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Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:25 am

Tashi delek DW members,

To understand Dzogchen correct one must use the right words.
Below a Dzogchen glossary composed by John Reynolds.

KY

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By John Reynolds:

Glossary of Dzogchen Terms

KA

ka-ti - a crystalline translucent nerve or channel connecting the heart with the eyes
ka-dag - primordial purity, primordially pure
ka-dag chen-po - the Great Primordial Purity, a state of total primordial
purity
ka-dag gi lam - the path of primordial purity
ka-dag rig-pa shes-rab rang-byung gi sgron-ma - the lamp of self-origi¬nated discriminating wisdom which is primordially pure awareness
ka nas dag-pa - primordial purity, pure from the very beginning
kun-khyab all-pervading
kun-mkhyen - omniscient, all-knowing
kun tu snang-ba'i ting-nge-' dzin - the samadhi or state of contemplation which illuminates everything
Kun tu bzang-po - Samantabhadra (name of the Primordial Buddha)
Kuntu bzang-mo Samantabhadri (name of the Primordial Wisdom)
kun brtag ma rig-pa - the ignorance which conceptualizes everything
Kun-byed rgyal-po - the king who creates everything
kun-rdzob - relative
kun-rdzob bden-pa - Relative Truth
kun-gzhi - the basis of everything, alaya
kun-gzhi rnam-shes - the store consciousness, alaya-vijñana
kun-bzang dgongs-pa - the Primordial State of Samantabhadra
klong - vast expanse, vast expanse of space
klong-chen - the great vast expanse
klong-sde Longde - the Space Series (a series of texts and teachings of Dzogchen)
dkar 'jam rtsa'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the smooth white nerve
dkar-po chig-thub - 1. panacea, the white panacea; 2. the Mahamudra teaching
bka' - precept, word, command, vacana
bka'-ma - tradition, continuous tradition (an oral tradition whose transmis¬sion has not been interrupted and is continuous)
rkyen - secondary cause, secondary condition, pratyaya
sku - Body, kaya
sku gsum - Trikaya, the Three Bodies of the Buddha
sku gsung thugs - Body, Speech, and Mind
skye 'gags med-pa - uncreated and unceasing
skye med - uncreated, not produced, unborn
bskyed rdzogs - the generation process and the perfection process
bskyed rdzogs zung-'jug - unification of the generation process and the perfection process
bskyed-rim - generation process, steps of production, development stage, visualization process, utpattikrama
'khor-ba - Samsara, cyclical existence
'khor-Io - 1. wheel, circle, cycle; 2. chakra, psychic center (a center of psychic energy in the body)
'khor-lo bsgyur-pa'i rgyal-P - Universal Monarch, Chakravartin, a wheel¬ turning universal emperor, cakravarti-riija
'khrul rtog - delusory thoughts, deluded thoughts
'khrul rtog gi rba-dabs 'tshub-pa - turbulent waves of deluded thoughts
'khrul snang - delusory appearances
'khrul-pa - delusion, deluded, delusory, bhriinti
'khrul-pa'i las rgyun mi chod-pa - not interrupt the current of the delusory activities of the mind
'khrul 'byams - ordinary profusion of deluded thoughts
'khru l'byams tha-mal du shor-ba - fall into the ordinary profusion of de¬luded thoughts
'khrul med - without delusion
'khruI gzhi - the basis of delusion 'khrullam the path of delusion

KHA

khyad-chos - special teaching
khrid - explanation, guiding explanation
khrid-yig - explanatory text (a manual which gives an explanation of the meditation practice)
khregs-chod / Thekchod - releasing tensions, cutting through rigidity (a spe¬cial tea-ching of the Dzogchen Upadesha Series)
mkha' - sky, space
mkha'-'gro-ma / Dakini (a manifestation of energy in female form)
mkhas-pa - wise, learned
mkhyen-pa - wisdom, knowledge; to know
'khor ' das - Samsara and Nirvana
'khor'das m-shan phye-ba - distinguishing between Samsara and Nirvana
grol gzhi - the basis of liberation
grol gzhi'i ye-shes ngos ' dzin - recognizing the knowledge (or gnosis) which is the basis of liberation
grol lam - the path of liberation
grol lugs - modes of liberation
grol lugs bzhi - the 4 modes of liberation
grol sa - the state of liberation
grol sa gcig-pu - unique state of liberation
grol sa gcig~po yin-par" ngo-sh~s - recognize to be the unique state of liberation
glo-bur - adventitious, accidental
glo-bur ma dag-pa - adventitious impurities
dgag sgrub med-pa - neither stopping nor creating (thoughts)
dgongs brgyud - direct transmission, Mind Lineage
dgong sgter - Mind Treasure
dgongs-pa - 1. Primordial State, Mind; 2. intention
dgra-bcOIfi-pa - Arhat, perfect saint
‘gags-med - unobstructed, without obstruction
‘ gyu-ba - movement of thought; to move
‘grel-pa - commentary
'gro sa med - (thoughts) do not go anywhere
rgod-pa - agitation, agitated
rgyang zhags chu'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the water (globelike) eye which lassos everything at a distance
rgyan - ornament (Le., thoughts and appearances are the ornaments of the mind)
rgyal-po - king
rgyal-ba - Jina, the Victorious One (syn. Buddha)
rgyal-ba dgongs brgyud - the direct mind-to-mind transmission of the Jinas rgyal-ba rigs lnga - the 5 Dhyani Buddhas
rgyal-sras / Jinaputra, son of the Victorious One (syn. Bodhisattva)
rgyal-sras kyi spyod-pa - Bodhisattva conduct, conduct or behavior of a Jinaputra
rgyu - cause, primary cause, hetu
rgyu'i ting-nge-'dzin - causal samadhi, causal contemplation, hetu-samadhi
rgyu'i theg-pa / Hetuyana - the Causal Vehicle
rgyud - 1.Tantra; 2. mind-stream
rgyud-sde - the Tantra Section (the 18 Tantras of the Mahayoga)
rgyud smin - ripen the stream of consciousness
sgom-pa,bsgom-pa - meditation; to meditate, bhiivanii,
sgom-pa nyams su len-pa tshul - method of practicing meditation
sgom-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising in meditation
sgom byung gi shes-rab - wisdom which comes forth in meditation
sgom lam - path of meditation development, bhiivanii-miirga
sgyu-ma - illusion, miiyii
sgyu-lus, sgyu-ma'i lus - illusion body, maya-deha
sgyur-ba - transformation; to transform
sgyur lam - the path of transformation
sgra 'od zer - sounds, lights, and rays
sgrib-pa - obscuration
sgrib-pa gnyis - the 2 obscurations (emotional and intellectual)
sgrub brgyud - Lineage of the Siddhas
sgrub-thabs / sadhana - process of realization
sgrub-sde - the Sadhana Section (of Mahayoga)
sgrub-pa b ka' brgyad - the sadhana practices of the eight Herukas
sgrub-pa-po - sadhaka, practitioner of sadhana
sgro-' dogs - doubts
sgron-ma drug - the 6 lamps (aspects of light in Thodgal)
sgrol ba - 1. to liberate, to deliver; 2. rites of deliverance, magical rituals employed to slay other beings
brgyud-pa - transmission, lineage, paramparii
brgyud-pa'i bla-ma - Lineage Gurus, masters of the lineage of transmission
bsgom-pa chen-po - the great meditation, state of total meditation
bsgom-med - nonmeditation, without meditating

NGA

ngang - state, condition
ngang bskyangs - continuing in the state
ngang chen-po - the great state, total state
ngang dwangs - lucid state, luminous state
ngang bzhag chu-bo'i rgyun gyi sgom-pa - remain in a state where medita¬tion is like the continuous flow of a river
ngang la bzhag-pa - remain in the state
ngan sngags - evil mantras
ngan-song - evil destinies of rebirth, durgati
nges-don - real meaning, ultimate meaning, definitive meaning, nWirtha
ngo-sprad-pa - directly introduced
ngo-sprod-pa - introduction, direct introduction; to introduce
ngo-'phrad-pa - to be introduced to
ngo-bo - essence, svabhiiva
ngo-bo gcig - unique essence
ngo-bo nyid kyi sku - Svabhavakaya, Svabhavikakaya
ngo-shes-pa - recognition; to recognize
ngos ' dzin-pa - to recognize
ngos bzung - recognize
dngos-grub / siddhi - attainments
dngos-po - entity, a concrete thing
dngos-gzhi - principal practice, principal section
mngon-' gyur - become manifest
mngon-shes - clairvoyance, clairvoyant power, abhijftii
mngon-shes drug - the 6 clairvoyant powers
mngon-sum - 1. manifest, evident to the senses 2. perception, pratyaya
mngon-sum rjen-pa'i ye-shes - naked manifest primal awareness
snga-'gyur - Early Translation
snga-' gyur lnga - the 5 earliest translations (of Dzogchen)
snga dar - the earlier spreading of the Dharma in Tibet
sngags - mantra, incantation, magic spell
sngags mying-ma - the Old Tantras
sngags nang-pa - the Inner Tantras, the Higher Tantras
sngags-pa - Tantrika, Ngagpa, a practitioner of the Mantras
snags-lugs - theTantra system, mantranaya
sngags gsar-ma - the New Tantras
sngar ' dris kyi ye-shes - a knowledge met with previously
sngon-'gro - preliminaries, preliminary practice, preliminary section

CA

cig-ear, cig-char - instantaneous, immediate
cig-car 'jug-pa - entering instantaneously
cig-car-ba – non-gradualist
cir snang rang yin - one's own state of existence manifesting everywhere
cog-bzhag bzhi - the 4 modes of just being there
gcig - one, single, unique, single state, singularity, eka
gcig grol - liberated into a single state
gcig thag-bcad-pa - discover one single state
gcig-pu, gcig-po - single, unique
gcig shes kun grol - knowing one thing, everything is liberated
gcer grol - liberation through bare attention
gcer mthong - seeing nakedly
bca'-ba - to continue
bcom-ldan-'das - Bhagavan, Lord
bcos med - unfabricated, unmodified, uncorrected
bcos slad med-pa - not modified or adulterated

CHA

chad lta-ba - the view of nihilism, ucchedaviida
chen-po - great, total
chös - 1. Dharma, reality; 2. dharmas, phenomena; 3. Dharma, the teaching of the Buddha
chös kun - all dharmas, all phenomena
chös kyi bdag-med - the insubstantiality of phenomena
chös-sku – Dharmakaya in Vajrayana
Bön-sku – Dharmakaya in Bön
chös-sku rgyal-po'i rtsal - the creative potentiality of the king who is the Dharmakaya (syn. rig-pa'i rtsal)
Bön-sku gcig-po'i yo-langs bskyang - continuing in the unique state of the Dharma-kaya
Bön-sku'i klong du dag-pa - purified into the vast expanse of the Dharmakaya
Bön-sku'i lta-ba - the view of the Dharmakaya
Bön-sku'i yo-Iangs the state (or nature) of the Dharmakaya
chös-nyid - Dharmata, Reality
chös-nyid kyi rang ngo skyong-ba - continuing in the inherent state of Reality
chös-nyid mngon-sum kyi snang-ba - the vision of the direct perception of Reality
chös-nyid bar-do - the Bardo of Reality
chös-nyid zad-pa'i snang-ba - the vision of the consummation of Reality
chös rnams dharmas - phenomena
chös-dbyings / Dharmadhatu - the dimension of all existence
chös lugs - an organized system of phenomena, religion
chös log - wrong teaching, perverted teaching
mchan - note
mchöd-brjod - verse of offering
'char tshul - manner of arising, how it arises
'char lugs - mode of arising
'chi-kha'i bar-do - the Bardo of Dying

JA

ji snyed-pa mkhyen-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quantity, the knowl¬edge which knows the quantity of all phenomena
ji lta-ba bzhin - the state of being just as it is
ji lta-ba gzigs-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quality, the knowledge which sees the state just as it is
ji bzhin nyid - the state of being just as it is
ji bzhin-pa - the state of being just as it is
ji bzhin-par bzhugs-pa - remaining in the state of being just as it is
'ja'-Ius - the Rainbow Body
'ja'-lus 'pho-ba chen-po - the Rainbow Body of the Great Transfer
'jur dran - coarse memories
rjes - concluding section
rjes thob - subsequent realization, postmeditation experience, pristhalabdha
rjes med - without leaving a trace behind
rjes med rang dag - self-purified without leaving a trace
rjes su rnal-'byor - Anuyoga
rjes su rnal-'byor gyi theg-pa - Anuyogayana, the Vehicle of the Anuyoga Tantra
brjod-med - inexpressible (in words)
brjod med kyi rig-pa zang-thal - an indescribable directly penetrating awareness




