Wangchuk Dorje

Wangchuk Dorje, 1556–1603

Tibetan Title: rgyal ba rdzogs pa'i sangs rgyas mtshan brjod par dka' ba dpal karma pa dbang phyug rdo rje'i bka' 'bum gyi dkar chag rab gsal ngo mtshar rnam bkra
Tibetan Title: rgyal ba'i dbang po dbang phyug rdo rje'i rnam par thar pa phan bde'i gter chen la
Tibetan Title: thugs rje'i mnga' bdag 'jig rten dbang po karma dgu pa'i bka' bsgo'i skor rab brjid gser gyi gnya' shing
Tibetan Title: rigs kun khyab bdag rgyal ba dbang phyug rdo rje'i zhal snga nas bstsal ba'i dris lan skor the tshom blo mun bcil ba'i snang byed
Tibetan Title: chos kyi rgyal po dpal karma pa dbang phyug rdo rje'i zhal snga nas stsal ba'i chab shog gi skor spel legs rin po che'i rgyan phreng
Tibetan Title: rgyal ba dkon mchog 'bangs kyi dngul gdung rin po che yid bzhin bsam 'phel gyi dkar chag

Short description:

Outline of the Collected writings of the Fifth Shamar Rinpoche, the Root Teacher of the Ninth Karmapa.

Tibetan Title: chos mngon pa mdzod kyi rnam par bshad pa chos mngon rgya mtsho'i snyin po mkhyen brtse'i zhal lung gzhun nu'i rnam rol legs bshad chos mig rnam 'byed grub bde'i shing rta
Tibetan Title: 'jug pa'i TIka chen dwags brgyud grub pa'i shing rta bde bar 'dren byed skal bzang dga' ston
Tibetan Title: rigs kun gtso bo dbang phyug rdo rje'i bstsal ba'i dbu ma'i don bsdus bsdus pa
Tibetan Title: rje mi bskyod zhabs kyis bstsal ba'i 'jug TIka chen mo'i sa bcad
Tibetan Title: di ltar bcom ldan 'das de bzhin gshegs pa zhes pa/ mtha' bral dbu ma'i srol 'byed thar pa'i sgo chen nges don nying khu lo rtogs 'khrul 'joms 'jigs med seng ge'i nga ro chos tshul rgya mtsho'i gnad 'gag kun 'dus nges don mchog ster
Tibetan Title: sgrub brgyud karma kaM tshang pa'i phyag chen lhan cig skyes sbyor sngon 'gro bzhi sbyor sogs kyi ngag 'don 'phags lam bgrod pa'i shing rta la
Tibetan Title: phyag rgya chen po lhan cig skyes sbyor gyi zab khrid nges don rgya mtsho'i snying po phrin las 'od 'phro
Tibetan Title: phyag rgya chen po ma rig mun sel zhes bya ba
Tibetan Title: phyag rgya chen po lhan cig skyes sbyor gyi zin bris snying po gsal ba'i sgron me bdud rtsi'i nying khu chos sku mdzub tshugs su ngo sprod pa
Tibetan Title: phyag rgya chen po lhan cig skyes sbyor gyi khrid kyi spyi sdom rtsa tshig
Tibetan Title: zab lam nA ro chos drug gi rgyab chos rje btsun dbang phyug rdo rje'i zhal snga nas bstsal ba'i nges don bdud rtsi'i yang snying bla ma rin chen zin bris la
Tibetan Title: mchog gi dngos grub mngon du byed pa'i myur lam bka' brgyud bla ma rnams kyi rdo rje'i mgur dbyangs ye shes char 'bebs rang grol lhun grub bde chen rab 'bar nges don rgya mtsho'i snying po phan bde'i 'byung gnas

Short description:

A very famous collection of about four dozens of spiritual songs related to the Kagyü traditions, usually referred to simply as "Rain Clouds of Wisdom".

Tibetan Title: mgur dbyangs ye shes char 'bebs rang grol lhun grub bde chen rab 'bar nges don rgya mtsho'i snying po'i dbyangs kyi dra mig
Tibetan Title: bde mchog gi dbang chog rgyas bsdus gnyis
Tibetan Title: mtshungs med rdo rje dbyangs can tshe dpag med du sgrub pa rdzun spangs pa rtsa gsum dril sgrub tu grags pa'i bskyed rdzogs dbang dang bcas pa 'chi med bdud rtsi'i bum pa skal ldan re skong kun go gcig chod
Tibetan Title: gu ru drag po'i mngon rtogs bar chad kun sel rnam grol bde sbyin
Tibetan Title: gsang ba'i bdag po'i sgrub thabs bdud dpung zil gnon dam nyams srog gi spu gri nyin byed 'od 'bar

Short description:

Guhyapati is an alternative name for the wrathful aspect of Vajrapani. The name here refers to the fact that he "holds the secrets" i.e. that he is the protector of the tantric teachings.

Tibetan Title: phyag na rdo rje gtum po'i sgrub thabs rjes gnang dang bcas pa ma rung tshar gcod byin rlabs dpal 'bar
Tibetan Title: rta mgrin nag po'i sgrub thabs gtor dbang dang bcas pa gdug pa kun 'joms snying po skal bzang gi dga' ston log 'dren rnam sreg go bde don gsal

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Hayagriva, "The Horse-Necked One", is one of the central aspects among the class of wrathful tantric deities. He is said to be an aspect of Amitabha or Avalokiteshvara.

