NAROPA’S ‘VAJRAYOGINI FOR BEGINNERS’ (TRANSLATED BY MARPA) AND DRIGUNG KAGYU VAJRAYOGINI CATALOGUE OF TEXTS: New translation of Nāropā’s ‘Innate Vajrayogini for Beginners’, ‘Eight Praises to Vajravārāhī’, catalogue of Drigung Kagyu Vajrayogini texts and lineage, and new text and teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche (June 2022)

Om to Bhagavan Vajravārāhī, prostrate! Noble lady, mother of the three worlds whom others, cannot subdue, Terrifyingly descending on all spirits, great Vajra Goddess herself! Invincible Vajra-seat [Dorje Den] lady, whom others cannot beat; powerful, flashing eyes Evaporating even poison; the lady with petrifying, wrathful clenched fangs Shocking slaying and totally slaughtering; Queen who reigns… Continue reading NAROPA’S ‘VAJRAYOGINI FOR BEGINNERS’ (TRANSLATED BY MARPA) AND DRIGUNG KAGYU VAJRAYOGINI CATALOGUE OF TEXTS: New translation of Nāropā’s ‘Innate Vajrayogini for Beginners’, ‘Eight Praises to Vajravārāhī’, catalogue of Drigung Kagyu Vajrayogini texts and lineage, and new text and teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche (June 2022)

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

GURU DEVOTION AND THE RESOUNDING SOUND OF EMPTINESS: Meeting Garchen Rinpoche, his activities and qualities and Q&A on Vajrayana Practice (teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche)

INTRODUCTION Here is a transcript of a teaching that Drikung Kagyu teacher, Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche gave in December 2020 [1] (orally translated from Tibetan by Ina Bieler) on how he met Garchen Rinpoche and the reasons for his devotion to him, followed by answers to some questions on Vajrayana practice[2]. This whole post and… Continue reading GURU DEVOTION AND THE RESOUNDING SOUND OF EMPTINESS: Meeting Garchen Rinpoche, his activities and qualities and Q&A on Vajrayana Practice (teaching by Drupon Rinchen Dorje Rinpoche)

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

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)