NYA

nyan-thos-pa - Shravaka, a Hinayana disciple, a listener
nyan-thos-kyi theg-pa - Shravakayana, the Vehicle of the Hinayana Disciples
nyams - experience, meditation experience, mystical experience
nyams gong 'phel kyi snang-ba - the vision of the development of experi¬ences (in vision)
nyams-myong - experience; to experience
nyams zhen - attachment to experiences
nyams-len - practice; to practice
nyams su len-pa - to practice
nyams gsum - the 3 meditation experiences (of bliss, clarity, and no thought)
nyon-mongs-pa - passion, negative emotion, klesha
nyon-mongs-pa'i sgrib-pa - obscuration due to the passions
nyon-mongs-pa'i dung klda-viiyu - passion winds, winds (or psychic ener¬gies) defiled by the passions
gnyis-med – non-dual, without duality, advaya
gnyis-'dzin - grasping at duality
gnyis-'dzin kyi 'ching-ba las 'grol-ba - liberated from bondage to dualistic thinking
gnyen-po - antidote, pratipaksa
gnyug-ma - natural, innate, ntija
gnyug-ma'i rnal-'byor - natural yoga, natural practice
mnyam rjes - contemplation and subsequent realization
mnyam rjes kyi nyams-len - the practice of contemplation and subsequent realization
mnyam-nyid, mnyam-pa nyid - the state of identity, sameness, samatii
mnyam-bzhag - the state of even contemplation, samiihita
rnying-ma-pa Nyingmapa - the Old Tantra school
snyan brgyud - oral transmission, oral lineage, oral tradition
snying gi bu - heart-son, chief disciple
snying-gtam - heartfelt advice
snying-thig Nyingthig - the Essence of the Mind (syn. the Dzogchen Upadesha teachings)
snying-thig rdo-rje snying-po'i lam - the path of the adamantine heart of the Essence of the Mind (syn. the Dzogchen Upadesha teachings)
snying-thig-pa - a practitioner of the Nyingthig teachings
snying-po - 1. heart, hrdaya; 2. embryo, garbha; 3. essence, sara; 4. mind, citta


TA

ting-nge-'dzin - contemplation, the state of contemplation, samadhi
ting-nge-'dzin chen-po - a state of total contemplation, the great contem¬plation, maha-samadhi
gtad-pa - fixation; to fixate the mind on
gtad-so - concept, conception
gtad-so dang bral-ba - free of conceptions
gtad-tshigs - conclusion, criteria, reasoning
gtan la 'bebs-pa - to systematize, to set down systematically
gter-ston Terton - Treasure Master, a discoverer of hidden treasure texts
gter-ma - Terma, hidden treasure text
btag-grol - liberation through wearing
rtag lta-ba - the view of eternalism, Shashvatavada
rtags - sign, indication
rtog-pa - thought, discursive thought; to think
rtogs-pa - understanding; to understand
Ita sgom du ro-gcig - a single taste as to view and meditation
Ita sgom spyod - view, meditation, and conduct
Ita sgom spyod 'bras-bu - view, meditation, conduct, and fruit
lta-ba - view, way of seeing, dristi; to see
stong-cha - on the side of emptiness
stong-nyid kyi gshis - the innate disposition which is emptiness
stong-nyid snying-rje zung-'jug - the unification of emptiness and compassion
stong-pa - empty, shunya
stong-pa nyid - emptiness, shunyata
brtag-pa - examination, vitarka; to examine, to investigate
brtan-pa thob - attain stability
bstan-bcos - philosophical treatise, treatise, sastra
bstan-pa - teaching, doctrine, shasana; taught, reveal


THA

tha-dad med-pa - no difference, no distinction
thag-bcad-pa - to decide definitively, to determine decisively, to decide
thabs- Means, Skillful Means, method, upaya
thig-le - sphere, tiny sphere, essence, bindu
thig-le chen-po - the Great Sphere, fotal sphere, mahabindu
thig-le nyag-gcig - the Unique Sphere, unique essence
thig-le stong-pa'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the empty spheres
thugs - Mind, Heart, citta
thugs-rje - 1. Energy; 2. compassion, karuna
thugs sras - heart-son, principal disciple
thun - session, meditation session
thun dang thun-mtshams - sessions and between sessions
the-tshom med - without doubts, not remaining in doubt
theg-pa - vehicle, way, yana
theg-pa dgu - the 9 vehicles
theg-pa chen-po - Mahayana, the Great Vehicle
theg-pa thams-cad kyi rtse rgyal - the victorious mountain peak of all the vehicles (to enlightenmenth(i.e., Dzogchen)
theg-pa dman-pa / Hinayana - the Lesser Vehicle
theg-pa rim dgu - the 9 successive vehicles to enlightenment
theg-pa rim dgu'irtse-bo - the pinnacle of the 9 successive vehicles
theg-pa'i yang rtse - highest peak of all vehicles
thog-ma'i sangs-rgyas - the Primordial Buddha
thod-rgal / Thodgal - passing over the summit (the development of vision practice in the Dzogchen Upadesha)
thol byung blo rdeg - suddenly strike a thought
thos-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising from hearing (the teachings)
mtha' - limit, limitation, extreme, end, anta
mtha' grol - liberated from all limitations
mtha' med - unlimited, without limitation
mtha' las 'das-pa - transcending limitations
mthar snang - final visions
mthong lam - the path of vision, darsana-marga


DA

dag snang - pure vision
dang-po-pa - beginner
dad-pa - faith
dwangs - luster, brightness; clear, pure
dam-bca' - author's promise, the author's statement of purpose to his readers
dam-tshig sems-dpa' - symbolic being, samayasattva
dur-khrod - cremation ground
de kho na nyid - Tathata, Reality, the state of being just as it is, suchness
de kho na nyid ting-nge-'dzin - the contemplation of Reality, tathatii-samiidhi
de bzhin nyid - Tathata, Reality, the state of being just as it is
de bzhin gshegs-pa - Tathagata (syn. Buddha)
de bzhin gshegs-pa'i snying-po - Tathagatagarbha, inherent Buddha-na¬ture
don - meaning, real meaning, benefit, purpose, artha
don gyi lta-ba - real view
don gyi ye-shes - real knowledge
don gcig las ma 'das-pa - not go beyond the single meaning
drag sngags - fierce mantras
drang don - conventional meaning, neyiirtha
dri-med - immaculate
gdangs - translucency, translucent
gdams-ngag - instruction
gdeng, gdengs - confidence
gdod nas dag-pa - primordially pure
gdod-ma - primordial
gdod-ma'i mgon-po - Adinatha (syn. the Primordial Buddha)
gdod-ma'i mal-'byor - the Primordial Yoga (syn. Dzogchen)
gdod-ma'i gzhi - the Primordial Base
bdag-nyid chen-po - the Great State, the great self (syn. Dzogchen, the Pri¬mordial State)
bdag-med - without a self, insubstantial, Anatman
bdag-'dzin - grasping at a self, grasping at the reality of, atarma-graha
bde-ba - pleasurable sensation, happiness, bliss, sukha
bde-ba chen-po / Mahasukha - the Great Bliss
bde-ba'i nyams - experience of pleasurable sensation
bde-bar gshegs-pa / Sugata - (syn. Tathagata, Buddha)
bden-pa gnyis - the 2 Truths (absolute and relative)
bden-pa mthong-ba - seeing the truth
bdud - Mara, demon
mdangs - luster, brightness, bright complexion
mdo - Sutra, a discourse of the Buddha
mdo-sde spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Sautrantika-Madhyamika
mdo-lugs - Sutra system
'das -rjes - posthumous teachings
'du-byed samskaras - impulses, karmic formations
'du-byed kyi las - activities of the samskaras
'dul-ba Vinaya - monastic discipline, monastic ordinances
'dren-pa'ibla-ma - Guru who gives guidance
rdo-rje vajra - diamond; adamantine, diamondlike
rdo-rje theg-pa - Vajrayana
rdo-rje zam-pa - the Vajra Bridge teachings (of Dzogchen Longde)
rdo-rje lu-gu-rgyud - vajra chains
rdo-rje slob-dpon - Vajracharya
rdo-rje sems-dpa - Vajrasattva
rdo-rje gdan Vajrasana - (modern Bodh Gaya), the diamond throne of enlightenment
brda - sign, symbol
brda brgyud - symbolic transmission, the Lineage of the Mystic Signs (of the Vidya-dharas)
brda bzhi - the 4 Signs (in Dzogchen Longde practice)
bdag-nyid chen-po - the Great State, the great self (syn. Dzogchen, the Pri¬mordial State)
bdag-med - without a self, insubstantial, Anatman
bdag-'dzin - grasping at a self, grasping at the reality of, iitmagraha
bde-ba - pleasurable sensation, happiness, bliss, sukha
bde-ba chen-po - Mahasukha, the Great Bliss
bde-ba'i nyams - experience of pleasurable sensation
bde-bar gshegs-pa - Sugata (syn. Tathagata, Buddha)
bden-pa gnyis - the 2 Truths (absolute and relative)
bden-pa mthong-ba - seeing the truth
bdud - Mara, demon
mdangs - luster, brightness, bright complexion
mdo - Sutra, a discourse of the Buddha
mdo-sde spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Sautrantika-Madhyamika
mdo-Iugs - Sutra system
'das -rjes - posthumous teachings
'du-byed - samskaras, impulses, karmic formations
'du-byed kyi las - activities of the samskaras
'dul-ba - Vinaya, monastic discipline, monastic ordinances
'dren-pa'ibla-ma - Guru who gives guidance
rdo-tje vajra - diamond; adamantine, diamondlike
rdo-rje theg-pa - Vajrayana
rdo-rje zam-pa - the Vajra Bridge teachings (of Dzogchen Longde)
rdo-rje lu-gu-rgyud - vajra chains
rdo-rje slob-dpon - Vajracharya
rdo-rje sems-dpa - Vajrasattva
rdo-rje gdan Vajrasana - (modern Bodh Gaya), the diamond throne of enlightenment
brda - sign, symbol
brda brgyud - symbolic transmission, the Lineage of the Mystic Signs (of the Vidya-dharas)
brda bzhi - the 4 Signs (in Dzogchen Longde practice)


Na

Nang – internal, inner, inner aspect
nang gi bla-ma - the internal Guru
nang rgyud - Inner Tantras
nang rtog - internal thoughts
nang dbyings - inner space, internal space, the internal dimension
nang 'od - inner light, internal light
nang gsal - inner luminosity, internal luminosity
nam-mkha' - sky, space, the space element, akasha
gnad - essential point
gnad gcig-po - single essential point
gnad du brdeg-pa - strike the essential point
gnad don - the real meaning of the essential point
gnad ma nor-ba - unmistaken essential point
gnad gsum ldan-pa'i lta-ba - the view which possesses the 3 essential points
gnas-pa - calm state; to abide, to be established
gnas 'phro - still or diffusing
gnas-tshul - mode of being
gnas-lugs - Natural State, natural condition
gnas-lugs ji lta-ba gzigs-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quality, the knowl¬edge which sees the Natural State just as it is
gnas sa med - (thoughts) do not remain anywhere
ma brgyud - oral transmission
mam-rtog - thought, discursive thought, vikalpa
mam 'rtog grol - liberate discursive thoughts
rnam-rtog ngo shes-pa - recognize discursive thoughts
mam-rtog med-pa - without discursive thoughts
mam-par rtog-pa - discursive thought, vikalpa
mam-par mi rtog-pa -without discursive thoughts, nirvikalpa
mam-par shes-pa - consciousness, vijñana
mam-shes - consciousness, vijñana
rnal-'byor - yoga, union
mal-'byor gyi rgyud - Yoga Tantra
rnal-'byor gyi rgyud gyi theg-pa – Yoga-tantra-yana
mal-'byor chen-po -Mahayoga
mal-'byor chen-po'i rgyud kyi theg-pa – Maha-yoga-tantra-yana
rnal-'byor-pa Yogin - practitioner
rnal-'byor spyod-pa - Yogachara, Yogacharin
rnal-'byor spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Yogachara-Madhyamika
rnal-'byor-ma - Yogini
rnal-'byor bzhi - the 4 Yogas (stages in Dzogchen Semde practice)
rnal-'byor lam - the Path of the Yogins, the Path of the Yogins
rnal-bzhag chen-po - totally settled into the natural state, the great self¬ settled natural state
sna-tshogs - diversity, different kinds
sna-tshogs rdo-rje - a double vajra, vishva-yajra
snang 'char tshul - the way in which appearances arise
snang stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of appearance and emptiness
snang-ba - appearance, manifestation, vision; to appear, to manifest, to be visible
snang-ba bzhi - the 4 Visions (in Thodgal practice)
snang-srid - all phenomenal existence, all that appears and that exists



