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By Tulku Thondup Rinpoche

Written by means of a famous pupil of the Nyingma tuition of Tibetan Buddhism, this can be a survey of Buddhism in Tibet, and an account of the doctrine and heritage of the 4 significant Buddhist faculties of Tibet - Nyingma, Kagyd, Sakya, and Gelug, with lists in their significant monastic associations. an summary of Tibetan literature is usually supplied, with a precis of either the secualr and spiritual literature of Tibet, and specific emphasis at the scope of literary works of the 4 significant Buddhist faculties. a useful reference publication, BUDDHIST CIVILIZATION IN TIBET is exclusive in that it offers an entire diversity of knowledge on Tibetan faith and literature, with vast scholarly facts, in one compact quantity.

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Rong-Wo Srib-Gon monastery of Re-Kong. Rong-Wo Nyin-Gon of Re-Kong. There are also a large number of Nyingmapa monasteries in Bhutan and some in Sikkim, Ladhakh and parts of Nepal. In recent years there are also a gowing number of Nyingmapa centers and temples in Europe and the United States. In general the Nyingmapa tradition in Tibet did not have one head for the whole school. H. Dudjom Rinpoche, the incarnation of the great Terton Dudjom Lingpa, as supreme head with his main seat in Nepal. Tibetan Buddhist Schools Which Resulted From The Later Spread of the Doctrine The persecution o f the Dharma by the anti-Buddhist King Lang Darma marks the end o f the Earlier Spread o f the Doctrine in Tibet Towards the end o f the 10th century Buddhism began to reappear in Central Tibet.

He taught for 30 years and had 80,000 disciples. His main teaching were on the five tantras: Sambhara, Haivajra, Mahamaya, Guhyasamaja and Vajrabhairava. He also transmitted the teachings of Nigu, Sukhasiddha and the doctrine of Mahamudra. This lineage has survived until the present time but it is not very well known at present. B. Dagpo Kagyudpa: 'Dagpo Kagyudpa’ translated literally means transmission of the order (canon) of Dagpo (Dvags-Po). Dagpo is one of the names for the great scholar and yogi Gampopa who lived in the Dagpo valley and played a decisive role in the establishment of this school in Tibet.

Secondly, (2) there is the enormous volume of religious works written by Tibetan scholars. According to subject, the religious literature falls into four divisions: 1. Religion, 2. History and Biography, 3. Poetic Composition and Yogic Songs and 4. Art, Music and Dance. A ) Religious Literature — According to Origin 1. The Literature Translated from Tibetan Sources (a) The Kajur Collection— The Buddha’s Teachings The Kajur contains the scriptures of both Sutras and Tantras. Although many of the Sutras were translated in the period of the Later Spread of the Doctrine (bsTan-Pa Phyi-Dar), most of them were translated into Tibetan during the Earlier Spread of the Doctrine (bsTan-Pa sNga-Dar) and revised during the period of the Later Spread.

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