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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]]:
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'''Three categories''' or '''three classes''' (Tib. སྡེ་གསུམ་, ''dé sum'', Wyl. ''sde gsum'') — the three categories into which [[Mañjushrimitra]] divided the [[Dzogchen]] teachings he received from [[Garab Dorje]]:
  
 
#the [[outer category of mind]] (''semdé''),
 
#the [[outer category of mind]] (''semdé''),
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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'.
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*[[Sogyal Rinpoche]], [[Les Ages 1987|Les Ages]] retreat, France, 16 August 1987
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==Further Reading==
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*[[Jamgön Kongtrul]], ''The Treasury of Knowledge, Book Six, Part Four: Systems of Buddhist Tantra'', translated by Elio Guarisco and Ingrid McLeod (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2005), pages 339-345.
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*[[Tulku Thondup]], ''The Practice of Dzogchen'' (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1989), Part I, 'Three Divisions of Atiyoga', pages 47-88.
  
 
[[Category:Dzogchen]]
 
[[Category:Dzogchen]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
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[[Category:03-Three]]

Latest revision as of 23:38, 31 October 2020

Three categories or three classes (Tib. སྡེ་གསུམ་, 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

Further Reading

  • Jamgön Kongtrul, The Treasury of Knowledge, Book Six, Part Four: Systems of Buddhist Tantra, translated by Elio Guarisco and Ingrid McLeod (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2005), pages 339-345.
  • Tulku Thondup, The Practice of Dzogchen (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1989), Part I, 'Three Divisions of Atiyoga', pages 47-88.