga, 149; listing of, 276
five families - rigs lnga, 165, 219, 234, 282; of Great Purity, realms of tshangs chen rigs lnga'i zhing, 235
five heruka families, 230
five herukas, 233
Five Hundred Thousand Scripture - 'bum lnga: medium version of the Hevajra Tantra, 218; quotation from, 28
five kayas - sku lnga, 33. See also kayas and wisdoms; expl., 238
[[five kinds of fear, 151; expl., 279
five lands - lung lnga, 51; listing of, 240
five minor sciences: expl., 270
Five Never-Ending Adornment Wheels - mi zad rgyan 'khor lnga, 191; explanation of twenty-five qualities of fruition, 238
five object-determining mental states - yul nges byed lnga: listing, 184
five paths - lam lnga, 149, 251, 256. See also path; in terms of bodhichitta, 263; listing of, 277
five perfections - phum sum tshogs pa lnga, xxix, 186, 247. See also five certainties; detailed expl., 63; synonym for, 234; three subdivisions of, 64; two aspects of, 63
five perpetuating aggregates - nye bar len pa'i phung po lnga. See five aggregates
five powers - stobs lnga: listing of, 278; of the path of joining, 150
Five Pure Abodes - gnas gtsang ma lnga, 173; in the Realm of Form, 273
five riches from oneself - rang 'byor lnga: listing of, 99
five riches from others - gzhan 'byor lnga: listing of, 99
five ruling faculties - dbang po lnga, 190, 248; listing of, 278, 284; of perfection rnam byang, 248; of the path of joining, 150
five sciences: expl., 269
five sense consciousnesses - sgo lnga'i rnam shes, 184, 253, 254; as synonym for engaging consciousnesses, 245; definition of, 183; expl., 184
five sense faculties - dbang po lnga, 185
five sense objects - yul lnga, 185
five shortcomings - nyes pa lnga: expl., 267; regarding dhyana, 126
Five Sophistic Schools - tarka sde lnga: listing of, 215
five special qualities of Mantrayana, 280
Five Stages - rim lnga, 221; explanation of Father Tantra, 221; quotation from, 151
five syllables of great emptiness: expl., 243
Five Teachings of Lord Maitreya - byams chos sde lnga: expl., 223
five tertön kings - gter ston rgyal po lnga, xix, 225; listing of, 208
Five Treasuries - mdzod lnga: of Jamgön Kongtrül, xx, 210
Five Tsigla Tsen - tshig la btsan lnga, 236
five undefiled aggregates - zag med kyi phung po lnga, 203, 278
five vehicles: listing of, 238
five wisdoms - ye shes lnga, 57, 112, 193, 216. See also kayas and wisdoms; expl., 224, 239
fivefold great emptiness, 59; expl., 243
fives bases of knowables - shes bya'i gzhi lnga: listing of, 197
Formless Realm. See Realms
formless states, 130. See four formless states
forty-two peaceful deities - zhi ba bzhi bcu zhe gnyis: listing of, 233
four applications of mindfulness - dran pa nye bar bzhag pa bzhi, 150; listing of, 278
four aspects of approach and accomplishment - bsnyen sgrub kyi yan lag bzhi, 245; expl., 211
four aspects of ascertainment - nges 'byed yan lag bzhi, 150; expl., 150
four attributes of a virtuous practitioner - dge sbyong gi chos bzhi, 130; expl., 271
Four Brahma Abodes - tshangs pa'i gnas pa bzhi: expl., 118
four causal forms: listing of, 185
four continents - gling bzhi, 50; listing of, 240
four correct discriminations - so so yang dag rig pa bzhi, 151, 203; listing, 279
Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana - bla sgrub skor bzhi, xviii, xx, xxiii, 24, 27, 215, 234; details of lineage by Jamgön Kongtrül, xxi
Four Dhyana Realms - bsam gtan gyi gnas ris bzhi: in the Realm of Form; expl., 173
four dhyanas - bsam gtan bzhi, 254, 269; detailed expl., 170; listing of, 172
four districts of Ü and Tsang, 239; listing of, 239
four empowerments - dbang bzhi, 194; expl., 245; listing of, 62
four female gatekeepers, 233
four formless states - gzugs med bzhi, 269, 273. :See also four states of formless spheres; karmic cause and effect, 254
four grand snow mountains - bod kyi gangs chen bzhi, 51; listing of, 240
four immeasurables - tshad med bzhi, 12, 115, 118, 119; Dhyana Realms, 173; expl., 116, 118; four samadhis, 262; identity of, 118; listing of, 62
four joys - dga' ba bzhi, 245; listing of, 62
four kayas. See kayas and wisdoms
four kayas - sku bzhi: listing, 261
four kinds of verbal nonvirtues. See ten nonvirtues
four legs of miraculous action - rdzu 'phrul gyi rkang pa bzhi, 150; listing of, 278
four liberating paths: listing of the four yogas, 62
four liberations - grol ba bzhi, 49; listing of, 237
four limits of impermanence: listing of, 103
four masters: of Padmasambhava, 232
four means of attraction - bsdu ba'i dngos po bzhi, 119; detailed expl., 131; expl., 271
four modes - tshul bzhi, 23, 88, 166, 214, 217, 256; concerning Wisdom Essence, 27; detailed expl., 162; listing of, 214; summary of, 166
four nadi-wheels, 57
four obscurations - sgrib bzhi, 203
Four Philosophical Schools - grub mtha' bzhi: expl., 273; listing of viewpoints regarding the sugata essence, 175
Four Profound Cycles of Guru Sadhana - zab mo'i bla sgrub skor bzhi. See Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana
Four Profound Cycles of Heart Practice. See Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana
four renowned lakes - grags pa'i mtsho chen brgyad, 51; listing of, 240
four right endeavors - yang dag par spong ba bzhi, 150; listing of, 278
four ripening empowerments - smin byed kyi dbang bzhi: See four empowerments, 62
Four Rivers of Empowerment - dbang gi chu bo bzhi: received by Padmasambhava, 232
Four Rivers of Lower Dokham: listing of, 239
four samadhis. See four immeasurables
four seals - phyag rgya bzhi, 221, 242; listing, 220; listing of, 220
Four Spheres. See four states of formless spheres, four formless states
four states of formless spheres - gzugs med kyi skye mched bzhi, 174; expl., 172
four syllables - yi ge bzhi, 245; detailed expl., 54; fourfold qualities, 61; in relation to the twelve links of dependent origination, 244; reason for, 59; source of origin, 58; special teachings of the meaning, 58; symbolism and function, 60; their essence, 59; vajra syllables of the Great Secret, 58
four truths - bden pa bzhi, 261, 277; detailed expl., 167; functions of, 167; listing the sixteen aspects, 168; realization of, 150; sixteen moments, 277; twelve aspects of, 167
Four Vajra Syllables, 245. See also syllables; four syllables; detailed expl., 54
four vajras - rdo rje bzhi, 60, 216, 243; combined with the three kayas, 244; listing of, 244
four variable mental states: listing of, 185
four vidyadhara levels, 231; expl., 179
four visions - snang ba bzhi, xv; listing of, 245
four white deeds: expl., 265
four yogas - rnal 'byor bzhi: expl., 245; listing of, 62, 245
Fourth Dhyana Realm. See Dhyana Realms
fourth empowerment - dbang bzhi pa: nature of, 155; practices of, 282
Fourth Guide: Buddha Shakyamuni, 241
fourth time of equality - dus bzhi mnyam pa nyid, 66; expl., 248
freedom: qualities of - bral ba'i yon tan, 33
freedom and maturation: qualities of bral smin gyi yon tan, 33
freedoms and riches - dal 'byor, 10, 110; expl., 98; syn., 259; taking advantage of, 101

G

Galpo Tantra - gal po: quotation from, 161, 162. See also Heruka Galpo Tantra
ganachakra - tshogs kyi 'khor lo, 45
Gandavyuha - sdong po bkod pa: quotation from, 89
gandharva, 14, 136, 141, 195, 285
Ganga Devi, xv
Garab Dorje - dga' rab rdo rje, xiii; mention of, 232
Garab Wangchuk, 187
garbha, 218; explanation of the word, 218; meaning of, 28
Garland of Jewels: expl., 210; quotation from third Neten Chokling, xxiii
garuda, 285
Gayagori Sutra - ga ya go ri'i mdo, 226
Geluk - dge lugs, xviii
General Discourses - mdo sde: aspect of excellent speech, 281
general meaning - spyi don: according to the development stage, 164; among the four modes, 163; for people of dull faculties dbang brtul la spyi don, 164; for people of sharp faculties dbang rnon la spyi don, 164
generosity - sbyin pa: expl., 121; four impure aspects; expl., 265; four objects, 265; four pure aspects; expl., 265; of bestowing fearlessness, 122; of giving Dharma teachings, 122; of giving material things, 122
[[Geru, 239
[[ging, 285
Glorious Copper-Colored Mountain - zangs mdog dpal ri: expl., 247
Glorious Garland Sutra - dpal phreng gi mdo: quotation from, 75
Glorious Samye. See Samye
Goddess of Eloquence - dbyangs can lha mo. See Sarasvati
Golden Garland Chronicles - bka' thang gser phreng, 235
Golden Orphan Temple - pu tshab gser khang gling, 5, 189
[[Golok, xxxvii
[[Gönchen, xxxvii
Gongpa Kundü - dgongs pa kun 'dus, 216
gongter - dgongs gter, xxxix
Good Intelligence - legs pa'i blo gros: bhumi, 202, 277
grasping and fixation, 9. See also perceiver and perceived
Great Blazing Heruka - 'bar ba chen po he ru ka, 45
Great Compassionate One, 48, 241. See also Avalokiteshvara; realm of, 3
Great Fruit - 'bras bu che ba, 174
Great King of the Wrathful Ones, 40
great master nirmanakaya. See Padmasambhava
great master of Uddiyana - o rgyan gyi slob dpon chen po. See Padmasambhava
Great Middle - dbu ma chen po. See Middle Way
Great Perfection - rdzogs chen, xiv, xv, xxix, 225, 241, 282; as one of the four yogas, 62; Ati Yoga, 212, 247; dharmakaya realm, 247; four visions, 245; meaning of Wisdom Essence, 31; of natural luminosity, 66; origin of confusion and liberation, 81; syn. for Vajra Essence, 286
Great Purity - gtsang chen, 46; explanation of the realm, 235
great purity and equality - dag mnyam chen po, 154
Great Regent - rgyal tshab chen po: expl., 281; stage of, 155
great seal, 220
Great Secret - gsang chen. See Vajrayana
Great Sphere - thig le chen po, 65; expl. of the dharmakaya realm, 247
Great Treasury of Detailed Exposition - bye brag bshad mdzod chen mo, 197, 270; expl., 285
Greater Vehicle. See Mahayana
ground - gzhi: of confusion; detailed expl., 78; of the essence; detailed expl., 69; two aspects, 69
ground, path, and fruition - gzhi lam 'bras bu, 23; explanation in regards to the four syllables, 244
Gugey, 239
Guhyachandra - gsang ba'i zla ba: mention of, 232
Guhyagarbha Tantra - rgyud gsang snying, xxxi, 34, 162; quotation from, 55, 56, 59, 76, 79, 81, 82, 92, 155; styles of exposition, 215; synonyms, 226; synonyms for, 226
Guhyasamaja - gsang ba 'dus pa, 221, 222, 226
guru: expl., 228
Guru's Heart Practice: Barchey Künsel, bla ma'i thugs sgrub bar chad kun sel 217; meaning of, 26; of Dorje Drakpo Tsal, 25
Guru Chökyi Wangchuk, 208. See Guru Chöwang
Guru Chöwang - gu ru chos dbang, 225
Guru Drakpo - gu ru drag po, 194
Guru Rinpoche. See Padmasambhava
Guru Rinpoche of Uddiyana. See Padmasambhava
guru sadhana - bla sgrub, xiv, 241
Guru Vidyadhara - bla ma rig 'dzin, 230
guru, yidam, and dakini. See also Three Roots
gurus of the six classes - gu ru rigs drug, 235
gurus of the three lineages - brgyud gsum gyi bla ma, 216; expl., 216
Gyalwang Karmapa - rgyal dbang karma pa, 209. See Karmapa

