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By Sa-Skya Pandi-Ta Kun-Dga-Rgyal-Mtshan, Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltshen, Victoria R. M. Scott, Jared Douglas Rhoton

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The next seventy-five years had witnessed a great expansion of Tibetan religious activities in general, but these included, in Sapan's view, the proliferation of numerous questionable interpretations and practicesJO Which erroneous teachings did Sapan have in mind? Among the principal theories and practices critically examined in A Clear Differentiation ofthe Three Codes are: r. Certain interpretations of the "matrix of the Tathagatha" (tathiigatagarbha}; 2. The identification of specific levels of tantric yoga with specific stages of insight; 3· The theory that liberation can be attained through reliance on a single means; 22 Sakya Pandita's Life and WOrk 4 The view that karmic effects are inevitable, even for the Buddha; 5· The doctrine of unvarying virtue and vice; 6.

The Sanskrit equivalent of Kunga Gyaltshen Pal Sangpo is Anandadhvaja5ribhadra. Gorampa, DSNShp. 1. Gorampa, DSNSh, p. 1, and Ameshab, Sa skya gdung rabs chen mo (Genealogy of the Sakya 'Khon Family), p. 51. Gorampa, DSNSh, pp. r. Gorampa, DSNSh, p. 128. Ameshab, Genealogy ofthe Sakya 'Khon Family, fol. 128. Ameshab here quotes, almost verbatim, the biography of Sapan found in the Entrance Gate for the Wise (mKhas Jug) commentary of Lowo Khenchen Sonam Lhundrup (1456-1532). See D. Jackson (1987 ), p.

The next seventy-five years had witnessed a great expansion of Tibetan religious activities in general, but these included, in Sapan's view, the proliferation of numerous questionable interpretations and practicesJO Which erroneous teachings did Sapan have in mind? Among the principal theories and practices critically examined in A Clear Differentiation ofthe Three Codes are: r. Certain interpretations of the "matrix of the Tathagatha" (tathiigatagarbha}; 2. The identification of specific levels of tantric yoga with specific stages of insight; 3· The theory that liberation can be attained through reliance on a single means; 22 Sakya Pandita's Life and WOrk 4 The view that karmic effects are inevitable, even for the Buddha; 5· The doctrine of unvarying virtue and vice; 6.

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