By Tony Duff
The Dodrupchens are famous as one of many major holders of the Longchen Nyingthig lineage. the 1st Dodrupchen, Jigmey Thrinley Ozer used to be a right away disciple of Jigmey Lingpa. After spending decades with Jigmey Lingpa, he again to East Tibet and tested a monastery at Dodrupchen. The 3rd Dodrupchen declared that he could write commonly with a purpose to offer help for transmission of the lineage. Later, he was once identified particularly for his writings in aid of the process. The textual content the following features a educating given while he used to be fairly younger and exhibits the level to which he understood the depths of the procedure even at that early age. He was once requested to offer a few explanation of Garab Dorje's 3 traces instructing and this article is the end result. this article of the Dodrupchen's is very fascinating since it used to be now not integrated within the unique amassed Works of this Dodrupchen yet was once stumbled on a lot later and incorporated purely in fresh variants of the amassed Works. the 3 traces educating is without doubt one of the major ways in which Dzogchen view is transmitted nowadays. the 3 traces educating is largely a instructing on Thorough reduce. this is sincerely obvious from Patrul's rationalization of the educating in his textual content referred to as function of the fantastic, professional King. in reality, Patrul's textual content is a pithy presentation of ways that the Dzogchen lineage transmits the which means of Garab Dorje's 3 strains.
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