TROVES OF TREASURE:‘RECORD OF RECEIVED TRANSMISSIONS’ (THOB-YIG) OF DUDJOM RINPOCHE

ཀ་དག་ཆོས་སྐུ་པདྨ་ཚེ་དཔག་མེད། ། Pristine dharmakāya, Padma Amitāyus, ལོངས་སྤྱོད་རྫོགས་སྐུ་པདྨ་ཀུན་ཏུ་འཆང་། ། Perfect saṃbhogakāya, All-Holding Padma, སྤྲུལ་པའི་སྐུ་དངོས་མཚོ་སྐྱེས་རྡོ་རྗེ་ལ། ། Manifest nirmāṇakāya, Lake-Born Vajra, གསོལ་བ་འདེབས་སོ་བདག་བརྒྱུད་བྱིན་གྱིས་རློབས། ། Please bless my mind, I pray!“ –Excerpt from 'A Concise Lineage Prayer' by Dudjom Rinpoche Today am happy to offer the first published translation of the 3-volume outline of the ‘Record of Received Transmissions’ (Thob-Yig)… Continue reading TROVES OF TREASURE:‘RECORD OF RECEIVED TRANSMISSIONS’ (THOB-YIG) OF DUDJOM RINPOCHE

A ‘Kagyu Treasure’ Tradition? Marpa’s Fifteen ‘Hidden Scrolls’ from Sekhar

Marpa the Translator. Statue said to be made by 10th Karmapa. (Source: Asianart.com) Recently, I have been delving into the history and works of the Karmapas and their connection to the great treasure-revealers of the Treasure tradition, such as Chogyur Lingpa and Zilnon Namkhe Dorje. It is often incorrectly assumed that treasures and their revelation… Continue reading A ‘Kagyu Treasure’ Tradition? Marpa’s Fifteen ‘Hidden Scrolls’ from Sekhar