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<span class=TibUni16>[[སྙིང་ཐིག]]</span> ([[snying thig]]) - '''Heart Essence'''
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In general identical with the [[Instruction Section]] ([[man ngag sde]]), the third of three division of [[Dzogchen]]. In particular it refers to the [[Innermost Unexcelled Cycle of Heart Essence]] ([[yang gsang bla na med pa'i snying thig gi skor]]), the fourth of the four divisions of the Instruction Section according to the arrangement of [[Shri Singha]]. <br>
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All lineages of the [[Innermost Essence]] passed through Shri Singha and continued in Tibet through his personal disciples, [[Padmasambhava]] and [[Vimalamitra]]. In the 14th century these two lineages passed through [[Rangjung Dorje]], the [[third Karmapa]], and his close Dharma friend [[Longchen Rabjam]] (1308-1363), the latter of which systematized these teachings in his great body of writings. The [[Nyingthig]] teachings have also appeared through many other lines of transmission; for instance, each major [[terton]] reveals an independent cycle of Dzogchen instructions. The practice of the innermost Heart Essence is continued to this very day. [RY]
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===Lineage Masters===
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*[[Padmasambhava]]
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*[[Vimalamitra]]
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*[[Longchenpa]]
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*[[3rd Karmapa]] Rangjung Dorje
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*[[Jigme Lingpa]]
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===Important Literature===
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===Alternate Names & Spellings===
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*Nyingthik
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*Nyingthig
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*Nyingtig
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*[[Heart Essence]]
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===Related Internal Links===
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See also:
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*Dictionary entry: [[snying thig]]
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*[[Dzogchen]]
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*[[Instruction Section]]
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*[[Nyingtig Yabshi]]
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*[[Vima Nyingthig]]
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*[[Khandro Nyingthig]]
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*[[Longchen Nyingthig]]
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===External Links===
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[[Category:Lineages & Teachings]][[Category:Nyingma Lineages]]
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[[Category:Dzogchen Literature]][[Category:Nyingma Literature]][[Category:Terma]]
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[[Category:Key Terms]][[Category:Glossary]] [[Category:Key Terms]][[Category:Dictionary]]

Latest revision as of 19:50, 25 January 2009

སྙིང་ཐིག (snying thig) - Heart Essence


In general identical with the Instruction Section (man ngag sde), the third of three division of Dzogchen. In particular it refers to the Innermost Unexcelled Cycle of Heart Essence (yang gsang bla na med pa'i snying thig gi skor), the fourth of the four divisions of the Instruction Section according to the arrangement of Shri Singha.
All lineages of the Innermost Essence passed through Shri Singha and continued in Tibet through his personal disciples, Padmasambhava and Vimalamitra. In the 14th century these two lineages passed through Rangjung Dorje, the third Karmapa, and his close Dharma friend Longchen Rabjam (1308-1363), the latter of which systematized these teachings in his great body of writings. The Nyingthig teachings have also appeared through many other lines of transmission; for instance, each major terton reveals an independent cycle of Dzogchen instructions. The practice of the innermost Heart Essence is continued to this very day. [RY]


Lineage Masters

Important Literature

Alternate Names & Spellings

Related Internal Links

See also:

External Links