H

habitual tendency of transference - 'pho ba'i bag chags. See transference
Hard to Conquer - sbyang dka' ba: bhumi, 202, 277
Hayagriva - rta mgrin. See Mighty Padma
Hearing Lineage - snyan brgyud: among the seven transmissions, 211
Hearing Lineage of Great Individuals - gang zag snyan brgyud, 216
heart essence: explanation of the word, 215
Heart Practice of the Vidyadhara Guru, xix
heruka - khrag 'thung: expl., 247; expl. meaning, 64; literal expl., 247
[[Heruka Galpo Tantra he ru ka gal po: expl., 282; quotation from, 212
Hevajra, 34; synonyms for, 226
Hevajra Tantra, 245; listing of sections, 218; quotation from, 73, 250
Hevajra Tantra - he vajra: quotation from, 72
hidden conventional truth. See conventional truth
hidden meaning - sbas don: expl., 165
Hidden Teachings of Tibet, 241
homage [phyag 'tshal]]: ultimate meaning of, 228
hridaya: meaning of, 28
Hundred Thousand - 'bum, 226
Hungchen-kara - hung mdzad, 214; mention of, 231
Hutuktu, xxxviii

I

ignorance - ma rig pa: explanation of three types, 79
Illuminating Sunlight, xxxii
illusory body - sgyu lus, 221
imagined - phenomena - kun brtags, 199; enumerated rnam grangs pa'i kun brtags, expl., 199; lacking attributes mtshan nyid chad pa'i kun brtags, expl., 199; lacking attributes, definition of, 286
imagined, dependent, and absolute - kun brtags gzhan dbang yongs grub, 199, 283
Immaculate Light - dri med 'od, 58, 214; quotation from, 60
immature being: expl., 236
immeasurable: meaning of, 118
Immense Ocean - gangs chen mtsho, 46, 234, 235; five families of rigs lnga, 234; Vajra Guru, 46
Immense Vista - shin tu mthong, 174
imperceptible form - rnam par rig byed ma yin pa'i gzugs: five types of, 185
implied exposition - dgongs bshad: among the six limits, 161
Individual Liberation - so thar, 266; seven types, 123, 265
Indra - brgya byin, 12, 109, 138, 195; expl. his vajra, 40; the four assurances of his vajra, 230
Indrabhuti, 218, 280; example for type of realization, 241
Indrabodhi: King, 235
Inner Mantrayana, 163
instant of completed action - bya rdzogs kyi skad cig, 275
[[instruction: expl., 214; explanation of the word, 217
Instruction Section, 246
Instruction Tantra of the Two Segments - brtag gnyis man ngag rgyud, 252
instructions. See tantras, statements, and instructions
interdependence. See dependent origination
Intermediate Dharma Wheel - chos 'khor bar ma. See Dharma Wheels
ishvaris - dbang phyug ma, 233

J

Jain ascetics - gcer bu pa, 265
Jaina, 215
Jambu Continent - 'dzam bu gling, xi, xiii, 47, 226, 240; expl., 235
Jambubriksha, 235
Jamdrak. See Jamyang Drakpa
Jamdrak Rinpoche. See Jamyang Drakpa
Jamgön Kongtrül - 'jam mgon kong sprul, xxi; biographical details, xxxvi; Chimey Tennyi Yungdrung Lingpa, xxi, xxiii, xxxvi, 282; details of, xix; Jamgön Rinpoche, xxiii; on Mahayoga, 230; Padma Garwang, xxiv; Tennyi Yungdrung Lingpa, 159; Yönten Gyatso, xviii
Jamgön Kongtrül Lodrö Thaye - 'jam mgon kong sprul lo gros mtha' yas. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Jamgön Kongtrül the Great. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Jamgön Lama Rinpoche - 'jam mgon bla ma rin po che. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Jamgön Palden Khyentse Öser. See Karsey Kongtrül
Jamgön Rinpoche - 'jam mgon rin po che. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Jamyang Drakpa - 'jam dbyangs grags pa, xxx, xxxi, 206, 217, 284; biographical details by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxx; Jamdrak Rinpoche, 217, 224, 229, 250, 252, 255, 257, 262
Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö. See Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö
Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo: Do-ngak Lingpa, 159
Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo - 'jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse'i dbang po, xxiii; decoding the Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxiii; description by Jamgön Kongtrül, xix; Do-ngak Lingpa, 208, 282; Dorje Ziji, xl, 210; Dorje Ziji Tsal, xxiv; first teacher of Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxii; Jamgön Lama Rinpoche, xx; Padma Ösel Do-ngak Lingpa, xxi, xxiii, 21, 211, 217; Shabdrung Rinpoche, xxxix; short biography, xxxv; terma teachings of, 216; tertön name, 211
Jewel Garland - rin chen phreng ba, 259; quotation from, 61, 104
Jewel Mound Sutra - dkon brtsegs, mdo dkon mchog brtsegs pa: quotation from, 101
Jigme Norbu Rinpoche, xxvi
Jigmey Lingpa - 'jigs med gling pa, xxxvi
Jinamitra, 213
jnana: expl., 27
Jnana Shri, 280
Jokhang Temple, 238
Jokyab Rinpoche - jo skyabs rin po che, xxvi, xxvii, xxxi, 242; details of, xxx; Khenpo Pema Trinley Nyingpo, 159, 206; transmission of Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxxi
Jomo Gangkar - jo mo gangs dkar, 240
Jonpa land - ljon pa lung, 241
Jordrug - Six Unions - sbyor drug, 210
Jowo Shakyamuni, 238
Joyous - rab tu dga' ba, 151, 236, 279; bhumi, 201, 214, 277

K

Kabgye Deshek Düpa - bka' brgyad bde gshegs 'dus pa, 225
Kadam - bka' gdams, 210
Kadey Zurpa - bka' sde zur pa, 215; expl., 215
Kagyü - bka' brgyud, xviii, xxxvii, 210
Kalachakra Tantra, 214; quotation from, 244
kalapinga, 195, 196
Kalu Rinpoche, xxvi
Kama - bka' gter, 34, 211
Kama - bka' ma, 23, 211, 225; among the seven transmissions, 211; Oral Transmission, xviii
Kama, Terma, and Pure Vision - bka' gter dag snang gsum, 23, 213
Kamalashila, 236
Kamtsang, xx
Kangyur - bka' 'gyur, xxxv
Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery, xxvi
karma - las: detailed expl., 103; four black deeds, 119; four black deeds, expl., 264; four factors of a misdeed, expl., 260; four types of impelling and completing, performed and accumulated, 105; expl., 261; four types of verbal misdeeds, 260; four white deeds, 119; ten nonvirtues, 260; ten virtuous actions, 260; three kinds of karmic action, 79; three types of mental misdeeds, 260; three types of physical misdeeds, 260; white or black karmic deeds, 138
Karma Chagmey. See Chagmey Rinpoche
Karma Gön, xl, 286
Karma Kagyü - karma bka' brgyud, xxvi
karma krodha, 230
karma-mudra, 165
Karmapa - karma pa: Khakhyab Dorje, xxv, xxxi, xli, 235; Rangjung Rigpey Dorje, xli; Tekchok Dorje, 235
Karmo Taktsang, xxii, xxiii, xxiv; expl., 209
Karsey Kongtrül - kar sras kong sprul, xli; Jamgön Palden Khyentse Öser, xxvi
Kathang Sertreng - bka' thang gser phreng. See Golden Garland Chronicles
Kathang Sheldragma - bka' thang shel brag ma. See Crystal Cave Chronicles
Katok, xxxvi
Katok Situ Pandita Orgyen Chökyi Gyatso, xxv
Kawa Paltsek, 213, 240
kayas. See kayas and wisdoms
kayas and wisdoms - sku dang ye shes, 74; detailed expl., 224, 238; expl., 33; five wisdoms, 112, 261; four kayas, 112, 261, 280; kayas expl., 222; pure dependent phenomena, 200
Kela Chokling, xxvi
Kela Monastery, 209, 286
Key That Opens One Hundred Doors to Accomplishment, xxi, xxii, 209
Khakhyab Dorje. See Karmapa
Khala Rong-go, xxxix
Kham - khams, xxxv, xxxvi, xxxix, xl, 5, 7, 8, 194, 209, 210. See also Tibet and Kham
Kharchen: clan, xv
Kharchu Phuk - mkhar chu phug, 240
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. See Thrangu Rinpoche
Khenpa Valley - mkhan pa ljong, 241
Khenpo Bodhisattva. See Shantarakshita
Khenpo Ngak-chung, 222, 246
Khenpo Pema Sherab, xxxiii
Khenpo Pema Trinley Nyingpo. See Jokyab Rinpoche
Khenpo Rinchen Namgyal, xxxii
Khewang Loten Chögyal, xxiv
Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, xxv, 210
Khyentse Öser. See Karsey Kongtrül
Khyentse Wangpo. See [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Khyungpo: clan, xxxvi
Khyungpo Naljor, xxxvi
Khyungtrül Karjam Rinpoche, xxxi, xlii; teacher of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxxvi
Kilaya - phur pa: transmission of, 231
Kilaya Activity - phur pa phrin las, 208
King Ja - rgyal po dza: mention of, 232
King Namri Songtsen - gnam ri srong btsan, 236
King Nyatri Tsenpo. See Nyatri Tsenpo
King of Consciousness, 220
King of Supreme Joy, 271
King of the Shakyas. See Buddha Shakyamuni
King of Victorious Ones: Padmasambhava, 44
King Tenpa Tsering, xxxvi
King Triral - rgyal po khri ral, 213
King Trisong Deutsen - khri srong lde'u btsan, xvii, xviii, xxxvi, 213, 225, 240; details of, 236; mention of his great deeds, 48
King Vajra Bearer - dbang po rdo rje 'chang ba, 233
king, subject, and companion - rje 'bangs grogs gsum, 51; expl., 240
kinnara, 285
knowledge - shes rab, 271. See also discriminating knowledge; resulting from learning; expl., 128; resulting from meditation, 170; expl., 129; resulting from reflection, 166; expl., 128; that does not conceptualize the three spheres, 127, 270; three kinds, 128; three types of the sixth paramita, 128
knowledge empowerment. See also wisdom-knowledge empowerment, four empowerments
knowledge empowerment - sher dbang: four aspects, 245
knowledge mantra - rig sngags, 45, 46, 59, 190, 232, 244; expl., 244
knowledge-holder: literal meaning of vidyadhara, 232
Könchok Gyurmey Tenpey Gyaltsen, xxv; expl., 209; quotation by, xxii
Kongpo, 241
[[Kriya Tantra bya rgyud, 163, 164, 212, 258, 281
Krodha: three types of, 231
Kulika, 257
Kulika Manjushrikirti, 214
Kulika Pundarika, 214
kunda, 282
Künga Tenpey Gyaltsen. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Künga Tenpey Gyaltsen Pal Sangpo: See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, 215
Kuntugyu Naglha Putra, 187
Kusum Rikdü Zabtig - sku gsum rigs 'dus zab tig, 211

