Adhigamadharma

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Adhigamadharma (T. rtogs pa'i chos; C. zhengfa), aka the Dharma of realization or realized Dharma, is one of the two divisions of saddharma (the "true dharma", the dharma of the Buddha).

Adhigamadharma is the practice of dharma, often identified in the context of the threefold training of:[1][2]

  • The training in higher discipline, which is the subject matter of the vinaya collection.
  • The training in higher meditation, which is the subject matter of the sutra collection.
  • The training in higher wisdom, which is the subject matter of the abhidharma collection.

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  • RW icon height 18px.png Dharma of realization
  • Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher, Shambhala, 2004, page 108.
  • Thinley Norbu, The Small Golden Key (Shambhala Publications, 1999), pages 52-54.