Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo

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Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa

Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo (Tib. ལམ་རིམ་ཡེ་ཤེས་སྙིང་པོ་, Wyl. lam rim ye shes snying po), the 'Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence' — a terma revealed by Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, to which Jamgön Kongtrul wrote a famous commentary. Also Mipham Rinpoche wrote a topical outline for this treasure text.

Tibetan text



In English

The English translation contains three combined texts:

These three combined texts are spread over five volumes:

  • Volume One: Prologue and Teachings on the Title, the Sign Script and Homage; The Explanation of the Actual Body of the Text (contains teaching on the Ground); Path (beginning of): Outer Preliminaries, Refuge & Bodhichitta (Mahayana)
  • Volume Two: Path cont. (entering the Vajrayana): Empowerment, Samayas, Nurturing; Kyerim and Sadhana Practice (Inner Preliminaries (Ngöndro)), Preliminaries to Sadhana, Main Part, Subsidiary Yogas, Concluding Actions)
  • Volume Three: The Practices Connected to the Second and Third empowerments (restricted title)
  • Volume Four: Trekchö and Tögal (restricted title)
  • Volume Five: Fruition, Enhancement and Clearing Hindrances

In French

  • Padmasambhava, L'Essence de la Pureté de la Sagesse Primordiale, Volume I avec le commentaire de Jamgön Kongtrul Lotreu Thayé (Padmakara, 2011)

Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

  • Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, Berkeley, 13-15, 16-18 & 20-22 September 1996
  • Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, San Francisco, 30 October-5 November 1998
  • Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, Lerab Ling,
    • 1-7 August 2010, Vol. I, Section One, 'Prologue and Teachings on the Title, The Sign Script, and The Homage' (Chapters 1-3)
    • 30 July-7 August 2011, Vol. I, Section Two, 'The Setting, The Circumstances, The Four Vajra Syllables, The Five Perfections and Instructions to Retain the Teaching, The Meaning of the Ground' (Chapters 4-8, up to page 73)
    • 17-22 August 2012, Vol. I, Section Two cont. & Section Three (Chapters 8-13, up to page 127)
    • 24 July-3 August 2013, Vol. I, Section Three cont. & Vol. II. Mainly oral transmission of Vol. III-IV-V, with some explanations and comments.