by George N. Roerich | 1949 | 382,646 words | ISBN-10: 8120804716 | ISBN-13: 9788120804715
This page relates ‘Later Lineages (ix): The Eight be'u bum (Booklets)’ of the Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po)—An important historical book from the 15th century dealing with Tibetan Buddhism and details the spiritual doctrine and lineages of religious teachers in Tibet. This chapter belongs to Book 12 (Peace-Making Lineages).
The be’u bum of the Initiation of the Hidden (zab mo dbang gi be'u bum),
the be’u bum of the Root of Identification (ngo sprod rtsa ba'i be'u bum),
the be’u bum of the exposition of the Oral Tradition (snyan brgyud khrid kyi be'u bum),
the Booklet (be'u bum) on the main points of the Four Gates (sgo bzhi gnad kyi be'u bum),
the Booklet of various miracles (sna tshogs rdzu 'phrul gyi be'u bum),
the Booklet of Hidden Mantras (zab mo sngags kyi be'u bum),
the Booklet of the Ḍākinī protecting the Doctrine (bka' srungs mkha’ 'gro'i be'u bum),
the Booklet of the three Royal Precepts (man ngag rgyal cha gsum gyi be'u bum).
These are the classes of the "extraordinary" doctrines possessing an injunction (bka’ rgya can).
The Chapter on the "Later" Lineage of the zhi byed (system).