The Heart Essence of the Lady of Immortality or Chime Phakme Nyingtik is the most profound of all the teachings that Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo received through the seven methods of transmission, because not only does it bring about a long life, but a life that is free of obstacles. It also causes wisdom to blossom and is said to have the most blessings.
Sublime Lady of Immortality – Teachings on Chime Phakme Nyingtik contains the translation of all the texts by the great masters of the Chime Phakme Nyingtik lineage. It contains Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo’s answers to questions about the Chime Phakme Nyingtik, Jamgön Kongtrul’s Retreat Manual, Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö’s practice instructions, and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s short visualization guide. It also contains the instructions from the oral lineage as taught by Tulku Orgyen Tobgyal in a series of eleven teachings. All these teachings, everything you find in this book, reveal the profound views, powerful meditations, sacred conduct, and ultimate goals of the Vajrayana teachings of Tibetan Buddhism.
These teachings represent all the information necessary for practising the Chime Phakme Nyingtik and clarify a number of points that apply to all sadhana practices. So, even if you don’t practise the Chime Phakme Nyingtik, you can benefit from reading this book. Orgyen Tobgyal’s presentations of kyerim practice based on the Chime Phakme Nyingtik in particular, is packed with practical instructions passed down from the great siddhas of this lineage.