Himalayan Art Resources

Publication: The Beryl (Vaidurya) Writings of Desi Sanggye Gyatso

Beryl Texts | Desi Sanggye Gyatso Main Page

By Desi Sanggye Gyatso, regent of the 5th Dalai Lama.

Subjects & Topics:1. Blue Beryl: an illustrated work and set of paintings depicting the teachings of the Four Medical Tantras.

2. White Beryl: an illustrated work on Tibetan astrology.

3. Yellow Beryl: a history of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism.

4. Red Beryl: a collection of magical practices.

5. Black Beryl: a collection of curses and imprecations.

6. Clearing the Rust Beryl: a response to some twenty or more questions concerning the White Beryl put forth by a rival astrologer (two volumes).

Jeff Watt [updated 6-2017]