L

labelling-basis for confusion: as synonym for the all-ground, 253
Lake-Born Vajra Holder - mtsho skyes rdo rje 'chang. See Padmasambhava
Lakshmikara, 218
Lalitavistara: quotation from, 276
Lama Chimey: possibly Chimey Dorje, the father of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxiv
Lama Gongdü - bla ma dgongs 'dus, 228, 230
Lama Ngödrub Gyatso - bla ma dngos grub rgya mtsho, 216
Lama Tendzin Chögyal, xxv
Lama Tennyi Korsum - bla ma bstan gnyis skor gsum, 216; terma treasure by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, 211
Lamdrey - lam 'bras, 264
Lamey Tukdrub Dorje Draktsal, 17; See Dorje Drakpo Tsal, xxiii
Lamp for the Path of Enlightenment - lam sgron, byang chub lam sgron: quotation from, 32, 152
lamrim, 225; definition of, 34
Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo - lam rim ye shes snying po, 34; defining the scope of the scripture from the title, 34; details of first revelation, xxii; details of revelation by Tekchok Tenphel, xxiii; details of revelation by the second Chokgyur Lingpa, xxiii; details of the first propagation by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxiv; existence in major collections of Vajrayana scriptures, xiv; Jamgön Kongtrül's reason for writing the commentary, xx; Jamgön Kongtrül's summary, 22; Padmasambhava's entrustment to his disciples, xvi; placement among the Dharma treasures of Chokgyur Lingpa, xix; story of its revelation by Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, xxi; summary by Padmasambhava, xii; three major summations, 68
Land of Snow, 22, 50. Same as Tibet
Lanka Mound - lan ka brtsegs: charnel ground, 283
learning, reflection, and meditation - thos bsam sgom gsum, 88, 170, 206, 263; expl., 128
Legden - legs ldan, 233
Legend of the Great Stupa, 235
Lekdrub of Tsang, 236
Lelag - le lag: expl., 255; quotation from, 82
lesser and greater vehicles. See Hinayana, Mahayana, vehicles
Letter to a Friend - bshes spring: quotation from, 101
Leulag Magical Net - sgyu 'phrul le'u lag, 255
Lhagong Lupal, 186
Lharu, 239
Liberating Sorcery of Mother Deities - ma mo rbod gtong, 208
Liberating Sorcery, Bötong - ma mo rbod gtong: transmission of, 232
liberation of the upper gate - steng sgo rnam grol: as E and VAM, 30; reference, 221
Licchavi, 236
Life and Teaching of Chokgyur Lingpa, xxi, 209, 286
life-faculty - srog gi dbang po, 260
life-pillars, 57
light-body - 'od kyi sku, 7, 193
Lineage of the Profound View - zab mo lta brgyud, 119. See also Chariot of the Profound View
Lineage of the Vast Conduct - rgya chen spyod brgyud, 119. See also Chariot of the Vast Cunduct
Lingtso Ngönmo - ling mtsho sngon mo, 240
literal - sgra ji bzhin pa: among the six limits, 162
literal meaning - tshig gi don: among the four modes, 162
Lochen Dharma Shri, 215
Lochen Rinchen Sangpo, 213
Loden Choksey, 234; one of the eight manifestations, 45
Lodrö Thaye. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Loka - 'jig rten mchod bstod: transmission of, 232
loka krodhas, 230
Longchen Rabjam - klong chen rab 'byams, xxxvi, 215; Omniscient Lord of Dharma, 56; on the nature of syllables, 242; quotation explaining the causal and resultant vehicles, 152
Longchenpa. See Longchen Rabjam
look truly into the true - yang dag nyid la yang dag blta: quotation by Maitreya, 77, 148; expl., 275
Lord of the Circle - 'khor lo'i mgon po, 23, 228; expl., 38
Lord of the Snow Mountains. See Avalokiteshvara
Lord Who Pervades an Ocean of Mandalas - dkyil 'khor rgya mtsho'i khyab bdag, 234
lords of the ten bhumis - sa bcu'i dbang phyug, 23, 46
Lords of the Three Families - rigs gsum mgon po, 180, 283
lotsawa, 51, 213, 236, 240; expl., 284; literal meaning of, 236
Lotus Essence Tantra - padma snying po'i rgyud, 238
lotus family of supreme speech - gsung mchog pad ma'i rigs, 234
Lotus Mound - pad ma brtsegs: charnel ground, 283
Lotus Mound - padma spungs pa: quotation from, 132
Lotus Source. See Padmasambhava
Lotus Speech - padma gsung, 208
Lotus-Born. See Padmasambhava
Lotus-Born Shambhala, 1993, xiv, 225
Lotus-Born Master. See Padmasambhava
Lower Dokham - mdo khams smad, 239
luminosity - 'od gsal: as one of the Five Stages, 221; as synonym for sugata essence, 72; expl., 250
Luminous Vajra Essence - 'od gsal rdo rje snying po: dharmakaya realm, 46, 234, 247
Lungsum Valley - lung gsum ljong, 241

M

Machu, 239
Madhyamaka - dbu ma. See Middle Way
magical display of the fourfold conversion - 'dul ba bzhi'i cho 'phrul, 50; expl., 238
Magical Net: Eight Sections - sgyu 'phrul sde brgyad, 255
magical net - sgyu 'phrul drva ba, 21, 214
Magical Net of Manjushri - 'jam dpal sgyu 'phrul drva ba: quotation from, 45, 59
Magical Net of the Vidyadharas - rig 'dzin sgyu 'phrul drva ba, 26; expl., 216
Maha Shri Heruka - dpal chen he ru ka, xiii
Maha, Anu, and Ati, xii, 240, 281; literal meaning of, 213; See also Three Inner Tantras, xl
Mahabodhi - byang chub chen po, statue of the Buddha, 240
Mahadevas, 233
Mahaguru Padmakara. See Padmasambhava
Mahaguru Padmasambhava. See Padmasambhava
Mahamudra - phyag rgya chen po, 77, 228; expl., 252
Mahamudra vidyadhara level. See vidyadhara level
Mahaparinirvana Sutra - myang 'das chen po: quotation from, 76
Mahasukha Natha - dgon po bde ba chen po, 218
Mahasukha Padmasambhava, the Lotus-Born of Great Bliss. See Padmasambhava
Mahayana - theg pa chen po, 261; difference from Hinayana, 199; listing the sevenfold greatness, 212; the result, 148; two divisions of, 199
Mahayoga: expl., 230
Mahayoga - chen po'i rnal 'byor, 212, 216, 222; approach and accomplishment, 210; details, 215; Father Tantra, 212; listing of Eight Sadhana Teachings, 208; literal meaning, 213; meaning of Wisdom Essence, 31
Mahayoga - rnal 'byor chen po, 248
mahoraga, 285
Maitreya - byams pa, 52, 176, 258; quotation by, 28, 31, 69, 70, 74, 109, 248
Malaya: Peak of, 47
Maledictory Fierce Mantra - dmod pa drag sngags, 208; transmission of, 232
[[mamo, 193, 226, 285
[[Mamo Bötong, 232
mandala - dkyil 'khor, 44; expl., 233; literal meaning of, 219; special meaning of, 219
mandala-circle - dkyil 'khor gyi 'khor lo, 60, 62; expl., 246
Mandarava, 179
Ma-ning - ma ning, 233
Manjugosha. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Manjushri - 'jam dpal dbyangs, xxxvii, 3, 48, 187, 281, 282, 283
Manjushri Body - 'jam dpal sku, 208
Manjushri Yamantaka - 'jam dpal gshin rje: transmission of, 231
Manjushrimitra - 'jam dpal bshes gnyen: mention of, 231
Mansion of Secret Mantra - gsang sngags pho brang, 286
Mantra. See Mantrayana, Sutra and Mantra
mantras - sngags: three types, 59, 190; expl., 244
Mantrayana - sngags kyi theg pa, 30, 38, 88, 93, 153, 163, 212, 236, 280; common sngags thun mong, 222; comparison with the Sutra system, 153; eleven special qualities, 280; explanation of cognitive obscuration, 282; five special qualities of, 280; meaning of Wisdom Essence, 28; outer and inner sections, 212; scriptures for the stages of the path, 225; seven special qualities of; listing of, 280; special version of the Three Jewels, 112; superiority of, 280; tantras of sngags rgyud, 228; tradition of bodhichitta vow, 119; uncommon thun min sngags, 222
mantrika - sngags pa, 5, 189
mara, 285
Mara - bdud, 4, 5, 6, 96, 189, 192; of the Realm of Desire, 187
Maratika Cave, xiii, 179
Mardza Ridge, 239
Margyenma. See Queen Margyenma
Markham Ridge, 239
Marvels - rmad du byung ba: aspect of excellent speech, 281
master - slob dpon, bla ma: characteristics of, 87; expl. qualities, 256; how to follow, 90
Master of Uddiyana. See Padmasambhava
Master Padmakara. See Padmasambhava
Matchless King of the Shakyas. See Buddha Shakyamuni
material finality, 138
maturation: qualities of rnam smin yon tan, 33
Maya - sgyu 'phrul. See also Magical Net
Maya Sections, Eight - sgyu 'phrul sde brgyad, 229
Maya Tantra - sgyu 'phrul: quotation from, 56
Mayajala - sgyu 'phrul drva ba, 255
Mayajala Tantras - sgyu 'phrul gyi rgyud, 229
Meaningful to Behold - mthong ba don ldan, 236
means and knowledge - thabs dang shes rab, 32, 38, 222; as terma signs, 227; E and VAM, 219, 220; expl., 32; in Vajrayana, 280; union of, 40; unity of, 149, 153, 219, 220, 230; vowels and consonants, 57
means and liberation - thabs grol: of Mahayoga, 215
meditation state of the solitude of mind - yid dben mnyam bzhag, 221
Medium Prajnaparamita - yum bar ma: quotation from, 119
mental cognition - yid kyi rnam shes, 253. See also mind consciousness
Menyag-rab Ridge, 239
Meyshö, 209
Middle Dharma Wheel. See Dharma Wheels
Middle Way - dbu ma, 140, 175, 226, 269, 272; as the sugata essence, 76; expl., 200; Great Middle, 146; Padmasambhava's definition, 15; view of, 219; viewpoint of the noble potential, 176
Mighty Padma - pad ma dbang: transmission of, 231
Milarepa, xxxvi
Milky Lake - 'o ma can gyi rgya mtsho, 179
mind consciousness - yid kyi rnam shes, 61, 184, 245, 254; conceptual yid shes rtog bcas, 79, 253; definition of, 183; expl., 184; explanation of two aspects, 253; two aspects of, 79
Mind Lineage of the Victorious Ones - rgyal ba dgongs brgyud, 216
Mind Only School - sems tsam pa, 175; definition of name, 199; detailed expl., 199; expl. view, 140; viewpoint of the noble potential, 175
Mind Seat - thugs kyi gdan sa: of Chokgyur Lingpa, 207
Mind Section - sems sde: of Dzogchen, 225
mind training - blo sbyong: detailed expl., 95; tong-len practice, 132
Mind Treasure - dgongs gter: among the seven transmissions, 211
Mindröl Ling, xxxvi, 227; expl., 227
Mindröl Ling Monastery, 215
Mindröl Norbu Ling, 207, 286
mind-stream - rgyud, sems rgyud.
Mipham Rinpoche, xxxii
miraculous power of mastery over wind and mind: expl., 277
Mirror of Magical Display - sgyu 'phrul me long, 229; quotation from, 39
misdeeds. See also karma; sub-aspects of, 260
misdeeds - sdig pa: expl., 260
mistaken cognition - 'khrul pa'i sems: as synonym for the all-ground, 254
Mön, 4, 186, 241
Monkey Meditator - sprel sgom, 237
Moons of Speech. Syn. buddha
Mother Scripture - Prajnaparamita - yum: quotation from, 89
Mother Tantra - ma rgyud, 218, 220, 221, 244, 245, 281; Anu Yoga, 212
Mount Potala. See Potala
Mount Sumeru, 50, 240, 274
Mount Tisey, 239
Mukhale, 233
mundane dhyanas - 'jig rten pa'i bsam gtan, 13, 126
mundane wisdom resulting from meditation - sgom byung 'jig rten pa'i ye shes, 150
Mundane Worship - 'jig rten mchod bstod, 208, 232
Murub Tseypo, xvii; background information on the past life of Chokgyur Lingpa by H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, xvi; Prince Damdzin, expl., 282; Prince Translator, xvii
Mutri Tseypo, xvi. See Murub Tseypo
mutually cooperating cause - lhan cig byed pa'i rgyu: in terms of ignorance, 253

