Tertön Sogyal Series
- Nyala Sogyal
- Orgyen Lerab Lingpa
- Sonam Gyalpo
Both Padmasambhava, who embodies all gurus, devas and ḍākinīs,
And your supreme and special deity Vajrakumāra (Vajrakīla),
Hold you close to their hearts; you are the vidyādhara who reveals the profound termas,
Lerab Lingpa, to you I pray!
Texts by and about the famous treasure-revealer and teacher of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama, Tertön Sogyal Lerab Lingpa (gter ston bsod rgyal las rab gling pa, 1856-1926):
- From the Oral Tradition of the Lama of Nyarong by Yukhok Chatralwa Chöying Rangdrol | Retreat & Solitude
- The Seeds of Faith, A Prayer to the Vidyādhara and Great Tertön Lerab Lingpa by Drimé Ösal Lingpa | Biographies
A short guru yoga in which the guru is the embodiment of all lineage masters, especially Samantabhadra, Guru Padmasambhava, Dorje Drolö, Düddul Lingpa, Dudjom Lingpa, Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpe Nyima and Lerab Lingpa himself. The text remained for many years in the possession of Tulku Dorje Dradül (1891–1959), Dudjom Lingpa's youngest son, and was copied by Kyala Khenpo (1893–1957).
In this guru yoga, a mind terma of Tertön Sogyal, the lama is visualized in the form of Dorje Tötreng Tsal. The text was revealed in association with the Nechung Oracle and it remains a daily practice of Nechung Monastery to this day.
- The Swift Path to Great Bliss: A Sādhana of Amitābha, Buddha of Limitless Light | Amitābha & Sukhāvatī
Vajra Guru Mantra
This inventory (thems yig) provides key details of the Razor of the Innermost Essence (yang snying spu gri), including a list of all texts in the cycle, and important information for the tertön concerning its revelation.
For this prayer from the Vajrakīla cycle known as Yang Zab Nyingpo (Deepest Heart-Essence), the practitioner assumes the form of the deity Vajrakīla and prays to Guru Padmākara and consort, who are visualized above the head.