NEW TRANSLATION: ‘THE THIGLE DROP THAT ILLUMINATES THE EQUAL TO SPACE CHAKRASAMVARA TANTRA’ BY JE PHAGMO DRUPA

INTRODUCTION "Out of great compassion, the authentic, perfect Buddha taught three levels of the Dharma wheels depending on the thinking and capacities of those to be tamed.  First, he taught in Varanasi where he turned the Dharma wheel of the four noble truths. Second, was at Vulture’s Peak, the Dharma wheel without characteristics. Third, in… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘THE THIGLE DROP THAT ILLUMINATES THE EQUAL TO SPACE CHAKRASAMVARA TANTRA’ BY JE PHAGMO DRUPA

PENETRATING THE BLISS WHEEL OF CHAKRASAMVARA ON THE SUPER FLOWER BLOOD MOON: New translation of short, daily five-deity Chakrasamvara sadhana by 3rd Karmapa and brief instructions on the nature of bliss and union by 8th Garchen Rinpoche

“First, the bliss [of the union] that arises comes from desire, the desirous bliss arises, and that has to arise first. However, once it has arisen, then you should look into it, where is that bliss? That feeling of bliss, that feeling of bliss is actually within your own mind, it is the natural state… Continue reading PENETRATING THE BLISS WHEEL OF CHAKRASAMVARA ON THE SUPER FLOWER BLOOD MOON: New translation of short, daily five-deity Chakrasamvara sadhana by 3rd Karmapa and brief instructions on the nature of bliss and union by 8th Garchen Rinpoche

REVEALING ONE’S INNATE, SHINING ‘VAJRA’ FACE: YIDAM DEITY YOGA. Part II of the Five-fold Mahāmudrā path (Garchen Rinpoche teachings, January 2022)

“Vajra-holder, originator of samsara and nirvana, primordially perfected yidam, deity of the mandala appearing before ordinary beings to be tamed: I pray to the guru—the exalted deity!”   ---Rigdzin Chokyi Dragpa from 'Five-fold Mahāmudrā Supplication' "In one’s body, the king of deity forms, If the stable support of the unchanging base is not held, Mother dakinis,… Continue reading REVEALING ONE’S INNATE, SHINING ‘VAJRA’ FACE: YIDAM DEITY YOGA. Part II of the Five-fold Mahāmudrā path (Garchen Rinpoche teachings, January 2022)

COMMENTARY ON THE ‘EXTREMELY CONCISE SADHANA OF CHAKRASAMVARA FIVE DEITIES: UTTER ILLUMINATION OF THE INNERMOST ESSENCE’ (by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche)

For  ḍākinī day today, am happy to offer to fellow vajra brothers and sisters a full, edited transcript of the recent teachings by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche (26th-29th September 2021) on the five deity Sri Chakrasamvara practice and its accompanying sadhana text, Utter Illumination of the Innermost Essence. For details see below.  I first received… Continue reading COMMENTARY ON THE ‘EXTREMELY CONCISE SADHANA OF CHAKRASAMVARA FIVE DEITIES: UTTER ILLUMINATION OF THE INNERMOST ESSENCE’ (by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche)

INDESTRUCTIBLE MIND MANDALA OF THE KARMAPAS, TSURPHU MONASTERY: Origin, history, rebuilding and ‘Praises to Tsurphu’ by 3rd and 16th Karmapas

Introduction "When you listen to the sound of our river, you hear the mantra of Chakrasmavara.  It's power is secret and the river holds it forever." --Drupon Dechen Rinpoche about Tsurphu Monastery's river "In the centre of that, the Monastery of Tsurphu,Where the meadows are like Metog Drampa [AvakIr Nakusuma name of a future Buddha]A… Continue reading INDESTRUCTIBLE MIND MANDALA OF THE KARMAPAS, TSURPHU MONASTERY: Origin, history, rebuilding and ‘Praises to Tsurphu’ by 3rd and 16th Karmapas

NEW PUBLICATIONS: ‘WISH-FULFILLING JEWEL: PRAISES TO CHAKRASAMVARA’ BY LOTSAWA RINCHEN ZANGPO AND POEM ‘DIAMONDS DANCING IN THE DUST’

To the utterly pure, unchanging space, Dharmadhātu , Exemplifed by the teacher’s form, Heruka [Hero] Play of non-dual method and wisdom I prostrate to the supreme Bhagavan Supreme Bliss! Hero with terrifying wrathful dancing postures, Mesmerising expression, adorned with exquisite ornaments Sensual, repulsive, compassionate and peaceful I prostrate to the Supreme Bliss! ---Excerpt from Wish-Fulfilling… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATIONS: ‘WISH-FULFILLING JEWEL: PRAISES TO CHAKRASAMVARA’ BY LOTSAWA RINCHEN ZANGPO AND POEM ‘DIAMONDS DANCING IN THE DUST’