N

nada: literal meaning, 244
nadi: nadi syllables - rtsa yig, 57, 243
nadi - rtsa. See also channels
nadi-element - rtsa khams, 61
nadi-wheels - rtsa 'khor, 30, 57
naga, 247, 285
Nagarjuna, 226, 259, 265; expl. of quote, 272; on bodhichitta training, 265; quotation by, 30, 70, 74, 128, 137, 138, 140; system of bodhichitta, 264; system of Phakshab, 221
Nagarjuna(garbha?) klu sgrub snying po: mention of, 231
Namkha Dingphuk - nam mkha' lding phyug, 240
Namkhai Nyingpo, 189, 236
Namtso - byang gi gnam mtsho, 240
Nangchen - nang chen: province in East Tibet, xxxviii
Nangchen Tsechu Monastery - nang chen tshe chu dgon pa, xxxviii
Narratives - rtogs pa brjod pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
natural nirmanakaya - rang bzhin sprul sku: expl., 235; realm, 246, 259; semi apparent, 46
naturally present potential - rang bzhin gnas rigs, 118, 263; expl., 177, 251
nature, faculty, and thought - khams dbang po bsam pa: in the context of the threefold rinpening, 248
Nectar Quality - bdud rtsi yon tan, 208
Neten, 286
Neten Chokling, xxiii
Neten Gompa - gnas brtan dgon pa, xxv
never-ending adornment wheels - mi zad rgyan 'khor, 239; of body, speech, mind, qualities, and activities, 50, 238; See also five never-ending adornment wheels, xvi
New Schools - gsar ma, 211, 281; chief tantra of, 226; New Schools of Later Translations - phyi 'gyur gsar ma; expl., 213; of Secret Mantra, 250; first masters, 213; systems of explanation, 214
New Treasures - gter gsar, 47; expl., 235
ngakpa - sngags pa, 285
Ngakso - sngags gso, xli, 210; expl., xl
Ngari - mnga' ris, 50; details of places in, 239
Ngari Panchen: quotation by, 262
Ngulchu, 239
Nihilists, 215
Nine Glorious Ones - dpal dgu, 230; expl., 230
nine gradual vehicles - theg pa rim pa dgu, 154; listing of, 281
nine means of mental stillness - sems gnas pa'i thabs dgu, 126, 172, 173; expl., 268
nine regions of Tibet and Kham - bod khams gling dgu: listing, 284
nine serene states of successive abiding - mthar gyis gnas pa'i snyoms par 'jug pa dgu: expl., 269
nine stages of the path of cultivation - sgom lam gyi sa dgu, 263
nirmanakaya - sprul sku. See also three kayas; dakini, 39; expl., 224, 238, 246; Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, xix; Padmasambhava, 44; realms, 255; retinue, 65; semi apparent, expl., 234; syllables, 57, 62, 227; teachings, 66, 248; treasure letters, 37; two types of, 235; wisdom, 222; Yeshe Tsogyal, xv; yidams, 38, 228
nirmanakaya realms: semi apparent natural, 46
nirmanakayas who tame beings - 'gro 'dul sprul sku, 8, 46, 65, 235; expl., 235
Nirvana Sutra - mdo myang 'das: quotation from, 96
Noble Land - 'phags yul. Syn. India
noble potential - 'phags pa'i rigs: definition of, 175
Nöjin Gangsang - gnod sbyin gangs bzang, 240
nonarising - skye ba med pa, 15, 145, 146, 148; acceptance of, 204, 276, 277; expl., 275; the letter A, 242
non-Buddhist philosophers: listing five types, 215
nonconcurrent formations - ldan min 'du byed, 55, 185, 197, 198; expl., 185, 242
Nondual Tantra - gnyis med, 221, 244, 281; Ati Yoga, 212
nontransferring karmic action - mi g.yo ba'i las: expl., 254
not implied exposition - dgongs min: among the six limits, 162
not literal - sgra ji bzhin ma yin pa: among the six limits, 162
Notes on the Seven Chapters - le'u bdun zin bris: written by Chagmey Rinpoche, 257
Nyang Ral Nyima Öser, 208, 225; expl., 225
Nyasang of Shang, 236
Nyatri Tsenpo - gnya' khri btsan po, 236
Nyendrub - Approach and Accomplishment - bsnyen sgrub, 210
Nyima Öser, 234; one of the eight manifestations, 45
Nyingma Gyübum - rnying ma rgyud 'bum, 216, 282
Nyingma School - rnying ma, xviii, xxxvi, 22, 23, 61, 208, 210, 211, 213, 227, 250, 281, 285; chief tantra, 226; expl., 213; of Early Translations, 213; six superior qualities, 213; special qualities of, 22; system of explanation, 214; three great transmissions, 23, 213
Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: by Dudjom Rinpoche, xvii, 225
nyingpo: meaning of, 28

O

object-condition - yul rkyen, 253
obscuration - sgrib pa: four types, 61; of disturbing emotions, 229, 253, 276; of mental fabrications, 249; of transference, 281; of transference 'pho sgrib, 62; expl., 245, 282; of union snyoms 'jug gi sgrib pa; expl., 282; temporary, 33, 249
Ocean of Blessings, xv, 208
Ocean of Magical Display - sgyu 'phrul rgya mtsho, 29
Old Mantra School. See Nyingma School
Old School. See Nyingma School
Old School of the Early Translations - snga 'gyur rnying ma. See Nyingma Schol
omniscience - rnam mkhyen, thams cad mkhyen pa, 132, 269; expl., 271
Omniscient King of the Victorious Ones. See Karmapa
Omniscient Lord of Dharma - kun mkhyen chos kyi rgyal po. See Longchen Rabjam
Oral History of Kilaya - phur pa bka' ma, 47, 236
oral instruction - zhal gdams: definition of, 34
Oral Instructions in the Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence - lam rim ye shes snying po: See Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xx
Oral Transmission - bka' ma. See Kama
Orgyen. See also Uddiyana
Orgyen Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa. See Chokgyur Lingpa
Orgyen Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa. See Chokgyur Lingpa
Orgyen Lingpa, 235
Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, xxv, xxvi, xxxiii; quotation by, 286; story of revealing Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxi
Original Protector - gdod ma'i mgon po. See Samantabhadra
Ornament of Realization - mngon rtogs rgyan, 130, 223; quotation from, 77, 116, 148, 263
Ornament of the Sutras - mdo sde rgyan, 118, 129, 151, 201, 204, 212, 223; expl., 222; explanation of quote, 271; quotation from, 32, 90, 130, 131, 148, 263

Ö

Ösel Trülpey Dorje. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

O

[[Outline for Teaching the Light of Wisdom, xxxii

P

Padma Gargyi Wangpo. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Padma Garwang. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Padma Garwang Lodrö Thaye. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Padma Gyalpo, 234; one of the eight manifestations of Padmasambhava, 45
Padma Kathang - pad ma bka' thang. See Chronicles of Padma
Padma Ling - pad-ma gling, 241
Padma Ösel Do-ngak Lingpa. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Padma Tennyi Yungdrung Lingpa. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Padmakara, 34, 45, 48, 188, 213, 234. See also Padmasambhava; literal meaning, 231; meaning of Padmakara, 231
Padmakara's Stages of the Path: expl., 225
Padmasambhava - pad-ma 'byung gnas: as one of the eight manifestations, 45; biography and instructions, 225; expl., 44; great master of Uddiyana, 24, 217; Lake-Born Vajra Holder, xi; Master of Uddiyana, 37; names, 233; Second Buddha, xii, 24, 37, 45, 179; Victorious One of Uddiyana, 22
Padmey Lamrim, 34; expl., 225
palace of dharmadhatu - chos kyi dbyings kyi pho brang, 220; expl., 247
Palace of Lotus Light - pho brang pad ma 'od, xv, 180
Palgöns, 45, 233
Palgye. See Paltrül Rinpoche
Palgyi Senge of Shubu, 236
Palpung Monastery - dpal spungs dgon pa, xxxvii, xxxix
Palpung Shri Devi Koti, xxi
Paltrül Rinpoche: biographical details, xxxvi
Palyül, xxxvi
pandita - mkhas pa: explanation of literal meaning, 236
Parables - de lta bu byung ba: aspect of excellent speech, 281
Paramartha Seva. See Approaching the Ultimate
paramita vehicle. See vehicle
paramitas - phar phyin, 263, 271. See also six paramitas; 36 types, 130, 270; expl., 130; Mahayana, 93; ten, 202
partlessness - cha med, 14, 136, 139, 274
path - lam. See also five paths; beyond training, 151; detailed expl., 86; five aspects of the path in Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, 86; of accumulation, 127; expl. identity and its three levels, 149; of consummation mthar phyin pa'i lam, 44, 151; in relation to the four vidyadhara levels, 180; of cultivation sgom lam, 44; expl., 150; in relation to the four vidyadhara levels, 179; of joining sbyor lam, 127; expl., 150; in regard to the dhyanas, 171; of liberation; in regard to the dhyanas, 171; of seeing mthong lam, 127; expl., 150; in relation to the four vidyadhara levels, 179; of training, 150; special; in regard to the dhyanas, 171; summary of, 85; uninterrupted bar chad med lam; in regard to the dhyanas, 171
patience - bzod pa: expl. three types, 124; five notions 'du shes lnga, 124; expl., 267; nine considerations brtags pa dgu; expl., 267; nine considerations brtags pa rnam pa dgu, 124
peaceful and wrathful yidams, 3
Peak of Malaya, 47
Peak of Meteoric Iron, 47
Peak Scripture - rtse mo: details of, 229; quotation from, 40
Pema Chögyal of Me-nyag, 238
Pema Gungtsen of Gö - 'gos pad ma gung btsan, 189
Pema Gyurmey Tekchog Tenphel, xxv
Pema Künkyab Yeshe Dorje Nyingpo. See Könchok Gyurmey Tenpey Gyaltsen
Pema Lingpa - padma gling pa, 208
Pema Trinley Nyingpo. See Jokyab Rinpoche
Penor Rinpoche, xxvi
perceiver and perceived - gzung 'dzin, 15, 81, 145, 154, 226, 229
perfect - phun sum tshogs pa: place; expl. the realms of the three kayas, 65; retinue; expl., 65; teacher; expl., 64; teaching; explanation of the teaching systems of the three kayas, 66; time; expl., 66
Perfected in Body - sku la rdzogs: charnel ground, 283
perfection - rnam byang: expl., 218
perpetuating aggregates - nye bar len pa'i phung po. See five aggregates
perpetuating cause - nyer len gyi rgyu: in terms of ignorance, 253
perpetuating consciousness - len pa'i rnam shes: as synonym for the all-ground, 254
Pervasive Great Joy - he chen brdal ba: charnel ground, 283
Phagma Nyingtig - 'phags ma snying tig, 211
Phagri land of Gö - 'gos kyi phag ri lung, 241
Phakshab - 'phags zhabs. See Nagarjuna
philosophical schools - grub mtha', 138. See also Four Philosophical Schools; expl., 197; four, 175, 273; four types in relation to the Three Dharma Wheels, 175
Philosophical Vehicles - mtshan nyid theg pa, 22, 51. See also vehicle; comparison with the Vajra Vehicles, 279
Phurpey Döntig - phur pa'i don tig, 211
Pitaka - sde snod: listing four, 281
pleasing actions, three types of - mnyes pa gsum: expl., 248
[[Pobor Ridge, 239
Poetic Pronouncements - tshigs su bcad pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
pointing-out instruction - ngo sprod kyi gdams pa, 34, 193, 228; expl., 224
postmeditation - rjes thob, 127, 148; like magical illusion, 275; vipashyana, 127, 172
Potala, 49, 241; expl., 237, 247
potential - rigs: developed, 33; expl., 251; expl., 250; in relation to sugata essence, 71; noble 'phags pa'i rigs, expl., 175; synonyms for, 249; two types of, 74
Powerful Vajra Wrath. See Dorje Drakpo Tsal
Prabhahasti - 'od kyi glang po: mention of, 231
Praises of Chakrasamvara, 214
prajna - shes rab, 31, 136, 230. See also knowledge; expl., 270
Prajnamula - rtsa ba shes rab: quotation from, 72, 143, 145
Prajnaparamita - shes rab phar phyin, xv, 226, 269; expl., 35, 226
pramana - tshad ma, 226
pratyekabuddha - rang rgyal, 218, 238, 239, 247, 248; as noble Sangha, 112; clasification of view, 273; enlightenment, 270; relation to Mahayana, 154; vehicle as First Dharma Wheel, 175
Precious Buddha - sangs rgyas dkon mchog, 228. See also Buddha; expl. qualities, 112; two aspects and six qualities of, 261
Precious Dharma, 228. See Dharma; two aspects and six qualities of, 261
Precious Garland - rin chen phreng ba - Ratnavali: expl., 275; quotation from, 144
precious human body - mi lus rin po che, 259; explanation of freedoms and riches, 98
Precious Ones. See also Three Jewels
Precious Sangha, 228. See Sangha; two aspects and six qualities of, 261
Precious Tala Sutra - dkon mchog ta la'i mdo, 226
Precious Treasury of Termas - rin chen gter mdzod. See Rinchen Terdzö
preliminaries - sngon 'gro: explanation of close preliminaries, 97; for the instructions, expl., 98; for the session, 95
preparatory stage - nyer bsdogs: for the dhyanas, 170
primary acts of cognition - gtso sems, 197
Prince Damdzin. See Murub Tseypo
Prince Translator. See Murub Tseypo
Proclamations in Song - dbyangs su bsnyad pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
Prophecies - lung du bstan pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
Proponents of Concrete Existence - dngos por smra ba'i lugs: definition of, 175
Pundarika, 257; Pema Karpo,the second King of Shambhala, 214
Pure Vision - dag snang, 23, 213; among the seven transmissions, 211
Purgyal, Tibet, 237
Putsi Pema Tashi, Lama, xxv, xxxiii

