Ngok Tradition

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GlossaryNgok Tradition

Tibetan Noun

Ngok Tradition

རྔོག་ལུགས་

Basic Meaning

Ngok Lotsāwa Loden Sherab's "analytic tradition" of exegesis of the Uttaratantra; one of two major Tibetan traditions of exegesis, both stemming from students of Sajjana.

Has the Sense of

Also known as the analytic tradition (thos bsam gyi lugs), literally, "the tradition of hearing and contemplating," this form of exegesis explicated the text through philosophical reasoning and debate and thus entailed a primarily scholastic approach to the treatise. However, both the Ngok Tradition and its opposing counterpart the Tsen Tradition reportedly came from a single source, the Kashmiri scholar-yogi Sajjana.

Associated People

Chapa Chökyi Senge
1109 ~ 1169
Ngok Lotsāwa Loden Sherab
1059 ~ 1109
Rongtön Sheja Kunrik
1367 ~ 1449
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Term Variations
Key Term Ngok Tradition
Topic Variation Analytic Tradition
Tibetan རྔོག་ལུགས་  ( ngok luk)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration rngog lugs  ( ngok luk)
Term Information
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning Ngok Lotsāwa Loden Sherab's "analytic tradition" of exegesis of the Uttaratantra; one of two major Tibetan traditions of exegesis, both stemming from students of Sajjana.
Has the Sense of Also known as the analytic tradition (thos bsam gyi lugs), literally, "the tradition of hearing and contemplating," this form of exegesis explicated the text through philosophical reasoning and debate and thus entailed a primarily scholastic approach to the treatise. However, both the Ngok Tradition and its opposing counterpart the Tsen Tradition reportedly came from a single source, the Kashmiri scholar-yogi Sajjana.
Related Terms thos bsam gyi lugs
Related Topic Pages Tsen Tradition
Term Type Noun
Definitions
Other Definitions As cited in Kano 2006 (see Appendix H, p. 624), according to Jamgön Kongtrul's commentary on the Uttaratantra, The Unassailable Lion's Roar, the lineage of the Ngok Tradition is:
  • Maitreya
  • Maitrīpa
  • Ānandakīrti
  • Sajjana → Atiśa
  • rNgog
  • Gro lung pa
  • Shang tshe spong pa
  • Nyang bran pa
  • Phywa pa
  • gTsang nag pa
  • Dan bag pa
  • Blo gros mtshungs med
  • Phag gru rgyal mtsan bzang po
  • Rong ston