LADY WITH THE FLOWER: NOBLE TĀRĀ AND THE GYALWANG KARMAPAS. Overview of Karmapas’ works on Tārā and first translation of Tārā Supplication by 16th Karmapa

For Dākinī Day today, I offer the first overview of works on Tārā composed by the Karmapas. In addition, the first translation of brief Tārā supplication by the 16th Karmapa, Rigpe Dorje from the third volume of his Collected Works. For a translated outline of this third volume, see here.   First, a little background… Continue reading LADY WITH THE FLOWER: NOBLE TĀRĀ AND THE GYALWANG KARMAPAS. Overview of Karmapas’ works on Tārā and first translation of Tārā Supplication by 16th Karmapa

NEW PUBLICATION: ‘The Explicit and Hidden Aspects of Tāra: A Commentary on the Twenty-One Tāras’ by Jetsun Tāranātha

On the the Kālacakra New Year, the full moon of the third lunar month (Nagpa Dawa),  I am happy to announce the first English translation (and publication) of the Commentary on the Praises to the Twenty-One Tāras (Phyag 'tshal nyer gcig gi bstod pa'i rnam par bshad pa), The Explicit and Hidden Aspects of Tāra, composed… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION: ‘The Explicit and Hidden Aspects of Tāra: A Commentary on the Twenty-One Tāras’ by Jetsun Tāranātha

Part VIII: Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, ‘The Heart Essence of Chetsun’ and ‘The Heart Essence of the Noble Lady of Immortality’

On the last but one day of the Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo transmissions, Siliguri, January 2020, the life-force of the protectors of the Luminous Essence of the Three Roots, the empowerment of the oral instructions of Dzogchen, the Heart Essence of Chetsun  (Chetsun Nyingtig) and the mind-treasure (gongter) of the the Heart Essence of the Noble… Continue reading Part VIII: Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, ‘The Heart Essence of Chetsun’ and ‘The Heart Essence of the Noble Lady of Immortality’