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Lineage of the Profound View (zab mo lta brgyud) [LWx] [RY]

Lineage of the Profound View (zab mo lta brgyud). See also Chariot of the Profound View [LW1] [RY]

Lineage of the Vast Conduct (rgya chen spyod brgyud) [LWx] [RY]

Lineage of the Vast Conduct (rgya chen spyod brgyud). See also Chariot of the Vast Cunduct [LW1] [RY]

Lineage Supplication (brgyud pa'i gsol 'debs). [RY]

Ling Sum, "the three residences," are (1) Tsemön Ling (tshe smon gling), the seat of Tsemön Ling Rinpoche; (2) Tengye Ling (bstan rgyas gling), the seat of Demo Rinpoche (de mo rin po che); and (3) Kunde Ling (kun bde gling), the seat of Tatsak Rinpoche (rta tshag rin po che). These three high lamas would assume by turns the office of regent-king of Tibet, who took care of the secular and religious matters of state during the minority of the Dalai Lama. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Linga: Representation of the forces of evil as a figure in chains, with destructive mantras written upon it. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Lingam. Male organ, especially as emblem of Shiva. [RY]

Lingchen Repa (gling chen ras pa) or gling rje ras pa, pad ma rdo rje, disciple of Phagmo Drupa, master of Tsangpa Gyare): 1128-1188/9 [MR]

Lingchenrepa (gling chen ras pa) Founder of the Drukpa Kagyu lineage. [Rain of Wisdom]

Lingje Dorje Repa (gling rje rdo rje ras pa). A great master in the lineage of the Drukpa Kagyu School. [RY]

Lingje Repa (gling rje ras pa). (1128-1188). A great master in the early lineage of the Drukpa Kagyu School; also known as Lingchen Repa Pema Dorje (gling chen ras pa pad ma rdo rje). He was a disciple of Phagmo Drupa and the teacher of Tsangpa Gyare.[EMP] [RY]

Lingje Repa, disciple of Phagmo Drupa and teacher of Tsangpa Gyare, founded the bar 'brug: 1248-1308 /1228-1289? [MR]

Lingpa (gling pa). A title usually appended to the name of a tertön, revealer of concealed treasures. Literally, it means 'sanctuary' of peace and happiness for beings. [RY]

Lingtso Ngönmo (ling mtsho sngon mo) [LW1] [RY]

Lion Cave of Taktsang (stag tshang seng ge'i phug). [ZL] [RY]

Lion's Roar, the full title of which is snying gtam lhug par smra ba seng ge sgra dbyangs, is advice in prose by Jowo Atisha. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Listening (thos pa). In the context of learning, contemplating and meditating, 'listening' means receiving oral teachings and studying scriptures in order to clear away ignorance and wrong views. [RY]

listing of vidyadharas [LW1] [RY]

literal (sgra ji bzhin pa); among the six limits [LW1] [RY]

literal meaning (tshig gi don); among the four modes [LW1] [RY]

literal meaning (tshig gi don); among the four modes [LWx] [RY]

literal meaning See true meaning. [Rain of Wisdom]

Little Mongolia - sog po. On the name "Little Mongolia," see Translator's Introduction, page *. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Liturgy {cho ga}. Recitation while meditating on deities. [RY]

Lives of 100 Tertöns, The Precious Garland of Lapis Lazuli.. [Daki] [RY]

LOBPÖN BODHISATTVA, ALIAS SHANTARAKSHITA (zhi ba 'tsho), 'Guardian of Peace.' The Indian pandita and abbot of Vikramashila and of Samye who ordained the first Tibetan monks. He was an incarnation of the bodhisattva Vajrapani and is also known as Khenpo Bodhisattva or Bhikshu Bodhisattva Shantarakshita. He is the founder of a philosophical school combining Madhyamika and Yogachara. This tradition was reestablished and clarified by Mipham Rinpoche in his commentary on the Madhyamaka Lamkara. [AL] [RY]

