BOOKS OF A LIFE: New ‘Collected Works’ website section

"Mikyo Dorje’s collected works were held together with wooden boards and leather straps. When the leather straps were undone, they fell apart into many pieces because they were so old. When we touched the cloth covering the text, dust clouds billowed up. Looking at it from the outside, you would have thought the text inside… Continue reading BOOKS OF A LIFE: New ‘Collected Works’ website section

UNIVERSE-BLAZING GODDESS, ‘HRIH-ARISEN’ VAJRAYOGINI BY JE GAMPOPA: NEW TRANSLATIONS ‘PRAISES TO VARAHI’  AND SHORT ‘FIVE-DEITY VAJRAYOGINI SADHANA’ IN JE GAMPOPA’S COLLECTED WORKS

The one whose nature is compassion-emptiness; the very essence of the three realms.Brilliant like a universal blazing fire, to Vajrayogini, prostrate!སྟོང་ཉིད་སྙིང་རྗེའི་བདག་ཉིད་ཅན། །  ཁམས་གསུམ་པ་ཡི་ངོ་བོ་ཉིད། ། བསྐལ་པ་མེ་ལྟར་འབར་བའི་འོད། །  རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མ་ལ་འདུད། །--Excerpt from Praise to Vajrayogini by Je Gampopa  For Dakini Day today, am happy to offer these two new translations of Vajrayogini from Je Gampopa’s Collected Works. I… Continue reading UNIVERSE-BLAZING GODDESS, ‘HRIH-ARISEN’ VAJRAYOGINI BY JE GAMPOPA: NEW TRANSLATIONS ‘PRAISES TO VARAHI’  AND SHORT ‘FIVE-DEITY VAJRAYOGINI SADHANA’ IN JE GAMPOPA’S COLLECTED WORKS

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF JE GAMPOPA: ‘RAW’ INSTRUCTIONS (MAR TRI)’, DHARMA GATHERINGS (TSHOG CHO), MAHAMHUDRA, VAJRAYOGINI, JEWEL ORNAMENTS AND PEARL GARLANDS. Compilation of extant editions and translated English outline of Gampopa’s Collected Works

“Read well the ‘Collected Works of Gampopa‘, the crown jewel of all the Kagyu. These teachings on the union of Kadampa and Mahamudra are more wondrous and greater in blessings than other works and termas. The Kagyu masters of the past all received siddhi through these profound teachings.  Meeting the Buddha’s teachings through the compassion… Continue reading THE COLLECTED WORKS OF JE GAMPOPA: ‘RAW’ INSTRUCTIONS (MAR TRI)’, DHARMA GATHERINGS (TSHOG CHO), MAHAMHUDRA, VAJRAYOGINI, JEWEL ORNAMENTS AND PEARL GARLANDS. Compilation of extant editions and translated English outline of Gampopa’s Collected Works