Q

qualities - yon tan: explanation of five types of enlightened qualities, 239; of freedom bral ba'i yon tan; expl., 223; of freedom and maturation bral smin gyi yon tan, 275; in regards to the two types of potential, 251; sixty-four drug cu rtsa bzhi, 223; of maturation rnam smin yon tan; expl., 223
Queen Margyenma, xl, 4, 186

R

Radiant: bhumi, 201, 277
Radiant Lamp - sgron gsal, 222; quotation from, 31
Radiant Lamp of Jewels, 238
rahula, 285
rainbow body - 'ja' lus: Padmasambhava, 4, 188; sixteenth bhumi, 193; Yeshe Tsogyal, xv
rakshasa - srin po, 179, 247, 284, 285
Ramochey Temple, 238
Rangjung Rigpey Dorje [rang byung rig pa'i rdo rje]]: 16th Katmapa's lineage for Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxiv
Ratna's History of the Dharma - rat-na'i chos 'byung, 213
Ratna Karanda Sutra - dkon mchog za ma tog: quotation from, 97
Ratnakuta - dkon brtsegs, 259
Ratnamegha - dkon mchog sprin. 'See
Ratnavali. See Precious Garland
Reaching Far: bhumi, 202, 277
Realized: bhumi, 202, 277
Realms - khams: of Desire, 170; expl., 272; of Form, 254; expl., 272; seventeen abodes, 173; of Formlessness, 188; expl., 273
recall - gzungs, 263. See also dharani; expl., 276
Recollection - rjes dran: among the seven transmissions, 211
Rediscovered Treasure - yang gter: among the seven transmissions, 211
refuge - skyabs 'gro: benefits of, 114; causal and resultant objects, 111; detailed expl., 110; manner of, 113; measure and four special qualities of, 113; of fruition, expl., 262; reason for, 111; seven points of, 111; six categories of what should be avoided and adopted, 114, 262; trainings of, 114; way of protection, 113
Refutation of Criticism - rtsod bzlog, 226
Regent of Vajradhara - rdo rje 'chang gi rgyal tshab: level of, expl., 180
Regions of Four Sogdian Areas - ru bzhi sog pa'i gling, 284
Regions of Jewel Light - rin chen 'od kyi gling, 284
Regions of Peacocks Below - rma bya 'og gling, 284
relative self-consecration - kun rdzob rang byin brlab pa, 245
renunciation - nges 'byung, 91, 97, 104, 109, 110, 163, 225; expl., 106
Repeating the Words of the Buddha: quotation from, 254
representations - rten: expl., 240; of body, speech, and mind, 50
result - 'bras bu: dominant bdag po'i 'bras bu; expl., 260; of action resembling the cause byed pa rgyu mthun gyi 'bras bu; expl., 260; of experience resembling the cause myong ba rgyu mthun gyi 'bras bu; expl., 260; of the acting person skyes bu byed pa'i 'bras bu; expl., 260; resembling the cause rgyu mthun gyi 'bras bu; expl. of two types, 260; ripened rnam smin gyi 'bras bu; expl., 260
resultant vehicles - 'bras bu'i theg pa, 66, 152, 212; definition of, 279; four special qualities, 212; of Mantra 'bras bu sngags kyi theg pa, listing of, 212
retention. See dharani
Rigden Jampal Drakpa, 214. See Kulika Manjushrikirti
Rigden Pema Karpo, 214, 257. See Kulika Pundarika
Rigdzin Gödem - rig 'dzin rgod kyi ldem phru can, 209
Rimey - ris med, xix
Rinchen Drönmey - rin chen sgron me, 34
Rinchen Namgyal - rin chen rnam rgyal, xxv, xxxii
Rinchen Terdzö - rin chen gter mdzod, xiv, xx, xli; details of its inception, xli; expl., 210; expl. of lineage, xxiv
ripened result - rnam smin gyi 'bras bu. See result
ripening and liberation - smin grol, 153; expl., 280
ripening empowerment - smin byed kyi dbang. See four empowerments
Riwo Dru-dzin - Potala, 237
Riwoche, 286
Rongmey. See Rongmey Karmo Taktsang
Rongmey Karmo Taktsang - rong me dkar mo stag tshang, xxii. See Karmo Taktsang
Rongzom Pandita, 34, 215; Chökyi Sangpo, 213
Root Tantra of Manjushri - 'jam dpal rtsa rgyud, 48
Root Tantra of the Assemblage of Vidyadharas - rig 'dzin 'dus pa'i rtsa rgyud, 26; expl., 216
rudras, 230
rupakaya - gzugs sku, 33, 178; expl. of types, 224