Lobzang Chökyi Gyaltsen (blo bzang chos kyi rgyal mtshan, 1570-1662), also known as Lobzang Chögyen, (blo bzang chos rgyan), the fourth Panchen Lama and the first to hold this title. (He was declared by the 5th Dalai Lama to be the 4th Tulku of Khedrup Je, 1385-1438, one of Tsongkhapa's main disciples). A great scholar, Chökyi Gyaltsen wrote many commentaries and ritual texts; his Offering to the Gurus (bla ma mchod pa), is one of the major offering rituals used in the Geluk tradition. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Lobzang Yeshe (blo bzang ye shes, 1663-1737), the 5th Panchen Lama (2nd to hold the title). [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Lobzang, as well as the "second Buddha" mentioned thereafter, refers to Tsongkhapa, Lobzang Trakpa. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Local deity (gzhi bdag). A powerful spirit of the region. [RY]

local goddesses, twelve (bstan ma bcu gnyis) Local deities subjugated by Padmakara. They are associated with the months of the year the realms and the nidanas. [Rain of Wisdom]

Locana, Buddha-locana (sangs rgyas spyan ma). First of the four Sublime Mothers (yum mchog), the female aspects of the Tathagatas of the Five Families. [RY]

Location list. [RY]

Lochen Dharma Shri [LW1] [RY]

Lochen Dharma Shri [LWx] [RY]

Lochen Rinchen Sangpo (lo chen rin chen bzang po) is regarded as the first translator of the New Mantra School. [RY]

Lochen Rinchen Sangpo [LW1] [RY]

Lochen Rinchen Sangpo [LWx] [RY]

Lo-chen Vairotsana - Disciple of Santaraksita and great tantric master who extensively established the Vajrayana in eastern Tibet. [Tarthang]

Lo-chen Vairotsana - Disciple of Shantarakshita and great tantric master who extensively established the Vajrayana in eastern Tibet [RY]

Loden Chogsey (blo ldan mchog sred). One of the eight manifestations of Padmasambhava. [ZL] [RY]

Loden Choksey. [Daki] [RY]

Loden Choksey; [LWx] [RY]

Loden Choksey; one of the eight manifestations [LW1] [RY]

Lodrak Drupchen's embalmed body was kept in the Stupa Vase of Lodrak (lho brag bum pa) at Taphu (rta phu), below Ganden monastery. The stupa was erected at a crossroads, on the spot where the master had passed away, lying facing the ground to suppress the influence of the nagas and other negative forces that cause leprosy and other diseases. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Lodrö Thaye (blo gros mtha' yas). Another name of Jamgön Kongtrül. [RY]

Lodrö Thaye. See Jamgön Kongtrül [LW1] [RY]

Lodrö Thaye; alias Jamgön Kongtrül; [LWx] [RY]

Lojong (blo sbyong). Mind Training. The Mahayana meditation system of the early Kadampa School as brought to Tibet by Atisha Dipamkara. [RY]

Loka ('jig rten mchod bstod); transmission of [LW1] [RY]

Loka ('jig rten); transmission of [LWx] [RY]

loka krodhas [LW1] [RY]

loka krodhas [LWx] [RY]

Lokeshvara ('jig rten dbang phyug). 'Lord of the World', a title of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. [RY]

Loki Chung (lo ki chung). [ZL] [RY]

Lokyi Chungpa (lo ki chung pa). A close disciple of Padmasambhava who became a Buddhist translator while very young, hence his name. He is also known as Khyeu-chung Lotsawa, 'Boy Translator.' Among his later incarnations are the tertön Düdül Dorje (1615-1672), Dudjom Lingpa (1835-1903), and H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdrel Yeshe Dorje (1904-1987).[AL] [RY]

long Canonical Transmission (ring brgyud bka' ma), the direct lineage of the Revealed Treasures (nye brgyud gter ma), and the profound Pure Visions (zab mo dag snang): see Appendix 1. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Long Cave Sky Ladder (phug ring gnam skas). [ZL] [RY]

Long lineage of Kama (ring brgyud bka' ma). See Kama. [RY]

Long Upper Cave (yang phug ring mo) [ZL] [RY]

Longchen Nyingthig {klong chen snying thig}. Heart- essence of the Vast Expanse. A mind treasure discovered by Jigme Lingpa, transmitted to him by Longchenpa. [RY]