PA

dpal - glorious, abundant, shri
dpe - example, metaphor
dpe’i ye-shes - knowledge indicated by example
dpyad-pa - analyzed, reason
dpyod-pa - analysis; to analyze, to investigate, vicara
spang blang med-pa - without attachment or aversion
spong lam - the path of renunciation
spyan lnga - the 5 eyes
spyi 'byams - irregular habits
spyi'byams gshis shor - falling away from one's innate disposition due to irregular habits
spyi mes chen-po - the great universal Ancestor
spyi gzhi - the universal Base
sPyod-pa - conduct, behaviour, action, carya
sPyod-pa'i rgyud - Charya Tantra
sPyod-pa'i rgyud kyi theg-pa – Charya-tantra-yana
sPyod-yul - sphere of action, the range of the activities of the senses
sprul-sku - Nirmanakaya
sprul-pa - Nirmita, emanation
sprospa - elaboration, multifarious activity, prapañca
spros-med - without (conceptual) elaborations, aprapañca
spros bral free of conceptual elaborations


PHA

pha-rol tu phyin-pa - perfection, paramita
pha-rol tu phyin-pa drug - the 6 perfections, the 6 paramitas
phun-sum tshogs-pa - supreme, abundant
phyag-rgya - mudra, symbol, symbolic form, gesture, consort
phyag-rgya chen-po - Mahamudra, the Great symbol
phyag-chen - Mahamudra, the Great Symbol
phyag-na rdo-rje - Vajrapani
phyam gnas - even-minded
phyam gnas lhod-de – evenly minded and relaxed
phyam lhod - equanimity and relaxation
phyal-ba - omnipresent, common.
phyi - external, outer, outer aspect
phyi rgyud - Outer Tantras
phyi dar - the later spreading of the Dharma
phyi snang - external appearances
phyi dbyings - external space, the external dimension
phyi'i bla-ma - the external Guru
'phags yul - Aryadesha, India
'pho-ba - the transference of consciousness; to transfer
'pho-ba chen-po - the Great Transfer
'phrul-ba - to emanate
'phro-ba - to emanate, to project, to diffuse, to proliferate

BA

bag-chags - karmic traces, karmic residues, unconscious propensities, viisanii
bar-do - Bardo, the intermediate state between death and rebirth, antariibhava
bu'i 'od gsaI - the Son Clear Light
bya-ba'irgyud - Kriya Tantra
bya-ba'I’rgyud kyi theg-pa – Kriya-tantra-yana
bya bral - free of any deliberate action
byang-chub - enlightenment, Bodhi
byang-chub kyi sems - Bodhichitta, enlightened mind, the Thought of Enlightenment
byang-chub sems-dpa' - Bohisattva
byang-chub sems-dpa'i theg-pa – Bodhisattva-yana
byan'tshud-pa - concrete personal experience
bying-ba - drowsiness
byin-dabs - blessing, adhisthana
byung sa med - (thoughts) do not arise from anywhere
byed-pa-po - creator, actor, agent, kartri
bla-sgrub - Guru Sadhana
bla-na-med-pa - unsurpassed, highest, anuttara
bla-na med-pa'i rgyud - Anuttara Tantra
bla-ma - Guru, master
bla-ma'i rnal-‘byor - Guru Yoga, Unification with the Guru
blang dor med-pa - without accepting or rejecting
blang dor med-par bskyang-ba - continue without accepting or rejecting anything
blo - mind, thought, attitude
blo-gros - intellect, mati
blo 'd'as brjod ‘braI transcending conception by the intellect and beyond expression in words"
blo Idog rnam bzhi - the 4 meditations which change one's attitude (to¬ward life)
blo byas'ibcos-ma'i Ita sgom - view and meditation fabricated by the mind
blo byas 'jur dran - tangled,memories made by mind
dbang - initiation, empowerment; abhisheka
dbang-bskur - to confer initiation
dbang-po - sense faculty, intellectual capacity, indriya
dbang-po gzhan la rag ma lus-pa - not depend on any other power
dbang-po rab 'bring tha-ma - superior, intermediate, and inferior capacities
dbang-phyug - Lord, God, ishvara
dbang-phyug-pa - Shaiva, Shaivite, a follower of the god Shiva
dbang bzhi - the 4 initiations (in Anuttara Tantra)
dbang lung khrid - initiation, authorization, and explanation
dbu-ma - 1. middle, center; 2. Madhyamaka
dbu-ma-pa - Madhyamika
dbu-ma'i rtsa - Avadhuti, the central channel
dbyings - space, dimension, dhatu
dbyer-med - inseparability; inseparable
sbyin-pa - generosity
'bras-bu - Fruit, result, consequence, goal, phaIa
'bras-bu'i theg-pa - Phalayana, the Fruitional Vehicle
'bras-bu'i rdo-rje theg-pa - the fruitional Vajrayana
sbyong lam - the path of purification
sbyor sgrol - sexual rituals and slaying rituals
sbyor lam - the path of application, prayoga-marga


MA

ma skye - uncreated, unproduced, not born
ma 'gags-pa - unobstructed, unceasing, anirodha
ma bcos-pa - unfabricated, unmodified, uncontrived, uncorrected
ma bcos lhan-cig skyes-pa - unfabricated and spontaneous
ma dag las snang - impure karmic vision
ma bu 'phrad-pa - encounter of the Mother and the Son (Clear Light)
ma bu sbyor-ba - uniting of the Mother and the Son (Clear Light)
ma'i 'od gsal - the Mother Clear Light
ma yin-pa'i chos lugs - the organized system of phenomena which does not exist in reality
ma gyeng-ba - undistracted, without distraction
ma rig-pa - ignorance, lack of awareness, avidya
man-ngag - upadesha, secret oral instruction
man-ngag gi sde - Upadesha Series (a group of texts and series of Dzogchen teachings)
mi gnyis - not two
mi myed - unfindability, not find, not obtain
mi rtog-pa - no thought, nondiscursive, without thoughts
mi rtog-pa'i nyams - experience of no thought


TSA

'tsit ta - the physical heart
tsit ta sha'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the fleshly heart
btson-sgrus - vigor, diligence
rtsa - a psychic channel, nerve, nadi
rtsa-ba - root, source, root text, muIa
rtsa-ba'i bla-ma - Root Guru
rtsa dung - the yoga of channels and energies, nadi-vayu yoga
rtsa dung thig-le'i rnal-'byor - the yoga of Nadis, Vayus, and Bindus
rtsal - energy, creative energy, potentiality
rtsal sbyong - forceful purification
rtse-gcig - one-pointed, one-pointedness of mind
rtsol sgrub - searching for realization
rtsol-med - the effortless state; effortless, without effort
rtsol-med kyi bstan-pa - the doctrine of the effortless state
brtsis-med - without calculating
brtse-ba - love; to love


TSHA

tshad-med - immeasurable, unlimited, aprameya
tshad-med bzhi - the 4 unIimited states
tshi ehad-pa - fall into despair
tshig dbang - word initiation
tshul - method, manner, mode
tshul-khrims - morality, moral precepts, sila
tshogs gnyis - the 2 accumulations (of merit and wisdom)
tshogs drug - the 6 aggregates of consciousness
tshogs lam - the path of accumulation, sambhara-marga
mtshan - name, title
mtshan-bcas - fixation with an object
mtshan-nyid - definitive characteristic, definition, laksana
mtshan-nyid theg-pa - Lakshanayana (syn. the Sutra system)
mtshan-ma - mark, distinguishing mark, nimitta
mtshan-med - 1. without a distinguishing mark; 2. fixation without an object


DZA

'dzin-pa' - subject, that which apprehends, grahaka
rdzu-'phrul - magical power, magical display, telekinesis, psychokinesis, riddhi
rdzogs-chen - Dzogchen, the Great Perfection
rdzogs-chen sde gsum - the 3 series of Dzogchen teachings
rdzogs-chen-pa - a practitioner of Dzogchen
rdzogs-pa - perfect, complete
rdzogs-pa chen-po - Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, mahasandhi
rdzogs-rim - the perfection process, Sampannakrama


ZHA

zhar-byung - addendum
zhal-'chems - last testament
zhal-sgom - oral teaching and meditation practice
zhal-gdams - oral teaching, advice
zhal-lung - oral teaching
zhi-khro - Peaceful and Wrathful Deities
zhi-ba - 1. peace, peaceful, pacification, santi; 2. Ultimate Peace, Nirvana
zhi-gnas - Shamatha, calming the mind, the state of peaceful calm, attaining peaceful calm
zhi lhag dbyer-med - the inseparability of Shamatha and Vipashyana
zhe-sdang - anger, hatred
zhen-pa - attachment; to become attached
gzhan ngo snang tshul - how they present themselves as external appearances
gzhan du mi myed-pa'i ye-shes - a knowledge not found elsewhere outside of oneself
gzhanrig - awareness of the other (i.e., external objects)
gzhi - Base, Foundation, ground, basis
gzhi ji bzbin-pa - the Base just as it is
gzhi hyid la grol-ba - liberated into the state of the Base
gzhi dang ngo 'phrad-pa - introduced to the Base
gzhi gnas ma'i 'od gsal - the Mother Clear Light that abides as the Base
gzlii-ma - the Base
gzhi med rtsa bral - without any base and without any source
gzhi’i 'od gsal - the Clear Light of the Base
gzhi yi ngo bo - the essence which is the Base
gzhi lam gyi 'od gsal gnyis bdyer-med - the inseparability of the Clear Lights of the Base and of the Path
gzhi lam 'bras-bu - the Base, the Path, and the Fruit
gzhir gnas - remain as the Base, abide as the Base
gzhir gnas kyi rig-pa - Awareness which abides as the Base
gzhir gnas kyi 'od gsal - the Clear Light which abides as the Base
gzung-lugs-pa - a follower of the scriptural system
gzhon-nu bum sku - the youthful vase like Body


ZA

zag-pa med-pa'i dbyings - unpolluted dimension, the pollution less dimen¬sion (of mind)
zang-thal - direct penetration, directly penetrating
zang-thal rjen-pa'i rig-pa - a directly penetrating naked Awareness
zang-thal-le - directly penetrating
zang ma thal'byung - impeded
zin-pa - completed, finished, accomplished, done
zung-'jug - unification, unified, united, yuganaddha
gza' gtad - concepts, conceptions
gza ’gtad dang bral-ba - free of all conceptions
gzugs-sku – rupa-kaya, Form Body
gzung-ba - object, that which is apprehended, grahya
gzung 'dzin - subject and object
bzod-pa - patience


'A

'og 'gyu - undercurrent
‘og 'gyu 'khrul 'byams - undercurrent of proliferating delusions
'og 'gyu'i mam-rtog - undercurrent of discursive thoughts
'og-min - Akanishtha, the highest plane of existence
'od lus - the Body of Light
‘od gsal - the Clear Light
'od gsal rgyun-chad med-pa'i klong du - in the vast expanse of unceasing Clear Light
'od gsal rdo-rje snying-po'i bstan-pa - the doctrine of the adamantine es¬sence of the Clear Light (syn. Dzogchen)
'od gsal-ba'i ye-shes - the knowledge of the Clear Light, a primal awareness of Clear Light


YA

yang rtse - the pinnacle, the highest peak
yang rab - an individual of exceedingly superior capacity
yangs-pa - vast expanse
yi-dam - Yidam, a meditation deity, devata
yid - manas,mind,functional mind
yid kyi mam-rtog - manovijñana, mind-consciousness
yid-ches-pa - belief
yid-dpyad - mental analysis
yid la byed – pay attention, mind-work, mental activity, manasikara
yid la mi byed-pa - inattention, without mental activity
yin-lugs - natural state of existence
yul - object
yul-can - subject
ye grol - primordial liberation
ye ji bzhin-pa - the primordial state of being just as it is
ye nas - primordial, from the very beginning
ye nas dag-pa - pure from the very beginning
ye nas shes-pa - knowledge, gnosis, cognition, primal awareness, Primor¬dial Awareness, jñana
ye nas sangs-rgyas-pa - enlightened from the very beginning, attained Bud¬dhahood from the very beginning
ye nas lhun-grub - spontaneously perfected from the very beginning
ye phyi-mo - the Primordial Grandmother
ye med - nonexistent from the very beginning
ye rdzogs - primordially perfected
ye yod - existing from the very beginning
ye gzhi - the Primordial Base
ye gzhi snying-po byang-chub kyi sems - the Bodhichitta which is the es¬sence of the Primordial Base
ye-shes - knowledge, gnosis, c6gnition, wisdom, primal awareness, Primor¬dial awareness jñana
ye-shes kyi sku – Jñana-kaya
ye-shes kyi tshogs - accumulation of wisdom, jñana-sambhara
ye-shes kyi rang rtsal du bskyong-ba - continue in the inherent potentiality of primal awareness
ye-shes kyi rlung - wisdom winds, wisdom airs, jñana-vayu
ye-shes brjod bral - an inexpressible primal awareness
ye-shes spyi - a general or universal primal awareness
ye-shes zang-thal - directly penetrating primal awareness
yo-langs - the unobstructed and continuous state (of the Dharmakaya)
yongs su grub-pa - fully realized, fully accomplished, parinispanna
yongs su rdzogs-pa - fully perfected, completed, paripurna
yod med - existence and non-existence
gyeng-ba - distraction, distracted; to be distracted


