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Noble and ordinary beings ('phags pa dang so so skye bo). The noble or 'exalted' beings are those who have attained the path of seeing, the third of the five paths. [RY]

Noble and supreme tamer of beings ('phags mchog 'gro 'dul). Same as Avalokiteshvara. [RY]

Noble beings (skyes mchog). Great masters, bodhisattvas or arhants, who have attained the path of seeing, the third of the five paths. [RY]

Noble Land ('phags yul). The land of India. [RY]

Noble Land. Syn. India [LW1] [RY]

Noble Land; alias India; [LWx] [RY]

Noble ones ('phags pa). See noble beings. [RY]

noble potential ('phags pa'i rigs); definition of [LW1] [RY]

Noble sangha ('phags pa'i dge 'dun). The congregation of practitioners who have attained the path of seeing, the third of the five paths. [RY]

Nöjin Gangsang (gnod sbyin gangs bzang) [LW1] [RY]

Nominhan is the Manchu equivalent of the Tibetan chos rgyal, "Prince of the Faith," or, as in the present translation, "Dharma King." As communicated by Prof. M. Kapstein, this interesting word comes from the Greek nomos "law, norm," and Han, standing for the Mongolian Khan, "chieftain." [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Non-apparent luminosity (snang med 'od gsal). Same as the luminosity of dharmakaya or empty luminosity. [RY]

Nonarising (skye ba med pa). In the aspect of ultimate truth, all phenomena are devoid of an independent, concrete identity and have therefore no basis for such attributes as 'arising, dwelling or ceasing' i.e. coming into being, remaining in time and place, and ceasing to exist. [ZL] [RY]

nonarising (skye ba med pa); acceptance of; the letter a [LW1] [RY]

nonarising (skye ba med pa); expl. [LWx] [RY]

nonarising [LWx] [RY]

Nonarising dharmata (chos nyid skye ba med pa). The nature of things which like space does not come into being as a concrete, apprehensible entity. [ZL] [RY]

Nonarising essence (gshis skye ba med pa). [RY]

NONARISING NATURE OF MIND (sems nyid skye ba med pa). In the aspect of ultimate truth, all phenomena are devoid of an independent, concrete identity and have therefore no basis for such attributes as 'arising, dwelling or ceasing' i.e. coming into being, remaining in time and place, and ceasing to exist. [AL] [RY]

Nonarising Tilaka Scripture (skye med ti la ka'i lung). One of the Eighteen Major Scriptures of the Mind Section of Dzogchen. [ZL] [RY]

Non-Buddhist (mu stegs pa), Skt. tirthika. Teachers of non-Buddhist philosophy who adhere to the extreme views of eternalism or nihilism. [ZL] [RY]

non-Buddhist philosophers; listing five types [LW1] [RY]

non-Buddhist philosophers; listing five types [LWx] [RY]

Non-Buddhists (phyi pa, mu stegs pa; Skt. Tirthika). Teachers of philosophy adhering to the extreme views of eternalism or nihilism, esp. a Hindu, Jain or Lokyata (materialist). [RY]

Noncompound ('dus ma byas). A phenomena that is beyond arising, dwelling and ceasing. [RY]

Nonconceptual (nirvikalpa, rnam par mi rtog (pa)). [RY]

Nonconceptual (rnam par mi rtog pa). Of or pertaining to the absence of conceptual thinking or discursive thought. [ZL] [RY]

Nonconceptual {dmigs pa med pa}. Free of concepts. [RY]

Nonconceptual Mind Tantra (rnam par mi rtog dgongs pa'i rgyud). A tantra belonging to Upa Yoga. [ZL] [RY]

Nonconceptual self-cognizance (rtog med rang gsal). The basic state of mind that is pointed out by the root guru; free from thoughts and yet naturally cognizing whatever is present. [RY]

Nonconceptual wakefulness (rnam par mi rtog pa'i ye shes). [RY]

Nonconceptual wakefulness (rnam par mi rtog pa'i ye shes). The basic state of mind that is pointed out by the root guru; free from thoughts and yet cognizing whatever is present. [RY]

Nonconceptual wisdom (rnam par mi rtog pa'i ye shes). [RY]

