8TH KARMAPA ON CHOD: TEXTS AND LINEAGE. New translation of 8th Karmapa’s short daily Chod practice and full transcription of 17th Karmapa Chod teaching

“What should one do when sick?---Chop up your body and offer it as feast. Hide concepts as treasure in the nature of phenomena. And moreover do it many times. Don’t give rise to joy if you get better. No matter what sickness occurs in the manifesting circumstances, know that each one is a training exercise.… Continue reading 8TH KARMAPA ON CHOD: TEXTS AND LINEAGE. New translation of 8th Karmapa’s short daily Chod practice and full transcription of 17th Karmapa Chod teaching

GYALWANG 17TH KARMAPA’S FULL BIRTHDAY SPEECH, KAGYU PROTECTORS RITUAL AND TRANSLATION OF LONG-LIFE PRAYER FOR 17TH KARMAPA BY HH 14TH DALAI LAMA

རྒྱལ་བསྟན་ལུང་རྟོགས་ཆོས་ཚུལ་འཛིན་པའི་དཔལ།Glorious one, holding the Dharma scripture and realisation of the Victor’s teachingsཀུན་ཁྱབ་ཐུགས་རྗེ་རྒྱ་མཚོའི་བདག་ཉིད་ཆེ།Great being, an ocean of compassion pervading all,ལྷུན་གྲུབ་དབང་གི་ཕྲིན་ལས་རབ་བརྙེས་པའི།Who completely attained the power of spontaneous activity,རྡོ་རྗེ་འཛིན་པ་ཀརྨ་པ་ལ་འདུད།To the Vajra-holder, Karmapa, I bow!བསྟན་ལ་མཛད་པ་དཀར་པོའི་འོད་རིས་ཅན།Lineage holder of the luminous white deeds of the teachings,རིམ་བྱོན་ཀརྨའི་སྐྱེས་རབས་མུ་ཏིག་ཕྲེང།The ‘pearl rosary’ succession of Karmapas,ཀུན་གྱི་རྣམ་ཐར་ཚུལ་བཞིན་སྐྱོང་མཁས་པའི།Expert in correctly maintaining all their life-stories,དཔལ་ལྡན་འགྲོ་བའི་མགོན་པོར་ཞབས་བརྟན་གསོལ།Glorious protector of wanderers, may… Continue reading GYALWANG 17TH KARMAPA’S FULL BIRTHDAY SPEECH, KAGYU PROTECTORS RITUAL AND TRANSLATION OF LONG-LIFE PRAYER FOR 17TH KARMAPA BY HH 14TH DALAI LAMA