‘IMMUTABLE, GREAT BLISS’: GURU PADMASAMBHAVA AND THE KARMAPAS

"Om Swasti!To Dharmakāya, limits of appearances; Sambhogakāya, Avalokiteśvara;Nirmanakāya, Great Padmasambhava,With continual devotion of body, speech and mindBy this heart-felt supplication, bestow the blessings of the siddhis! In particular, for those of the degenerate age lacking refuge,May the incomparable, supreme protector of the three secrets and all the qualities,Bless our three ‘doors’ with luminous clarity,Purifying all… Continue reading ‘IMMUTABLE, GREAT BLISS’: GURU PADMASAMBHAVA AND THE KARMAPAS

‘THE SUNLIGHT OF HUMANITY’: DUDJOM RINPOCHE YANGSI’S PASSING AND NEW ‘ASPIRATION FOR HIS SWIFT RE-BIRTH’ BY 17TH GYALWANG KARMAPA

"Kye Ma Kye Hu!In the heart’s centre in the middle of Copper-Colored Mountain MansionSole father, Padmasambhava abiding in union with consort, think of us! Carried away by forceful gales of exhausted merit and negative karma,Look upon your helpless disciples in this dreadful state.Place of refuge, like the heart in one’s chest having departedLook upon your… Continue reading ‘THE SUNLIGHT OF HUMANITY’: DUDJOM RINPOCHE YANGSI’S PASSING AND NEW ‘ASPIRATION FOR HIS SWIFT RE-BIRTH’ BY 17TH GYALWANG KARMAPA

BLISS QUEEN: YESHE TSOGYEL AND VAJRAYOGINĪ.Their connection, supplications and new translation of Yeshe Tsogyel Supplication by Terton-Yogini, Tare Lhamo

རང་ཉིད་སྐད་ཅིག་དྲན་རྫོགས་སུ། །Perfect in the moment of recollection,རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མཚོ་རྒྱལ་སྐུར། །I am Vajrayoginī in the form of Yeshe Tsogyal-From the Concentrated Essence: A Sādhana of Yeshe Tsogyal[1] by Dudjom Rinpoche[2] The mother of all the Buddhas, Vajrayoginī;རྒྱལ་བ་ཀུན་ཡུམ་རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མ།Queen of the ocean of melodies, Sarasvatī;སྒྲ་དབྱངས་རྒྱ་མཚོའི་མངའ་བདག་དབྱངས་ཅན་མ།The liberator of all beings with compassion, Arya Tārā;ཐུགས་རྗེ་འགྲོ་ཀུན་སྒྲོལ་མཛད་རྗེ་བཙུན་མ༎The ḍākinī  who is kind to Tibet.བོད་ལ་བཀའ་དྲིན་ཆེ་བའི་མཁའ་འགྲོ་མ༎-from Supplication… Continue reading BLISS QUEEN: YESHE TSOGYEL AND VAJRAYOGINĪ.Their connection, supplications and new translation of Yeshe Tsogyel Supplication by Terton-Yogini, Tare Lhamo

TROVES OF TREASURE:‘RECORD OF RECEIVED TRANSMISSIONS’ (THOB-YIG) OF DUDJOM RINPOCHE

ཀ་དག་ཆོས་སྐུ་པདྨ་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། ། Pristine dharmakāya, Padma Amitāyus, ལོངས་སྤྱོད་རྫོགས་སྐུ་པདྨ་ཀུན་ཏུ་འཆང་། ། Perfect saṃbhogakāya, All-Holding Padma, སྤྲུལ་པའི་སྐུ་དངོས་མཚོ་སྐྱེས་རྡོ་རྗེ་ལ། ། Manifest nirmāṇakāya, Lake-Born Vajra, གསོལ་བ་འདེབས་སོ་བདག་བརྒྱུད་བྱིན་གྱིས་རློབས། ། Please bless my mind, I pray!“ –Excerpt from 'A Concise Lineage Prayer' by Dudjom Rinpoche Today am happy to offer the first published translation of the 3-volume outline of the ‘Record of Received Transmissions’ (Thob-Yig)… Continue reading TROVES OF TREASURE:‘RECORD OF RECEIVED TRANSMISSIONS’ (THOB-YIG) OF DUDJOM RINPOCHE