This text, The Wish-fulfilling Jewel Essence Manual of Oral Instruction,contains several of the most important teachings and instructions of theTukdrub Barchey Künsel lineage including theFour Deities who Dispel Obstacles, theExtensive Activity, theSeven Main Practices, theSeven Ensuing Practices, theDaily Recitation Practice, theLineage Supplication and theEssential Activity. It is taught that wherever this extremely sacred text resides, dakinis will gather, a rain of wisdom will fall, and the place becomes inseparable fromZangdok Palri (the pure realm of Guru Rinpoche).
Thisis a key text among the collection of treasures belonging to theTukdrub Barchey Künsel terma teachings. This cycle of teachings was taught directly by Guru Rinpoche and recorded by Yeshe Tsogyal in dakini script. Centuries later, these hidden manuscripts were discovered, decoded and recorded by Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. The Shaldam Nyingchang is derived from Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa's personal manuscript, making it a foundational texts of the Chokling Tersar lineage.