Rongtön Sheja Künrig Series
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Rongtön Sheja Kunrig (rong ston shes bya kun rig), also known as Shakya Gyaltsen, (shakya rgyal mtshan, 1367-1449) was one of the greatest scholars of the Sakya school, renowned especially for his mastery of the prajñāpāramitā teachings. He founded Nalendra Monastery in 1436.
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Three Gateways to Liberation
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In this short work, Rongtön clarifies the teachings on the samādhi (ting nge 'dzin) meditations related to the three gateways to liberation (rnam thar sgo gsum): emptiness, the absence of characteristics and the wishless.
- The Excellent Path of the Great Vehicle: How to Meditate on the Three Gateways to Liberation According to the Mahāyāna | Buddhist Philosophy
A brief explanation of the "three gateways to liberation" (rnam thar sgo gsum) according to the Mahāyāna, i.e., emptiness (śūnyatā; stong pa nyid), absence of characteristics (mtshan ma med pa), and wishlessness (smon pa med pa).