Karling Zhitro Series
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Texts related to the Profound Dharma of the Peaceful and Wrathful Deites of Self-Liberated Wisdom Mind (zab chos zhi khro dgongs pa rang grol) cycle, commonly known as Karling Zhitro (kar gling zhi khro), revealed by Karma Lingpa (karma gling pa, b. 14th C.):
- Purposeful Contact: A Torma Empowerment for the Profound Dharma, the Peaceful and Wrathful Deities of Self-Liberated Wisdom Mind by Karma Chakme
A brief torma empowerment (gtor dbang) for the cycle of teachings known as the Profound Dharma of the Peaceful and Wrathful Deites of Self-Liberated Wisdom Mind (zab chos zhi khro dgongs pa rang grol), revealed by Karma Lingpa.
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.
- 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
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.