S

Sabbu land of Shang - shangs kyi zab bu lung, 241
sacred places and countries - gnas yul, 45; expl., 233
sadhana centers for practice - nyams len gyi sgrub grva, 237
Sadhana Section - sgrub sde, xviii; of Mahayoga, 215, 230; expl., 230
Saha - mi mjed, 46, 234; expl., 235
Sakya: Monastery, xxxvii
Sakya Pandita, xxxvi
Sakya School, xviii, xxxvii, xxxix, 210, 264
Salnang of Ba, 236
Salu Sprout Sutra - sa lu ljang ba'i mdo, 226, 254
samadhi - ting nge 'dzin, 13, 126, 148, 202, 204, 205, 268; doors, 127, 269; four, 116; expl., 262; mundane, 150; of dhyana, 170; of noble beings, 127; of the stream of Dharma, 149, 277; of united means and knowledge, 153; supreme training, 130; that tames all the hordes of Mara, 189; that tames the hordes of Mara, 5; unconditioned virtue, 123; undefiled aggregate of, 203, 279; vajralike, 151
Samaja - 'dus pa: quotation from, 72
Samaja Root Tantra - 'dus pa rtsa rgyud: quotation from, 61
Samantabhadra - kun tu bzang po, xiii, 8, 63, 233; enlightenment in the original ground of liberation, 81; expl., 64; Original Protector, 30, 45, 46, 234; the bodhisattva, 48
Samantabhadri - kun tu bzang mo, xv, 233
samaya - dam tshig, xxxiv, xli, 4, 8, 9, 47, 50, 53, 87, 88, 210, 227, 241, 250, 257, 259; expl. of use at the end of an instruction, 194; retaining empowerment, xl; seal, 220; vajra, 45
Samayoga Tantra - rgyud mnyam sbyor: expl., 229; quotation from, 39
sambhogakaya - long sku. See three kayas; yidams, 38
Sambhuti: expl., 221; quotation from, 30, 72
Samkhya, 215
Sampa Lhündrub - bsam pa lhun grub: inner sadhana, 215; Tukdrub Yishin Norbu, 209; Yishin Norbu, 234
samsara - 'khor ba: causes of, 79; characteristics of, 106; conditions for, 79; creator of, 80; origin according to Dzogchen, 81
Samten Gyatso Rinpoche - ngag phrin sprul sku bsam gtan rgya mtsho, xxv, xxxi, xlii, 207
Samvarodaya - sdom 'byung: quotation from, 113
Samye - bsam yas, 5, 51, 189, 194, 284; description of, 50; middle story, 6, 191; Unchanging and Spontaneously Perfected Temple, 3, 49, 50
Sanctuary of the Changeless Supreme Teaching - bstan mchog 'gyur med gling, 286
Sandhi Vyakarana - dgongs pa lung ston, 221
Sangdak Dorje Bechön - gsang bdag rdo rje be con, xxxviii, xxxix
Sangha - dge 'dun: actual and resembling, 112; expl. qualities, 112; fourfold, of the lesser vehicles, 261; three qualities of freedom, 262; three qualities of knowledge, 262; triple, 247; two aspects and six qualities of, 261
Sang-ngak Lamrim Radiant Jewel Lamp - gsang sngags lam rim rin chen gsal ba'i sgron me: expl., 225
Sang-ngak Phodrang, 286
Sangwey Nyingpo - gsang ba'i snying po. See Guhyagarbha Tantra
Sangye Lama - sangs rgyas bla ma, 225
Sangye Lingpa - sangs rgyas gling pa, 228, 235
sara: expl., 31; expl. of meaning, 222
Saraha: quotation by, 145
Sarasvati - dbyangs can lha mo, xv
Sarma and Nyingma - gsar rnying, 22, 23, 61, 211. See also Sarma Schools,]] - Nyingma School; tantras, 226
Sarma Schools - gsar ma, 285; expl., 213
Sarnath, 283
Sarvabuddha Samayoga. See Samayoga Tantra
Sarvastavadin, 285
Sautrantika School - mdo sde pa, 175, 198, 199, 273; expl., 198; expl. view, 140; viewpoint of the noble potential, 175
Scripture of the Compendium of Knowledge - kun 'dus rig pa'i mdo: quotation from, 178
Scripture on Discernment - lung rnam 'byed: quotation from, 106
Second Buddha. See Padmasambhava
Second Dhyana Realm. See Dhyana Realms
second prince. See Murub Tseypo
Second Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
Secret Cave at Chimey Taktsang, xxiii
Secret Cave at Karmo Taktsang, xxiii
secret empowerment - gsang dbang, 62; four aspects, 245
secret lower gate, 30, 221
Secret Mantra - gsang sngags, 92. See also Mantrayana, Vajrayana; master, 113; New Schools, 213; outer and inner sections, 247; path of blessing, 258; Pitaka, 281; Three Outer Tantras, 155
secret mantras. See mantras; expl., 244
Self-Born Padma, 26; expl. of name of Padmasambhava, 216
self-consecration - bdag byin rlabs, 165; relative, 62
self-entity - bdag: expl. of two kinds, 267
self-existing wakefulness - rang byung ye shes: as emanation basis for all syllables, 57; as synonym for sugata essence, 72, 250
self-nature - rang bzhin, 27. See also emptiness; establishing emptiness, 135; expl., 272
Senge Dradrok, 234; one of the eight manifestations, 45
Senge Dzongphuk - seng ge rdzong phug, 240
sense bases - skye mched, 232, 244. See aggregates, elements, and sense bases; six sense bases, 254; twelve sense bases, 232
sense faculties, five - dbang po lnga, 185
sense objects - yul, 78, 262; five, 185, 252, 253; six, 233
sense powers. See sense faculties
sentient beings - sems can: definition according to Dzogchen, 81
serenity - snyoms 'jug: conceptionless, 174, 185; of cessation, 185, 269; of the sphere of infinite consciousness; expl., 172; of the sphere of infinite space; expl., 172; of the sphere of neither absence of conception nor presence of conception; expl., 173; of the sphere of nothing whatsoever; expl., 172
seven bodhi-factors - byang chub kyi yan lag bdun, 150, 227; listing of, 278
seven branches - yan lag bdun pa: expl., 264
Seven Chosen Ones - sad mi bdun, 236; listing of, 236
seven collections of consciousness - rnam shes tshogs bdun, 227, 253
seven cycles of the ultimate - don dam skor bdun, 227
Seven Hundred Thousand - 'bum phrag bdun pa, 218
Seven Namla Tri - gnam la khri bdun, 236
Seven Points of Mind Training - blo sbyong don bdun ma: listing of, 272; quotation from, 134
Seven Profound Cycles - zab pa skor bdun, xviii
Seven Sections of Abhidharma - mngon pa sde bdun, 198; expl., 285
Seven Sections of Accomplishment - grub pa sde bdun, 218; listing of, 218
seven special qualities of Mantrayana: listing of, 280
seven transmissions - bka' babs bdun, xix, xxxvi, 21; listing of, 211
seven types of attention - yid byed bdun, 127, 172, 173, 268; detailed expl., 170; listing of, 170
seven types of Individual Liberation - so thar ris bdun, 123; listing of, 265
seven vajra qualities - rdo rje'i chos bdun: another listing of, 229; listing of, 229
sevenfold greatness - chen po bdun: of Mahayana, listing of, 212
seventeen abodes of the Realm of Form - gzugs khams gnas ris bcu bdun, 173
Seventeen Dzogchen Tantras - rdzogs chen gyi rgyud bcu bdun, 222, 223, 228, 246
seventy-two Palgöns, 233
Shabdrung Rinpoche. See Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Shakya Devi, 179
Shakya Prava, 236
Shakya Senge, 234; one of the eight manifestations, 45
shamatha - zhi gnas. See also nine means of mental stillness; and vipashyana, 258, 263; literal meaning, 276; obstacles for the cultivation of, 266; of the meditation state, 127; in regards to the nine methods of mental stillness, 172
Shang, 236, 241
Shangpa Kagyü, xxxvi, 210
shangshang, 195
Shantarakshita - zhi ba 'tsho, 50, 213, 284; abbot of Samye, 48; expl., 236
Shantideva - zhi ba lha: quotation by, 99, 105, 133, 267
Shantigarbha - zhi ba'i snying po: mention of, 232
Shariputra, 181
Shechen, xxxvi; Monastery, xxxvi
Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche, xxvi
Sheldam Nyingjang - zhal gdams snying byang, xvi; quotation from, 26, 216; root tantra of Barchey Künsel, 217
Sheldrak Phuk - shel brag phug, 240
Shijey - Pacifying - zhi byed, 210
Shining Turquoise Temple, 6, 191
Short Truth of the Middle Way - dbu ma bden chung: quotation from, 149
shravaka - nyan thos, 58, 218, 239, 247, 248; as noble Sangha, 112; compared to pratyekabuddha School, 273; enlightenment, 270; general accomplishments, 127; relation to Mahayana, 154; Three Jewels, 261; Vaibhashika School, 138; vehicle, 238; vehicle nyan thos kyi theg pa, 212; vehicle as First Dharma Wheel, 175
Shravaka Collections - nyan thos kyi sde snod, 281
Shri Ratna of Bal, 236
Shri Singha, xiii; mention of, 232
Sibtsen land of Mön - mon gyi srib btsan lung, 241
siddhis - dngos grub, 112; supreme and common, xxxiv, 216; expl., 210
Side Ornament - zur rgyan. See Zurgyen
Sign Lineage of the Vidyadharas - rig 'dzin brda brgyud, 216
sign script - brda yig: expl., 36
signs of progress - drod rtags: expl., 256; of a master, 88
Silden - bsil ldan: Same as Tibet, 237
single mudra - phyag rgya gcig pa, 7, 193, 285
single recollection - dran pa gcig pa, 285
single traversed path - bgrod gcig lam, 202
single-nature ignorance - bdag nyid gcig pa'i ma rig pa: as synonym for the all-ground, 254; expl., 79, 252
Sitavana. See Cool Grove
Situ Chökyi Jungney - si tu chos kyi 'byung gnas, xxxv, xxxvi
Situ Gyurmey Tsewang Gyatso - si tu 'gyur med tshe dbang rgya mtsho, xxv
Situ Pandita, xxxvi
six abodes of Desire gods - 'dod lha ris drug, 272
six classes of beings - 'gro ba rigs drug, 116; listing of, 252
six collections of consciousness - rnam shes tshogs drug: listing of, 253; See also eight collections, 254
six excellences - dam pa drug: listing of Mahayana practice, 130
six kinds of transmigration, 134
six limits - mtha' drug, 23, 88; detailed expl., 161; listing of, 214
six limits and four modes - mtha' drug tshul bzhi. See six limits, four modes
six major monastic centers for the Nyingma School in Tibet: listing, xxxvi
six munis - thub pa drug, 233, 235
Six Ornaments Which Beautify the Jambu Continent - 'dzam gling mdzes pa'i rgyan drug: listing of, 226
six paramitas - phar phyin drug, 119; definite number, 130; definition of, 129; different types of, 129; expl., 121, 271; four special qualities, 129, 270
six related causes: of dependent origination, 80
six related conditions: of dependent origination, 80
Six Ridges of Lower Dokham: listing of, 239
six root disturbances - rtsa nyon drug: listing of, 185
Six Sala Lek - sa la legs drug, 236
Six Scriptures on Reasoning - rigs tshogs drug, 259
six sections of Tantra - rgyud sde drug, 216
six sense bases - skye mched drug: See also aggregates, elements, and sense bases, 254
Six Spheres - klong drug pa. See also Tantra of the Six Spheres of Samantabhadra; expl., 222; quotation from, 31
six superior qualities of the Nyingma School, listing of, 213
six superknowledges - mngon shes drug, 149, 238; listing, 276
Six Syllables, 49
six unions - sbyor ba drug, 221
Sixteen Abodes of the Realm of Form - gzugs khams gnas rigs bcu drug: expl., 174
sixteen moments - skad cig ma bcu drug, 150; listing of, 277
sixteen vowels and thirty consonants: listing of, see also Ali Kali, 243
Sixth Buddha Regent - drug pa'i rgyal tshab: expl., 44
sixty aspects of melodious speech - gsung dbyangs yan lag drug bcu, 57, 243; expl., 195
sixty-four qualities of freedom and maturation - bral smin yan tan drug cu rtsa bzhi, 223
sixty-four sacred places and countries - gnas yul drug cu rtsa bzhi, 233
Skull Pieces - thod pa'i dum bu, 233
Smritijnana, 213
Songtsen Gampo, 48, 238
space - dbyings. See dharmadhatu
Spear-Wielding Criminal - mi nag gdung thung can, 283
Special Aphorisms - mched du brjod pa: aspect of excellent speech, 281
special stage of dhyana - bsam gtan khyad par ba, 173
speech - gsung: listing five types of enlightened speech, 238
Splendor, Peak, and Space - dpal rtse dbyings gsum, 229
Spontaneously Accomplished Mound - lhun grub brtsegs: charnel ground, 283
Spreading the Light of Wisdom, xxiii
stages of the path - lam rim: common for people of lesser capacity; expl., 98; common for people of medium capacity; detailed expl., 106; common for people of superior capacity, 110; definition of, 34
Stages of the Path for the Three Kinds of Individuals - skyes bu gsum gyi lam rim, 225
Stages of the Path of Enlightenment - byang chub lam gyi rim pa, 34, 225
Stainless: bhumi, 201, 277
state of passion - chags rtog gnas skabs, 62; expl., 245
Statement and Realization. See Dharma of Statement and Realization
statements. See tantras, statements, and instructions; more details of, 214
stillness. See shamatha
stream of being - rgyud, sems rgyud.
Subahu - lag bzang, 121
Subhuti, 55
sublime purity, bliss, identity, and permanence - gtsang bde bdag rtag dam pa, 177
Sublime Vision - gya nom snang, 174
subsequent mind - de ma thag yid: expl., 79, 253
Succession of Former Lives - skyes pa'i rabs: aspect of excellent speech, 281
Suchandra - chos rgyal zla ba bzang po, 214
suchness - de bzhin nyid, 31, 60, 71, 74, 176, 182, 276; defiled dri bcas, expl., 178; expl., 232; in relation to sugata essence, 71; tatha, 239
sudden jump - thod rgal, 96; expl., 258
suffering - sdug bsngal: explanation of the three types of, 107; of change, expl., 107; of formations; expl., 107; of suffering, expl., 107
sugata essence - bde gshegs snying po, 9, 31; as unfabricated continuous instant, 254; definition of, 176, 177; explanation of five special qualities, 69; four qualities of, 75; in relation to the all-ground, 70; in terms of essence, nature, and capacity, 76; in terms of ignorance, 79, 252; in terms of Proponents of Concrete Existence, 175; nine analogies for, 176; qualities in terms of fruition, 152; root text definition of, 69; synonyms for, 248, 249; synonyms in general context, 222; synonyms in Vajrayana context, 72; three reasons for, 74
sugatagarbha. See [[sugata essence
Sukhavati - bde ba can, 235, 247; expl., 247
summit of existence - srid pa'i rtse mo, 171; expl., 173
Superior Body - lus 'phags po: Continent, 240
superior indivisibility of the two truths - lhag pa'i bden gnyis dbyer med, 154
superior intention - lhag bsam, 124; definition of, 256; of bodhichitta, 117, 256; on the path of accumulation, 263
superknowledges - mngon shes, 15, 148, 203, 263. See also six superknowledges; six, 149, 238; listing, 276
support and the supported - rten dang brten pa, 33, 219; expl., 223
Supreme Essence Sutra - snying po mchog gi mdo: quotation from, 118
Surmang Tenga Rinpoche, xxiv
Susiddhikara Tantra - legs par grub pa'i rgyud: quotation from, 212
Sutra and Mantra - mdo sngags, 28, 85, 225; Dharma of Statement and Realization, 51; expl., 225; hundred teachers of, 46; one hundred teachers of, 235; unexcelled, 193
Sutra and Tantra. See Sutra and Mantra
Sutra of Entering the City of Vaishali - yangs pa'i grong khyer du 'jug pa, 226
Sutra of Prajnaparamita in Eight Thousand Verses - mdo brgyad stong pa: quotation from, 148
Sutra of Prajnaparamita in Eight Thousand Verses - mdo brgyad stong pa: quotation from, 181
Sutra of the Dense Array - stug po bkod pa'i mdo: quotation from, 178
Sutra of the Descent to Lanka, Lankavatara Sutra - lang kar gshegs pa'i mdo, 226; quotation from, 256
Sutra of the Good Aeon - mdo sde bskal bzang, 271; Kangyur 94., 130
Sutra of the King of Samadhi - ting 'dzin rgyal po, 97; expl. of quotation from, 249; quotation from, 72, 104, 258
Sutra of the Lion's Roar of Queen Shrimala, 251
Sutra of the Meeting of Father and Son - yab sras mjal mdo, 226
Sutra of the Sublime Victory Banner - mdo rgyal mtshan dam pa: quotation from, 114
Sutra on the Application of Mindfulness - dran nyer, mdo dran pa nyer bzhag: quotation from, 101
Sutra on the Inconceivable Secret - gsang ba bsam gyis mi khyab pa'i mdo: quotation from, 195
Sutra Pitaka - mdo yi sde snod, 211, 281
Sutra Requested by Maitreya - byams zhus mdo, 226
Sutra Requested by Tagmo - stag mos zhus mdo, 226
Sutra Requested by the King of Dharanis - gzungs kyi rgyal zhus pa'i mdo: quotation from, 276
Sutra system - mdo lugs, 34, 88, 163, 164, 220, 225
Sutra to Inspire Superior Intention - lhag pa'i bsam pa bskul ba'i mdo, 96; quotation from, 258
[[Sutralamkara. See Ornament of the Sutras
syllables - yi ge: audible syllables of utterance, 57; definition of, 56; divisions of, 56; E and VAM, 58; explanation of four types according to Longchen Rabjam, 243; final syllables of fruition, 57; function of, 56; identity of, 55; letter 'a', 59, 242; nadi syllables abiding in the body, 57; nature of, 55; the letter 'A', 55; ultimate syllables of the natural state, 56
symbolic letters - brda yig, 37, 227. See also sign script, dakini script; expl., 227

