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'''Three categories''' or '''three classes''' (Tib. ''dé sum''; [[Wyl.]] ''sde gsum'') — the three categories into which [[Mañjushrimitra]] divided the [[Dzogchen]] teachings he received from [[Garab Dorje]]:
 
'''Three categories''' or '''three classes''' (Tib. ''dé sum''; [[Wyl.]] ''sde gsum'') — the three categories into which [[Mañjushrimitra]] divided the [[Dzogchen]] teachings he received from [[Garab Dorje]]:
  
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==Alternative Translations==
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
*Three sections
 
*Three sections
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==Oral Teachings Given to the [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]] Sangha==
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*[[Sogyal Rinpoche]], Paris, 26-27 June 1982, the 'Seven Stages of the Categories of Mind: Semdé, Longdé and Mengakdé'.
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 09:52, 10 April 2010

Three categories or three classes (Tib. dé sum; Wyl. sde gsum) — the three categories into which Mañjushrimitra divided the Dzogchen teachings he received from Garab Dorje:

  1. the outer category of mind (semdé),
  2. the inner category of space (longdé), and
  3. the category of pith instructions (mengak dé).

Alternative Translations

  • Three sections

Oral Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

  • Sogyal Rinpoche, Paris, 26-27 June 1982, the 'Seven Stages of the Categories of Mind: Semdé, Longdé and Mengakdé'.

Further Reading

  • Tulku Thondup, The Practice of Dzogchen (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1989), Part I, 'Three Divisions of Atiyoga', pages 47-88.