‘JOYFULLY JOYOUS’ SIDDHA’S ROAR : PADAMPA SANGYE’S ‘DHARMA THAT PACIFIES SUFFERING (ZHIJE)’ SONG TO MILAREPA AND MARPA LOTSAWA’S SUPPLICATION TO MACHIG LABDRON

“That side, this side! Hand seal, foot seal! Such nauseating talk in the name of Dharma! Chasing after Dharma! Infatuated with sense objects! Studying meaning for the sake of the examples! Would you send a child to the enemy? Would you cover the one with everything? Would you sell out the meaning for the words?… Continue reading ‘JOYFULLY JOYOUS’ SIDDHA’S ROAR : PADAMPA SANGYE’S ‘DHARMA THAT PACIFIES SUFFERING (ZHIJE)’ SONG TO MILAREPA AND MARPA LOTSAWA’S SUPPLICATION TO MACHIG LABDRON

BEGGAR’S BODY BANQUET (Kusāli Tshog Sog) with Vajravārāhi : Instructions by Je Jigten Sumgon and commentary by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche

“In her outer aspect, she is noble lady Tārā, in her inner aspect she is the Great Mother, in her secret aspect she is Vajravārāhi, and in her innermost secret aspect, she is the black wrathful Dakini." "Not knowing that to give away my body without attachmentWas to accumulate merit and wisdom,I have clung to… Continue reading BEGGAR’S BODY BANQUET (Kusāli Tshog Sog) with Vajravārāhi : Instructions by Je Jigten Sumgon and commentary by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche

CHOD LINEAGES AND MACHIG LABDRON: Indic-Tibetan Sources, Contemporary Works, The Karmapas and ‘The Long Lineage Supplication to Machig” by Bengar Jampel Zangpo

 Girl, expose your hidden faults, Trample down grudges, Lift up the powerless, Sever obscurations, Behold craving, Wander in scary places! Knowing that all beings are like space, In dangerous places, seek the Buddha within yourself. In the future, your teachings will be as bright as the sun rising in the sky! བུ་མོ་ཁྱོད་མཚང་ཡུལ་ནས་འདོན་། མི་ཕོད་པ་རྫིས་་མི་ནུབ་པ་བསྐུར་། འཁྲིབ་ཆོད་།་ཞེན་པ་མཐོང་། གཉནས་འགྲིམ་།སེམས་ཅན་ནམ་མཁའ་ལྟར་ཤེས་པར་གྱིས་ལ་།… Continue reading CHOD LINEAGES AND MACHIG LABDRON: Indic-Tibetan Sources, Contemporary Works, The Karmapas and ‘The Long Lineage Supplication to Machig” by Bengar Jampel Zangpo

Developing the decisive wish ‘to emerge’ from samsara by 8th Karmapa

8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje I have been reading and translating some of the Short Instructions of the 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje, in his Collected Works, in particular, his Guiding Instructions on Chod[i] (which will be published here in full soon). In 2012, after attending the 17th Karmapa’s empowerment of Chod and his teachings on this… Continue reading Developing the decisive wish ‘to emerge’ from samsara by 8th Karmapa