RA

rag-pa'i mam-rtog - coarse thoughts
rang - self, itself, one's own, inherent
rang gi ngo-bo - one's own essence
rang gi rig-pa - one's own immediate awareness
rang gis rang grol - self-liberated by itself
rang gis rang rig-pa - self-aware by itself
rang grol - self-liberation, self-liberated
rang rgyud - one's own mind-stream
rang rgyud gnyis 'dzin gyi 'ching-ba las grol-ba - one's own mind-stream liberated from all bondage to dualistic thinking
rang ngo - one's own real nature, one's own face
rang ngo rang du phrad-pa - one's own face encountering itself, meeting oneself face to face
rang ngo-shes-pa - self-recognition; recognizing one's own nature (face)
rang gcig-pa - singular unique state
rang gcig-pu - singular unique state
rang dang 'brel-ba - found within oneself, connected with oneself
rang gdangs - inherent translucent radiance
rang gnas - self-sustaining, self-abiding, self-existent
rang gnas kyi ye-shes rjen-pa - a naked self-sustaining primal awareness
rang-snang - self-manifestation, self-manifesting
rang babs - self-occurring
rang babs gnyug-ma'i dran-pa - a natural self-occurring mindfulness
rang-byung - self-originated
rang-byung ye-shes - self-originated knowledge, self-originated primal awareness
rang zhal mjal-ba - meeting one's own face (nature)
rang gzhan gnyis su byung - originate as oneself and as another
rang-bzhag - self-settled, remain as itself
rang-bzhin - nature, nature, inherent nature, svabhava
rang-bzhin mam-dag - naturally pure
rang-bzhin med-pa - without any inherent nature
rang-bzhin rdzogs-pa chen-po - the natural Great Perfection
rang-rtsal - inherent energy, inherent potentiality
rang yin-pa - one's own state of existence
rang yin-par ngo-shes-pa - recognizing it as one's own state of being
rang rig - self-awareness; aware of oneself
rang rig-pa - one's own intrinsic Awareness
rang la byan tshud-pa - concrete personal experiences with regard to one¬ self
rang-shar - self-arising
rang shes rig-pa'i rgyal-po - the King who is self-knowing Awareness
rang sar grol - liberated into its own condition
rang sar zin - remaining in its own (original) condition
rang sangs-rgyas - pratyekabuddha
rang sangs-rgyas kyi theg-pa – pratyeka-buddha-yana
rang sems - one's own mind
rang sor zin - remaining in its own (original) condition
rang gsal - inherent clarity, inherent luminosity
rab-'byams-pa - infinite
rab 'bring tha-ma - superior, intermediate, and inferior capacities rig-cha on the side of awareness
rig stong rjen-pa - naked empty Awareness
rig stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of awareness and emptiness rig-pa 1. Aware-ness, immediate Awareness, intrinsic Awareness, the state of contemplation, vidya; 2. intelligence
rig-pa ngo-sprod - direct introduction to intrinsic Awareness
rig-pa gcer-bu - naked Awareness
rig-pa gcer mthong - seeing with naked Awareness
rig-pa rjen-pa - naked Awareness
rig-pa dbyings kyi sgron-ma - the lamp of the dimension of Awareness
rig-pa tshad pheb kyi snang-ba - the vision of the increasing to the full measure of Awareness
rig-pa 'dzin-pa - vidyadhara, knowledge-holder
rig-pa'i khu-byug - the cockoo of Awareness
rig-pa'i rtsal - the potentiality of Awareness, the creative energy of Aware¬ness
rig-pa'i rtsallhung-ba - fall into the potentiality of Awareness
rig-pa'i ye-shes - the knowledge which is immediate Awareness
rig-pa'i zang-thal - directly penetrating Awareness
rig-pa zang-thal gyi ngang - the state of directly penetrating Awareness
rig-pa rang gnas - self-sustaining immediate Awareness
rig-ma - a consort, a female partner for tantric practice
rig-'dzin – Vidya-dhara
rig-'dzin brda brgyud - the symbolic transmission of the Vidya-dharas
rig shes - a knowing awareness
rig gsal - clear awareness, awareness and clarity
rig gsal dbyer-med - the inseparability of awareness and clarity
ring-lugs - our own system, our own tradition
rim-gyis 'jug-pa - entering gradually
rim-gyis-pa - a gradualist
ris-med – non-sectarian
ris-med-pa - one who is non-sectarian, a follower of the Rimed or non-sectar¬ian move-ment
ru-Iog - reversal, the process of reversing solid matter into radiant energy
ru-shan - distinction, the Rushan exercises (in Dzogchen)
ro-gcig - single taste, single flavor, the state of being a single taste, ekarasa
ro-snyoms - same taste, the process of making everything into the same taste, samarasa
ro-langs - a vampire, vetalal
rol-pa - manifestation; to manifest
rung - psychic energy, wind, air, vayu


LA

la bzla-ba - to transcend, to go beyond conceptions lam the Path, path, way, road, marga lam-khyer - carry on along the path, daily practice
lam gyi 'od gsal - the Clear Light of the Path
las snang - karmic vision
lung - 1. Agama; 2. scriptural authorization, authorization
lung-ma-bstan - a dull blank state of mind, neutral state
lung rig - scriptural citations and reasoning
lus ngag yid - body, speech, and mind
longs-sku – Sambhoga-kaya
longs-spyod rdzogs-pa'i sku – Sambhoga-kaya


SHA

shar grol - liberation as soon as it arises
shar-ba - to arise
shin tu mal-'byor - Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen)
shin tu mal-'byor gyi theg-pa – Atiyoga-yana
shes rgyud - stream of consciousness, vijñana-santana
shes-pa - awareness; to know, to be aware
shes-bya ji snyed-pa mkhyen-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quantity, the know-ledge which knows the full quantity of what is known (i.e., conventional knowledge of phenomena)
shes-bya'i sgrib-pa - obscurations due to (erroneous) intellectual knowl¬edge
shes-rab - wisdom, discriminating wisdom, prajña
shes-rab rang-byung gi sgron-ma - the lamp of self-originated wisdom
shes rig - an awareness which knows
shog ser - golden paper
gshis - innate disposition
gshis shor gyi gol-sa - deviation where one falls away from one's innate disposition


SA

sa - stage, state, bhumi
sa gcig-pa - single stage
sa bcu - the 10 stages, the 10 bhumis
sa-gter - earth-treasure
sangs-rgyas - Buddha, an enlightened being
sangs-rgyas-pa - Buddhahood, attaining Buddhahood
sems - mind, thoughts, thought process, citta
sems kyi ngo-bo - the essence of mind
sems kyi snang-ba - manifestation of mind
sems kyi yal-ba - the dissolving of mental activities
sems bskyed - 1. bodhichitta, producing the bodhichitta, bodhicittotpada;2. producing a thought
sems grol - liberate the mind
sems rgyud - mind-stream
sems-can - sentient being, sattva
sems-nyid - the Nature of Mind, cittata
sems-nyid kyi rang zhal bsgribs - obscuring the true face of the Nature of Mind
sems-sde - Mind Series (a group of texts and series of Dzogchen teachings)
sems-phyogs - teachings pertaining to the Dzogchen Semde
sems 'byung - contents of mind, what arises in the mind, caitta
sems-tsam - Chittamatra, the doctrine of Mind-Only
sems-tsam-pa - Chittamatrin, a follower of the Mind-Only doctrine (syn.Yogacharin)
sems-'dzin - fixation of mind, Semdzin (a series of meditation exercises in Dzogchen) ¬
sems rang bzhag gnyug-ma'i ngang bskyangs - the mind continues in a natural self-settled state
sems las ' das-pa - transcending the mind
sems las ' das-pa'i ye-shes - a primal awareness which transcends the mind
so-sa'i gling - Sosaling (name of a cremation ground in India)
srid-pa - existence (syn. salpsiira)
srid-pa'i bar-do - the Bardo of Existence
gsang sngags - the Secret Mantras (syn. Vajrayana)
gsang sngags rdo-rje theg-pa - the Secret Mantra Vajrayana
gsang spyod - secret conduct (the sexual practices of yoga)
gsang-ba - secret, secret aspect
gsang-ba'i bdag-po - Guhyapati, the Master of Secrets (i.e., Vajrapani)
gsang-ba'i bla-ma - the secret Guru
gsang mtshan - secret name (obtained during initiation)
gsar-ma-pa - Sarmapa, the New Tantra schools, the Newer Schools
gsal-cha - on the side of luminous clarity
gsal stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of clarity and emptiness
gsal-ba - clarity, luminosity, luminous clarity, clear
gsal-ba'i nyams - experience of clarity
bsam-gtan - concentration, meditation, level of concentration, dhyana
bsam-gtan gyi mkhan-po - a teacher of Chan, a Chan master
bsam-gtan gyi rgyu tshogs - accumulate the causes of concentration
bsam-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising from reflection
bsil-ba'i tshal - Shitavana, the cool forest (cremation ground near Bodh Gaya)
bsod-nams - merit, meritorious karma, punya
bsod-nam kyi tshogs - accumulation of merit, punya-sambhara


HA

had-de-ba - startled awareness, a state of shock
lha - god, deity, Deva
lhag-mthong - vipasyana, higher insight (Pali: vipassana)
lhag-pa'i mal-'byor - Atiyoga(syn. Dzogchen)
lhan-skyes - spontaneously born
lhan-cig skyes-pa - spontaneously born, sahaja
Ihan-cig skyes-pa'i ma rig-pa - spontaneously born ignorance
lhan-cig skyes-pa'i ye-shes - spontaneously born knowledge, spontaneously born primal awareness
lha'i nga-rgyal - divine pride
lhug-pa - alert relaxation, alertly relaxed
lhun gyis - spontaneously, effortlessly, naturally
lhun gyis grub-pa - spontaneously self-perfected, effortlessly realized, anabhoga
lhun gyis 'jug-pa - entering spontaneously
lhun gyis gnas-pa - abiding spontaneously, remaining effortlessly
lhun gyis rdzogs-pa - perfected spontaneously
lhun-grub - spontaneously self-perfected
lhun-rdzogs - spontaneously perfected
lhod-de - relaxed
lhod-pa - relaxation, relaxed; to relax
lhod-pa chen-po - the Great Relaxation, totally relaxed, a state of total relax¬ation (syn. Dzogchen)


A

a-ti - Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen) a-ti-yo-ga Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen)
a-la-la - how delightful!
e-ma-ho - how wonderful!
o-rgyan - Uddiyana
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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:56 pm

By the Yongdzin Rinpoche:

There are some synonyms regarding the Dzogchen term Natural State which is called in its honorific form, Thigle Nyagchig.

In turn the related synonyms for Natural State / Thigle Nyagchig:

- Great Blissful Dharmakaya / Bönku Dewa Chenpo
- Self-Originated Great Wisdom / Rangrig Yeshe Chenpo.
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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Fri May 04, 2018 5:28 pm

Tashi delek,

KYAB RIG; is the Sugatagarbha which is the Quintessence of the Blissful Ones which embraces all beings.
It is a Dzogchen term used in Bön Dzogchen like in the Heart Drops of Dharmakaya / Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen.

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By JLA:


Here is the actual quote from Heart Drops in the Tibetan text (p. 26 line 2)

dang po ni/ bde gshegs snying pos 'gro ba yongs la
khyab pa tsam la 'dod pa'o/

"As for the first (i.e. khyab-rig), it is applied only
to the Quintessence of the Blissful Ones which
embraces all beings."

The Quintessence of the Blissful Ones is the
Sugatagarbha, i.e., the potential all beings (not
things) have to reach enlightenment. For explanations
about this, you should read instructions dealing with
the 3rd Wheel of the Buddha's teachings.


dang po= first
ni = as for
bde gshegs = Blissful Ones
snying pos= Quintessence (with an ergative mode)
'gro ba = beings
yongs la= all (plus an accusative case, lit. "to all")
khyab pa= embrace (verb)
tsam la= only, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY,
'dod pa = to appy, to designate, etc.
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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by Mantrik » Fri May 04, 2018 6:18 pm

kalden yungdrung wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:25 am
Tashi delek DW members,

To understand Dzogchen correct one must use the right words.
Below a Dzogchen glossary composed by John Reynolds.

