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There appear to be two Jnanasutras, with different Tibetan orthographies for their names. [1]

13 relations: Dzogchen, Jigme Lingpa, Keith Dowman, Longchen Nyingthig, Lotsawa, Madhyamakālaṃkāra, Menngagde, Ngöndro, Sri Singha, Tarthang Tulku, Tibetan and Himalayan Library, Vajrayana, Vimalamitra.


Dzogchen or "Great Perfection", Sanskrit: अतियोग, is a tradition of teachings in Tibetan Buddhism aimed at discovering and continuing in the natural primordial state of being.

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Jigme Lingpa

Jigme Lingpa (1729–1798) was a Tibetan tertön of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Keith Dowman

Keith Dowman (born 1945) is an English Dzogchen teacher and translator of Tibetan Buddhist texts.

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Longchen Nyingthig

Longchen Nyingthig is a terma, revealed scripture, of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, which gives a systematic explanation of Dzogchen.

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Lotsawa is a Tibetan word used as a title to refer to the native Tibetan translators, such as Vairotsana, Rinchen Zangpo, Marpa Lotsawa and others, who worked alongside Indian scholars or panditas to translate Buddhist texts into Tibetan from Sanskrit, Classical Chinese and other Asian languages.

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The Madhyamakālaṃkāra is an eighth-century Buddhist text, believed to have been originally composed in Sanskrit by Śāntarakṣita (725–788), which is extant in Tibetan.

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In Tibetan Buddhism and Bon, Menngakde (THL: men-ngak-dé, upadeśavarga), is the name of one of three scriptural and lineage divisions within Dzogchen (Great Perfection atiyōga).

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The Tibetan term Ngöndro (pūrvaka) refers to the preliminary, preparatory or foundational practices or disciplines (Sanskrit: sādhanā) common to all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and also to Bon.

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Sri Singha

Shri Singha (Sanskrit) was a principal disciple and dharma-son of Mañjuśrīmitra in the Dzogchen lineage.

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Tarthang Tulku

Tarthang Tulku (born 1934) is a Tibetan teacher (lama) who introduced the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism into the United States, where he works to preserve the art and culture of Tibet.

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Tibetan and Himalayan Library

The Tibetan and Himalayan Library (THL), formerly the Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library (THDL), is a multimedia guide and digital library hosted by the University of Virginia focused on the languages, history and geography of Tibet and the Himalayas.

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Vajrayāna, Mantrayāna, Tantrayāna, Tantric Buddhism and Esoteric Buddhism are the various Buddhist traditions of Tantra and "Secret Mantra", which developed in medieval India and spread to Tibet and East Asia.

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Vimalamitra was an 8th-century Indian monk.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jnanasutra

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