heart wrote:I just now reread Jamgon Kongtrul's biography, "A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems", and it strikes me that he, just like ChNNR, has a huge amount of dreams with all kinds of transmissions in them. He meet enlightened masters, and deities and receive teachings from them. He finds termas and see "signs of termas", he receive Tantras and transmissions of Tantras, he do practices such as Tögal in his dreams and so on.
But he remained skeptical of terma - he had to be goaded into entering a cave where Chokgyur Lingpa and Khyentse Wangpo were sort of extracting terma by the armload and they sort of ordered him to go get his. I'm not quite sure what to make of that incident.