KY

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By John Reynolds:

Glossary of Dzogchen Terms

KA

ka-ti - a crystalline translucent nerve or channel connecting the heart with the eyes
ka-dag - primordial purity, primordially pure
ka-dag chen-po - the Great Primordial Purity, a state of total primordial
purity
ka-dag gi lam - the path of primordial purity
ka-dag rig-pa shes-rab rang-byung gi sgron-ma - the lamp of self-origi¬nated discriminating wisdom which is primordially pure awareness
ka nas dag-pa - primordial purity, pure from the very beginning
kun-khyab all-pervading
kun-mkhyen - omniscient, all-knowing
kun tu snang-ba'i ting-nge-' dzin - the samadhi or state of contemplation which illuminates everything
Kun tu bzang-po - Samantabhadra (name of the Primordial Buddha)
Kuntu bzang-mo Samantabhadri (name of the Primordial Wisdom)
kun brtag ma rig-pa - the ignorance which conceptualizes everything
Kun-byed rgyal-po - the king who creates everything
kun-rdzob - relative
kun-rdzob bden-pa - Relative Truth
kun-gzhi - the basis of everything, alaya
kun-gzhi rnam-shes - the store consciousness, alaya-vijñana
kun-bzang dgongs-pa - the Primordial State of Samantabhadra
klong - vast expanse, vast expanse of space
klong-chen - the great vast expanse
klong-sde Longde - the Space Series (a series of texts and teachings of Dzogchen)
dkar 'jam rtsa'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the smooth white nerve
dkar-po chig-thub - 1. panacea, the white panacea; 2. the Mahamudra teaching
bka' - precept, word, command, vacana
bka'-ma - tradition, continuous tradition (an oral tradition whose transmis¬sion has not been interrupted and is continuous)
rkyen - secondary cause, secondary condition, pratyaya
sku - Body, kaya
sku gsum - Trikaya, the Three Bodies of the Buddha
sku gsung thugs - Body, Speech, and Mind
skye 'gags med-pa - uncreated and unceasing
skye med - uncreated, not produced, unborn
bskyed rdzogs - the generation process and the perfection process
bskyed rdzogs zung-'jug - unification of the generation process and the perfection process
bskyed-rim - generation process, steps of production, development stage, visualization process, utpattikrama
'khor-ba - Samsara, cyclical existence
'khor-Io - 1. wheel, circle, cycle; 2. chakra, psychic center (a center of psychic energy in the body)
'khor-lo bsgyur-pa'i rgyal-P - Universal Monarch, Chakravartin, a wheel¬ turning universal emperor, cakravarti-riija
'khrul rtog - delusory thoughts, deluded thoughts
'khrul rtog gi rba-dabs 'tshub-pa - turbulent waves of deluded thoughts
'khrul snang - delusory appearances
'khrul-pa - delusion, deluded, delusory, bhriinti
'khrul-pa'i las rgyun mi chod-pa - not interrupt the current of the delusory activities of the mind
'khrul 'byams - ordinary profusion of deluded thoughts
'khru l'byams tha-mal du shor-ba - fall into the ordinary profusion of de¬luded thoughts
'khrul med - without delusion
'khruI gzhi - the basis of delusion 'khrullam the path of delusion

KHA

khyad-chos - special teaching
khrid - explanation, guiding explanation
khrid-yig - explanatory text (a manual which gives an explanation of the meditation practice)
khregs-chod / Thekchod - releasing tensions, cutting through rigidity (a spe¬cial tea-ching of the Dzogchen Upadesha Series)
mkha' - sky, space
mkha'-'gro-ma / Dakini (a manifestation of energy in female form)
mkhas-pa - wise, learned
mkhyen-pa - wisdom, knowledge; to know
'khor ' das - Samsara and Nirvana
'khor'das m-shan phye-ba - distinguishing between Samsara and Nirvana
grol gzhi - the basis of liberation
grol gzhi'i ye-shes ngos ' dzin - recognizing the knowledge (or gnosis) which is the basis of liberation
grol lam - the path of liberation
grol lugs - modes of liberation
grol lugs bzhi - the 4 modes of liberation
grol sa - the state of liberation
grol sa gcig-pu - unique state of liberation
grol sa gcig~po yin-par" ngo-sh~s - recognize to be the unique state of liberation
glo-bur - adventitious, accidental
glo-bur ma dag-pa - adventitious impurities
dgag sgrub med-pa - neither stopping nor creating (thoughts)
dgongs brgyud - direct transmission, Mind Lineage
dgong sgter - Mind Treasure
dgongs-pa - 1. Primordial State, Mind; 2. intention
dgra-bcOIfi-pa - Arhat, perfect saint
‘gags-med - unobstructed, without obstruction
‘ gyu-ba - movement of thought; to move
‘grel-pa - commentary
'gro sa med - (thoughts) do not go anywhere
rgod-pa - agitation, agitated
rgyang zhags chu'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the water (globelike) eye which lassos everything at a distance
rgyan - ornament (Le., thoughts and appearances are the ornaments of the mind)
rgyal-po - king
rgyal-ba - Jina, the Victorious One (syn. Buddha)
rgyal-ba dgongs brgyud - the direct mind-to-mind transmission of the Jinas rgyal-ba rigs lnga - the 5 Dhyani Buddhas
rgyal-sras / Jinaputra, son of the Victorious One (syn. Bodhisattva)
rgyal-sras kyi spyod-pa - Bodhisattva conduct, conduct or behavior of a Jinaputra
rgyu - cause, primary cause, hetu
rgyu'i ting-nge-'dzin - causal samadhi, causal contemplation, hetu-samadhi
rgyu'i theg-pa / Hetuyana - the Causal Vehicle
rgyud - 1.Tantra; 2. mind-stream
rgyud-sde - the Tantra Section (the 18 Tantras of the Mahayoga)
rgyud smin - ripen the stream of consciousness
sgom-pa,bsgom-pa - meditation; to meditate, bhiivanii,
sgom-pa nyams su len-pa tshul - method of practicing meditation
sgom-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising in meditation
sgom byung gi shes-rab - wisdom which comes forth in meditation
sgom lam - path of meditation development, bhiivanii-miirga
sgyu-ma - illusion, miiyii
sgyu-lus, sgyu-ma'i lus - illusion body, maya-deha
sgyur-ba - transformation; to transform
sgyur lam - the path of transformation
sgra 'od zer - sounds, lights, and rays
sgrib-pa - obscuration
sgrib-pa gnyis - the 2 obscurations (emotional and intellectual)
sgrub brgyud - Lineage of the Siddhas
sgrub-thabs / sadhana - process of realization
sgrub-sde - the Sadhana Section (of Mahayoga)
sgrub-pa b ka' brgyad - the sadhana practices of the eight Herukas
sgrub-pa-po - sadhaka, practitioner of sadhana
sgro-' dogs - doubts
sgron-ma drug - the 6 lamps (aspects of light in Thodgal)
sgrol ba - 1. to liberate, to deliver; 2. rites of deliverance, magical rituals employed to slay other beings
brgyud-pa - transmission, lineage, paramparii
brgyud-pa'i bla-ma - Lineage Gurus, masters of the lineage of transmission
bsgom-pa chen-po - the great meditation, state of total meditation
bsgom-med - nonmeditation, without meditating

NGA

ngang - state, condition
ngang bskyangs - continuing in the state
ngang chen-po - the great state, total state
ngang dwangs - lucid state, luminous state
ngang bzhag chu-bo'i rgyun gyi sgom-pa - remain in a state where medita¬tion is like the continuous flow of a river
ngang la bzhag-pa - remain in the state
ngan sngags - evil mantras
ngan-song - evil destinies of rebirth, durgati
nges-don - real meaning, ultimate meaning, definitive meaning, nWirtha
ngo-sprad-pa - directly introduced
ngo-sprod-pa - introduction, direct introduction; to introduce
ngo-'phrad-pa - to be introduced to
ngo-bo - essence, svabhiiva
ngo-bo gcig - unique essence
ngo-bo nyid kyi sku - Svabhavakaya, Svabhavikakaya
ngo-shes-pa - recognition; to recognize
ngos ' dzin-pa - to recognize
ngos bzung - recognize
dngos-grub / siddhi - attainments
dngos-po - entity, a concrete thing
dngos-gzhi - principal practice, principal section
mngon-' gyur - become manifest
mngon-shes - clairvoyance, clairvoyant power, abhijftii
mngon-shes drug - the 6 clairvoyant powers
mngon-sum - 1. manifest, evident to the senses 2. perception, pratyaya
mngon-sum rjen-pa'i ye-shes - naked manifest primal awareness
snga-'gyur - Early Translation
snga-' gyur lnga - the 5 earliest translations (of Dzogchen)
snga dar - the earlier spreading of the Dharma in Tibet
sngags - mantra, incantation, magic spell
sngags mying-ma - the Old Tantras
sngags nang-pa - the Inner Tantras, the Higher Tantras
sngags-pa - Tantrika, Ngagpa, a practitioner of the Mantras
snags-lugs - theTantra system, mantranaya
sngags gsar-ma - the New Tantras
sngar ' dris kyi ye-shes - a knowledge met with previously
sngon-'gro - preliminaries, preliminary practice, preliminary section

CA

cig-ear, cig-char - instantaneous, immediate
cig-car 'jug-pa - entering instantaneously
cig-car-ba – non-gradualist
cir snang rang yin - one's own state of existence manifesting everywhere
cog-bzhag bzhi - the 4 modes of just being there
gcig - one, single, unique, single state, singularity, eka
gcig grol - liberated into a single state
gcig thag-bcad-pa - discover one single state
gcig-pu, gcig-po - single, unique
gcig shes kun grol - knowing one thing, everything is liberated
gcer grol - liberation through bare attention
gcer mthong - seeing nakedly
bca'-ba - to continue
bcom-ldan-'das - Bhagavan, Lord
bcos med - unfabricated, unmodified, uncorrected
bcos slad med-pa - not modified or adulterated

CHA

chad lta-ba - the view of nihilism, ucchedaviida
chen-po - great, total
chös - 1. Dharma, reality; 2. dharmas, phenomena; 3. Dharma, the teaching of the Buddha
chös kun - all dharmas, all phenomena
chös kyi bdag-med - the insubstantiality of phenomena
chös-sku – Dharmakaya in Vajrayana
Bön-sku – Dharmakaya in Bön
chös-sku rgyal-po'i rtsal - the creative potentiality of the king who is the Dharmakaya (syn. rig-pa'i rtsal)
Bön-sku gcig-po'i yo-langs bskyang - continuing in the unique state of the Dharma-kaya
Bön-sku'i klong du dag-pa - purified into the vast expanse of the Dharmakaya
Bön-sku'i lta-ba - the view of the Dharmakaya
Bön-sku'i yo-Iangs the state (or nature) of the Dharmakaya
chös-nyid - Dharmata, Reality
chös-nyid kyi rang ngo skyong-ba - continuing in the inherent state of Reality
chös-nyid mngon-sum kyi snang-ba - the vision of the direct perception of Reality
chös-nyid bar-do - the Bardo of Reality
chös-nyid zad-pa'i snang-ba - the vision of the consummation of Reality
chös rnams dharmas - phenomena
chös-dbyings / Dharmadhatu - the dimension of all existence
chös lugs - an organized system of phenomena, religion
chös log - wrong teaching, perverted teaching
mchan - note
mchöd-brjod - verse of offering
'char tshul - manner of arising, how it arises
'char lugs - mode of arising
'chi-kha'i bar-do - the Bardo of Dying

JA

ji snyed-pa mkhyen-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quantity, the knowl¬edge which knows the quantity of all phenomena
ji lta-ba bzhin - the state of being just as it is
ji lta-ba gzigs-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quality, the knowledge which sees the state just as it is
ji bzhin nyid - the state of being just as it is
ji bzhin-pa - the state of being just as it is
ji bzhin-par bzhugs-pa - remaining in the state of being just as it is
'ja'-Ius - the Rainbow Body
'ja'-lus 'pho-ba chen-po - the Rainbow Body of the Great Transfer
'jur dran - coarse memories
rjes - concluding section
rjes thob - subsequent realization, postmeditation experience, pristhalabdha
rjes med - without leaving a trace behind
rjes med rang dag - self-purified without leaving a trace
rjes su rnal-'byor - Anuyoga
rjes su rnal-'byor gyi theg-pa - Anuyogayana, the Vehicle of the Anuyoga Tantra
brjod-med - inexpressible (in words)
brjod med kyi rig-pa zang-thal - an indescribable directly penetrating awareness




