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The tradition of [[Vimalamitra]] adds to them the ''Tantra of the Wrathful Mother, Protectress of Mantras'', to make '''eighteen''' in all, while the tradition of [[Padmasambhava]] also arrives at a total of '''eighteen''' by adding the ''Tantra of the Blazing Expanse of Luminosity''. Generally, however, both the ''Tantra of the Wrathful Mother, Protectress of Mantras'', from Vimalamitra’s tradition and the ''Tantra of the Blazing Expanse of Luminosity'' from Padmasambhava’s tradition are added to the Seventeen Tantras of the Innermost Secret Nyingtik Cycle, making a total of '''nineteen''' altogether.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:19, 8 August 2007

Seventeen Tantras (rgyud bcu bdun) of the Category of Pith Instructions.

  1. rdzogs pa rang byung
  2. yi ge med pa
  3. rig pa rang shar
  4. rig pa rang grol
  5. rin po che spung ba
  6. sku gdung 'bar ba
  7. sgra thal 'gyur
  8. bkra shis mdzes ldan
  9. rdo rje sems dpa' snying gi me long
  10. kun tu bzang po thugs kyi me long
  11. ngo sprod stras pa
  12. mu tig rin po che'i phreng ba
  13. Sixfold Expanse of Samantabhadra (kun tu bzang po klong drug)
  14. Blazing Lamp (sgron ma 'bar ba)
  15. Union of the Sun and Moon (nyi zla kha sbyor)
  16. seng ge rtsal rdzogs
  17. nor bu phra bkod

The tradition of Vimalamitra adds to them the Tantra of the Wrathful Mother, Protectress of Mantras, to make eighteen in all, while the tradition of Padmasambhava also arrives at a total of eighteen by adding the Tantra of the Blazing Expanse of Luminosity. Generally, however, both the Tantra of the Wrathful Mother, Protectress of Mantras, from Vimalamitra’s tradition and the Tantra of the Blazing Expanse of Luminosity from Padmasambhava’s tradition are added to the Seventeen Tantras of the Innermost Secret Nyingtik Cycle, making a total of nineteen altogether.