Self-existing Perfection

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Self-existing Perfection (Tibetan: རྫོགས་པ་རང་བྱུངWylie: rdzogs pa rang byung) is one of the Seventeen tantras of Dzogchen Upadesha.[1]

Kunsang (1987, 2007: p.90) provides the following summary of this Dzogchen tantra and foregrounds the premier motif of the four empowerments:

"...[it] teaches how to prepare to be a suitable recipient of the teachings by means of the four empowerments."[2]

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  1. ^ Source: [1] (accesssed: Thursday March 25, 2010)
  2. ^ Rangdrol, Tsele Natsok (revealor, author); Kunsang, Erik Pema (translator, annotator). (1987, 2007). The Mirror of Mindfulness: the Cycle of the Four Bardos. Daryaganj, New Delhi, India: Rupa. ISBN 962734185, p.90