NYA

nyan-thos-pa - Shravaka, a Hinayana disciple, a listener
nyan-thos-kyi theg-pa - Shravakayana, the Vehicle of the Hinayana Disciples
nyams - experience, meditation experience, mystical experience
nyams gong 'phel kyi snang-ba - the vision of the development of experi¬ences (in vision)
nyams-myong - experience; to experience
nyams zhen - attachment to experiences
nyams-len - practice; to practice
nyams su len-pa - to practice
nyams gsum - the 3 meditation experiences (of bliss, clarity, and no thought)
nyon-mongs-pa - passion, negative emotion, klesha
nyon-mongs-pa'i sgrib-pa - obscuration due to the passions
nyon-mongs-pa'i dung klda-viiyu - passion winds, winds (or psychic ener¬gies) defiled by the passions
gnyis-med – non-dual, without duality, advaya
gnyis-'dzin - grasping at duality
gnyis-'dzin kyi 'ching-ba las 'grol-ba - liberated from bondage to dualistic thinking
gnyen-po - antidote, pratipaksa
gnyug-ma - natural, innate, ntija
gnyug-ma'i rnal-'byor - natural yoga, natural practice
mnyam rjes - contemplation and subsequent realization
mnyam rjes kyi nyams-len - the practice of contemplation and subsequent realization
mnyam-nyid, mnyam-pa nyid - the state of identity, sameness, samatii
mnyam-bzhag - the state of even contemplation, samiihita
rnying-ma-pa Nyingmapa - the Old Tantra school
snyan brgyud - oral transmission, oral lineage, oral tradition
snying gi bu - heart-son, chief disciple
snying-gtam - heartfelt advice
snying-thig Nyingthig - the Essence of the Mind (syn. the Dzogchen Upadesha teachings)
snying-thig rdo-rje snying-po'i lam - the path of the adamantine heart of the Essence of the Mind (syn. the Dzogchen Upadesha teachings)
snying-thig-pa - a practitioner of the Nyingthig teachings
snying-po - 1. heart, hrdaya; 2. embryo, garbha; 3. essence, sara; 4. mind, citta


TA

ting-nge-'dzin - contemplation, the state of contemplation, samadhi
ting-nge-'dzin chen-po - a state of total contemplation, the great contem¬plation, maha-samadhi
gtad-pa - fixation; to fixate the mind on
gtad-so - concept, conception
gtad-so dang bral-ba - free of conceptions
gtad-tshigs - conclusion, criteria, reasoning
gtan la 'bebs-pa - to systematize, to set down systematically
gter-ston Terton - Treasure Master, a discoverer of hidden treasure texts
gter-ma - Terma, hidden treasure text
btag-grol - liberation through wearing
rtag lta-ba - the view of eternalism, Shashvatavada
rtags - sign, indication
rtog-pa - thought, discursive thought; to think
rtogs-pa - understanding; to understand
Ita sgom du ro-gcig - a single taste as to view and meditation
Ita sgom spyod - view, meditation, and conduct
Ita sgom spyod 'bras-bu - view, meditation, conduct, and fruit
lta-ba - view, way of seeing, dristi; to see
stong-cha - on the side of emptiness
stong-nyid kyi gshis - the innate disposition which is emptiness
stong-nyid snying-rje zung-'jug - the unification of emptiness and compassion
stong-pa - empty, shunya
stong-pa nyid - emptiness, shunyata
brtag-pa - examination, vitarka; to examine, to investigate
brtan-pa thob - attain stability
bstan-bcos - philosophical treatise, treatise, sastra
bstan-pa - teaching, doctrine, shasana; taught, reveal


THA

tha-dad med-pa - no difference, no distinction
thag-bcad-pa - to decide definitively, to determine decisively, to decide
thabs- Means, Skillful Means, method, upaya
thig-le - sphere, tiny sphere, essence, bindu
thig-le chen-po - the Great Sphere, fotal sphere, mahabindu
thig-le nyag-gcig - the Unique Sphere, unique essence
thig-le stong-pa'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the empty spheres
thugs - Mind, Heart, citta
thugs-rje - 1. Energy; 2. compassion, karuna
thugs sras - heart-son, principal disciple
thun - session, meditation session
thun dang thun-mtshams - sessions and between sessions
the-tshom med - without doubts, not remaining in doubt
theg-pa - vehicle, way, yana
theg-pa dgu - the 9 vehicles
theg-pa chen-po - Mahayana, the Great Vehicle
theg-pa thams-cad kyi rtse rgyal - the victorious mountain peak of all the vehicles (to enlightenmenth(i.e., Dzogchen)
theg-pa dman-pa / Hinayana - the Lesser Vehicle
theg-pa rim dgu - the 9 successive vehicles to enlightenment
theg-pa rim dgu'irtse-bo - the pinnacle of the 9 successive vehicles
theg-pa'i yang rtse - highest peak of all vehicles
thog-ma'i sangs-rgyas - the Primordial Buddha
thod-rgal / Thodgal - passing over the summit (the development of vision practice in the Dzogchen Upadesha)
thol byung blo rdeg - suddenly strike a thought
thos-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising from hearing (the teachings)
mtha' - limit, limitation, extreme, end, anta
mtha' grol - liberated from all limitations
mtha' med - unlimited, without limitation
mtha' las 'das-pa - transcending limitations
mthar snang - final visions
mthong lam - the path of vision, darsana-marga


DA

dag snang - pure vision
dang-po-pa - beginner
dad-pa - faith
dwangs - luster, brightness; clear, pure
dam-bca' - author's promise, the author's statement of purpose to his readers
dam-tshig sems-dpa' - symbolic being, samayasattva
dur-khrod - cremation ground
de kho na nyid - Tathata, Reality, the state of being just as it is, suchness
de kho na nyid ting-nge-'dzin - the contemplation of Reality, tathatii-samiidhi
de bzhin nyid - Tathata, Reality, the state of being just as it is
de bzhin gshegs-pa - Tathagata (syn. Buddha)
de bzhin gshegs-pa'i snying-po - Tathagatagarbha, inherent Buddha-na¬ture
don - meaning, real meaning, benefit, purpose, artha
don gyi lta-ba - real view
don gyi ye-shes - real knowledge
don gcig las ma 'das-pa - not go beyond the single meaning
drag sngags - fierce mantras
drang don - conventional meaning, neyiirtha
dri-med - immaculate
gdangs - translucency, translucent
gdams-ngag - instruction
gdeng, gdengs - confidence
gdod nas dag-pa - primordially pure
gdod-ma - primordial
gdod-ma'i mgon-po - Adinatha (syn. the Primordial Buddha)
gdod-ma'i mal-'byor - the Primordial Yoga (syn. Dzogchen)
gdod-ma'i gzhi - the Primordial Base
bdag-nyid chen-po - the Great State, the great self (syn. Dzogchen, the Pri¬mordial State)
bdag-med - without a self, insubstantial, Anatman
bdag-'dzin - grasping at a self, grasping at the reality of, atarma-graha
bde-ba - pleasurable sensation, happiness, bliss, sukha
bde-ba chen-po / Mahasukha - the Great Bliss
bde-ba'i nyams - experience of pleasurable sensation
bde-bar gshegs-pa / Sugata - (syn. Tathagata, Buddha)
bden-pa gnyis - the 2 Truths (absolute and relative)
bden-pa mthong-ba - seeing the truth
bdud - Mara, demon
mdangs - luster, brightness, bright complexion
mdo - Sutra, a discourse of the Buddha
mdo-sde spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Sautrantika-Madhyamika
mdo-lugs - Sutra system
'das -rjes - posthumous teachings
'du-byed samskaras - impulses, karmic formations
'du-byed kyi las - activities of the samskaras
'dul-ba Vinaya - monastic discipline, monastic ordinances
'dren-pa'ibla-ma - Guru who gives guidance
rdo-rje vajra - diamond; adamantine, diamondlike
rdo-rje theg-pa - Vajrayana
rdo-rje zam-pa - the Vajra Bridge teachings (of Dzogchen Longde)
rdo-rje lu-gu-rgyud - vajra chains
rdo-rje slob-dpon - Vajracharya
rdo-rje sems-dpa - Vajrasattva
rdo-rje gdan Vajrasana - (modern Bodh Gaya), the diamond throne of enlightenment
brda - sign, symbol
brda brgyud - symbolic transmission, the Lineage of the Mystic Signs (of the Vidya-dharas)
brda bzhi - the 4 Signs (in Dzogchen Longde practice)
bdag-nyid chen-po - the Great State, the great self (syn. Dzogchen, the Pri¬mordial State)
bdag-med - without a self, insubstantial, Anatman
bdag-'dzin - grasping at a self, grasping at the reality of, iitmagraha
bde-ba - pleasurable sensation, happiness, bliss, sukha
bde-ba chen-po - Mahasukha, the Great Bliss
bde-ba'i nyams - experience of pleasurable sensation
bde-bar gshegs-pa - Sugata (syn. Tathagata, Buddha)
bden-pa gnyis - the 2 Truths (absolute and relative)
bden-pa mthong-ba - seeing the truth
bdud - Mara, demon
mdangs - luster, brightness, bright complexion
mdo - Sutra, a discourse of the Buddha
mdo-sde spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Sautrantika-Madhyamika
mdo-Iugs - Sutra system
'das -rjes - posthumous teachings
'du-byed - samskaras, impulses, karmic formations
'du-byed kyi las - activities of the samskaras
'dul-ba - Vinaya, monastic discipline, monastic ordinances
'dren-pa'ibla-ma - Guru who gives guidance
rdo-tje vajra - diamond; adamantine, diamondlike
rdo-rje theg-pa - Vajrayana
rdo-rje zam-pa - the Vajra Bridge teachings (of Dzogchen Longde)
rdo-rje lu-gu-rgyud - vajra chains
rdo-rje slob-dpon - Vajracharya
rdo-rje sems-dpa - Vajrasattva
rdo-rje gdan Vajrasana - (modern Bodh Gaya), the diamond throne of enlightenment
brda - sign, symbol
brda brgyud - symbolic transmission, the Lineage of the Mystic Signs (of the Vidya-dharas)
brda bzhi - the 4 Signs (in Dzogchen Longde practice)


Na

Nang – internal, inner, inner aspect
nang gi bla-ma - the internal Guru
nang rgyud - Inner Tantras
nang rtog - internal thoughts
nang dbyings - inner space, internal space, the internal dimension
nang 'od - inner light, internal light
nang gsal - inner luminosity, internal luminosity
nam-mkha' - sky, space, the space element, akasha
gnad - essential point
gnad gcig-po - single essential point
gnad du brdeg-pa - strike the essential point
gnad don - the real meaning of the essential point
gnad ma nor-ba - unmistaken essential point
gnad gsum ldan-pa'i lta-ba - the view which possesses the 3 essential points
gnas-pa - calm state; to abide, to be established
gnas 'phro - still or diffusing
gnas-tshul - mode of being
gnas-lugs - Natural State, natural condition
gnas-lugs ji lta-ba gzigs-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quality, the knowl¬edge which sees the Natural State just as it is
gnas sa med - (thoughts) do not remain anywhere
ma brgyud - oral transmission
mam-rtog - thought, discursive thought, vikalpa
mam 'rtog grol - liberate discursive thoughts
rnam-rtog ngo shes-pa - recognize discursive thoughts
mam-rtog med-pa - without discursive thoughts
mam-par rtog-pa - discursive thought, vikalpa
mam-par mi rtog-pa -without discursive thoughts, nirvikalpa
mam-par shes-pa - consciousness, vijñana
mam-shes - consciousness, vijñana
rnal-'byor - yoga, union
mal-'byor gyi rgyud - Yoga Tantra
rnal-'byor gyi rgyud gyi theg-pa – Yoga-tantra-yana
mal-'byor chen-po -Mahayoga
mal-'byor chen-po'i rgyud kyi theg-pa – Maha-yoga-tantra-yana
rnal-'byor-pa Yogin - practitioner
rnal-'byor spyod-pa - Yogachara, Yogacharin
rnal-'byor spyod-pa'i dbu-ma - Yogachara-Madhyamika
rnal-'byor-ma - Yogini
rnal-'byor bzhi - the 4 Yogas (stages in Dzogchen Semde practice)
rnal-'byor lam - the Path of the Yogins, the Path of the Yogins
rnal-bzhag chen-po - totally settled into the natural state, the great self¬ settled natural state
sna-tshogs - diversity, different kinds
sna-tshogs rdo-rje - a double vajra, vishva-yajra
snang 'char tshul - the way in which appearances arise
snang stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of appearance and emptiness
snang-ba - appearance, manifestation, vision; to appear, to manifest, to be visible
snang-ba bzhi - the 4 Visions (in Thodgal practice)
snang-srid - all phenomenal existence, all that appears and that exists



