dGongs 'dus

The dGongs 'dus series contains 14 volumes of dGongs 'dus texts and illustrations, which were rediscovered by Sangs rgyas Gling pa and deal with worship of and meditation on the deity dGongs pa 'dus pa. This cycle forms one of the three major cycles of teachings on the wrathful Buddha practices included in the Mahayoga doxographical category and known in rNying ma school as bKa' dgongs phur sum. The teachings are said to have been transmitted by Padmasambhava in the 8th century. 14 volumes of manuscripts on paper in loose leaf poti format. The leaves are approximately 51 x 9cm.

Dates of original material: unknown.

Script(s) of material: Tibetan dBu can script.