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  Nyingmapa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Corallitos: Vajrayana Foundation A center of teaching and practice in the Dudjom lineage of the Nyingmapa.
Lama Jigme Rinpoche, Himalayan Imports Chaplain Rinpoche is the head of the Padma Rigzinling Nyingmapa Monastery.
Longchenpa Institute Under the direction of Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche, and is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Nyingmapa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Nyingmapa.html   (246 words)

 Nyingma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Nyingma means "old" or "ancient", as Nyingma followers maintain the earliest Vajrayana teachings (the other three schools are known as Sarma or "new translation" schools, having arisen from a second wave of translation).
Followers of the tradition are known as "Nyingmapa," "pa" being a common suffix comparable to "er" or "ite" in English.
From the 11th century onwards, the Nyingma tradition flourished along with the newer Sarma schools, and it was at that time that Nyingmapas began to see themselves as a distinct group and the term "Nyingma" came into usage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nyingma   (1668 words)

 China Tibet Information Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nyingmapa lamas wear red robes and hats, so it is also known as the Red Sect.
Nyingmapa lamas believe that the mind is pure and that by cultivating one's being in such a way as to reject all outside influences, it is possible to become as one with Buddha.
The major Nyingmapa monasteries are the Mindroling Monastery and the Dorje Drak Monastery.
www.tibetinfor.com.cn /english/zt/religion/200402004518142831.htm   (786 words)

 Tsoknyi Rinpoche
He was born in Nangchen, Eastern Tibet, in the first half of the 19th Century and was a contemporary of the three great lamas of the time, Jamyang Khyentse, Jamgon Kongtrul, and Chokgyur Lingpa.
The second Tsoknyi Rinpoche was born into the family of the King of Nangchen in the first half of this century and received the teachings of Naropa from the 7th Khamtrul Rinpoche to whom he had transmitted the teachings in his previous incarnation.
The present Tsoknyi Rinpoche was recognised by H. Karmapa XVI at the age of eight.
www.choklingtersar.org /teachers/tsoknyi.htm   (368 words)

 Tibet Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism
Nyingmapa, the Ancient Ones, began around 750 with Padmambhava.
Because Nyingmapa lamas wear red robes and hats, it was also called Red sect.
Nyingmapa lamas believe that one's mind is pure and through the Buddhist cultivation to prevent disturbances outside, one can be Buddha.
www.tibettrip.com /features/buddhism.htm   (640 words)

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This classification is rather similar to the Nyingmapa classification of its scriptures into bka'-ma and gter-ma.
Subsequently, the Nyingmapa transmission of the Dzogchen precepts was brought to Central Tibet principally due to the activities of three teachers: the great Tantric master Padmasambhava from the country of Uddiyana, the Mahasiddha and Mahapandita Vimalamitra from India, and the native-born Tibetan translator Vairochana of Pagor.
The Nyingmapa class of the Mahayoga Tantras is divided into the Tantra Section (rgyud-sde), consisting of eighteen Tantras headed by the Guhyagarbha Tantra (rgyud gsang-ba snying-po), and the Sadhana Section (grub-sde) consisting of the texts for the practices of these eight Herukas.
www.angelfire.com /vt/vajranatha/bondzog.html   (10307 words)

 About Himalayas...
"The perfect sublime lotus" is one of the state's most important monastery of the Nyingmapa order and was built around the seventeenth century by Latseen Chembo (one of the three lamas who coronated the king).
Situated in North Sikkim is a small village belonging to the Nyingmapa sect, built in 1806.
It belongs to the Nyingmapa sect and was built in 1880.
www.abouthimalayas.com /sikkim/monasteries.html   (742 words)

 Dzogchen Mandala - Dzogchen Osel Ling
In the tradition of the Nyingmapa, a lama has a residence or compound of a size sufficient so that his staff and attendants, translators, tutors, master of ceremonies, closest senior disciples, and family are all housed nearby.
Traditionally, however, the more common path for the Nyingmapa Lama was to maintain a “village seat” independent of any large establishment where he could maintain his household.
Also, the “Nyingmapa village lama” model is considered the most suitable for sustaining the deepest possible personal teacher-student relationship within the Dzogchen Mandala, and this is the ultimate purpose of Dzogchen Osel Ling.
www.dzogchen.org /mandala/dzol.htm   (2269 words)

