Nyingma School | Tibetan Buddhism

Padmasambhava -- Guru Rinpoche -- Statue

The Nyingma School is the oldest of the 5 major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Vajrayāna revealer Guru Padmasambhava in 8th century. "Nyingma" literally means "ancient," and is often referred to as Ngangyur, "school of the ancient translations" or "old school". The Vajrayāna or Tantra of the Nyingma School traces its origins to Guru Padmasambhava and also to Garab Dorje and to Yeshe Tsogyal

Guru Rinpoche | Padmasambhava

Guru Rinpoche, one of the greatest Buddhist yogis of India, is revered as the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. He is known also as Padmasambhava, his Sanskrit name (Tibetan: Pema Jung-ne), meaning “Born of the Lotus”, and as Guru Oddiyana. In Tibet he is mostly known as Guru Rinpoche, the Precious Master. Tibetans revere him as the Second Buddha. The life story of Guru Rinpoche might

Guru Rinpoche | Padmasambhava

Guru Rinpoche, one of the greatest Buddhist yogis of India, is revered as the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. He is known also as Padmasambhava, his Sanskrit name (Tibetan: Pema Jung-ne), meaning “Born of the Lotus”, and as Guru Oddiyana. In Tibet he is mostly known as Guru Rinpoche, the Precious Master. Tibetans revere him as the Second Buddha. The life story of Guru Rinpoche might

Benefits of Guru Rinpoche mantra

The Vajra Guru Mantra is the mantra is also called mantra of Guru Rinpoche, who is also known as Padmasambhava. Originally it was concealed during the time Guru Rinpoche was living and teaching in Tibet and later re-discovered by the great tertön Karma Lingpa in 14 th century, who wrote it on sheets of golden paper. It is known as “Syllable by syllable commentary and

Vajra Armor Healing Mantra

This is the great Vajra Armor mantra of Padmasambhava, healing all 404 types of diseases; provide protection from sicknesses and bad omens sent by celestial beings and so on. It is believed the mantra was given by Guru Rinpoche and concealed as Terma and later revealed to beings by the great tertön Dorje Lingpa. In other words – Vajra Armor is considered a very powerful

The Prayer of the Ground, Path & Fruition

The Prayer of the Ground, Path & Fruition From the Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse by by Jigme Lingpa (1729-1798): The true nature of things is naturally free of conceptual projections. It does not exist, since even the victorious ones do not see it. Yet neither is it non-existent, as it is the ground of all samsara and nirvana. There is no contradiction here,

Longchen Rabjampa, 1308-1363

Longchenpa (Longchen Rabjampa, 1308-1363) is perhaps the most important philosophical author in the history of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism and one of the great figures in 14th century Tibet, a time of larger-than-life authors and systematizations of sectarian traditions. Longchenpa is renowned as the systematiser of the Nyingma tradition of the Great Perfection (Dzogchen), which he expounded in a series of brilliant texts.

Tibetan Book of the Dead

Tibetan Book of the Dead or otherwise known as Bardo Thödol, here you can read online full text of this very important book, written in the environment of Tibetan Buddhism - what expects you, your close ones and everyone else in the after-death state of transference of Consciousness-principle from this material plane of existence to the after-death state, what happens, what you should know and

Commentaries on the Tibetan Book of the Dead

Here you can read the commentaries of highly respected Buddhist Lama Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, otherwise known as Bardo Thödol. Tibetan Book of the Dead is not only for those who are going to die or who are already dead, it is also for those who are already born; birth and death apply to everybody constantly, at this very

400 verses | Āryadeva

400 Verses on the Middle Path by Āryadeva (c. 3rd century), one of the fathers of Madhyamaka philosophy of Mahāyāna Buddhism and the main disciple of Ārya Nāgārjuna. The work consists of 4 parts or 16 chapters: 1. Overcoming Incorrect Consideration; Parts 1-4 2. Overcoming Disturbing Emotions and Helping Others; Parts 5-8 3. Refuting Distorted Views about Time, Space and Self; Parts 9-12 4. Refuting