PA

dpal - glorious, abundant, shri
dpe - example, metaphor
dpe’i ye-shes - knowledge indicated by example
dpyad-pa - analyzed, reason
dpyod-pa - analysis; to analyze, to investigate, vicara
spang blang med-pa - without attachment or aversion
spong lam - the path of renunciation
spyan lnga - the 5 eyes
spyi 'byams - irregular habits
spyi'byams gshis shor - falling away from one's innate disposition due to irregular habits
spyi mes chen-po - the great universal Ancestor
spyi gzhi - the universal Base
sPyod-pa - conduct, behaviour, action, carya
sPyod-pa'i rgyud - Charya Tantra
sPyod-pa'i rgyud kyi theg-pa – Charya-tantra-yana
sPyod-yul - sphere of action, the range of the activities of the senses
sprul-sku - Nirmanakaya
sprul-pa - Nirmita, emanation
sprospa - elaboration, multifarious activity, prapañca
spros-med - without (conceptual) elaborations, aprapañca
spros bral free of conceptual elaborations


PHA

pha-rol tu phyin-pa - perfection, paramita
pha-rol tu phyin-pa drug - the 6 perfections, the 6 paramitas
phun-sum tshogs-pa - supreme, abundant
phyag-rgya - mudra, symbol, symbolic form, gesture, consort
phyag-rgya chen-po - Mahamudra, the Great symbol
phyag-chen - Mahamudra, the Great Symbol
phyag-na rdo-rje - Vajrapani
phyam gnas - even-minded
phyam gnas lhod-de – evenly minded and relaxed
phyam lhod - equanimity and relaxation
phyal-ba - omnipresent, common.
phyi - external, outer, outer aspect
phyi rgyud - Outer Tantras
phyi dar - the later spreading of the Dharma
phyi snang - external appearances
phyi dbyings - external space, the external dimension
phyi'i bla-ma - the external Guru
'phags yul - Aryadesha, India
'pho-ba - the transference of consciousness; to transfer
'pho-ba chen-po - the Great Transfer
'phrul-ba - to emanate
'phro-ba - to emanate, to project, to diffuse, to proliferate

BA

bag-chags - karmic traces, karmic residues, unconscious propensities, viisanii
bar-do - Bardo, the intermediate state between death and rebirth, antariibhava
bu'i 'od gsaI - the Son Clear Light
bya-ba'irgyud - Kriya Tantra
bya-ba'I’rgyud kyi theg-pa – Kriya-tantra-yana
bya bral - free of any deliberate action
byang-chub - enlightenment, Bodhi
byang-chub kyi sems - Bodhichitta, enlightened mind, the Thought of Enlightenment
byang-chub sems-dpa' - Bohisattva
byang-chub sems-dpa'i theg-pa – Bodhisattva-yana
byan'tshud-pa - concrete personal experience
bying-ba - drowsiness
byin-dabs - blessing, adhisthana
byung sa med - (thoughts) do not arise from anywhere
byed-pa-po - creator, actor, agent, kartri
bla-sgrub - Guru Sadhana
bla-na-med-pa - unsurpassed, highest, anuttara
bla-na med-pa'i rgyud - Anuttara Tantra
bla-ma - Guru, master
bla-ma'i rnal-‘byor - Guru Yoga, Unification with the Guru
blang dor med-pa - without accepting or rejecting
blang dor med-par bskyang-ba - continue without accepting or rejecting anything
blo - mind, thought, attitude
blo-gros - intellect, mati
blo 'd'as brjod ‘braI transcending conception by the intellect and beyond expression in words"
blo Idog rnam bzhi - the 4 meditations which change one's attitude (to¬ward life)
blo byas'ibcos-ma'i Ita sgom - view and meditation fabricated by the mind
blo byas 'jur dran - tangled,memories made by mind
dbang - initiation, empowerment; abhisheka
dbang-bskur - to confer initiation
dbang-po - sense faculty, intellectual capacity, indriya
dbang-po gzhan la rag ma lus-pa - not depend on any other power
dbang-po rab 'bring tha-ma - superior, intermediate, and inferior capacities
dbang-phyug - Lord, God, ishvara
dbang-phyug-pa - Shaiva, Shaivite, a follower of the god Shiva
dbang bzhi - the 4 initiations (in Anuttara Tantra)
dbang lung khrid - initiation, authorization, and explanation
dbu-ma - 1. middle, center; 2. Madhyamaka
dbu-ma-pa - Madhyamika
dbu-ma'i rtsa - Avadhuti, the central channel
dbyings - space, dimension, dhatu
dbyer-med - inseparability; inseparable
sbyin-pa - generosity
'bras-bu - Fruit, result, consequence, goal, phaIa
'bras-bu'i theg-pa - Phalayana, the Fruitional Vehicle
'bras-bu'i rdo-rje theg-pa - the fruitional Vajrayana
sbyong lam - the path of purification
sbyor sgrol - sexual rituals and slaying rituals
sbyor lam - the path of application, prayoga-marga


MA

ma skye - uncreated, unproduced, not born
ma 'gags-pa - unobstructed, unceasing, anirodha
ma bcos-pa - unfabricated, unmodified, uncontrived, uncorrected
ma bcos lhan-cig skyes-pa - unfabricated and spontaneous
ma dag las snang - impure karmic vision
ma bu 'phrad-pa - encounter of the Mother and the Son (Clear Light)
ma bu sbyor-ba - uniting of the Mother and the Son (Clear Light)
ma'i 'od gsal - the Mother Clear Light
ma yin-pa'i chos lugs - the organized system of phenomena which does not exist in reality
ma gyeng-ba - undistracted, without distraction
ma rig-pa - ignorance, lack of awareness, avidya
man-ngag - upadesha, secret oral instruction
man-ngag gi sde - Upadesha Series (a group of texts and series of Dzogchen teachings)
mi gnyis - not two
mi myed - unfindability, not find, not obtain
mi rtog-pa - no thought, nondiscursive, without thoughts
mi rtog-pa'i nyams - experience of no thought


TSA

'tsit ta - the physical heart
tsit ta sha'i sgron-ma - the lamp of the fleshly heart
btson-sgrus - vigor, diligence
rtsa - a psychic channel, nerve, nadi
rtsa-ba - root, source, root text, muIa
rtsa-ba'i bla-ma - Root Guru
rtsa dung - the yoga of channels and energies, nadi-vayu yoga
rtsa dung thig-le'i rnal-'byor - the yoga of Nadis, Vayus, and Bindus
rtsal - energy, creative energy, potentiality
rtsal sbyong - forceful purification
rtse-gcig - one-pointed, one-pointedness of mind
rtsol sgrub - searching for realization
rtsol-med - the effortless state; effortless, without effort
rtsol-med kyi bstan-pa - the doctrine of the effortless state
brtsis-med - without calculating
brtse-ba - love; to love


TSHA

tshad-med - immeasurable, unlimited, aprameya
tshad-med bzhi - the 4 unIimited states
tshi ehad-pa - fall into despair
tshig dbang - word initiation
tshul - method, manner, mode
tshul-khrims - morality, moral precepts, sila
tshogs gnyis - the 2 accumulations (of merit and wisdom)
tshogs drug - the 6 aggregates of consciousness
tshogs lam - the path of accumulation, sambhara-marga
mtshan - name, title
mtshan-bcas - fixation with an object
mtshan-nyid - definitive characteristic, definition, laksana
mtshan-nyid theg-pa - Lakshanayana (syn. the Sutra system)
mtshan-ma - mark, distinguishing mark, nimitta
mtshan-med - 1. without a distinguishing mark; 2. fixation without an object


DZA

'dzin-pa' - subject, that which apprehends, grahaka
rdzu-'phrul - magical power, magical display, telekinesis, psychokinesis, riddhi
rdzogs-chen - Dzogchen, the Great Perfection
rdzogs-chen sde gsum - the 3 series of Dzogchen teachings
rdzogs-chen-pa - a practitioner of Dzogchen
rdzogs-pa - perfect, complete
rdzogs-pa chen-po - Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, mahasandhi
rdzogs-rim - the perfection process, Sampannakrama


ZHA

zhar-byung - addendum
zhal-'chems - last testament
zhal-sgom - oral teaching and meditation practice
zhal-gdams - oral teaching, advice
zhal-lung - oral teaching
zhi-khro - Peaceful and Wrathful Deities
zhi-ba - 1. peace, peaceful, pacification, santi; 2. Ultimate Peace, Nirvana
zhi-gnas - Shamatha, calming the mind, the state of peaceful calm, attaining peaceful calm
zhi lhag dbyer-med - the inseparability of Shamatha and Vipashyana
zhe-sdang - anger, hatred
zhen-pa - attachment; to become attached
gzhan ngo snang tshul - how they present themselves as external appearances
gzhan du mi myed-pa'i ye-shes - a knowledge not found elsewhere outside of oneself
gzhanrig - awareness of the other (i.e., external objects)
gzhi - Base, Foundation, ground, basis
gzhi ji bzbin-pa - the Base just as it is
gzhi hyid la grol-ba - liberated into the state of the Base
gzhi dang ngo 'phrad-pa - introduced to the Base
gzhi gnas ma'i 'od gsal - the Mother Clear Light that abides as the Base
gzlii-ma - the Base
gzhi med rtsa bral - without any base and without any source
gzhi’i 'od gsal - the Clear Light of the Base
gzhi yi ngo bo - the essence which is the Base
gzhi lam gyi 'od gsal gnyis bdyer-med - the inseparability of the Clear Lights of the Base and of the Path
gzhi lam 'bras-bu - the Base, the Path, and the Fruit
gzhir gnas - remain as the Base, abide as the Base
gzhir gnas kyi rig-pa - Awareness which abides as the Base
gzhir gnas kyi 'od gsal - the Clear Light which abides as the Base
gzung-lugs-pa - a follower of the scriptural system
gzhon-nu bum sku - the youthful vase like Body


ZA

zag-pa med-pa'i dbyings - unpolluted dimension, the pollution less dimen¬sion (of mind)
zang-thal - direct penetration, directly penetrating
zang-thal rjen-pa'i rig-pa - a directly penetrating naked Awareness
zang-thal-le - directly penetrating
zang ma thal'byung - impeded
zin-pa - completed, finished, accomplished, done
zung-'jug - unification, unified, united, yuganaddha
gza' gtad - concepts, conceptions
gza ’gtad dang bral-ba - free of all conceptions
gzugs-sku – rupa-kaya, Form Body
gzung-ba - object, that which is apprehended, grahya
gzung 'dzin - subject and object
bzod-pa - patience


'A

'og 'gyu - undercurrent
‘og 'gyu 'khrul 'byams - undercurrent of proliferating delusions
'og 'gyu'i mam-rtog - undercurrent of discursive thoughts
'og-min - Akanishtha, the highest plane of existence
'od lus - the Body of Light
‘od gsal - the Clear Light
'od gsal rgyun-chad med-pa'i klong du - in the vast expanse of unceasing Clear Light
'od gsal rdo-rje snying-po'i bstan-pa - the doctrine of the adamantine es¬sence of the Clear Light (syn. Dzogchen)
'od gsal-ba'i ye-shes - the knowledge of the Clear Light, a primal awareness of Clear Light


YA

yang rtse - the pinnacle, the highest peak
yang rab - an individual of exceedingly superior capacity
yangs-pa - vast expanse
yi-dam - Yidam, a meditation deity, devata
yid - manas,mind,functional mind
yid kyi mam-rtog - manovijñana, mind-consciousness
yid-ches-pa - belief
yid-dpyad - mental analysis
yid la byed – pay attention, mind-work, mental activity, manasikara
yid la mi byed-pa - inattention, without mental activity
yin-lugs - natural state of existence
yul - object
yul-can - subject
ye grol - primordial liberation
ye ji bzhin-pa - the primordial state of being just as it is
ye nas - primordial, from the very beginning
ye nas dag-pa - pure from the very beginning
ye nas shes-pa - knowledge, gnosis, cognition, primal awareness, Primor¬dial Awareness, jñana
ye nas sangs-rgyas-pa - enlightened from the very beginning, attained Bud¬dhahood from the very beginning
ye nas lhun-grub - spontaneously perfected from the very beginning
ye phyi-mo - the Primordial Grandmother
ye med - nonexistent from the very beginning
ye rdzogs - primordially perfected
ye yod - existing from the very beginning
ye gzhi - the Primordial Base
ye gzhi snying-po byang-chub kyi sems - the Bodhichitta which is the es¬sence of the Primordial Base
ye-shes - knowledge, gnosis, c6gnition, wisdom, primal awareness, Primor¬dial awareness jñana
ye-shes kyi sku – Jñana-kaya
ye-shes kyi tshogs - accumulation of wisdom, jñana-sambhara
ye-shes kyi rang rtsal du bskyong-ba - continue in the inherent potentiality of primal awareness
ye-shes kyi rlung - wisdom winds, wisdom airs, jñana-vayu
ye-shes brjod bral - an inexpressible primal awareness
ye-shes spyi - a general or universal primal awareness
ye-shes zang-thal - directly penetrating primal awareness
yo-langs - the unobstructed and continuous state (of the Dharmakaya)
yongs su grub-pa - fully realized, fully accomplished, parinispanna
yongs su rdzogs-pa - fully perfected, completed, paripurna
yod med - existence and non-existence
gyeng-ba - distraction, distracted; to be distracted


