Nyida Sangye

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Nyida Sangye (Tib. ཉི་ཟླ་སངས་རྒྱས།, Wyl. nyi zla sangs rgyas) was a 14th century tertön and the father of Karma Lingpa. He wrote the Inserting the Grass-stalk Prayer[1], an aspiration prayer for the accomplishment of phowa practice, which was transmitted through the lineage of Dzogchen Monastery and can be found in the Longchen Nyingtik phowa liturgy.[2]


  1. gter ston nyi zla sangs rgyas kyis 'pho ba 'jag 'dzugs ma rdzogs chen nas brgyud pa'i gsol 'debs bsdus pa
  2. Source: Patrul Rinpoche, The Words of My Perfect Teacher (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), page 363.

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