Nonconceptualization of the three spheres ('khor gsum dmigs med). Not holding on to the concepts of subject, object and action. [RY]

nonconceptualization of the three spheres. Not retaining concepts of a subject, object, and action.[Primer] [RY]

nonconcurrent formations (ldan min 'du byed) [LW1] [RY]

Nonconcurrent formations (ldan min 'du byed) are defined as any formation which is neither endowed with matter nor [concurrent with] mind in the case when matter is composed of material particles and mind is what is conscious and cognizant. [RY]

nonconcurrent formations (ldan min 'du byed); expl. [LWx] [RY]

nonconcurrent formations [LWx] [RY]

Nondharmic (chos min). [RY]

Nondharmic (chos min). Any attribute or action that is conflict with the Dharma, especially the 'eight worldly concerns.' [RY]

Nondistraction (g.yengs med). Not straying from the continuity of the practice. [RY]

Nondual Tantra (gnyis med rgyud). The third of the three aspects of Anuttara Yoga which place emphasis on the unity of the stages of development and completion. [RY]

Nondual Tantra (gnyis med); as Ati Yoga [LW1] [RY]

Nondual Tantra [LWx] [RY]

Nondual Tantra Ati Yoga (gnyis med a ti yo ga) [LWx] [RY]

Nonexistent vivid presence. (med pa gsal snang). [RY]

Nonfabrication (bzo med). [RY]

Nonfabrication (bzo med). The important key point in meditation of Mahamudra and Dzogchen; that innate wakefulness is not created through intellectual effort. [RY]

Nonfabrication (bzo med, ma bcos). The key point in the training of Mahamudra and Dzogchen; that innate wakefulness is not created through intellectual effort. [ZL] [RY]

Nonfixation ('dzin med). The state of not holding on to subject and object. [RY]

Nonhumans (mi ma yin). Spirits, ghost, demons. [ZL] [RY]

Nonmeditation (mi bsgom). The state of not holding on to an object meditated upon nor a subject who meditates. [ZL] [RY]

Nonmeditation (sgom med). The state of not holding on to an object meditated upon nor a subject who meditates. Also refers to the fourth stage of Mahamudra in which nothing further needs to be 'meditated upon' or 'cultivated.' [RY]

Nonreturn (phyir mi ldog pa). See under 'fruition of nonreturn.' [ZL] [RY]

Non-self, nairatmya, (bdag med). The lack of true, independent self-existence. [RY]

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

NONTHOUGHT (mi rtog pa). See 'bliss, clarity and nonthought.'[AL] [RY]

Nonthought (mi rtog). A state in which conceptual thinking is absent. It can refer to nonconceptual wakefulness but usually it is one of the three temporary meditation experiences (bliss, clarity and nonthought) that is often tainted by subtle fascination and attachment. [Bardo Guide 91] [RY]

Nonthought (mi rtog). A state in which conceptual thinking is absent. It can refer to nonconceptual wakefulness but usually it is one of the three temporary meditation experiences: bliss, clarity and nonthought. [RY]

nontransferring karmic action (mi g.yo ba'i las) [LW1] [RY]

non-transferring karmic action (mi g.yo ba'i las); expl. [LWx] [RY]

Nonvirtues (mi dge ba). Usually referring to the ten unvirtuous actions: The physical misdeeds of killing, taking what is not given, and engaging in sexual misconduct; the verbal misdeeds of lying, uttering divisive talk, harsh words, and gossiping; and the mental misdeeds of harboring covetousness, ill-will, and wrong views. [ZL] [RY]

Norbu Punsum. [RY]

Norbu Tendzin (nor bu bstan 'dzin). The first name of Chokgyur Lingpa, given by his father. [RY]

Norbu Trako (nor bu phra bkod). A Dzogchen tantra. [RY]

Northern Terma (byang gter) the rediscovered treasures of Rigdzin Gödem. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

not implied exposition (dgongs min); among the six limits [LW1] [RY]

not implied exposition (dgongs min); among the six limits [LWx] [RY]

not literal (sgra ji bzhin ma yin pa); among the six limits [LW1] [RY]

not literal (sgra ji bzhin ma yin pa); among the six limits [LWx] [RY]

Notes on the Seven Chapters (le'u bdun zin bris); written by Chagmey Rinpoche [LW1] [RY]

