GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS: WATERING THE TREE OF LOVE AND COMPASSION TO REAP THE JUICY FRUIT OF AWAKENING. Bodhicitta, first of the Five-fold Māhamudrā path (8th Garchen Rinpoche teaching, January 2022)

དཔེར་ན་ལྗོན་ཤིང་སྡོང་པོ་ཡལ་ག་ལོ་འདབ་རྒྱས། །རྩ་བ་གཅིག་བཅད་ཡལ་ག་ཁྲི་འབུམ་སྐམ། །དེ་བཞིན་སེམས་ཀྱི་རྩ་བ་བཅད་ན་འཁོར་བའི་ལོ་འདབ་སྐམ། ༈For example, a tree trunk with foliage, branches and leaves;Chopping its single root, thousands of branches will wither.Likewise, if the root of mind is chopped, the foliage of samsara withers.---Tilopa from Ganges Māhamudrā “The embodiment of bodhicitta, which arises from a sea of loving-kindness and compassion, bestows the way to benefit and… Continue reading GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS: WATERING THE TREE OF LOVE AND COMPASSION TO REAP THE JUICY FRUIT OF AWAKENING. Bodhicitta, first of the Five-fold Māhamudrā path (8th Garchen Rinpoche teaching, January 2022)

NEW TRANSLATION: ”One Day’ Meditation on Mind of Awakening’ by 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

On this full moon day, I offer this spontaneous new translation of a short ‘instruction’ by 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje 91507-1544), 'One Day' Meditation on the Mind of Awakening[1] taken from his Oral Instructions: The Excellent Tree of Immortal Nectar[2] (in Volume 19 of his Collected Works) also referred to as the 100 Short Instructions.… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ”One Day’ Meditation on Mind of Awakening’ by 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje