Empowerment List

Here is a preliminary list of the empowerments and lungs for the Rinchen Terdzo. Over time, we will connect this with the overview of tantric practices in the Nyingma and the lives of some of the major tertons as the events here unfold. Here are the first couple of days the empowerments that the Sakyong, Khandro Tseyang and other recipients of the Rinchen Terdzo have received.

5 December, 2008

Empowerments

1) Greatly Expanding Buddha Activity: Empowerment for Vajrasattva by Mindrol Lingpa

smin gling rdor sems kyi dbang phrin las rab rgyas

Author: Jamgon Kongtrul

‘jam mgon kong sprul

2) Self-Liberating Doubt: The Preliminary Empowerment of the Peaceful and Wrathful [Deities] by Karma Lingpa

kar gling zhi khro dbang gi sta gon the tshom rang grol

Author: Jamgon Kongtrul

‘jam mgon kong sprul

Reading Transmissions

1) Completely Clarifying Appearances: The Root Instructions for Vajrasattva

rdor sems rtsa khrid rab gsal snang ba

Author: Lochen Dharma Shri

lo chen dharma shr’i

2) Authentic Mandala of Luminosity: Instructions for the Four Appearances of the Completion Stage

rdzogs rim snang bzhi’i khrid mngon sum ‘od gsal ‘khor lo

Author: Lochen Dharma Shri

lo chen dharma shr’i

3) Self-Liberating the Illusion of Self: Instructions for Dreaming

rmi lam gyi khrid nying ‘phrul rang grol

Author: Lochen Dharma Shri

lo chen dharma shr’i

4) Liberating Confused Thoughts into Space: Chod Instructions

gcod khrid ‘khrul rtog dbyings grol

Author: Lochen Dharma Shri

lo chen dharma shr’i

5) The Quick Path of Samanthabhadra (alt: ‘Completely Excellent’); Chod Instructions

‘pho ba’i man ngag kun bzang myur lam

Author: Trinle Chodron

phrin las chos sgron

 

6 December, 2008

Empowerments

1) Self-Liberating Whatever You Meet: The Middle-Length Empowerment for Karma Lingpa’s Peaceful and Wrathful [Deities]

kar gling zhi khro’i dbang ‘bring po ‘brel tshad rang grol

Author: Jamgon Kongtrul

’jam mgon kong sprul

2) Purposeful Contact (?): The Torma Empowerment for Karma Lingpa’s Peaceful and Wrathful [Deities]

kar gling zhi khro’i gtor dbang reg pa don ldan

Author: Chagme Raga

chags med r’a ga

3) Empowerment for Karma Lingpa’s Gathering of Peaceful and Wrathful [Deities] in the tradition of Mindroling

kar gling zhi khro khrom krug smin lugs dbang

Author: Lochen Dharma Shri

lo chen dharma shr’i

4) Essence of Luminosity: An Empowerment for The Peaceful And Wrathful [Deities] of  The Bindu of Liberation (RY: grol thig zhi khro is a terma from Sherab Oser–a bonpo terton)

grol tig zhi khro dbang ‘od gsal snying po

Author: Jamyang Khyentse

‘jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse

 


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