 Books In Print
Nyingma or Nyingmapa (Old One) is the oldest of the four major Buddhist schools of Tibet.
The Nyingmapa school is the richest Buddhist tradition in terms of teachings revealed as Ter.
In the Nyingmapa tradition this prayer is considered the supreme sacred prayer to Guru Rinpoche.
www.tulkuthondup.com /bk_enlightened_journey.htm   (1259 words)

 Monastery Sikkim
Lachen monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa order.It was built in 1806.
Lama Durptob Karpo is said to have flown in here from Mainam Hill more than 200 years ago and he built a small hermitage at the spot of Enchey monastery.In 1901 during the regin of Sidkong Tulku, a monastery was built in the form of a Chinese Pagoda.
It belongs to Nyingmapa order.The monastery is 2 kms.
www.indiatravelite.com /discoverindia/monasterysikkim.htm   (770 words)

 sikkim info - Monasteries
Belonging to the Nyingmapa order, this monastery, first established in 1840, stands testimony to the dedication of its monks who reconstructed the monastery within a year after it was burnt down in 1947.
It adheres to the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism as this was the prevalent school of monastery and inception.
This important monastery belonging to the Nyingmapa order was built on top of a hill that looms up between the Rathong river and the Rangit river, where a rainbow emanating from Mount Khangchendzonga came to an end.
www.sikkiminfo.net /monasteries.htm   (3225 words)

 Glossary of Tibetan Buddhist Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DZOGCH’EN (Tib.) Non-tantric tradition common to the Nyingmapa and the Bonpo and regarded as a final and higher teaching to be undertaken as the culmination of Tantric practice.
The Nyingmapa tradition is less centrally organized than other traditions, although there are six principal teaching monasteries in Central and East Tibet, and specific traditions linked to each of these.
For the NYINGMAPA tradition he is also important as a Tantric deity, particularly in GURU-YOGA (q.v.).
essenes.crosswinds.net /tibgloss.html   (3548 words)

 John Myrdhin Reynolds teachings -- Buddhism in Lithuania
In the Old Schools of Tibet, the Nyingmapa and the Bonpo, Dzogchen is regarded as the highest teaching of the Buddha, pointing directly in our immediate experience to the Nature of Mind.
Dzogchen is regarded as the ultimate teaching of the Buddha, pointing directly to the Nature of Mind, in the Nyingmapa, Kagyudpa, and Bonpo traditions of Tibet.
This weekend course with a Western Ngakpa Lama ordained in the Nyingmapa tradition and an eminent scholar-translator of Dzogchen texts from the Tibetan will focus on the direct introduction to the Nature of Mind and the practice of contemplation (Rigpa) according to the quintessential instructions of this master.
www.voy.com /144133/104.html   (1424 words)

These teachings are substantially the same in both schools in terms of meaning, terminology, and practice, both traditions justly claiming unbroken lineages of transmission coming down to the present day from the 8th century, and even before.
In both traditions, the Nyingmapa and the Bonpo, Dzogchen is regarded as the ultimate teaching of the Buddhas of the three times and it is classified as the nineth or highest vehicle to enlightenment.
He was ordained as a Ngakpa Lama in the Nyingmapa tradition by HH Dudjom Rinpoche, and for more than ten years he has worked closely with Lopon Tenzin Namdak on the translation of early Bonpo Dzogchen and Tantra texts.
www.vajranatha.com   (515 words)

 E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> Schools Of The Nyingmapa Lineage
I''m slowly learning about the Nyingmapa lineage, but it is a bit tedious.
I am interested in the teaching of a specific Lama that says his lineage is from Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche of the Nyingmapa lineage - Kathok school.
That there is a head of Nyingma lineages is a new development under the exile situation, and it was asked for by the present Dalai Lama.
www.lioncity.net /buddhism/index.php?showtopic=7459   (1206 words)