T

Taksham Nüden Dorje - stag sham nus ldan rdo rje, 227, 235
Talgyur Root Tantra - sgra thal 'gyur rtsa ba'i rgyud: expl., 246; quotation from, 64
Tantra: six sections of - rgyud sde drug, 216
tantra - rgyud. See also continuity. See also Sutra and Mantra, Mantrayana, Vajrayana; of meaning don rgyud, 246; of words tshig rgyud, three types of, 246
Tantra of Equalizing All Buddhas - sangs rgyas mnyam sbyor. See Samayoga Tantra
Tantra of Secrets - gsang rgyud: quotation from, 36
Tantra of Self-Arising Awareness - rang shar: expl., 223; quotation from, 33, 74, 76, 91
Tantra of the Great Graceful Auspiciousness - bkra shis mdzes ldan chen po'i rgyud, 255
Tantra of the Mind Mirror of Vajrasattva - rdo rje sems dpa' snying gi me long gi rgyud: expl., 228; quotation from, 73, 212
Tantra of the Six Spheres of Samantabhadra - kun tu bzang po klong drug pa'i rgyud: expl., 222
Tantra of the Union of Sun and Moon - nyi zla kha sbyor gyi rgyud: expl., 246; quotation from, 64
Tantra Section - rgyud sde: of Mahayoga, xviii, 215, 216, 230
Tantra system - rgyud lugs, 220. See Mantrayana
Tantra That Prophesies Realization - dgongs pa lung ston: expl., 221; quotation from, 30
tantras - rgyud. See tantras, statements, and instructions
tantras, statements, and instructions - rgyud lung man ngag, xxiii, xl, 3, 26, 49, 88, 214, 231; expl., 23, 51, 217, 240
Taranatha, 236
tathagata - de bzhin gshegs pa. Same as buddhas; Buddha Shakyamuni, 181; essence, 31, 73, 200; expl., 239
tathagata-garbha - de bzhin gshegs pa'i snying po. See sugata essence
teaching centers for the Tripitaka - sde snod gsum gyi bshad grva, 237
Teaching Cycle of Dorje Drakpo Tsal - rdo rje drag po rtsal kyi chos skor, 27, 217
teachings - chos. See also Dharma, vehicle; according to the three kayas, 247
Tekchok Dorje, 209. See Karmapa
Tekchok Tenphel, 210; expl. of his lineage for Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxv; quotation by, xxiii
ten bhumis - sa bcu, 149, 251; listing of, 277; lords of, 23, 46, 214, 239
ten coarse winds - rags pa'i rlung bcu, 58, 243
ten guardians of the directions - phyogs skyong bcu, 233
ten masteries - dbang bcu, 151; expl., 279
ten nonvirtues - mi dge ba bcu, 260; expl., 260
ten qualities of the stage beyond training - mi slob pa'i chos bcu, 151; expl., 278
ten topics of knowledge - rig pa'i gnas bcu: expl., 270
ten totalities - zad par bcu, 127; expl., 268
ten virtuous actions - dge ba bcu, 104; expl., 260
ten winds - rlung bcu, 243; listing of, 162
Tenchok Gyurmey Ling, 286
tendencies for the three experiences - snang gsum 'pho ba'i bag chags: of transference, 155; as synonym for the all-ground, 254; expl., 281
Tendzin Chögyal, xxv
Tenga Rinpoche, Surmang, xxiv
Tengyur - bstan 'gyur, 257, 264; expl., xxxv
Tennyi Yungdrung Lingpa. See Jamgön Kongtrül
Tenpa Tsering, xxxv
Terdak Lingpa - gter bdag gling pa, 215, 227
Terma, 23
terma - gter ma. See also Kama, Terma, and Pure Vision; details of, 52; Dharma treasures; expl., 208, 241; expl., 36, 213, 246; lineage, 213; listing of different types, 241; meaning of terma sign, 227; sign, 227; three special qualities of, 213; three special qualities of revelation, 23; treasures, xxiii
terton - gter ston: expl. of treasure master, 37
tertön kings, five - gter ston rgyal po lnga, xix, 225; listing of, 208
Third Dhyana Realm. See Dhyana Realms
Third Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
thirty-seven factors conducive to enlightenment - byang phyogs kyi chos so bdun, 150, 263; summary of, 278
thirty-two major countries - yul chen so gnyis, 233
Thrangu Rinpoche, xxvi, 249, 257; quotation by, 223, 232
Three Abodes of Goodness - dge gnas gsum, 173
Three Abodes of Radiance - 'od gsal gyi gnas gsum, 173
three ancestral Dharma kings - chos rgyal mes dbon rnam gsum, 236; expl., 48
Three Brahma Abodes - tshangs gnas gsum, 173
three causal vehicles - rgyu'i theg pa gsum, 66; listing of, 248
Three Collections - sde snod gsum, 51, 181, 237, 269; expl., 281
three Dharma Wheels of the causal teachings of the Philosophical Vehicles. See Dharma Wheels
Three Districts of Ngari: expl., 239
three experiences - snang gsum, 221, 254, 281. See also tendencies for; expl., 281
three gates of emancipation. See emancipations
three great transmissions - brgyud pa chen po gsum: of the Nyingma School, 23, 213
Three Inner Tantras - nang rgyud sde gsum, xii, xxvii, 22, 31, 164, 210, 225, 230, 240, 282. See also tantras, statements, and instructions; definition of sugata essence, 250; listing of, 212
Three Jevels - dkon mchog gsum: guru as theThree Precious Ones, 39
Three Jewels - dkon mchog gsum, 189; expl., 228; expl. of qualities, 112; in the context of the lesser vehicles, 261; objects of refuge, 111; Precious Ones of Vajrayana, 38
three kayas - sku gsum: expl., 222, 246; of buddhahood, 74; expl., 246; threefold wisdom, 222
three kinds of knowledge - shes rab rnam gsum: expl., 128
three kinds of mental nonvirtues. See ten nonvirtues
three kinds of physical nonvirtues. See ten nonvirtues
three levels of enlightenment - byang chub gsum, 129, 192; listing of, 270
three lineages - brgyud pa gsum: expl., 216
three natures - rang bzhin gsum: among the Three Turnings of the Wheel of Dharma, 283; expl., 199
three notions - 'du shes gsum: in regards to a master, 257
Three Outer Tantras - phyi rgyud sde gsum, 155; definition of sugata essence, 250; expl., 247; listing of, 212; of Mantrayana, 225
Three Precious Ones. See Three Jewels
three realms - khams gsum, 188; detailed expl., 272
Three Roots - rtsa ba gsum, 39; expl., 37, 38, 216, 228; expl. the special Precious Ones, 112; listing of, 228; objects of refuge, 111
three secrets - gsang ba gsum, 90, 238; expl., 257
three sets of precepts - sdom gsum, 88
three solitudes of body, speech, and mind - lus ngag yid kyi dben gsum, 221
three special qualities of the terma treasures: listing of, 213
three special qualities of transmission: of the Nyingma School, listing of, 213
three spheres - 'khor gsum, 129; conceptualizing, 130; expl., 269, 270
Three Stages - rim gsum: quotation from, 178
Three Trainings - bslab pa gsum, 51, 181, 237; in regard to the six paramitas, 130; under the ten bhumis, 203
Three Turnings of the Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
three types of emancipation. See emancipation
three types of individuals - skyes bu gsum, 262
three types of pleasing action - mnyes pa rnam gsum, 90; expl., 257
three types of pleasing actions - mnyes pa gsum: expl., 248
three types of pure nirvana. See also three levels of enlightenment
three vajras - rdo rje gsum, xiii, 61, 244
three valleys - ljong gsum, 51; listing of, 241
Three Yogas. See also Three Inner Tantras
Three Yogas - rnal 'byor gsum, 24, 51; expl., 215
three Zurpa masters, 215
threefold equality - mnyam pa nyid gsum: expl., 231
Threefold Knowledge - rig gsum: quotation from, 80
threefold ripening of disciples - gdul bya smin pa gsum: expl., 248
threefold wisdom - ye shes rnam gsum, 31; expl., 228; of Ati Yoga; expl., 222
Thunder of the Drum of Brahma - tshangs pa'i rnga sgra: sambhogakaya realm of, 46
Tibet: explanation of the spiritual quality of the place, 48
Tibet and Kham, 189
Tidro Gang - ti sgro gangs, 240
Tirthika - mu stegs pa, 136, 164, 272; expl., 272
Tob-yig - thob yig, xxiv
Tögal - thod rgal, 282; four aspects, 245
Tölung Valley, 209
Torch of the Three Ways - tshul gsum sgron me: quotation from, 153
Tori Nyenshel, 48
totalities, zad par bcu. See ten totalities
Traditions of the Two Chariots - shing rta gnyis. See Two Chariots
Trainings - bslab pa. See Three Trainings
tramen - phra men: eight tramen goddesses, 233
Transcendent Knowledge. See Prajnaparamita, knowledge
transference - pho ba, 60; about ignorance, 244; habitual tendency of, 155; level of subtlety, 282; obscuration of, 62, 282; expl., 245; tendencies for the three experiences of, 254; expl., 281; three experiences of, 281
Translated Treatises. See Tengyur
Translated Words. See Kangyur
treasure. See terma
[[treasure letters gter yig, 227. See also dakini script; expl., 37
Treasury Commentary - mdzod tik: quotation from, 108
[[Treasury of Abhidharma chos mngon pa mdzod, 185; quotation from, 139
Treasury of Mahayana Sutras, 259
Treasury of the Nonarising Jewel - skye med rin po che'i mdzod: quotation from, 147
treatises - shastra: expl., 270
Trekchö - khregs chod, 282; four aspects, 245
Trilogy of Commentaries by Bodhisattvas - sems 'grel skor gsum, 214, 270
Tripitaka - Three Collections - sde snod gsum, 51, 211, 237
Trishö Gyalmo - khri shod rgyal mo, 240
Trisong Deutsen. See King Trisong Deutsen
Trülshik Rinpoche - khrul zhig rin po che ngag dbang chos kyi blo gros, xxvi
truth - bden pa: of cessation, 261; four aspects of, 168; of origin; four aspects of, 168; of suffering; four aspects of, 168; of the path, 261; four aspects of, 168
Tsandra Rinchen Drak - tsa 'dra rin chen brag, xxi, xxxix, xli
Tsandraghirti - Chandrakirti, 213
Tsang - gtsang, 239. See also Ü and Tsang; clan, 236; province, 194
Tsangpa Lhayi Metok. See King Trisong Deutsen
Tsa-nyag Lama Sherab, xx
Tsasum Drildrub - rtsa gsum sgril sgrub, 211
tsa-tsa, 262
Tsawa Ridge, 239
tsen, 285
Tsewang Chokdrub Palbar - tshe dbang mchog grub dpal 'bar: See Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxv
Tsewang Drakpa - gter sras tshe dbang grags pa, xx, 209
Tsewang Norbu - gter sras tshe dbang nor bu, xxiv, xxv
Tsikey Monastery rtsi ke dgon pa]], xxv, xxxi
Tso Mapham - mtsho ma pham: same as Lake Manarasovar, 240
Tsogyal. See Yeshe Tsogyal
Tsokye Nyingtig - mtsho skyes snying thig, 234; secret sadhana gsang sgrub, 215
Tsurphu, xx, 209
Tukdrub Barchey Künsel. See Barchey Künsel
Tukdrub Yishin Norbu - thugs sgrub yid bzhin nor bu. See Sampa Lhündrub
Tulku Jigmey Khyentse, xxvi
Tulku Pema Wangyal, xxvi, xxxiii
Tulku Thondup, 241
Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, xxiv, xxvii, xxxiii; expl. of his lineage for Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, xxv; quotation by, 254
Tumi Sambhota, 236
Tushita, 203
Tutob Namgyal, xxxvi
Twelve and a Half Happy Generations - skyid pa'i gdung rabs phyed dang bcu gsum, 236
twelve aspects of ascertainment - nges 'byed bcu gnyis: expl., 150
twelve aspects of excellent speech - gsung rab yan lag bcu gnyis, 154; listing, 281
Twelve Deeds - mdzad pa bcu gnyis, 238
twelve links of dependent origination - rten 'brel yan lag bcu gnyis, 60; expl., 79; in relation to the four syllables, 244
twelve sense bases - skye mched bcu gnyis. See also aggregates, elements, and sense bases; listing of, 233
twelve times one hundred qualities - yon tan brgya phrag bcu gnyis, 151; expl., 204, 279
Twenty (scripture) - nyi shu pa: quotation from, 139
twenty defects of distraction: expl., 258
twenty subsidiary disturbances - nye nyon nyi shu: listing of, 185
Twenty Thousand (scripture) - nyi khri, 226
twenty-eight ishvaris - dbang phyug ma nyer brgyad, 233
twenty-five qualities of fruition - 'bras chos nyer lnga: detailed expl., 238
twenty-four major places - gnas chen nyer bzhi, 233
Twin Buddhas - sangs rgyas kyi zhal skyin mched, 49; expl., 238
two accumulations - tshogs gnyis: expl., 284
Two Chariots - shing rta gnyis: listing, 265; of bodhisattva precepts, 123
two congregations of the Sangha - dge bdun gyi sde: expl., 236
two kayas - sku gnyis, 33; expl., 223
two kinds of self-entity - bdag gnyis, 125, 142, 145; expl., 267; listing, 145
two obscurations - sgrib gnyis, 131, 149, 221, 230, 275; listing, 276
Two Segments - brtags pa gnyis pa, 214, 219, 226; quotation from, 28, 82, 119, 153
two stages - rim gnyis. See development and completion
Two Truths - bden gnyis: quotation from, 143
two truths - bden pa gnyis: definition, 273
two types of potential - rigs gnyis: explanation in terms of ground, path and fruition, 251
two vehicles - theg pa gnyis: causal and resultant, expl., 153
twofold egolessness - bdag med gnyis, 202, 212, 276
twofold purity - dag pa gnyis, 33, 112; expl., 261
twofold welfare - don gnyis, 112; listing of, 261

