rdzogs pa rang byung

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The Tantra of Self-Existing Perfection on empowerment - (rdzogs pa rang byung dbang gi rgyud). EPK

1 of 17 man ngag sde tantras. [JV]

nt. the Naturally Born Perfection. [RY]

The Tantra of Self-Existing Perfection. This scripture teaches how to prepare to be a suitable recipient of the teachings by means of the four empowerments. [RY]

the naturally born perfection. [IW]

Note: One of The Dzogchen Tantras. The names, numbers and the tantras themselves in these lists may vary from teacher-to-teacher, tradition-to-tradition, each one however being a complete teaching in and of itself. Some call for 17, while most call for 18, and some add, still, an additional tantra making the total 19.

See also Seventeen Tantras of the Great Perfection and Eighteen Dzogchen Tantras for further reference.