Sangye Lingpa Lama Gondu


Volumes: 18
Versions: W23445

The Lama Gongdu is a complete encyclopedia of ritual of the followers of the ancient Nyingma teachings. In these 18 volumes are found everything from the most advanced methods of psychological transformation to the works describing types of hats and hygiene. The terton of this extraordinary cycle was Sangye Lingpa (1340-1396), who found these treasure texts at Puri Pugmoche in 1364. He transmitted these teachings to the 5th Karmapa Deshin Shegpa (1384-1415), who presented a manuscript of the Lama Gongdu to the Ming Emperor. This ruler rewarded both the Karmapa and the revealer of the texts. W23433.