Hermit-Yogi Caves and Fortresses (Part I): Jetsun Milarepa’s Twenty-Eight Sacred Places

"Though in deepest faith and devotionWe have never been apart,Remembering the guru in my heart,Such unbearable, tormented longing,Chokes and suffocates me speechless.Please relieve this man's torment!" སྤྲང་མོས་གུས་ཀྱི་ངང་ནས་འབྲལ་མེད་ཀྱང་། །བླ་མ་སྙིང་ནས་དྲན་པ་ཡི། ། འདོད་པས་གདུངས་ནས་བཟོད་གླགས་མེད། ། དབུགས་སྟོདེ་དུ་འཚངས་ནས་སྐད་མ་ཐོན། །བུ་ཡི་གདུང་བ་སོལ་ཅིག་བཀའ་དྲིན་ཅན། ---- Jetsun Milarepa, excerpt from ‘Thoughts of My Guru’ sang at Chonglung Fort  "At Mount Yolmo Gangra in Nepal; in six well-known… Continue reading Hermit-Yogi Caves and Fortresses (Part I): Jetsun Milarepa’s Twenty-Eight Sacred Places

NEW PUBLICATION: ‘Milarepa’s Songs to the Hunter and Animals’, the Khyira Kagyu lineage

Jetsun Milarepa It is a pleasure and honour to share a new English-language edition of Milarepa’s Songs to the Hunter and Animals, which (unlike previous translations) includes the Tibetan script and phonetics, as well as an exclusive poem, foreword and interview from Dharma friend, and living holder of the hunter’s lineage, the 37th Khyira Kagyu… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION: ‘Milarepa’s Songs to the Hunter and Animals’, the Khyira Kagyu lineage

Visiting Vikramashila-Bihar, Nepal: the forgotten and neglected Kālacakra pilgrimage site of Kālacakra lineage holder and Indian master, Vibhūticandra

While in Nepal, I was intrigued to visit a place in there that one of the major Kālacakra lineage holders and Indian masters of the 12th Century, Vibhūticandra (1170-1230) rNal byor zla ba) not only taught and studied at, but where he is said to have directly received the teachings on Kālacakra and the six… Continue reading Visiting Vikramashila-Bihar, Nepal: the forgotten and neglected Kālacakra pilgrimage site of Kālacakra lineage holder and Indian master, Vibhūticandra