RA

rag-pa'i mam-rtog - coarse thoughts
rang - self, itself, one's own, inherent
rang gi ngo-bo - one's own essence
rang gi rig-pa - one's own immediate awareness
rang gis rang grol - self-liberated by itself
rang gis rang rig-pa - self-aware by itself
rang grol - self-liberation, self-liberated
rang rgyud - one's own mind-stream
rang rgyud gnyis 'dzin gyi 'ching-ba las grol-ba - one's own mind-stream liberated from all bondage to dualistic thinking
rang ngo - one's own real nature, one's own face
rang ngo rang du phrad-pa - one's own face encountering itself, meeting oneself face to face
rang ngo-shes-pa - self-recognition; recognizing one's own nature (face)
rang gcig-pa - singular unique state
rang gcig-pu - singular unique state
rang dang 'brel-ba - found within oneself, connected with oneself
rang gdangs - inherent translucent radiance
rang gnas - self-sustaining, self-abiding, self-existent
rang gnas kyi ye-shes rjen-pa - a naked self-sustaining primal awareness
rang-snang - self-manifestation, self-manifesting
rang babs - self-occurring
rang babs gnyug-ma'i dran-pa - a natural self-occurring mindfulness
rang-byung - self-originated
rang-byung ye-shes - self-originated knowledge, self-originated primal awareness
rang zhal mjal-ba - meeting one's own face (nature)
rang gzhan gnyis su byung - originate as oneself and as another
rang-bzhag - self-settled, remain as itself
rang-bzhin - nature, nature, inherent nature, svabhava
rang-bzhin mam-dag - naturally pure
rang-bzhin med-pa - without any inherent nature
rang-bzhin rdzogs-pa chen-po - the natural Great Perfection
rang-rtsal - inherent energy, inherent potentiality
rang yin-pa - one's own state of existence
rang yin-par ngo-shes-pa - recognizing it as one's own state of being
rang rig - self-awareness; aware of oneself
rang rig-pa - one's own intrinsic Awareness
rang la byan tshud-pa - concrete personal experiences with regard to one¬ self
rang-shar - self-arising
rang shes rig-pa'i rgyal-po - the King who is self-knowing Awareness
rang sar grol - liberated into its own condition
rang sar zin - remaining in its own (original) condition
rang sangs-rgyas - pratyekabuddha
rang sangs-rgyas kyi theg-pa – pratyeka-buddha-yana
rang sems - one's own mind
rang sor zin - remaining in its own (original) condition
rang gsal - inherent clarity, inherent luminosity
rab-'byams-pa - infinite
rab 'bring tha-ma - superior, intermediate, and inferior capacities rig-cha on the side of awareness
rig stong rjen-pa - naked empty Awareness
rig stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of awareness and emptiness rig-pa 1. Aware-ness, immediate Awareness, intrinsic Awareness, the state of contemplation, vidya; 2. intelligence
rig-pa ngo-sprod - direct introduction to intrinsic Awareness
rig-pa gcer-bu - naked Awareness
rig-pa gcer mthong - seeing with naked Awareness
rig-pa rjen-pa - naked Awareness
rig-pa dbyings kyi sgron-ma - the lamp of the dimension of Awareness
rig-pa tshad pheb kyi snang-ba - the vision of the increasing to the full measure of Awareness
rig-pa 'dzin-pa - vidyadhara, knowledge-holder
rig-pa'i khu-byug - the cockoo of Awareness
rig-pa'i rtsal - the potentiality of Awareness, the creative energy of Aware¬ness
rig-pa'i rtsallhung-ba - fall into the potentiality of Awareness
rig-pa'i ye-shes - the knowledge which is immediate Awareness
rig-pa'i zang-thal - directly penetrating Awareness
rig-pa zang-thal gyi ngang - the state of directly penetrating Awareness
rig-pa rang gnas - self-sustaining immediate Awareness
rig-ma - a consort, a female partner for tantric practice
rig-'dzin – Vidya-dhara
rig-'dzin brda brgyud - the symbolic transmission of the Vidya-dharas
rig shes - a knowing awareness
rig gsal - clear awareness, awareness and clarity
rig gsal dbyer-med - the inseparability of awareness and clarity
ring-lugs - our own system, our own tradition
rim-gyis 'jug-pa - entering gradually
rim-gyis-pa - a gradualist
ris-med – non-sectarian
ris-med-pa - one who is non-sectarian, a follower of the Rimed or non-sectar¬ian move-ment
ru-Iog - reversal, the process of reversing solid matter into radiant energy
ru-shan - distinction, the Rushan exercises (in Dzogchen)
ro-gcig - single taste, single flavor, the state of being a single taste, ekarasa
ro-snyoms - same taste, the process of making everything into the same taste, samarasa
ro-langs - a vampire, vetalal
rol-pa - manifestation; to manifest
rung - psychic energy, wind, air, vayu


LA

la bzla-ba - to transcend, to go beyond conceptions lam the Path, path, way, road, marga lam-khyer - carry on along the path, daily practice
lam gyi 'od gsal - the Clear Light of the Path
las snang - karmic vision
lung - 1. Agama; 2. scriptural authorization, authorization
lung-ma-bstan - a dull blank state of mind, neutral state
lung rig - scriptural citations and reasoning
lus ngag yid - body, speech, and mind
longs-sku – Sambhoga-kaya
longs-spyod rdzogs-pa'i sku – Sambhoga-kaya


SHA

shar grol - liberation as soon as it arises
shar-ba - to arise
shin tu mal-'byor - Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen)
shin tu mal-'byor gyi theg-pa – Atiyoga-yana
shes rgyud - stream of consciousness, vijñana-santana
shes-pa - awareness; to know, to be aware
shes-bya ji snyed-pa mkhyen-pa'i ye-shes - the Knowledge of Quantity, the know-ledge which knows the full quantity of what is known (i.e., conventional knowledge of phenomena)
shes-bya'i sgrib-pa - obscurations due to (erroneous) intellectual knowl¬edge
shes-rab - wisdom, discriminating wisdom, prajña
shes-rab rang-byung gi sgron-ma - the lamp of self-originated wisdom
shes rig - an awareness which knows
shog ser - golden paper
gshis - innate disposition
gshis shor gyi gol-sa - deviation where one falls away from one's innate disposition


SA

sa - stage, state, bhumi
sa gcig-pa - single stage
sa bcu - the 10 stages, the 10 bhumis
sa-gter - earth-treasure
sangs-rgyas - Buddha, an enlightened being
sangs-rgyas-pa - Buddhahood, attaining Buddhahood
sems - mind, thoughts, thought process, citta
sems kyi ngo-bo - the essence of mind
sems kyi snang-ba - manifestation of mind
sems kyi yal-ba - the dissolving of mental activities
sems bskyed - 1. bodhichitta, producing the bodhichitta, bodhicittotpada;2. producing a thought
sems grol - liberate the mind
sems rgyud - mind-stream
sems-can - sentient being, sattva
sems-nyid - the Nature of Mind, cittata
sems-nyid kyi rang zhal bsgribs - obscuring the true face of the Nature of Mind
sems-sde - Mind Series (a group of texts and series of Dzogchen teachings)
sems-phyogs - teachings pertaining to the Dzogchen Semde
sems 'byung - contents of mind, what arises in the mind, caitta
sems-tsam - Chittamatra, the doctrine of Mind-Only
sems-tsam-pa - Chittamatrin, a follower of the Mind-Only doctrine (syn.Yogacharin)
sems-'dzin - fixation of mind, Semdzin (a series of meditation exercises in Dzogchen) ¬
sems rang bzhag gnyug-ma'i ngang bskyangs - the mind continues in a natural self-settled state
sems las ' das-pa - transcending the mind
sems las ' das-pa'i ye-shes - a primal awareness which transcends the mind
so-sa'i gling - Sosaling (name of a cremation ground in India)
srid-pa - existence (syn. salpsiira)
srid-pa'i bar-do - the Bardo of Existence
gsang sngags - the Secret Mantras (syn. Vajrayana)
gsang sngags rdo-rje theg-pa - the Secret Mantra Vajrayana
gsang spyod - secret conduct (the sexual practices of yoga)
gsang-ba - secret, secret aspect
gsang-ba'i bdag-po - Guhyapati, the Master of Secrets (i.e., Vajrapani)
gsang-ba'i bla-ma - the secret Guru
gsang mtshan - secret name (obtained during initiation)
gsar-ma-pa - Sarmapa, the New Tantra schools, the Newer Schools
gsal-cha - on the side of luminous clarity
gsal stong dbyer-med - the inseparability of clarity and emptiness
gsal-ba - clarity, luminosity, luminous clarity, clear
gsal-ba'i nyams - experience of clarity
bsam-gtan - concentration, meditation, level of concentration, dhyana
bsam-gtan gyi mkhan-po - a teacher of Chan, a Chan master
bsam-gtan gyi rgyu tshogs - accumulate the causes of concentration
bsam-pa'i shes-rab - discriminating wisdom arising from reflection
bsil-ba'i tshal - Shitavana, the cool forest (cremation ground near Bodh Gaya)
bsod-nams - merit, meritorious karma, punya
bsod-nam kyi tshogs - accumulation of merit, punya-sambhara


HA

had-de-ba - startled awareness, a state of shock
lha - god, deity, Deva
lhag-mthong - vipasyana, higher insight (Pali: vipassana)
lhag-pa'i mal-'byor - Atiyoga(syn. Dzogchen)
lhan-skyes - spontaneously born
lhan-cig skyes-pa - spontaneously born, sahaja
Ihan-cig skyes-pa'i ma rig-pa - spontaneously born ignorance
lhan-cig skyes-pa'i ye-shes - spontaneously born knowledge, spontaneously born primal awareness
lha'i nga-rgyal - divine pride
lhug-pa - alert relaxation, alertly relaxed
lhun gyis - spontaneously, effortlessly, naturally
lhun gyis grub-pa - spontaneously self-perfected, effortlessly realized, anabhoga
lhun gyis 'jug-pa - entering spontaneously
lhun gyis gnas-pa - abiding spontaneously, remaining effortlessly
lhun gyis rdzogs-pa - perfected spontaneously
lhun-grub - spontaneously self-perfected
lhun-rdzogs - spontaneously perfected
lhod-de - relaxed
lhod-pa - relaxation, relaxed; to relax
lhod-pa chen-po - the Great Relaxation, totally relaxed, a state of total relax¬ation (syn. Dzogchen)


A

a-ti - Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen) a-ti-yo-ga Atiyoga (syn. Dzogchen)
a-la-la - how delightful!
e-ma-ho - how wonderful!
o-rgyan - Uddiyana
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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by chimechodra » Fri May 04, 2018 6:36 pm

Glossary of Dzogchen concepts
I found this a funny title :tongue:

But thanks for this, this is very helpful!

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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by XXIlluminatingVoid72 » Wed May 09, 2018 2:19 am

What about "Lu gu rgyud"?

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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Wed May 09, 2018 2:30 am

XXIlluminatingVoid72 wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 2:19 am
What about "Lu gu rgyud"?
Tashi delek,

you could discuss that on the Dzogchen forum and place then the meaning here.
Keeps this tread clear.
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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Fri May 11, 2018 1:30 pm

IN ADDITION:

ROLPA
Dang, Rolpa and Tsal the energies.

rol-pa - manifestation; to manifest

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Re: Glossary of Dzogchen concepts

Post by kalden yungdrung » Fri May 11, 2018 2:07 pm

IN ADDITION:

KYAB RIG

Here is the actual quote from Heart Drops in the Tibetan text (p. 26 line 2)

dang po ni/ bde gshegs snying pos 'gro ba yongs la khyab pa tsam la 'dod pa'o/

"As for the first (i.e. khyab-rig), it is applied only to the Quintessence of the Blissful Ones which embraces all beings."

The Quintessence of the Blissful Ones is the Sugatagarbha, i.e., the potential all beings (not things) have to reach enlightenment. For explanations
about this, you should read instructions dealing with the 3rd Wheel of the Buddha's teachings.


dang po= first
ni = as for
bde gshegs = Blissful Ones
snying pos= Quintessence (with an ergative mode)
'gro ba = beings
yongs la= all (plus an accusative case, lit. "to all")
khyab pa= embrace (verb)
tsam la= only, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY, ONLY,
'dod pa = to appy, to designate, etc.


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