The Great History

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Shyangtön Tashi Dorje

The Great History (Tib. ལོ་རྒྱུས་ཆེན་མོ་, རྫོགས་པ་ཆེན་པོ་སྙིང་ཐིག་གི་ལོ་རྒྱུས་ཆེན་མོ་, Wyl. lo rgyus chen mo, rdzogs pa chen po snying thig gi lo rgyus chen mo) — a history written by Shyangtön Tashi Dorje (1097-1164), of the early Dzogchen masters and the transmission of the Mengakdé section of Dzogchen from Buddha Samantabhadra, through the Indian vidyadhara masters, to Vimalamitra and the Tibetan lineage holders. It is contained within the Vima Nyingtik collection.

Further Reading

  • Dan Martin, Tibetan Histories: A Bibliography of Tibetan-Language Historical Works, London: Serindia, 1997, p.28