Mahayoga Tantra

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kar ma ma le 'phrin las kyi rgyud - Activity Garland Tantra; A Mahayoga scripture listed here as one of the Six Secret Sections. Sometimes also mentioned as one of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras as the tantra of enlightened activity [RY]

sku'i rgyud dpal sangs rgyas thams cad mnyam par sbyor - the tantra dealing with existence. one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan}. the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

sku'i rgyud dpal sangs rgyas thams cad mnyam par sbyor ba - the tantra dealing with existence, one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan}. the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

khro bo pun da ri ka'i rgyud - Wrathful Blue Lotus Tantra. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras; focused on Vishuddha Mind. Found in Vol. Ra of the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

gal po bsdus pa - Galpo Düpa. Also named: Tantra of the General Accomplishment of Knowledge Mantras (rig sngags spyi'i sgrub lugs kyi rgyud). One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

'jam dpal khros pa gsang rgyud - Secret Wrathful Manjushri Tantra. Mahayoga Tantra belonging to the Sadhana Section which was received by Manjushrimitra [RY]

'jig rten las 'das pa'i mdo - Supramundane Scripture. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras; focused on Vishuddha Mind. Vol. Ra in the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

snying rje rol pa'i rgyud - Compassion Display Tantra. One of the Five Display Tantras among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

bsnyen sgrub - approach and accomplishment. Two aspects of sadhana practice, in particular, phases in the recitation stage according to Mahayoga Tantra [RY]

ting 'dzin rtse gcig - One-pointed Samadhi. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

rta mchog rol pa - Supreme Steed Display. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

thabs kyi zhags pa - Skillful Lasso. Also known as Concise Lotus Garland (pad mo phreng ba'i don bsdus pa), this scripture functions as a support for rituals to attain accomplishment. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

thugs kyi rgyud gsang ba 'dus pa - the tantra dealing with spirituality, one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan} the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

dam tshig bkod pa - Arrangement of Samaya; One of Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

bdud rtsi rol pa che chung - Major and Minor Nectar Display. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

bdud rtsi rol pa'i rgyud - Nectar Display Tantra. One of the Five Display Tantras among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

rnam snang sgyu 'phrul drva ba - Magical Net of Vairochana. A Mahayoga scripture which functions as subsidiary support for engaging in yogic activities connected to the mandala. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

rnal 'byor chen po - Mahayoga. The first of the 'Three Inner Tantras.' Mahayoga as scripture is divided into two parts: Tantra Section and Sadhana Section. The Tantra Section consists of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras while the Sadhana Section is comprised of the Eight Sadhana Teachings. Jamgön Kongtrül says in his Treasury of Knowledge: "Mahayoga emphasizes means (upaya), the development stage, and the view that liberation is attained through growing accustomed to the insight into the nature of the indivisibility of the superior two truths." The superior two truths in Mahayoga are purity and equality - the pure natures of the aggregates, elements and sense factors are the male and female buddhas and bodhisattvas. At the same time, everything which appears and exists is of the equal nature of emptiness. [RY]

dpal mchog dang po'i rgyud - Skt. Shri Paramadi Tantra, Glorious Supreme Primal Tantra. One the Four Major Sections of Yoga Tantra. A tantra of the same title is sometimes listed among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras as the tantra of enlightened qualities [RY]

dpal he ru ka 'dus pa'i rgyud - Tantra of the Glorious Assemblage of Herukas. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

spyod pa yan lag tu 'gro ba' rgyud sde lnga - Five Tantras Functioning as Subsidiaries to Conduct. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

phyag rgya chen po'i dngos grub - Siddhi of Mahamudra. Same as enlightenment. In the context of Mahayoga Tantra, it can also refer to the attainment of the third vidyadhara level in which 'Mahamudra' means the sublime body of the yidam deity [RY]

'phrin las kyi rgyud kar ma le - the tantra dealing with activity or performance, one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan} the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

'bum gyi ti ka'i rgyud lung - Hundred Thousand Tika Scripture. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. Found in Vol. Om of the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

ma ha yo ga'i rgyud sde bco brgyad - Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. An alternative list is given by Shechen Gyaltsab in his historical work entitled The Pond of White Lotus Flowers and in Guru Tashi Tobgyal's Ocean of Wondrous Sayings to Delight the Learned Ones: 1-5) Five Basic Root Tantras of Body, Speech, Mind, Quality and Activity: Sarvabuddha Samayoga, Assemblage of Secrets, Glorious Supreme Primal Tantra, and Activity Garland. 6-10) Five Display Tantras functioning as utilization of sadhana practice: Heruka Display Tantra, Supreme Steed Display Tantra, Compassion Display Tantra, Nectar Display Tantra, and Twelvefold Kilaya Tantra. 11-15) Five Tantras Functioning as Subsidiaries to Conduct: Mountain Pile, Awesome Wisdom Lightning, Arrangement of Samaya, One-pointed Samadhi, and the Rampant Elephant Tantra. 16-17) Two subsequent tantras of amending incompleteness: Magical Net of Vairochana and Skillful Lasso. 18) The one outstanding tantra that epitomizes them all: The Essence of Secrets, the Tantra of the Magical Net of Vajrasattva, also known as Guhyagarbha [RY]

