Nyang Ral Nyima Ozer
Nyang Ral Nyima Özer (Tib. ཉང་རལ་ཉི་མ་འོད་ཟེར་, Wyl. nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer) (1124/1136 - 1192/1204) was a mind emanation of King Trisong Detsen and the first of the Five Sovereign Tertöns. His termas contain cycles associated with the guru, yidam and dakini, but mostly the latter two, especially the cycle of the Kagyé Deshek Düpa and the dakini cycle of Tröma Nakmo (Wyl. khros ma nag mo). The guru cycle is called Lama Yongdzok (Tib. བླ་མ་ཡོངས་རྫོགས་,
Born: in Lhodrag, Tibet, China, December 25, 1123
Died: December 25, 1191
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
Influences: Padmasambhava, Yeshe Tsogyal .
Nyang Ral Nyima Özer, sometimes transliterated Nyangral Nyima Öser (Tib.: nyang ral nyi ma 'od zer) was the first of the Five Terton Kings and a reincarnation of King Trisong Deutsen. Several of his terma (revealed treasures) are included in the Rinchen Terdzo collection, among which the most well known is the Kagye Deshek Dupa, a cycle of teachings focusing on the Eight Sadhana Teachings, and the biography of Guru Rinpoche called Sanglingma, now published as The Lotus-born. Nyang Ral means 'Braided one from Nyang,' and Nyima Özer means 'Ray of sun light.'