Vajra master

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Vajra master (Skt. vajrācārya, vajra acharya; Tib. རྡོ་རྗེ་སློབ་དཔོན་, dorje lopön, Wyl. rdo rje slob dpon) — a qualified Vajrayana master, the spiritual authority who is empowered to transmit the Vajrayana teachings and its related practices and to lead such practices in a group assembly.

Further Reading

  • Chögyam Trungpa, Journey Without Goal, The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa, Volume Four (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2003), Ch. 6 'The Vajra Master'.
  • The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Penetrating Wisdom: The Aspiration of Samantabhadra (Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2006), 'Vajra Master', pages 12-15.