Longchen Nyingthig Teachings ; The Lineage Masters of Longchen Nyingthig:; 1. Dharmakaya; 2. Sambhogakaya; 3. Nirmanakaya; 4. Prahevajra (Garap Dorje); 5. Manjushrimitra; 6. Shrisimha; 7. Jnanasutra; 8. Vimalamitra; 9. Guru Rinpoche, Padmasambhava; A. The Five Principal Consorts of Guru Rinpoche; B. The Chief Disciples of Guru Rinpoche in Tibet; 10. Kunkhyen, Longchen Rabjam (1308-1363); 11. Rikdzin, Jigme Lingpa (1729-1798); 12. First Dodrupchen, Jigme Thrinle Özer (1745-1821); 13. Jigme Gyalwe Nyugu (1765-1843); 14. Dola, Jigme Kalzang; 15. Fourth Dzogchen, Migyur Namkhe Dorje (1793-?); 16. Do Khyentse, Yeshe Dorje (1800-1866); 17. Gyalse, Zhenphen Thaye (1800-?); 18. Dzogchen Khenpo, Pema Badzar; 19. Paltul, Jigme Chökyi Wangpo (1808-1887); 20. Second Dodrupchen, Jigme Phuntsok Jungne (1824-1863); 21. Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892); 22. Nyoshul, Lungtok Tenpe Nyima (1829-1901); 23. Onpo, Tendzin Norbu; 24. Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje (1842-1924); 25. Lushul Khenpo, Konchok Dronme (1859-1936); 26. Third Dodrupchen, Jigme Tenpe Nyima (1865-1926); 27. Shuksep Lochen, Chönyid Zangmo (1865-1953); 28. Fifth Dzogchen, Thupten Chökyi Dorje (1872-1935); 29. Gekong Khenpo, Kunzang Palden (1872-1943); 30. Yukhok Chatralwa, Chöying Rangtrol (1872-1952); 31. Kathok Khenpo, Ngawang Palzang (1879-1941); 32. Alak Zenkar, Pema Ngödrup Rolwe Dorje (1881-1943); 33. Dzongsar Khyentse, Chökyi Lodrö (1893-1959); 34. Kyala Khenpo, Chechok Thondup (1893-1957); 35. Dilgo Khyentse, Tashi Paljor (1910-1991); 36. Chatral, Sangye Dorje (1913 -); 37. Fourth Dodrupchen, Rigdzin Tenpe Gyaltsen (1927-1961); 38. Fourth Dodrupchen, Thupten Trinle Palzang (1927-) — Tulku Thondup [RY]

Longchen Rabjam (klong chen rab 'byams). A major lineage master and writer of the Nyingma lineage. [RY]

Longchen Rabjam (klong chen rab 'byams); Omniscient Lord of Dharma; on the nature of syllables; quotation explaining the causal and resultant vehicles [LW1] [RY]

Longchen Rabjam. A major lineage master and writer of the Nyingma lineage. Longchen Rabjam was an incarnation of Princess Pema Sal, the daughter of King Trisong Deutsen, to whom Guru Rinpoche had entrusted his own lineage of Dzogchen known as Khandro Nyingthig. He is single-handedly regarded as the most important writer on Dzogchen teachings. His works include the Seven Great Treasuries, the Three Trilogies and his commentaries in the Nyingthig Yabshi. A more detailed account of his life and teachings is found in Buddha Mind by Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, Snow Lion, 1989.[Primer] [RY]

Longchen Rabjam; 1308-1363, (kun mkhyen klong chen rab 'byams), the most eminent of all Nyingmapa scholars and saints, who was the first to put into writing the meanings of the 17 Tantras of the Ati Yoga (rDzogs chen rGyud bCu bDun), in his famed Seven Treasuries (mDzod bDun) which also contain a thorough exposition of the Nine Yanas. In visions he met Guru Rinpoche and Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal, and himself attained the level of the primordial buddha Samantabhadra. [MR]

Longchen Rabjam; on the nature of syllables [LWx] [RY]

Longchen Rabjam;, Drime Özer, 1308-1369 (rgyal ba klong chen rab 'byams dri med od gzer), the foremost teacher of the Nyingma tradition who first set into writing in his Seven Treasures (mdzod bdun) and other texts the explanation of the Nine Vehicles in general and of the Great Perfection (rdzogs pa chen po) in particular, elucidating the meaning of the Seventeen Tantras of the Great Perfection (rdzogs chen rgyud bcu bdun). [MR]

Longchenpa (1308-1363) Longchen Rabjam was an incarnation of Princess Pema Sal, the daughter of King Trisong Deutsen, to whom Guru Rinpoche had entrusted his own lineage of Dzogchen known as Khandro Nyingthig. He is single-handedly regarded as the most important writer on Dzogchen teachings. His works include the Seven Great Treasuries, the Three Trilogies and his commentaries in the Nyingthig Yabshi. A more detailed account of his life and teachings is found in Buddha Mind by Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, Snow Lion, 1989. [RY]