rtsa rgyud sde lnga - the five basic Mahayoga Tantras (which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood) [RY]

rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan - the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood. 1) {sku'i rgyud dpal sangs rgyas thams cad mnyam par sbyor} the tantra dealing with existence. 2) {gsung rgyud zla gsang thig le} the tantra dealing with communication. 3) {thugs kyi rgyud gsang ba 'dus pa} the tantra dealing with noeticness or spirituality. 4) {yon tan gyi rgyud dpal mchog dang po} the tantra dealing with excellent capabilities. 5) {'phrin las kyi rgyud kar ma le} the tantra dealing with activity or performance [RY]

vi dyot ta ma 'bum sde - Hundred Thousand Sections of Unexcelled Knowledge. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

zhi ba dam pa lha'i rgyud - Sacred Peace Deity Tantra. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. In the Golden Garland Chronicles this same text is named Peaceful Vajradhatu Tantra (zhi ba rdo rje dbyings kyi rgyud) [RY]

gzhi dang rtsa ba gyur pa'i rgyud sde lnga - Five Basic Root Tantras. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

zla gsang thig le - Secret Moon Essence. A Mahayoga scripture. Vol. MA of the Nyingma Gyübum. Sometimes counted among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras as the tantra of enlightened speech [RY]

zla gsang nag po - Secret Black Moon. The tantra of Manjushri Body. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

yi dam lha'i phyag chen kyi lus - Mahamudra form of the yidam deity. The attainment, chiefly through Mahayoga Tantra, of the illusory wisdom body on the vidyadhara level of Mahamudra which corresponds to the path of cultivation. It is a divine form of a deity endowed with the complete major and minor marks and through which the yogi is able to benefit beings to an extent which is equal to sambhogakaya [RY]

ye shes rngams glog - Awesome Wisdom Lightning. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

yon tan gyi rgyud dpal mchog dang po - the tantra dealing with excellent capabilities, one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan} the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

ri bo brtsegs pa - Mountain Pile. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

rig sngags spyi'i sgrub lugs kyi rgyud - Tantra of the General Accomplishment of Knowledge Mantras. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. Also named Galpo Düpa (gal po bsdus pa) [RY]

rig 'dzin grub pa'i rgyud - Vidyadhara Accomplishment Tantra. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. The Golden Garland Chronicles names this scripture The Tantra of Six Vidyadharas (rig 'dzin drug pa'i rgyud) [RY]

rol pa'i rgyud sde lnga - Five Display Tantras. See Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

lung bam po brgyad pa - Scripture in Eight Chapters. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras. Vol. LA of the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

sangs rgyas mnyam sbyor - Sarvabuddha Samayoga. 'Equalizing Buddhahood.' A Mahayoga scripture. Three tantras of this name are found in Vol. MA of the Nyingma Gyübum. Sometimes counted among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras as the tantra of enlightened body [RY]

gsang ba sde drug - Six Secret Sections. Listed in Chapter 12 of Sanglingma. The five first are found in the most common list of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

gsang ba'i snying po - Essence of Secrets, Guhyagarbha. The widely renowned tantra of the Early Translations Nyingma which, according to Jamgön Kongtrül, is the chief of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras, exalted above them all like the banner of victory. The first text in Vol. PHA of the Nyingma Gyübum. A great number of commentaries on this tantra is found in the Nyingma Kama collection [RY]

gsung rgyud zla gsang thig le - the tantra dealing with communication, one of the {rtsa rgyud sde lnga'i nang tshan} the five basic Mahayoga Tantras which are concerned with the five aspects of Buddhahood [RY]

he ru ka gal po - Heruka Galpo. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras; focused on Vishuddha Mind. Both the Galpo and the Galpoche tantras are found in Vol. RA of the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

he ru ka gal po che - Heruka Galpoche. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras; focused on Vishuddha Mind. Several tantras with resembling titles are found in Vol. RA of the Nyingma Gyübum [RY]

he ru ka rol pa'i rgyud - Heruka Display Tantra. One of the Five Display Tantras among the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]

lha mo ma gol ba'i rgyud - Nonstraying Goddess Tantra. One of the Eighteen Mahayoga Tantras [RY]