RUSSIAN TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Padmasambhava’ by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje

For Guru Rinpoche today, the first post is a Russian translation by native Russian speaker, Karma Lungtok Tenzin, of the Supplication to Padmasambhava by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje (translated from the English version here into Russian). Om Swasti! To Dharmakāya, limits of appearances; Sambhogakāya, Avalokiteśvara; Nirmanakāya, Great Padmasambhava, With continual devotion of body, speech and… Continue reading RUSSIAN TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Padmasambhava’ by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje

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

Today for the full moon, I am delighted to offer the first translation of a short root text by the 3rd Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, 'There is No Time to Waste: an Appeal', together with a short commentary on it by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje[i]. I was unable to find the root text in the 3rd… Continue reading ‘There is no time to waste’: an appeal’ by 3rd Karmapa, with commentary by 13th Karmapa

NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Guru Rinpoche’ by 13th Karmapa

For the tenth lunar Guru Rinpoche day today, here is the first translation of a Supplication to Guru Rinpoche by the 13th Karmapa[i], Dudul Dorje (1733-1797). He composed two prayers to Padmasambhava the second[ii] will be translated for the next Guru Rinpoche day! The 13th Karmapa had a special connection to Guru Rinpoche and was… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Guru Rinpoche’ by 13th Karmapa

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

Today on the new moon, I offer this first translation of two very short recitations by the 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje. In these times of pandemic, sickness, anxiety  and dark forces and desires overwhelming our planet and lives, particularly those of animals, I hope these two practices will be of benefit to oneself and others.… Continue reading The Power of Unseen Beings: ‘Method for Repelling Adverse Conditions’ and ‘Golden [Serkyem] Offering to Accomplish Aims’ by the 13th Karmapa

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

White Tārā, Wish-Fulfilling Wheel (18th Century Karma Kagyu thangka, with 13th Karmapa depicted in it). Today for Tārā day, I offer the first translation and publication of a very concise White Tārā  daily practice composed by the 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje (dDud-'dul rDo-rje, 1733-1797). The text (compiled in English, Tibetan and phonetics) can be downloaded… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Actually Realising’ White Tārā Daily Practice’ by 13th Karmapa