Gyalwang Karmapa

This page is for research, translations and posts about  Gyalwang Karmapa.

Texts and Translations

General

A ‘Kagyu Treasure’ Tradition? Marpa’s Fifteen ‘Hidden Scrolls’ from Sekhar

Karmapas on Buddha Nature

‘Actions Speak Louder than Words’: 17th Karmapa’s outstanding activities on female empowerment and equality

Karmapa’s Midnight-Blue ‘Dakini Hair’ Crown: Praise, Source and Benefits by 8th Karmapa and 1st Jamgon Kongtrul

Vajrayogini and the Karmapas

Tibetan script of Guru Padmasambhava’s prophecy on 15th to 21st Karmapas, as revealed by Chogyur Lingpa

Supplication to the Garland of Karmapas by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

Supplications to the ‘three great Masters of Karma Kagyu’ and Long-Life Prayer for 15th Karmapa by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

2nd Karmapa, Karma Pakshi

‘Seeing the Face of Karma Pakshi: 2nd Karmapa Guru Yoga texts’ by Yongey Mingyur Dorje and 15th Karmapa

Guru Yoga on Second Karmapa: Naturally-Present Heart Drop, by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

3rd Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje

Guru Yoga on Third Karmapa: Heart Essence of the Profound Meaning’ by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

‘Direct Instructions on the Great Compassionate One’ by 8th Karmapa and commentary by 17th Karmapa

Praise to the Source of the Gyalwang Karmapas’ Black Crown by 8th Karmapa

One Day Meditation on Mind of Awakening by 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

White Tārā Daily Sadhana by 8th Karmapa

9th Karmapa,

‘Knowing One Liberates All’

10th Karmapa, Choying Dorje

‘Mental Comrade of the Eight Worldly Distractions’ by Tenth Karmapa

15th Karmapa, Khakhyab Dorje

‘Seeing the Face of Karma Pakshi: 2nd Karmapa Guru Yoga texts’ by Yongey Mingyur Dorje and 15th Karmapa

Thangtong Gyalpo’s ‘Mind Bindu of the Great Siddhas (Drubthob Thugtig)’ Supplication by 15th Karmapa

Cloud of Siddhis: Immortal Life-Essence Bindu Supplication: long-life practice of Padmasambhava and Mandāravā by 15th Karmapa

Aspiration for the Prospering of the Ultimate Meaning Teachings by 15th Karmapa

15th Karmapa on the ‘Immortal Life-Essence Bindu’ treasure: long-life practice of Padmasambhava and Mandāravā

16th Karmapa

‘Shower of Siddhis of the Profound Path of Guru Yoga’ by 16th Karmapa

16th Karmapa’s Transmission Record and Kālacakra lineages

17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje

‘Direct Instructions on the Great Compassionate One’ by 8th Karmapa and commentary by 17th Karmapa

Kagyu Mahāmudrā : origin of the term, distinction between Sūtra and Secret Mantra Mahāmudrā , and pith advice from Je Gampopa by 17th Karmapa

LONG-LIFE PRAYER FOR HH 17th KARMAPA BY HH 14th DALAI LAMA

Posts

Karmapa’s ‘Black Crowns’: Praise, Source and Benefits by 8th Karmapa and 1st Jamgon Kongtrul

The Black Hat Eccentric: Tenth Karmapa, Choying Dorje, Supreme Artist and Visionary

The Karmapas, Chogyur Lingpa and Vajrakīlaya

Tibetan script of Guru Padmasambhava’s prophecy on 15th to 21st Karmapas, as revealed by Chogyur Lingpa

The Karmapas and Kālacakra

The Karmapas and Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse lineage

Empty-of-Other Madhyamaka according to the Eighth Karmapa, comments by 10th Sangye Nyenpa

Kālacakra as the ‘ultimate pinnacle’ of all the tantras: Jetsun Tāranātha and 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

The concepts of tulku reincarnation and re-birth in Tibetan Buddhism: HH 17th Karmapa on the terms ‘tulku’; and ‘yangsi’ (December 2019)

There is also a resource outlining the Collected Works of each Karmapa collated on this website.