Atiyoga

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Atiyoga

Utmost Yoga
अतियोग
ཨ་ཏི་ཡོ་ག, ཤིན་ཏུ་རྣལ་འབྱོར།

Basic Meaning

A system of esoteric thought and practice associated with the Nyingma tradition and equivalent to Great Perfection, it is considered as the pinnacle of the nine vehicles or paths one can follow to reach Buddhahood. The system focusses on the pure, luminous and empty nature of the mind as the ground reality which must be realised through the path of trekchö and thögal practice.

Has the Sense of

Atiyoga is considered to be the highest yoga or path which can help attain Buddhahood very swiftly and easily by simply realising that all phenomena are expressions of the primordial wisdom.

Term Variations
Key Term Atiyoga
Topic Variation Atiyoga
Tibetan ཨ་ཏི་ཡོ་ག, ཤིན་ཏུ་རྣལ་འབྱོར།  ( atiyoga)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration ati yoga, shin tu rnal 'byor  ( atiyoga)
Devanagari Sanskrit अतियोग  ( atiyoga)
Romanized Sanskrit atiyoga  ( atiyoga)
Buddha-nature Site Standard English Utmost Yoga
Richard Barron's English Term utter immersion
Ives Waldo's English Term primordial yoga
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning A system of esoteric thought and practice associated with the Nyingma tradition and equivalent to Great Perfection, it is considered as the pinnacle of the nine vehicles or paths one can follow to reach Buddhahood. The system focusses on the pure, luminous and empty nature of the mind as the ground reality which must be realised through the path of trekchö and thögal practice.
Has the Sense of Atiyoga is considered to be the highest yoga or path which can help attain Buddhahood very swiftly and easily by simply realising that all phenomena are expressions of the primordial wisdom.
Term Type School
Definitions
Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism In Sanskrit, “sur- passing yoga”; the ninth and most advanced of the nine vehicles according to the Rnying ma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Here, the system of practice described elsewhere as anuttarayo- GATANTRA is divided into three: mahäyoga, anuyoga, and atiyoga, with atiyoga referring to the practice of the great com- pletion (rdzogs chen) in which all the phenomena of samsära and nirvAna appear as the sport ofself-arisen wisdom.
Tshig mdzod Chen mo སྔགས་རྙིང་མའི་གཞུང་རྣམས་སུ། རྫོགས་ཆེན་ཨ་ཏི་ཡོ་ག་ནི་སྤྲོས་བྲལ་རང་བྱུང་གི་ཡེ་ཤེས་ལ་རྒྱ་ཆད་དང་ཕྱོགས་ལྷུང་བྲལ་བས་ཐེག་པ་མཐའ་དག་གི་དོན་ཡོངས་སུ་རྫོགས་པས་རྩེ་མོར་གྱུར་པ་ཡིན་ལ། སྣང་སྲིད་འཁོར་འདས་ཀྱི་ཆོས་ཐམས་ཅད་རང་བྱུང་ཡེ་ཤེས་ཀྱི་རོལ་བར་ཤར་བ་ལས་གཞན་དུ་མེད་ཅིང་། གཞི་གནས་རང་བྱུང་གི་ཡེ་ཤེས་དེ་ལམ་ཀ་དག་ཁྲེགས་ཆོད་དང་ལྷུན་གྲུབ་ཐོད་རྒལ་གྱི་ཉམས་ལེན་གྱིས་སྣང་བཞི་མཐར་ཕྱིན་ནས་འབྲས་བུ་གཞི་ཐོག་ཏུ་གྲོལ་བ་སྟེ་གཞོན་ནུ་བུམ་སྐུའི་གཏན་སྲིད་ཟིན་པའོ།།
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