GREEN TARA OF THE ‘BEYOND SUFFERING’ ACACIA FOREST (Sengdeng Nagki) AND THE FIVE DEITY TARA MANDALA OF FIRST KARMAPA: Overview of Green Tārā origin and lineage and new translation of Five Deity Green Tārā short daily practice from 1st Karmapa’s ‘Five sets of Five’

"Many desire enlightenment in a man’s body, while not even a single [person] strives for the benefit of sentient beings in a woman’s body. Therefore, I shall work for the benefit of sentient beings in a woman’s form as long as saṃsāra has not been emptied." --Noble Tārā's statement (as Princess Jñānacandrā) to sexist monks… Continue reading GREEN TARA OF THE ‘BEYOND SUFFERING’ ACACIA FOREST (Sengdeng Nagki) AND THE FIVE DEITY TARA MANDALA OF FIRST KARMAPA: Overview of Green Tārā origin and lineage and new translation of Five Deity Green Tārā short daily practice from 1st Karmapa’s ‘Five sets of Five’

NEW ARTWORK REVIEW: SIX-ARMED MĀRĪCĪ (OZER CHENMA) BY 17TH KARMAPA

Today, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje publicly released his new artwork of the brilliant light goddess Mārīcī (Ozer Chenma) as part of the forthcoming newly composed Thousand-fold Offering Ritual for Mārīcī, which will be performed online tomorrow, 17th February - the final day of the online Kagyu Monlam (2.30 pm IST). This new artwork above… Continue reading NEW ARTWORK REVIEW: SIX-ARMED MĀRĪCĪ (OZER CHENMA) BY 17TH KARMAPA

BRILLIANT LIGHT-RAYS GODDESS, MĀRĪCĪ WHO OBLITERATES ALL DARKNESS: GYALWANG 17TH KARMAPA’S CHINESE-TIBETAN TRANSLATION OF THE ‘DHARANI OF MĀRĪCĪ

“There is a goddess named Mārīcī who goes ahead of the sun.Because she has the means of mastery over miracles, she always goes ahead of the sun.The sun cannot see her, but she can see the sun.No one can see her. No one can know her. No one can catch her. No one can harm… Continue reading BRILLIANT LIGHT-RAYS GODDESS, MĀRĪCĪ WHO OBLITERATES ALL DARKNESS: GYALWANG 17TH KARMAPA’S CHINESE-TIBETAN TRANSLATION OF THE ‘DHARANI OF MĀRĪCĪ

Brilliant Light Goddess: Karmapa ‘s Tibetan Translation of the Dhāraṇī of Mārīcī (Ozer Chenma): Aspirations to End Adversity (Part I)

“There is a goddess named Mārīcī who goes ahead of the sun. Because she has the means of mastery over miracles, she always goes ahead of the sun. The sun cannot see her, but she can see the sun. No one can see her. No one can know her.  No one can catch her. No one… Continue reading Brilliant Light Goddess: Karmapa ‘s Tibetan Translation of the Dhāraṇī of Mārīcī (Ozer Chenma): Aspirations to End Adversity (Part I)