Vima Nyingtik Series
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Texts belonging to the Vima (or Bima) Nyingtik (bla ma yang tig), or Heart-Essence of Vimalamitra (bi ma snying thig) section of the Nyingtik Yabzhi (snying thig ya bzhi) or Fourfold Heart-Essence:
Belonging to the history and biography section at the end of the Vima Nyingtik, this brief account is of unknown authorship but might represent the earliest available version of the master's life story.
- Direct Path to the Primordial: A Concise Liturgy and Visualization for the Preliminary Accumulations of the Mother and Child Cycles of Dzogpachenpo Vima Nyingtik, the Heart-Essence of Vimalamitra by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
This liturgy includes sections on taking refuge, generating bodhicitta, Vajrasattva meditation, maṇḍala offering, and guru yoga. Jamyang Khyentse drew on earlier sources to compose the text at Palpung Monastery.
- Prayer to the Lineage of the Great Heart-Essence, the Pith Instruction Section of the Great Perfection by Longchen Rabjam
This prayer to the lineage of the pith-instruction section, or Mengak Dé (man ngag sde), of Dzogchen teachings appears in the Vima Nyingtik and has been supplemented over the centuries by masters including Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö.