First Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa (1110-1193)

1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa (1110-1193)

This page is for research and translations on the 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa ( ༡་ཀརྨ་པ་དུས་གསུམ་མཁྱེན་པ་).

‘OH SO BEAUTIFUL!’ TĀRĀ’S CAVE (Drolmai Phug): Meditation Cave where First Karmapa saw Tārā’s face and Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche’s song and connection to the place/nunnery

LOVE AMONG THE RUINS: RE-DISCOVERING GEKAR OF TSURPHU, THE WHITE CLIFF HERMITAGE OF KARMA KAGYU. Identifying the sacred ‘ruins’ Karma Kagyu practice site Gekar of Tsurphu, retreat place of 1st Karmapa’s student, Gyawa Gangpa

CLEAR REALISATION OF THE FIVE-DEITY HAYAGRĪVA (TAMDRIN) from the ‘Five Sets of Five’ of the First Karmapa: An Introduction and translation of short, daily practice text

‘KNOWER OF THE THREE TIMES’ MASTER WITH THE MIDNIGHT-BLUE DAKINI HAT: New artwork and poetic verse released for the anniversary of the 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa

LION-FACED DAKINI (Siṃhamukhā): Barī Lotsawa, Vanaratna, and Terma revealed by 1st Karmapa: ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa (Day VIII: part 2)

GREEN TARA OF THE ‘BEYOND SUFFERING’ ACACIA FOREST (Sengdeng Nagki) AND THE FIVE DEITY TARA MANDALA OF FIRST KARMAPA: Overview of Green Tārā origin and lineage and new translation of Five Deity Green Tārā short daily practice from 1st Karmapa’s ‘Five sets of Five’


Supplication to the Life of 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa by 8th Karmapa

Vajrayoginī Praise and Sadhanas by 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa