An image of Padmasambhava on an initiation card, Tibet, 19th Century. Padmasambhava is regarded as the founder of the Nyingma tradition. The Nyingma tradition is the oldest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The Nyingma tradition actually comprises several distinct lineages that all trace their origins to Padmasambhava.
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arche Lamsel means dispelling obstacles on one's spiritual path. The teachings of Brache Lamsel is a "mind sadhana" of Guru Rinpoche in the form of hidden treasure teachings, terma, revealed by Chokgyur Lingpa, a great incarnate terton.
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When Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche was studying at Oxford in the late 1960s as a Spalding Fellow, he also composed teachings and painted. This was one of the works to come out of that period. Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, was instrumental in bringing Buddhism to Tibet. Its a very beautiful and unusual painting of Padmasambhava, in that it has a plain sky background and was created from an actual vision that Trungpa Rinpoche had of Padmasambhava.
Kagyu Lineage Masters 17" x 22" Ground Pigment and Gold on Cotton 2008 Private Collection Limited edition 17" x 22" prints available The Kagyu School is one of the main four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The lineage of the Kagyu emphasizes the continuity of oral instructions passed on from master to student. Kagyu means, the lineage of the oral instructions
King Trisong Deutsen. Tibetan King at the height of power is moved by Buddhist teachings to invite Shantarakshita and Padmasambhava to help establish Buddhism Tibet. This becomes a major project involving hundreds of foreign scholars and the training of Tibetan translators and monks. A backlash from jealous Bonpos was inevitable but the king's efforts insured the spread of the doctrine in Tibet.