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The Perfection of Wisdom, Mother of All Tathagatas, ‘In One Syllable’

By Buddha Shakyamuni
In this (Toh. 23), the shortest of the Prajñaparamita or Perfection of Wisdom sutras, the Buddha teaches the syllable ‘A’,...
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Ornamented with Precious Names, In Praise of the Thirty-Five Sugatas

By Arya Matricheta
A poetic eulogy (Toh. 1142) that extols the thirty-five Buddhas who feature in confession practices such as the Bodhisattvas’ Confession...
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Four Pieces of Advice

By Terchen Chokgyur Dechen Zhikpo Lingpa
In these four short lines, Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa encapsulates, as the colophon reveals, the four qualities that all contemporary tantric...
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A Praise to the Lotus King

By Arya Shantigarbha
This four-line praise may be the earliest prayer to Padmasambhava preserved in writing. It forms the colophon of the Noose...
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In Praise of the Stupas at the Eight Great Sacred Places (1)

By Arya Nagarjuna
This text (Toh. 1133) is the longer of Arya Nagarjuna’s two short eulogies praising the stupas at the eight great...
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A Prayer to the Precious Guru from Uddiyana That Spontaneously Fulfills All Wishes

By Rikdzin Jikme Nüden Dorje
This popular Sampa Lhundrupma prayer to Guru Padmasambhava was revealed as a terma by Dzongter Kunzang Nyima, alias Rikdzin Jikme...
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Lama Norlha

revealed by Terchen Chokgyur Dechen Zhikpo Lingpa and arranged by Kyapjé Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche

On the tenth day of the ninth month of the Earth Monkey Year (November 7, 1848), Chokgyur Lingpa...

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A Shower of Precious Blessings

by Terchen Chokgyur Dechen Zhikpo Lingpa

A Shower of Precious Blessings (Jinlap Norbu Drucha) is a collection of...

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The Essential Amrita of Profound Meaning

by Terchen Chokgyur Dechen Zhikpo Lingpa

The Essential Amrita of Profound Meaning is a collection of twenty-four pieces of heart advice that the Great Tertön Chokgyur...

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