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This text provides us with an insight into the life of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje by presenting a concise biography of the master in addition to those of his family. It, moreover, offers stories from the life of his half-sister and spiritual partner, Losel Drolma—an honored teacher in her own right and a figure on the fringe of the Yeshe Dorje tales told in temples.
The Ruby Garland is a genealogy of the Tibetan clans Barchung and Ju, descended from Genghis Khan. It might be the only Tibetan historical document that holds a clear account of Buddhism's existence in Mongolia during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).
This lineage prayer for Do Khyentse's treasure cycle Natural Liberation of Grasping (Dzinpa Rangdrol) is found in a liturgical compilation arranged by Gelwang Nyima. The prayer comprises verses from the supplication prayer and Troma practice as located in the revealed treasure texts as well as a short transmission lineage.
Lelung Zhepai Dorje
The Narration of the Pure Vision of Gesar
The Thirteenth Karmapa, Dudul Dorje
There is No Time to Waste: An Appeal
Guru Chokyi Wangchuk
The Ritual Manual For the Secret Embodiment of the Guru