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A chöjung (Tib. ཆོས་འབྱུང་, Wyl. chos 'byung) is a text that explains the history of how the Dharma came to a place.

In the context of Tantra this word has another meaning. It refers to the source or ground of all phenomena (Skt. dharmodaya). It is usually represented iconographically as a triangular motif which three-dimensionally is a pyramid. There are two types: the upward pointing (male) triangle or pyramid of method; and the downward pointing (female) triangle or pyramid of wisdom. The union of method and wisdom is shown as a six-pointed star. [1]


  1. Trulshik Rinpoche quoted in Lord of the Dance: The Mani Rimdu Festival in Tibet and Nepal by Richard J. Kohn