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*Another accomplishment of tögal practice is the ‘Rainbow Body of Great Transference’ (Tib. [[འཇའ་ལུས་འཕོ་བ་ཆེན་པོ་]], ''ja lü phowa chenpo''; Wyl. '' 'ja lus 'pho ba chen po''), where the master dissolves his body into rainbow light and lives for centuries in order to benefit others. Such was the case with [[Padmasambhava]], [[Vimalamitra]], [[Nyang Tingdzin Zangpo]] and [[Chetsün Senge Wangchuk]].
 
*Another accomplishment of tögal practice is the ‘Rainbow Body of Great Transference’ (Tib. [[འཇའ་ལུས་འཕོ་བ་ཆེན་པོ་]], ''ja lü phowa chenpo''; Wyl. '' 'ja lus 'pho ba chen po''), where the master dissolves his body into rainbow light and lives for centuries in order to benefit others. Such was the case with [[Padmasambhava]], [[Vimalamitra]], [[Nyang Tingdzin Zangpo]] and [[Chetsün Senge Wangchuk]].
  
==Other Examples==
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==Other Recent Examples==
 
*[[Nyala Pema Dündul]] (1816-1872)  
 
*[[Nyala Pema Dündul]] (1816-1872)  
 
*[[Nyala Changchub Dorje]] (1826?-1961/1978?)
 
*[[Nyala Changchub Dorje]] (1826?-1961/1978?)
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*[[Sonam Namgyal]] (d.1952/3)
 
*[[Sonam Namgyal]] (d.1952/3)
 
*[[Khenpo Achö]] (1918–1998)
 
*[[Khenpo Achö]] (1918–1998)
*[[Akhyuk Rinpoche]] (1927-2011) <Ref> http://www.thenon2.com/lama-achuk-rinpoche The body of Lama  Achuk shrunk from a height of 1.8 meters shrunk to about 1 inch tall, a sign of achieving the rainbow body.</Ref> <Ref>http://www.dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=4849 Information on the passing of Akhyuk Rinpoche.</Ref>
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*[[Akhyuk Rinpoche]] (1927-2011)<Ref> http://www.thenon2.com/lama-achuk-rinpoche The body of Lama  Achuk shrunk from a height of 1.8 meters shrunk to about 1 inch tall, a sign of achieving the rainbow body.</Ref> <Ref>http://www.dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=4849 Information on the passing of Akhyuk Rinpoche.</Ref>
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Revision as of 08:45, 27 October 2014

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Rainbow body (Tib. འཇའ་ལུས་, ja lü; Wyl. 'ja' lus) — fully accomplished Dzogchen practitioners can dissolve their body at the time of death.

Other Recent Examples

Notes

  1. http://www.thenon2.com/lama-achuk-rinpoche The body of Lama Achuk shrunk from a height of 1.8 meters shrunk to about 1 inch tall, a sign of achieving the rainbow body.
  2. http://www.dharmawheel.net/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=4849 Information on the passing of Akhyuk Rinpoche.

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