Gyalwang Karmapa

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

17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje

Texts and Translations

General

When Gampopa met Milarepa: A tale of beggars, buttocks and bliss. ‘Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa by 17th Karmapa (Part 3)

The Doctor of Dagpo (Dagpo Lhaje) whose family tragedy led to monkhood: ”Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day Two)

‘All Buddhists can be called ‘Kagyupa”: the ‘Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa by 17th Karmapa (Day One)

The Chinese and the Karmapas: Historical survey from the 2nd to 19th Karmapas

The Kangyur and the Karmapas’ role in their publication and preservation

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

1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa

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

Vajrayogini and the 1st Karmapa

2nd Karmapa, Karma Pakshi

Mahāsiddha Tilopa: Catalogue of Biographies and ‘Ḍākinī’s Instruction to Tilopa on the Bardo’

‘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

‘There is no time to waste’: an Appeal’ by 3rd Karmapa, with commentary by 13th Karmapa

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

8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

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

The difference between Buddha-Nature and Dharmakāya’ by 8th Karmapa

‘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

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

White Tārā Daily Sadhana by 8th Karmapa

9th Karmapa,

‘Knowing One Liberates All’by 9th Karmapa

10th Karmapa, Choying Dorje

‘Mental Comrade of the Eight Worldly Distractions’ by 10th Karmapa

13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje

‘There is no time to waste’: an Appeal’ by 3rd Karmapa, with commentary by 13th Karmapa

The Power of Unseen Beings: ‘Method for Repelling Adverse Conditions’ and ‘Golden [Serkyem] Offering to Accomplish Aims’ by the 13th Karmapa

‘Actually Realising’ White Tārā Daily Practice by 13th Karmapa

15th Karmapa, Khakhyab Dorje

‘Supplication to Dagpo Kagyu’ by 15th Karmapa

Yeshe Tshogyel Guru Yoga’ by 15th Karmapa

Embodiment of all the Buddhas’: Twenty-Three short Karmapa Guru Yoga texts by the 15th Karmapa

‘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

Supplication to 15th Karmapa: The Melodious Song of  Permanent Immortality: Supplication for the Long Life of the Supreme Emanation of the Great Refuge Protector, by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

16th Karmapa

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

16th Karmapa’s Transmission Record (Volume II of his Collected Works) and Kālacakra lineages

17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje

When Gampopa met Milarepa: A tale of beggars, buttocks and bliss. ‘Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa by 17th Karmapa (Part 3)

The Doctor of Dagpo (Dagpo Lhaje) whose family tragedy led to monkhood: ”Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day Two)

‘All Buddhists can be called ‘Kagyupa”: the ‘Four Dharmas’ of Gampopa by 17th Karmapa (Day One)

‘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

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

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

Posts

Vajrayogini and the 1st Karmapa

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.