 Order of Nazorean Essenes
The Central Asian Dzog chen is common to and found within Bon, Nyingmapa lineage, as well as in some northern Indian elements of the Sikhs, Nathas.
The Nyingmapas, as also affirmed by Kongtrul and Longchenpo, split off from the Bon when the new translations begin in Tibet.
Western scholarship tended to disbelieve this until documentation from original sources and contemporary with the time were found to substantiate it.
essenes.net /hpb.html   (2361 words)

 Tibetan Buddhism
The Nyingmapa sect, also known as the Ancient Ones, began around 750 AD with Padmambhava.
The Nyingmapa sect was also called the Red sect because Nyingmapa lamas wore red robes and hats.
Nyingmapa lamas believe that one's mind is pure and that one can be a Buddha through the Buddhist cultivation, that is, prevention of external disturbances or conflicts.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/religion/buddhism/tibetan.htm   (734 words)

 Chinese Medical Diabetes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He became the student of a family of Nyingmapa lamas headed by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, the Ven.
Bob continued his Buddhist studies for 18 years, receiving oral transmissions, teachings, and empowerment from a number of Nyingmapa lamas, the last of which was Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche.
Lucjan was yet another New York Nyingmapa who had also studied and taught tai ji quan, xing yi, ba gua, and xi zang mi zong lama pai (Tibetan secret sect lama system, also known as Tibetan White Crane gong fu).
chinesemedicaldiabetes.com /chinesemedicaldiabetes.com_non_ssl/authors   (1899 words)

 Sikkim/Darjeeling - Yeti Travels
Gangtok with an elevation of 1,780 m, the capital city of Sikkim, is a charming, laid-back town straddling a ridge with houses spilling down the hillside.
The sacred Tsomgo Lake (elevation 3780 m) is situated 38 km to the east of Gangtok amidst picturesque mountains.
Gangtok with an elevatio of 1,780 m, the capital city of Sikkim, is a charming, laid-back town straddling a ridge with houses spilling down the hillside.
www.yetitravelsonline.com /sikkim.html   (4589 words)

 Great Stupa Construction Plan
The gathering of uncommon factors of blessing of holy ones' compassion to propagate the Nyingmapa teachings, to gradually reveal the sublime state of Tibetan Buddhism in the present age.
The gathering of the power of vast aspirations, and mental efforts which accumulate gradually, by which possess ability to pacify conflicts, cultivating the virtuous merits of sentient beings, as such to empower the unstained wisdom's stupa has become the first priority of objective.
The ojects to empower wisdom: various Nyingmapa tantras (Mahasantiyoga Tantra Scriptures, Manjushri True Name Suttas, The Great Magical Net Tantra, Ancient Tibetan Buddhism Historical Record, and others), various mantras (100 syllables, Guru Padmasambhava, Longevity, Manis, Sakyamuni, Deities of Wealth, and so forth) of yidams and dakinis, and of various classes of mandalas.
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In more recent centuries, one of the most popular transmissions of both Tantra and Dzogchen derived from the pure visions of the greatest Nyingmapa master of the 18th century, Jigmed Lingpa (1729-1798).
It is said that he received these teachings directly from the great 14th century master Longchen Rabjampa (1308-1363) who had collected together the Dzogchen Upadesha teachings of Padmasambhava and Vimalamitra from various sources into one great collection, the Nyingtik Yabzhi.
In terms of meditation practice, Dzogchen distinguishes between "the mind", or the normal thought process that is cyclical and Samsaric in nature, and "the Nature of Mind", which is the primordial state of enlightenment that lies beyond all time, conditioning, and causality.
www.angelfire.com /vt/vajranatha/schedule.html   (1630 words)

 PASKAITA -- Buddhism in Lithuania
He has been initiated into both the Nyingmapa and the Kagyudpa orders of Tibetan Buddhism and in 1974 in Kalimpong he received ordination from HH Dudjom Rinpoche as a Ngakpa or Buddhist Tantric Yogin of the Nyingmapa order, receiving the name Vajranatha (Rigdzin Dorje Gonpo).
As his principal focus, he continues his research into the historical origins of Dzogchen in both the Nyingmapa and the Bon traditions, and especially into the connections of Dzogchen and the Bon tradition with the Iranian religious culture of ancient Central Asia and the West, including Iranian Buddhism, Mithraism, and Gnosticism.
This research into original texts in Tibetan and Sanskrit, as well as comparative studies in terms of religion, mysticism, and magic, and the producing of monographs thereon, is known as the Vidyadhara Project.
www.voy.com /144133/170.html   (1206 words)

