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Texts composed or revealed by the famous treasure-revealer Karma Lingpa (karma gling pa, b. 14th. C.):
- The Root Verses on the Six Bardos revealed by Karma Lingpa | Dying & the Bardos
One of the most famous sections of Liberation Upon Hearing in the Bardo (bar do thos grol)—the so-called Tibetan Book of the Dead—this text offers instructions on each of the six intermediate states, or bardos: 1) the bardo of this life, 2) the bardo of dreams, 3) the bardo of samādhi meditation, 4) the bardo of dying, 5) the bardo of dharmatā, and 5) the bardo of becoming.
- The Benefits of the Vajra Guru Mantra and an Explanation of Its Syllables revealed by Karma Lingpa | Mantra
Revealed as a 'treasure' (gter ma), this short text explains the benefits and significance of Guru Padmasambhava's famous twelve-syllable mantra oṃ āḥ hūṃ vajra guru padma siddhi hūṃ.
- Highway of the Great Yoga: A Daily Practice for the Peaceful and Wrathful Deities of the Self-Liberated Wisdom Mind by Dodrupchen Jigme Trinle Özer | Sādhanas
This short daily practice of the peaceful and wrathful deities (zhi khro) takes the famous treasure revelations of the tertön Karma Lingpa (b. 14th C.) as its basis and is widely used within the Longchen Nyingtik tradition.