LION-FACED DAKINI (Siṃhamukhā): Bari Lotsawa, Vanaratna, and Terma revealed by 1st Karmapa: ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa (Day VIII: part 2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjjpscBQj2A For ḍākinī day today I am delighted to offer this short post on Lion-Faced Ḍākinī (Siṃhamukhā). On the eighth day of the 'Aspirations to End Adversity' with 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje, one of the texts recited was that of Lion-Faced Ḍākinīby the 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje. This text (with the official English translation)… Continue reading LION-FACED DAKINI (Siṃhamukhā): Bari Lotsawa, Vanaratna, and Terma revealed by 1st Karmapa: ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa (Day VIII: part 2)

The Power of Unseen Beings: ‘Method for Repelling Adverse Conditions’ and ‘Golden [Serkyem] Offering to Accomplish Aims’ by the 13th Karmapa

Today on the new moon, I offer this first translation of two very short recitations by the 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje. In these times of pandemic, sickness, anxiety  and dark forces and desires overwhelming our planet and lives, particularly those of animals, I hope these two practices will be of benefit to oneself and others.… Continue reading The Power of Unseen Beings: ‘Method for Repelling Adverse Conditions’ and ‘Golden [Serkyem] Offering to Accomplish Aims’ by the 13th Karmapa