STAIRWAY TO POTALA, SHORT GURU YOGA ON AVALOKITESHVARA by 14th Dalai Lama

"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive." --Dalai Lama. Introduction Today, as a continuation of the research and translations I have been doing on Avalokiteśvara (see here), I offer a short post on the 'Stairway to Potala: Guru Yoga of Avalokiteśvara', recently transmitted by HH 14th Dalai Lama during a… Continue reading STAIRWAY TO POTALA, SHORT GURU YOGA ON AVALOKITESHVARA by 14th Dalai Lama

Letter of thanks from the Office of HH Dalai Lama regarding translation of his Shentong and Jonang teachings

Today, I received this letter from the Office of HHDL regarding the recent translation I did of his compilation of teachings on Jonang and Shentong (Empty-of-Other). It is dated 20th June, before HH left for Ladakh, so it took a while to get it. I offered the translation to his personal assistant at the end… Continue reading Letter of thanks from the Office of HH Dalai Lama regarding translation of his Shentong and Jonang teachings

HH the 14th Dalai Lama on the Jonang Kālacakra Six Yogas and Shentong – English translation

HH the 14th Dalai Lama has been a strong advocate and supporter of the Jonang teachings on Kālacakra and Shentong flourishing in exile. He was good friends with the late, 9th Jetsun Kalkha Dhampa. HE 9th Jetsun Khalka Dhampa An example of HH's support can be read in his beautiful Aspiration for Jonang Teachings composed… Continue reading HH the 14th Dalai Lama on the Jonang Kālacakra Six Yogas and Shentong – English translation