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The '''Profound Inner Meaning''' ([[Wyl.]] ''zab mo nang don'') is a text in verse composed by the Third [[Karmapa Incarnation Line|Karmapa]], [[Rangjung Dorje]], who also wrote a commentary on it called ''Illuminating the Profound Meaning'' (''zab don snang byed'').  
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The '''Profound Inner Meaning''' (Tib. ཟབ་མོ་ནང་དོན་, Wyl. ''zab mo nang don'') is a text in verse composed by the Third [[Karmapa Incarnation Line|Karmapa]], [[Rangjung Dorje]], who also wrote a commentary on it called ''Illuminating the Profound Meaning'' (Tib. ཟབ་དོན་སྣང་བྱེད་, Wyl. ''zab don snang byed'').  
  
 
The text is an overview of the principles of [[Highest Yoga Tantra]], with a particular focus on the [[vajra body]]—the way the [[tantra]]s understand the body and how it functions—which is the basis of [[kyerim]] and [[dzogrim]] practices.  
 
The text is an overview of the principles of [[Highest Yoga Tantra]], with a particular focus on the [[vajra body]]—the way the [[tantra]]s understand the body and how it functions—which is the basis of [[kyerim]] and [[dzogrim]] practices.  

Latest revision as of 19:00, 16 March 2017

The Profound Inner Meaning (Tib. ཟབ་མོ་ནང་དོན་, Wyl. zab mo nang don) is a text in verse composed by the Third Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, who also wrote a commentary on it called Illuminating the Profound Meaning (Tib. ཟབ་དོན་སྣང་བྱེད་, Wyl. zab don snang byed).

The text is an overview of the principles of Highest Yoga Tantra, with a particular focus on the vajra body—the way the tantras understand the body and how it functions—which is the basis of kyerim and dzogrim practices.

Tibetan Text

English Translation

  • The Profound Inner Principles, with Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye’s commentary 'Illuminating the Profound Principles', transl. E. Callahan, Shambhala, 2013.