Notes on the Seven Chapters (le'u bdun zin bris); written by Karma Chagmey [LWx] [RY]

Nothing Whatsoever (ci yang med pa). The third of the four formless realms in which one dwells on the thought, "Nothing whatsoever!" [RY]

Novice, shramanera, (dge tshul). Monk and nun novices alike are bound by a somewhat less severe version of the bhikshu's discipline. While bhikshu ordination cannot be taken before the age of twenty, novice ordination can be taken younger; the vows are taken for life. [RY]

Nub Kolungpa Yonten Gyatso. [RY]

Nubchen (gnubs chen) Sangye Yeshe: 841- /or: 767-880 or 915 [MR]

Nubchen Sangye (bsnubs chen sangs rgyas). One of the 25 disciples of Guru Rinpoche. [RY]

Nubchen Sangye Yeshe (bsnubs chen sangs rgyas ye shes). One of the 25 disciples of Guru Rinpoche. [RY]

Nubchen Sangye Yeshe (bsnubs chen sangs rgyas ye shes). One of the 25 disciples of Guru Rinpoche. See History of the Nyingma Lineage, Wisdom Publications. [RY]

Nubchen Sangye. [RY]

Nubri. [RY]

Nurhachi - Founder of the Manchu kingdom, regarded in the Manchu tradition as an incarnation of Manjushri [RY]

Nurhachi - Founder of the Manchu kingdom, regarded in the Manchu tradition as an incarnation of Manjusri. [Tarthang]

Nutmeg (Tib. dza ti, Lat. Myristica fragrans) is one of the "six excellent ones" (bzang po drug) used in many medicinal preparations. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

nyagrodha - The tiny seed of the banyan, or nyagrodha, gives birth to a giant tree which spreads over a huge area. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Nyake Phulong, Gompo Namgyal, the chief of Nyarong in eastern Tibet spread a reign of terror in the neighbouring area, following which thousands of refugees poured into Lhasa from Derge, Horkhok, Lithang, Chating and Dzakhok. They submitted petitions to the Tibetan government for help, and in 1863 the government sent troops to Nyarong under the command of Kalön Phulungpa and Dapön Trimön. After two years of fight, Gonpo Namgyal was defeated and the seventeen districts he had occupied were restored to their former chiefs. [MR]

Nyakla Pema Dudul: 1816-1872 [MR]

Nyamjor. mnyam sbyor, one of the 18 tantras of mahayoga. [RY]

Nyang Ben Tingdzin Sangpo (nyang dben ting 'dzin bzang po). A close disciple of Vimalamitra and Guru Rinpoche. [RY]

NYANG RAL (nyang ral). Short for Nyang Ral Nyima Özer.[AL] [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Öser [LW1] [RY]