U

Udana Varga - tshoms, ched du brjod pa'i tshoms: expl., 259; quotation from, 102
Uddiyana - o rgyan, xiii, 47, 188, 241; explanation of the literal meaning, 235; master of, 26
[[Uddiyana Sanctuary of Supreme Great Bliss, 211
[[udumbara, 10, 98, 99; expl., 259
ultimate coemergent wisdom - don dam lhan cig skyes pa'i ye shes: as synonym for sugata essence, 250
ultimate meaning - mthar thug gi don: expl., 165
ultimate truth - don dam bden pa: expl., 200
Unchanging and Spontaneously Perfected Temple - mi 'gyur lhun gyis grub pa'i gtsug lag khang. See Samye
unchanging great bliss - mi 'gyur ba'i bde ba chen po, 217, 252; fourth empowerment, 155
unchanging sphere - thig le 'gyur med: as synonym for sugata essence, 72; expl., 250
uncommon Mahayana system - theg chen thun min lugs: view of suchness and mind-essence, 176
unconditioned phenomena - 'dus ma byas gsum; listing of three types, 197
unconditioned virtues - zag med kyi dge ba: expl., 123
Undefeatable - ma pham pa. See Maitreya
Unexcelled - Anuttara - bla med: hidden and uncommon profound meaning of, 166
Unexcelled Greater Vehicle - theg chen bla na med pa, 112
Unexcelled Tantras of Mantrayana - sngags bla med kyi rgyud, 177
Unexcelled Wisdom - ye shes bla ma, 7; expl., 193
Unexcelled Yoga - rnal 'byor bla med, 94, 154, 155; Syn. Anuttara Yoga, 258
unfabricated continuous instant - ma bcos rgyun gyi skad cig ma, 80; expl., 254
unforgetting recall - mi brjed pa'i gzungs: See also recall, dharani, retention, 149
unified level - zung 'jug: beyond training, 166; of training, 166
unified state - zung 'jug gi go 'phang: expl., 217
union and liberation - sbyor sgrol, 162, 164
unity - zung 'jug: as one of the Five Stages, 221
universal ground - spyi gzhi, 31
Universal Illumination - kun tu 'od: bhumi, 151
universal monarch - 'khor sgyur rgyal po, 109
Unpleasant Sound - sgra mi snyan: Continent, 240
Unshakable: bhumi, 202, 277
upaya, 136, 221, 222, 230. See also means and knowledge
Upper Tibet - stod, 239
Upper, Lower and Middle districts of Tibet and Kham, 52
Uttaratantra - rgyud bla ma: expl., 249; expl. obscuration of union, 282; expl. of quotation from, 249, 251; quotation from, 75, 77, 127, 169, 176, 178, 248, 251

V

Vaibhashika School - bye brag smra ba, 175, 199, 273; detailed expl., 197; expl. of view, 138; viewpoint of the noble potential, 175
Vairochana - bai ro tsa na, xvi, xl, 189, 213, 236, 240; as former life of Jamgön Kongtrül, xvii
Vairochana Immense Ocean - rnam snang gangs chen mtsho, 234
Vaishnava, 215
vajra - rdo rje: different meanings of, 229; expl., 39
vajra being - rdor sems: as synonym for sugata essence, 72; expl., 250
vajra body endowed with the six elements - khams drug ldan rdo rje'i lus, 221, 224
Vajra Club of the Lord of Secrets - gsang bdag rdo rje be con. See Sangdak Dorje Bechön
Vajra Dome - rdo rje gur: quotation from, 77, 94, 152, 252
Vajra Essence - rdo rje'i snying po, 207; expl., 286
Vajra Garbha - rdo rje snying po, 214
Vajra Garland - rdo rje phreng ba, 219; quotation from, 29
Vajra Garland Tantra - rgyud rdor phreng: quotation from, 93
Vajra Guru Immense Ocean - vajra gu ru gangs chen mtsho, 46
Vajra Guru mantra, xxii
vajra holder - rdo rje 'dzin pa, 228
Vajra Holder, Lake-Born - mtsho skyes rdo rje 'chang. See Padmasambhava
vajra master - rdo rje slob dpon, xxxix, 9; expl., 257; Padmasambhava, 44; qualifications, 88
Vajra Mirror Tantra - rdo rje me long gi rgyud, 228; quotation from, 39
vajra recitation of the solitude of speech - ngag dben rdor bzlas, 221
Vajra Vehicles - rdo rje theg pa, 22. See also Vajrayana, Mantrayana ; Vajra Vehicles of Secret Mantra, xl; superiority over the Philosophical Vehicles, 51; of taking the result as the path, 151; resultant, 279
Vajra Vidarana - rnam 'joms, 244
Vajra Wisdom Scripture - ye shes rdo rje, 161
Vajra Yogini - rdo rje rnal 'byor ma, xv
Vajra Yogini Yeshe Tsogyal - ye shes mtsho rgyal rdo rje rnal 'byor ma, 208
Vajradhara - rdo rje 'chang, 45
Vajradhara of Uddiyana - o rgyan rdo rje 'chang, 234
Vajradhara - rdo rje 'chang: Regent of, 180; sixth buddha, 220
vajrakaya - rdo rje'i sku: expl., 238
vajralike samadhi - rdo rje lta bu'i ting nge 'dzin. See samadhi
Vajrapani - phyag na rdo rje, xxxviii, 214, 236, 281, 283
vajras of Body, Speech, Mind and Wisdom, 59
Vajrasana - rdo rje gdan, 237
Vajrasattva - rdo rje sems dpa', xiii; literal meaning, 283
Vajrayana - rdo rje'i theg pa. See also Sutra and Mantra, Vajra Vehicles, Mantrayana; Great Secret, 37, 58, 63, 64, 227; listing of outer and inner sections, 212
vase empowerment - bum dbang, 62; four aspects, 245
Vasubandhu, 226
vehicle - theg pa. See also causal and resultant vehicles; causal vehicles rgyu'i theg pa; expl., 152; of bodhisattvas byang chub sems dpa'i theg pa, 212; of philosophy, 225; expl., 212; listing of, 212; of pratyekabuddhas rang sangs rgyas kyi theg pa, rang rgyal kyi theg pa, 212; of shravakas nyan thos kyi theg pa, 212; paramita vehicle, 15, 151; resultant vehicles, 212; expl., 152
vehicle of Mantra. See Mantrayana
Victorious King of the Munis - rgyal ba thub pa'i dbang po. See Buddha Shakyamuni
Victorious One. See Buddha Shakyamuni
Victorious One of Uddiyana. See Padmasambhava
vidyadhara - rig 'dzin, 179. See also eight great vidyadharas ; four levels; expl., 44, 179; level of Full Maturation rnam par smin pa'i rig 'dzin, 179; level of Immortal Life, 44; level of Life Mastery tshe la dbang ba'i rig 'dzin, 179; level of Mahamudra, 44, 179; level of Spontaneous Presence lhun grub rig 'dzin, 44, 180; literal meaning of, 232; Sangha, 247
Vikramashila, 50; literal meaning, 239
Vimalakirti - dri med grags pa, 247
Vimalamitra - dri med bshes gnyen, xix, xxxvi, 48, 189, 213; mention of, 231; river of empowerment, 232
Vinaya - 'dul ba, 181, 269; Collections, 281
Vinaya followers - 'dul ba'i sde, 236
Vinaya Pitaka - 'dul ba'i sde snod, 281
Vinaya Scripture - 'dul ba lung: quotation from, 103, 108
violation-demons - dam sri, 7, 192
vipashyana - lhag mthong, 13, 126, 258, 263, 276; mundane, 127, 172; of postmeditation, 127, 172
Vishnu, 138
Vishuddha - yang dag: transmission of, 231
Vishuddha Essence of Great Bliss - yang dag bde chen snying po, 179
Vishuddha Mind - yang dag thugs, 208, 282
Vulture Peak Mountain, 283

W

Wangchok Dorje - bdang mchog rdo rje, 209
well-spoken Words of the Buddha: three types of, 270
Wheel of Dharma. See Dharma Wheels
White Lotus Sutra - mdo sde pad dkar, 226
White Tiger's Nest at Rongmey, 209
wind - rlung. See also channels, winds, and essences; and mind, 149, 277; element, 61; life-upholding srog 'dzin gyi rlung, 243; of karma, 162; of luminosity 'od gsal gyi rlung; expl., 58, 243; of manifestation, 58; posture, 97; syllables appearing, 57; ten coarse winds, 243; ten winds; listing of, 162; wisdom wind, 60, 243, 255
wisdom - ye shes. See also kayas and wisdoms; endowed with the nature of sixteen moments; regarding the path of seeing, 150; literal meaning of, 218; protectors ye shes kyi mgon po; expl., 233; wheel of personal perception, 224
wisdom and liberation - rig grol: qualities of the noble Sangha, 112
Wisdom Essence - ye shes snying po, 22, 27; Detailed Explanation of the Special Meaning of the Title, 27; explained in terms of fruition, 32; explained in terms of path, 31; Explaining in Terms of the Four Modes, 27; General Expl. the Literal Meaning, 25; hidden meaning of, 29; in terms of ground, path and fruition, 30; in the general meaning of Mantrayana, 28; meaning according to the concealed teachings on passion, 29; meaning according to the hidden conventional truth, 29; meaning according to the Three Inner Tantras, 31; the ultimate meaning of, 30
wisdom krodha - ye shes kyi khro bo, 230; expl., 230
wisdom of emptiness - stong pa nyid kyi ye shes: expl., 246
wisdom of heat - drod kyi ye shes, 149
wisdom wind - ye shes kyi rlung, 60, 243, 255
wisdom-knowledge empowerment - she rab ye shes kyi dbang, 62
Wish-fulfilling Source of Splendor - yid bzhin dpal 'byung, xix
Wish-fulfilling Treasury - yid bzhin mdzod: quotation from, 259
Wish-fulfilling Tree - gter gsar dpag bsam ljon shing, 235; quotation from, 47
word empowerment - tshig dbang, 62; four aspects, 245
Word Transmission of Yellow Parchment - shog ser tshig brgyud, 246
Words and Treatises. See Kangyur, Tengyur
Words of the Outcaste Rishi - gdol pa'i drang srong gtam, 217
World Mound - 'jig rten brtsegs: charnel ground, 283
world-system - 'jig rten gyi khams, 46
worthy recipient - snod ldan: explanation of qualities, 257
wrathful - drag po: expl. of Powerful Vajra Wrath, 40
wrongdoing - kha na ma tho ba: expl., 256

Y

Yabje Rigdzin - Serpa Tersey Gyurmey Tsewang Gyatso, xxv
yaksha - gnod sbyin, 247, 285
Yama Lungphuk - g.ya' ma lung phug, 240
Yamantaka - gshin rje, 231
Yamdrok Yutso - yar 'brog g.yu mtsho, 240
Yangdzong Phuk - yang rdzong phug, 240
Yangleshö, xiii, 179
yangter - yang gter: rediscovered treasures, xli
Yarlha Shampo snow mountain - yar lha sham po gangs, 240
Yegyal Namkhadzö, 286
yellow parchment - shog gser, xxiii, xxv
Yenlak Meypey Dorje - yan lag med pa'i rdo rje, 218
Yerpa Phuk - yer pa phug, 240
Yeru, 239
yeshe - ye shes: expl., 27
Yeshe Nyingpo. See Wisdom Essence
Yeshe Rölpa Tsal. See Murub Tseypo
Yeshe Tsogyal, 37, 159, 240, 282; as Vajra Yogini, 208; summary of her life by Jamgön Kongtrül, xv; vision of Padmasambhava's specific manifestations, 46
Yeshe Wangpo - ye shes dbang po, 236
yidam - yi dam, xxxvii. See also Three Roots; expl., 37, 228; Mahayoga, 208; passionate forms chags; expl., 228; peaceful and wrathful, 3, 190; practice, 211; river of empowerment, 232; six Tantra sections rgyud sde drug gi yi dam, 216
ying - dbyings. See dharmadhatu
Yishin Norbu Sampa Lhündrub - yid bzhin nor bu bsam pa lhun grub, 234. See Sampa Lhündrub
Yoga of Nonaction, 94
Yoga Tantra - rnal 'byor rgyud, 94, 212, 229, 281
Yogas of the Greater Vehicle - theg chen rnal 'byor, 34, 225
yogini - rnal 'byor ma, 45
Yogini Chito, 218
yoginis - rnal 'byor ma: eight, 233
Yönru, 239
Yönten Gyatso - yon tan rgya mtsho. See Jamgön Kongtrül

Z

Zalmo Ridge, 239
Zurgyen - zur rgyan, xxxi