Shechen Gyaltsab Gyurme Pema Namgyal
Courtesy of Shechen Archives
By upholding the treasury of the teachings of the definitive, secret essence,
You became the supreme, glorious embodiment of the wisdom all the gurus
Of the mind-direct, symbolic and whispered transmissions—
Orgyen Tukchok Dorje, to you I pray.
Texts by and about Shechen Gyatsab Gyurme Pema Namgyal (zhe chen rgyal tshab 'gyur med padma rnam rgyal, 1871–1926):
In this brief account, Zenkar Rinpoche summarizes the education and activity of Shechen Gyaltsab Gyurme Pema Namgyal (1871–1926), and outlines the contents of the thirteen volumes of his collected writings.
- A Clear, Concise and Simple Explanation of the Generation and Completion Stages for the Benefit of Beginners | Kyerim
This pithy text provides beginners with a clear, comprehensible explanation of kyerim (bskyed rim), or the generation stage, including all the most important points of practice, such as the three samādhis, four aspects of recitation, and four stakes that secure the life-force (srog sdom gzer bzhi).
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche composed this four-line prayer for the longevity of the Seventh Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche, Gyurme Chökyi Senge (b. 1967), by adapting the words of a prayer by Shechen Gyaltsab Rinpoche, Pema Namgyal (1871–1926).
- Verses of Truth for Accomplishing Immortality: A Prayer for the Long Life of Kyabjé Gyaltsab Rinpoche by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö | Long-Life Prayers
Swift Rebirth Prayers
- The Fulfilment of Hopes and Wishes: A Prayer for the Swift Rebirth of the Three Supreme Guides, Protectors of this World by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö | Swift Rebirth Prayers
This prayer for the swift rebirth of the three masters Katok Situ Orgyen Chökyi Gyatso (1880–1925), Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpai Nyima (1865–1926) and Shechen Gyaltsab Gyurme Pema Namgyal (1871–1926) was most likely composed in March 1927.