NYANG RAL NYIMA ÖZER (nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer). (1124-1192). The first of the Five Tertön Kings and a reincarnation of King Trisong Deutsen. Several of his revealed treasures are included in the Rinchen Terdzö, among which the most well known is the Kagye Deshek Düpa, a cycle of teachings focusing on the Eight Sadhana Teachings, and the biography of Guru Rinpoche called Sanglingma, now published as The Lotus-born (Shambhala). Nyang Ral means 'Braided one from Nyang,' and Nyima Özer means 'Ray of sun light.'[AL] [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer [LWx] [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer 1. (myang ral nyi ma 'od zer). In the district of Lhodrag situated to the south of Samye in Central Tibet, a child was born to Nyangtön Chökyi Khorlo, a renowned Nyingma yogi, and his wife Lady Yeshe Drön. The child was named Nyima Özer, 'Beam of Sunlight,' an extraordinary being who possessed eight marvellous signs including three moles in the shapes of the syllables om ah hung on his forehead, throat and heart center. After being concealed at home until the age of twelve, unknown to other people, he was taken to a fair arranged by his uncle. At the fair he outshone everyone in the horse race and when seated upon a small throne by his uncle, Nyima Özer expounded bodhichitta, inspiring deep faith in the whole gathering. Because of the twelve year old long hair that was wrapped around his head to hide his ushnika and the om in his forehead, he was given the name Lord Nyang Ral, the Braided Master of Nyang. [ZL] [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer 1124-1192 (myang ral nyi ma 'od zer). The first of the Five Tertön Kings and a reincarnation of King Trisong Deutsen. Several of his revealed treasures are included in the Rinchen Terdzö among which the most well known is the Kagye Desheg Düpa, a cycle of teachings focusing on the Eight Sadhana Teachings, and the biography of Guru Rinpoche called Sanglingma. [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer 2. To the age of twenty-five he studied the prevalent tantric systems of Nyingma and Shijey with many great masters. Following directions given to him by Padmasambhava in person, Nyima Özer went to the cave named Imprint of the Raksha's Claw and to Pearl Crystal Cave of Pama Ridge where he received empowerment and blessings from both Padmasambhava and Yeshe Tsogyal. During the following years, Nyima Özer revealed an incredible amount of terma treasures. Without propagating a single of these teachings, he kept them secret and remained in retreat at Samye Chimphu for six years. During the retreat, Padmasambhava appeared for seven days and bestowed upon Nyima Özer whichever profound instruction he was requested. Finally, Padmasambhava dissolved into Nyima Özer's heart, producing an experience of bliss, clarity and nonthought which lasted for six months. [ZL] [RY] Nyang Ral Nyima Özer 3. At another occasion, Yeshe Tsogyal commanded him to go to Lhodrak and establish a temple there for the benefit of beings. Later Nyang Ral Nyima Özer went to Lhodrak where innumerable disciples gradually gathered around him. Due to the tremendous impact of the terma treasures he revealed, Nyima Özer is considered the first of five tertön kings. [ZL] [RY]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer: 1124-1192 /1136-1204 (karmay) [MR]

Nyang Ral Nyima Özer; expl. [LWx] [RY]

Nyang Tsen (nyang btsan). [ZL] [RY]

Nyangben Tingdzin Zangpo (nyang dben ting 'dzin bzang po). A close disciple of Vimalamitra and Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava).[EMP] [RY]

Nyang-gyi Martri, the Direct Instructions of Nyang (myang gi dmar khrid). Padmasambhava's replies to questions from Yeshe Tsogyal on all aspects of practice; revealed by Nyang Ral Nyima Özer. [RY]

Nyasang of Shang [LW1] [RY]

Nyatri Tsenpo (gnya' khri btsan po) [LW1] [RY]

Nyatri Tsenpo (gnya' khri btsan po) said to be the name of the first king of Tibet, who descended from the sky to Yrlha Shampo mountain. [Rain of Wisdom]

Nyatri Tsenpo / gNya khri btsan po - In traditional accounts, first king of Tibet [RY]

Nyenchen Tanglha (gnyan chen thang lha) Name of a mountain range north of Lhasa, the abode of a deity of the same name. Subjugated by Padmakara (Padmasambhava), he is an important protector of teachings. [Rain of Wisdom]

Nyenchen Tanglha (gnyan chen thang lha). Important protector of the Nyingma teachings, regarded as a bodhisattva on the eighth level. Also a name of a mountain range. [ZL] [RY]

Nyendrub (Approach and Accomplishment) (bsnyen sgrub) [LW1] [RY]

Nyengyu. [RY]

Nyenpa Ridzong (gnyan pa ri rdzong): a monastery founded by Nyenpa Drupchen (gnyan pa grub chen, see MK, p.50) at the feet of an immense cliff that is the dwelling of local protecting deities. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Nyima Bum: 1158-1213 [MR]

Nyi-ma 'od-zer - Master of the rNying-ma school and early gter-ston. [Tarthang]

Nyima Öser; one of the eight manifestations [LW1] [RY]

Nyima Özer / Nyi ma 'od zer - Master of the rNying ma school and early gter ston [RY]

Nyima Özer. [Daki] [RY]

Nyima Özer; [LWx] [RY]

Nyimey Namgyal (gnyis med rnam rgyal). Name of a tantric scripture. [RY]

Nyingjang / sNying byang - see gTer ma. [RY]

Nyingma (rnying ma). See Nyingma School). [RY]

Nyingma (rnying ma); expl. [LWx] [RY]

Nyingma / rNying ma - see Tibetan Schools of Buddhism. [RY]

Nyingma / rNying ma - Tibetan school of Buddhism established by Padmasambhava [RY]

