An extensive commentary on the Uttaratantra
written by a contemporary of Dölpopa and Butön during the height of the debate over the definitive nature of the treatise and its teaching on buddha-nature. Lodrö Tsungme presents an interpretation of buddha-nature which is different from what is given by many masters of Sangphu including Ngok Loden Sherab. As his position are quite similar to what Longchenpa espoused later, the commentary was mistakenly attributed to Longchenpa by some Nyingma
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Relevance to Buddha-nature
A lengthy commentary that presents the Uttaratantra in a positive light and opposes the positions of earlier scholars from Sangpu Neutok, such as Ngok and Chapa. Some scholars of the Nyingma school have mistakenly assumed this to be a work of Longchenpa.
Is buddha-nature considered definitive or provisional?
Does this text belong to definitive or provisional meaning?
Do all beings have buddha-nature?
To which "turning of the wheel" do the buddha-nature teachings belong?
Is buddha-nature equated with emptiness or alayavijnana?
Are there one or three vehicles on the path to buddhahood?
Do the author's writings belong to the analytic or meditative tradition of Uttaratantra exegesis?
What is Buddha-nature?
Tathāgatagarbha as the Unity of Emptiness and Luminosity