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==Other Examples==
 
==Other Examples==
*[[Nyala Pema Dudul]] (1816-1872)  
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*[[Nyala Pema Dündul]] (1816-1872)  
 
*[[Khenchen Tsewang Rigdzin]] (1883-1958)
 
*[[Khenchen Tsewang Rigdzin]] (1883-1958)
 
*[[Sonam Namgyal]] (d.1952/3)
 
*[[Sonam Namgyal]] (d.1952/3)

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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 Examples

Further Reading

  • Matthew Kapstein, 'The Strange Death of Pema the Demon-Tamer' in The Presence of Light: Divine Radiance and Religious Experience, ed. Matthew T. Kapstein, University of Chicago Press, 2004
  • Sogyal Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, pages 171-173.