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[[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] writes:
 
[[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] writes:
:Mind treasures arise in the following way: In many instances, after bestowing an empowerment or giving a teaching, [[Padmasambhava]] made the prayer, "In the future, may this treasure arise in the mind of such and such tertön." While doing so, he would focus his prayers and blessings on the tertön, usually an incarnation of one of his disciples. When, due to Guru Rinpoche's blessings, the times comes, both the words and the meaning of the treasure arise clearly in the tertön's mind. The tertön can then write these down without having to think.<ref>Dilgo Khyentse, ''Brillaint Moon'' (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.</ref>
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:Mind treasures arise in the following way: In many instances, after bestowing an empowerment or giving a teaching, [[Padmasambhava]] made the prayer, "In the future, may this treasure arise in the mind of such and such tertön." While doing so, he would focus his prayers and blessings on the tertön, usually an incarnation of one of his disciples. When, due to Guru Rinpoche's blessings, the times comes, both the words and the meaning of the treasure arise clearly in the tertön's mind. The tertön can then write these down without having to think.<ref>Dilgo Khyentse, ''Brilliant Moon'' (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.</ref>
  
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
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==Notes==
 
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Revision as of 21:09, 7 June 2009

Mind terma (Tib. gong ter; Wyl. dgongs gter) — a category of terma, discovered within the mindstream of the tertön.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche writes:

Mind treasures arise in the following way: In many instances, after bestowing an empowerment or giving a teaching, Padmasambhava made the prayer, "In the future, may this treasure arise in the mind of such and such tertön." While doing so, he would focus his prayers and blessings on the tertön, usually an incarnation of one of his disciples. When, due to Guru Rinpoche's blessings, the times comes, both the words and the meaning of the treasure arise clearly in the tertön's mind. The tertön can then write these down without having to think.[1]

Alternative Translations

  • treasure of enlightened intent

Notes

  1. Dilgo Khyentse, Brilliant Moon (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.

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