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Nyingma

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

(Tib., rnying-ma).

The oldest of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Its doctrines and practices derive from teachings brought to Tibet during the period of the ‘First...

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Nyingma

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism.

(Tib., rnying-ma).

The oldest of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Its doctrines and practices derive from teachings brought to Tibet during the period of the ‘First...

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Nyingma

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 208 words.

(Tib., rnying-ma).

The oldest of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Its doctrines and practices derive from teachings

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Nyingma

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 149 words.

(rnying.ma, ‘ancient’).

One of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, so-called because its adherents trace their tradition to the

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<i>Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition</i>. By Douglas S. Duckworth

Anne Burchardi.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

September 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 1056 words.

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Samantabhadra and Scripture: Reasoning Resolved

Anne Carolyn Klein and Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche.

in Unbounded Wholeness

April 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 13630 words.

Samantabhadra has a special and well-known place in both Bon and Nyingma understandings of Dzogchen's origins. Authenticity's further contribution is to invite Samantabhadra to preside over...

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The Gathering of Intentions

Jacob P. Dalton.

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Buddhism. 272 pages.

The Gathering of Intentions reads a single Tibetan Buddhist ritual system through the movements of Tibetan history, revealing the social and material dimensions of an...

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Daughter of Golok

Holly Gayley.

in Love Letters from Golok

November 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 15820 words.

Chapter 1 situates Tāre Lhamo's early life in the vibrant Nyingma milieu of pre-1950 Golok as the daughter of a prominent religious figure, Aphang Terchen. Born to ecclesiastic elite, Tāre...

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Introduction

Christopher Hatchell.

in Naked Seeing

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 7601 words.

This chapter discusses the 11th century religious renaissance in Tibet, and the rise of esoteric visionary practices. It provides a basic introduction to the three major groups examined in...

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The Spoken Teachings

Jacob P. Dalton.

in The Gathering of Intentions

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 6169 words.

This chapter looks at the early Zur tradition, the twelfth-century founding of Katok monastery by Dampa Deshek, and the consolidation of the Spoken Teachings (bka’ ma) canon of the Nyingma...

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Tantra of the Blazing Lamps

Christopher Hatchell.

in Naked Seeing

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 8872 words.

This chapter discusses the history of the Nyingma Great Perfection group known as the Seminal Heart, and provides background for their visionary text The Tantra of the Blazing Lamps. In...

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