Nyingma / The rNying ma maintain the lineages that were carried to Tibet during the early transmission of the Dharma from the 7th through the 9th centuries. These lineages were established in Tibet by the great masters Padmasambhava, Vimalamitra, Shantarakshita, and Vairotsana, and were supported by texts translated at that time by outstanding panditas and lotsawas. This early transmission was furthered by the patronage of the great Dharma Kings Srong btsan sgam po, Khri srong lde'u btsan, and Ral pa can. rNying ma pas maintain a complete Sutra and Mantra tradition, and recognize nine different vehicles for realization. Principal types of transmission are bka' ma and gter ma. Practices are based on both outer and inner Tantras, with practice of the inner Tantras being a distinguishing characteristic of the rNying ma school. There is an emphasis on the balance of study and practice as a foundation for the higher practices which lead to complete realization. [RY]

Nyingma Chöjung by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. Tibetan title: bod snga rabs pa rnying ma'i chos 'byung lha dbang g.yul las rgyal ba'i rnga bo che'i sgra dbyangs. A translation of this important historical work has been completed by Dr. Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein under the title: The Nyingma School, its History and Fundamentals, Wisdom Publications. [ZL] [RY]

Nyingma Gyübum (rnying ma rgyud 'bum) [LW1] [RY]

Nyingma Gyübum (rnying ma rgyud 'bum). 'The Hundred Thousand Tantras of the Old School.' A collection of scriptures belonging to the Three Inner Tantras, gathered by Ratna Lingpa and re-edited by Jigmey Lingpa. Various editions exist, but the numbering of the volumes used in this book are from the version in 36 volumes published by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, New Delhi, 1974. Structure of this edition: 10 volumes of Ati Yoga, 3 volumes of Anu Yoga, 6 volumes of the Tantra Section of Mahayoga, 13 volumes of the Sadhana Section of Mahayoga, 1 volume of protector tantras, and 3 volumes of catalogues and historical background. [ZL] [RY]

Nyingma Gyübum [LWx] [RY]

Nyingma Kama (rnying ma bka' ma). 'The Oral Transmission of the Old School.' 56 volumes in the expanded edition published by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche, New Delhi. [ZL] [RY]

Nyingma lineage. [RY]

Nyingma School (rnying ma). The teachings brought to Tibet and translated chiefly during the reign of King Trisong Deutsen and in the subsequent period up to Rinchen Sangpo. [RY]

Nyingma School (rnying ma). The teachings brought to Tibet and translated mainly during the reign of King Trisong Deutsen and in the subsequent period up to Rinchen Sangpo in the ninth century, chiefly by the great masters Padmasambhava, Vimalamitra, Shantarakshita, and Vairochana. The two subsequent main types of transmission are Kama and Terma. Practices are based on both the Outer and Inner Tantras with emphasis on the practice of the Inner Tantras of Mahayoga, Anu Yoga and Ati Yoga. [ZL] [RY]

Nyingma School (rnying ma). The teachings brought to Tibet and translated mainly during the reign of King Trisong Deutsen and in the subsequent period up to Rinchen Sangpo in the ninth century, chiefly by the great masters Padmasambhava, Vimalamitra, Shantarakshita, and Vairochana. The two main types of transmission are Kama and Terma. Practices are based on both the Outer and Inner Tantras with emphasis on the practice of the Inner Tantras of Mahayoga, Anu Yoga and Ati Yoga. [Bardo Guide 91] [RY]

Nyingma School (rnying ma); chief tantra; of Early Translations; six superior qualities; special qualities of; system of explanation; three great transmissions [LW1] [RY]

Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism; by Dudjom Rinpoche [LW1] [RY]

Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism; by Dudjom Rinpoche; written by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche; [LWx] [RY]

Nyingma School; three great transmissions of [LWx] [RY]

Nyingma Tantras (rnying rgyud). See Nyingma Gyübum. [ZL] [RY]

Nyingma tradition (rnying lugs). The teachings brought to Tibet and translated chiefly during the reign of King Trisong Deutsen and in the following period up to Rinchen Sangpo. [RY]

Nyingma tradition (rnying ma'i lugs). See Nyingma School. [RY]

