Ocean of Perfect Wonders
Ocean of Perfect Wonders, a life story of Padmasambhava by Guru Tashi Tobgyal also known as Jangdag Karma Guru Chögyal Wangpo (1550-1602). 719 pages in 19 chapters. Tibetan title: (rig 'dzin grub pa'i dbang phyug chen po padma 'byung gnas kyi rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar phun sum tshogs pa'i rgya mtsho zhes bya ba 'gro ba rang grol). Published by Sherab Gyaltsen Lama, Gangtok, Sikkim, 1976. This detailed version of Padmakara's life story is not a terma but a condensation of many other termas and biographies. In the colophon he mentions the following: The Ocean of Sindhura, The Longer and Shorter Chronicles of Ngadag Nyang, The Eleven Deeds of Padmakara by Guru Chöwang (1212-1270), the Chronicles of Sangye Lingpa (1340-1396), Dorje Lingpa (1346-1405), Ratna Lingpa (1403-1478) and Orgyen Lingpa (1329-1367 or 1329-1360), the Longer and Shorter Nub Edition by Nubtön and Nub Gyalseypa, the Namthar Torbuba written by Pema Lingpa (1445/50-1521), and the Secret Life Story of Guru Rinpoche written by Yeshe Tsogyal.