Longchenpa (klong chen pa). See 'Longchen Rabjam.' [RY]

Longchenpa / Klong chen pa - Fourteenth century rNying ma master who systematized the rDzogs chen teachings [RY]

Longchenpa {klong chen pa}. (1308-1363) Longchen Rabjam, the most brilliant teacher of the Nyingma lineage. He systamized the Nyingmapa doctrine in his Seven Treasures {mdzod bdun} and other works, which cover all aspects of the Buddhist teachings and in particular the Great Perfection. [RY]

Longchenpa alias Longchen Rabjam (klong chen pa), (klong chen rab 'byams). (1308-1363) An incarnation of Princess Pema Sal, the daughter of King Trisong Deutsen, to whom Guru Rinpoche had entrusted his own lineage of Dzogchen known as Khandro Nyingtig. He is single-handedly regarded as the most important writer on Dzogchen teachings. His works include the Seven Great Treasuries, the Three Trilogies and his commentaries in the Nyingtig Yabshi. A more detailed account of his life and teachings is found in Buddha Mind by Tulku Thondup Rinpoche (Snow Lion Publications), 1989. Longchenpa means 'Great expanse.'[AL] [RY]

Longchenpa. [RY]

Longchenpa. See Longchen Rabjam [LW1] [RY]

Longchenpa; alias Longchen Rabjam; quotation explaining the causal and resultant vehicles [LWx] [RY]

Longde. [RY]

Longdrol Lama Khyentse Özer: 1719-1794 [MR] Longevity Lord Yamantaka (gshin rje tshe bdag). [ZL] [RY]

Longevity Sadhana within the Articles of Perfect Auspiciousness (bkra shis yang dag pa'i rdzas la tshe sgrub). [ZL] [RY]

Longevity Sadhana within the Secret Perfect Space (gsang ba yang dag pa'i dbyings la tshe sgrub pa). [ZL] [RY]

Longevity Sadhana within the Secret Space of the Consort (mkha' dbyings yum gyi bha ga la tshe sgrub pa). [ZL] [RY]

Longing faith ('dod pa'i dad pa). One of the three kinds of faith. The strong wish to attain enlightened qualities. [RY]

long-life arrow with all the necessary characteristics. There are many details on the composition of the ideal arrow, one for long life dividing into five feathered ends, each one with a different coloured piece of silk attached to it, the flight feathers being a vulture's, etc. The main characteristics however are that the arrow should be straight and undamaged. [Peter Roberts]

long-life objects. The vase, arrow, torma, pills and elixir upon the shrine. [Peter Roberts]

Long-life Practice of the Northern Continent or Uttarakuru (byang sgra mi snyan gyi tshe sgrub) can be found in the Compendium of Sadhanas (sgrub thabs kun btus, vol. 1, p. 417 and RT, vol.48 (Tshi). This practice was received in a vision of Guru Padmakara by Drigung Chökyi Trakpa ('bri gung chos kyi grags pa, 1597-1659). [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Long-life practice of the Northern Continent, (sgra mi snyan gyi tshe sgrub), can be found in the sgrub thabs kun btus, Vol. Ka p. 417, sde dge edition, and in the rin chen gter mdzod, vol. 48 (tshi, of the mtshur pu edition). This practice was received in a vision of Guru Padmakara by Drigung Chötrak ('Dri gung rig 'dzin chos kyi grags pa), 17th century. [MR]

long-life vases. Vases filled with the amrita of immortality. [Peter Roberts]

Long-living gods {lha tshe ring po}. One of the eight conditions that gives no freedom to practice Dharma. [RY]

Longsal Nyingpo (klong gsal snying po): 1625-1692 [MR]

Longsal Nyingpo (klong gsal snying po); Vidyadhara Longsal Nyingpo. 1625-1692. One of the early masters of the Khatok Nyingma tradition. [Peter Roberts]

Longsel (klong gsal). A Dzogchen tantra. [RY]

Longthang Drönma (klong thang sgron ma). [ZL] [RY]

look truly into the true (yang dag nyid la yang dag blta); quotation by Maitreya [LW1] [RY]

Look truly into the true; quote by Maitreya; quote by Maitreya explained [LWx] [RY]

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