Nyingma; special qualities of; [LWx] [RY]

Nyingmapas {rnying ma pa}. Ancient tradition. The followers of the first teachings of the Secret Mantra Vajrayana brought to Tibet by the great master Padmasambhava in the 8th century. [RY]

nyingpo; meaning of [LW1] [RY]

nyingpo; meaning of; [LWx] [RY]

Nyingthig (snying thig). Vimalamitra united the two aspects of Innermost Unexcelled Section: the explanatory lineage with scriptures and the hearing lineage without scriptures and concealed them to be revealed in the future as the Nyingthig teachings renowned as Vima Nyingthig, and also as the Secret Heart Essence of Vimalamitra (bi ma'i gsang ba snying thig). Longchenpa clarified them in his 51 sections of Lama Yangthig. Padmakara's concealed his teachings on the Innermost Unexcelled Cycle to be revealed in the future as Khandro Nyingthig, the Heart Essence of the Dakinis. Longchenpa also clarified these teachings in his Khandro Yangthig. These four exceptional sets of Dzogchen instructions are together with Longchenpa's additional teachings Zabmo Yangthig, contained in his collection famed as Nyingthig Yabshi. [RY]

Nyingthig Ya Shi; (snying thig ya bzhi) : the most profound cycle of Great Perfection teachings written by Gyalwa Longchen Rabjam. It contains the Khandro Nyingthig of Guru Rinpoche, found in terma by Pema Ledrel Tsal, and continued by Longchen Rabjam in the Khandro Yangtig, the Bima Nyingthig of Bimalamitra, given in vision to Chetsün Senge Wangchuk and continued by Longchen Rabjam in the Lama Yangtig. And the quintessence of all these has been expressed by Longchen Rabjam in the Zabmo Yantig. [MR]

Nyingthig Yabshi - These four exceptional sets of Dzogchen instructions are together with Longchenpa's additional teachings Zabmo Yangthig, contained in his collection famed as Nyingthig Yabshi. [RY]

Nyingthig. Vimalamitra united the two aspects of Innermost Unexcelled Section: the explanatory lineage with scriptures and the hearing lineage without scriptures and concealed them to be revealed in the future as the Nyingthig teachings renowned as Vima Nyingthig, and also as the Secret Heart Essence of Vimalamitra (bi ma'i gsang ba snying thig). Longchenpa clarified them in his 51 sections of Lama Yangthig. Padmakara's concealed his teachings on the Innermost Unexcelled Cycle to be revealed in the future as Khandro Nyingthig, the Heart Essence of the Dakinis. Longchenpa also clarified these teachings in his Khandro Yangthig. [RY]

Nyingtig Yabshi (snying thig ya bzhi). One of the most famous collections of Dzogchen scriptures. Vimalamitra united the two aspects of Innermost Unexcelled Section — the explanatory lineage with scriptures and the hearing lineage without scriptures — and concealed them to be revealed as the Nyingtig teachings Vima Nyingtig, and also as the Secret Heart Essence of Vimalamitra (bi ma'i gsang ba snying thig). Longchenpa clarified them in his 51 sections of Lama Yangtig. Padmakara concealed his teachings on the Innermost Unexcelled Cycle to be revealed in the future as Khandro Nyingtig, the Heart Essence of the Dakinis. Longchenpa also clarified these teachings in his Khandro Yangtig. These four exceptional sets of Dzogchen instructions are, together with Longchenpa's additional teachings Zabmo Yangtig, contained in his collection, Nyingtig Yabshi.[AL] [RY]

Nyishen Monastery. [RY]

Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche (-) Regarded as the greatest living khenpo of the Nyingma tradition. Renowned for his spontaneous poetry and songs of realization. He is one of the holders of the Hearing Lineage of Nyingthig which comes from Jigmey Lingpa and Paltrul Rinpoche. [RY]

Nyungne (smyung gnas) is a practice of fasting focused upon the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokitesvara, in his eleven-faced and thousand-armed form. The main lineage of nyungne practice came down through the famed Indian nun Gelongma Palmo (dge slong ma dpal mo): Bhiksuni Shri. [MR-ShabkarNotes]

Nyungnepa - smyung gnas pa: someone who regularly perform fasting practices [MR-ShabkarNotes]


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