 Ancient Buddhist Dance, Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan temple, Buddhist philosophy
In the lush green countryside of Mysore State, in Karnataka, there is a Tibetan colony where several Buddhist monasteries have been developed closely resembling those in their native homeland.
One of these, known as the Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery has, since its inception in the early 1960’s grown to become a village in its own right.
In fact, it is essentially a college of Buddhist studies and young monks from all over India and the world come here to study and practice their religion.
www.indiaprofile.com /religion-culture/namdroling.htm   (1162 words)

 Nyingmapa Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Nyingmapa School
To show the particular characteristics of a Nyingmapa follower, I have lastly to point out the unique qualifications of the followers of this school, namely the Right View of Dsogpa Chanpo, which has been neglected even by famous Lamas of this school.
Unfortunately the followers of the Nyingmapa School are not yet very accomplished in the Hidden Treasures.
When the non-fruit is not obtained, and the fruit of good and bad action is obtained within the unceasing realm of transmigration, one passes by the Nyingmapa Dharma in vain.
www.buddhistinformation.com /tibetan/special_characteristics_of_the_n.htm   (4365 words)

 E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> Can Buddhist Priests Or Monks Marry?
Some Nyingmapa masters have families, but they are not monks, it is okay for them to have families.
They may be either Buddhist or Bonpo in terms of their religion, although nowadays the majority of Ngakpas belong to the Nyingmapa school.
Moreover, the most Pawo shamans in Tibet, although their shamanic techniques are of a different origin, now identify themselves as Buddhists in terms of their religious affiliation.
www.lioncity.net /buddhism/index.php?showtopic=557   (3504 words)

 The schools of the Vajrayana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Nyingmapa attach a lot of importance to meditative experience and magical and mystic practices.
the King of Bhutan, is a follower of the Nyingmapa school.
This hat is worn by the lamas of the Nyingmapa school.
timphu.bhutan.at:81 /~bhutan/altdye00/c-viex/k-02-01-02-01/start.php3   (555 words)

 Bhutan - Rivalry among the Sects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although the Lhapa subsect had been successfully challenged in the twelfth century by another Kargyupa subsect--the Drukpa--led by Tibetan monk Phajo Drugom Shigpo, it continued to proselytize until the seventeenth century.
The Drukpa subsect, an unreformed Nyingmapa group in Tibet, spread throughout Bhutan and eventually became a dominant form of religious practice.
Between the twelfth century and the seventeenth century, the two Kargyupa subsects vied with one another from their respective dzong as the older form of Nyingmapa Buddhism was eclipsed.
www.countrystudies.us /bhutan/5.htm   (199 words)

 BuddhaLine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Néanmoins, la tradition Nyingmapa pénétra en Europe par d’autres voies.
Bien qu’au Tibet, les différentes lignées Nyingmapa ne fussent chapeautées par aucune « autorité suprême », en Inde, Dudjom Rinpoché avait été désigné par le Dalaï Lama pour assurer ce rôle pour la communauté Nyingmapa en exil, dans le but d’en renforcer la cohésion.
La tradition Nyingmapa connaissait alors un grand essor en Europe, dû à l’intérêt croissant des Occidentaux pour les enseignements des lamas qui en retour multipliaient leurs visites.
www.buddhaline.net /imprimer.php3?id_article=247   (1948 words)

 Cham - Sacred Buddhist Dance 2005
Born in 1646, he was incarnation of the first learned translator of Tibet, the great translator Vairochana.
With their tremendous gratitude of exclusively preserving and promoting the oral lineage transmissions and sacred treasure teachings of the ancient tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the monastery gradually became the source of Nyingmapa's teachings and it has since been highly acclaimed by all the practitioners of Nyingmapa tradition.
Despite the considerable decline the monastery suffered after the Chinese occupation of Tibet in 1959, we have had wonderful opportunity to re-establish Ogmin Ogyen Mindrolling in exile under the auspices of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama and the timely support from the government of India.
www.tibet.dk /khunu/mindrolling.htm   (260 words)

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