gZi-brjid

(ca. 1400)

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CHAPTER IX. THE SUPREME WAY

Then Tshad-med gTsug-phud said:

O all-knowing teacher, the splendour and protector of living beings,

You have said that the 84,000 ways of bon are compressed into Nine Ways.

The highest of them all,

the great Way, the bon which consists of nine “trunks,”

you have committed to my keeping.

As for the religious truths (bon) of this Supreme Way,

what are their characteristics

and how does one distinguish differences both of a general and special kind?

We beg you to tell us by explaining in detail.

So he spoke and the Teacher replied:

Listen Tshad-med gTsug-phud,...

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