Tibetan Title: thugs rje chen po bcu gcig zhal gyi sgrub thabs smyung gnas kyi cho ga gzungs sgrub dbang dang bcas pa don gnyis lhun grub
Tibetan Title: phyag na rdo rje 'byung po 'dul byed kyi sgrub thabs rjes gnang dang bcas pa dgra bgegs kun 'joms gnam lcags ral gri
Tibetan Title: dpal rta mgrin dmar po grub rgyal ma'i sgrub thabs rjes gnang dang bcas pa bar chad kun sel bdud bzhi tshar gcod
Tibetan Title: rdo rje rnam par 'joms ma'i sgrub thabs byab khrus rjes gnang gi rim pa mthong shes phrin las 'dzum dkar 'od 'phro snang ba chen po

Short description:

Vajravidarana is a meditation deity, which in the anuttarayogatantra-class is blue, wrathful and belongs to the 75-deity mandala of the Sakya school as of the tradition of Virupa.

Tibetan Title: yi dam zhi ba'i mngon rtogs sgrub thabs sgom bzlas rin po che'i phreng ba dgos 'dod kun stsol
Tibetan Title: yi dam drag po'i mngon rtogs sgrub thabs sgom bzlas rdo rje'i phreng ba bar chad kun sel don gnyis lhun grub
Tibetan Title: rjes gnang gcig shes kun grol

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A compilation of empowerments on forty-five different meditation aspects.

Tibetan Title: rjes gnang gcig shes kun grol gyi spyi chings bltas chog tu bkod pa
Tibetan Title: yi dam zhi ba’i mngon rtogs rdo rje’i phreng ba'i dbang bshad
Tibetan Title: las 'bras kyi chos bshad pa rgyud sde'i dbye ba lha so so'i lo rgyus brgyud rim rnams bsgrigs pa zab gnad nor bu'i phra tshom
Tibetan Title: rjes gnang thams cad kyi spyi chings dam sgrub tshul dang rjes bsdus mchan bkri mchod du bkod pa
Tibetan Title: sngags lugs kyi rab tu gnas pa'i cho ga rgyas pa mtha' dpyod dang bcas pa kun khyab dge legs mchog stsol
Tibetan Title: rab tu gnas pa'i cho ga 'khrul med rgyud sde'i yang snying bkra shis char 'bebs
Tibetan Title: gtor ma brgya rtsa'i tshigs bcad ma phan bde mchog sbyin

Short description:

100 tormas refers to a ritual feast offering of tormas to propitiate tantric deities.

Tibetan Title: rgyud sde spyi'i byin bsreg bdud bzhi dang sgrib gnyis sreg cing tshogs gnyis 'od zer 'byed ces bya ba (slob dpon mi bskyod rdo rje'i mdzad pa sor bzhag) las bzhi myur 'grub
Tibetan Title: rgyud sde spyi'i sbyin sreg bdud bzhi sgrib gnyis sreg cing tshogs gnyis 'od zer 'gyed byed
Tibetan Title: dpal mgon po ber nag can gyi sgrub chen phyi sgrub par bu'i lag len ltas chog ma gtum rngam pa'i nga ro dgra gegs srog 'phrog

Short description:

Should be read together with the two following works as they seem to refer to the three levels of Mahakala Bernakchen practice.

Tibetan Title: dpal mgon po ber nag can gyi nang sgrub rdo rje pha lam 'phrin las myur mgyogs

Short description:

Should be read together with the two following works as they seem to refer to the three levels of Mahakala Bernakchen practice.

Tibetan Title: dpal mgon po ber nag can gyi gsang sgrub thod pa gcig thun mthu stobs rgyal po

Short description:

Should be read together with the two preceding works as they seem to refer to three levels of Mahakala Bernakchen practice.

Tibetan Title: dpal ye shes kyi mgon po ber nag can 'khor bcas kyi dbyangs kyi dra mig go bder bkod pa
Tibetan Title: dpal lha mo'i sgrub thabs sa gsum gsal byed log 'dren sgrol ba'i gnam lcags rdo rje skal ldan dngos grub myur stsol
Tibetan Title: dpal mgon phyag bzhi pa'i las byang 'phrin las mchog stsol gyi 'don cha rnams ltas chog tu bkod pa

Short description:

"Four-armed Protector" is the name for Mahakala with four arms. Chaturbhujamahakala is, along with the six- and two-armed Mahakala, one of the main protection aspects in the Kagyü School.

Tibetan Title: chos skyong yab rnams kyi mngon rtogs 'phrin las myur mgyogs
Tibetan Title: chos skyong yum rnams kyi mngon rtogs las bzhi myur 'grub
Tibetan Title: las 'grig spu gri reg gcod dam ye shes me yi ral gri bstan dgra rtsad nas gcod pa'i gdab las
Tibetan Title: dpal zhing skyong yab yum sogs rtsA ri'i bsrungs ma rnams kyi mchod gtor phrin las myur 'grub

Short description:

Tsari, short for Tsaritra, is a famous meditation cave, closely associated with several of the Kagyü masters, among which was the 5th Shamar Rinpoche, who composed there the famous supplication "Calling the Lama from Afar".

Tibetan Title: sgam po lha rtse dang g.yu sgron ma sogs rtsA ri'i gnas bdag gi mngon rtogs gsol mchod dngos grub kun 'byung dgra bgegs tshar gcod

Short description:

Gampo Lhatse and Dorje Yudrönma are so called lokapalas, protective local deities. Gampo Lhatse is said to be the protector of Gampopa, his monastery and teachings, while Dorje Yudrönma is a female protective form associated with prophetic practices and divination.

Tibetan Title: mkhar nag rdo rje rgyal po'i gtor chog dgos 'dod kun stsol

Short description:

Karnak Dorje Gyalpo is the local protector of Tsurpu.

Tibetan Title: btsan rgod kyi gsol mchod kyi rim pa phrin las kun 'grub