THE FLUTE AT COPPER-COLOURED MOUNTAIN: Drikung Lho Nuden Dorje’s Terma ‘Heart-Essence of Great Bliss Mind-Accomplishment’ and Vajra Guru mantra teaching by 8th Garchen Rinpoche

I, a yogin, realized that the guru, my mind, and Buddha are identical. Thus, I have no need for fabricated devotion. ---Drikung Jigten Sumgon As an offering for Guru Rinpoche day today, and to HE 8th Garchen Rinpoche (1936- ) here is an excerpt of the teachings he gave on the Padmasambhava Vajra Guru mantra… Continue reading THE FLUTE AT COPPER-COLOURED MOUNTAIN: Drikung Lho Nuden Dorje’s Terma ‘Heart-Essence of Great Bliss Mind-Accomplishment’ and Vajra Guru mantra teaching by 8th Garchen Rinpoche

GURU PADMASAMBHAVA’S RETURN (2424 AD): Hero King of Shambhala, Rudra Cakri (Wrathful Chakra-Holder), Conqueror of Barbarians

Rudra Cakri/Guru Padmasambhava, atop a white snow lion, going into battle as King of Shambhala "The emanations will appear to kill the barbarians, pacifying their arrogance and having brought them to the true path, the emanations will return. Then will start the Kṛida age (yuga). Cakrī will have two sons, Brahmā and Sureśvara. In the… Continue reading GURU PADMASAMBHAVA’S RETURN (2424 AD): Hero King of Shambhala, Rudra Cakri (Wrathful Chakra-Holder), Conqueror of Barbarians

RUSSIAN TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Padmasambhava’ by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje

For Guru Rinpoche today, the first post is a Russian translation by native Russian speaker, Karma Lungtok Tenzin, of the Supplication to Padmasambhava by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje (translated from the English version here into Russian). Om Swasti! To Dharmakāya, limits of appearances; Sambhogakāya, Avalokiteśvara; Nirmanakāya, Great Padmasambhava, With continual devotion of body, speech and… Continue reading RUSSIAN TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Padmasambhava’ by 13th Karmapa, Dudul Dorje

MOTHER TĀRĀ AND PADMASAMBHAVA GURU OF ALL LINEAGES: ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa (Part VI)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q7qFQefjCE On the sixth day of the ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa, there was a recitation of the Praises of the Twenty-One Tārās and two supplications to Guru Rinpoche, Clearing the Path of Obstacles and Spontaneous Fulfillment of Wishes together. Here is a transcript of the teaching on the recited texts compiled with… Continue reading MOTHER TĀRĀ AND PADMASAMBHAVA GURU OF ALL LINEAGES: ‘Aspirations to End Adversity’ with 17th Karmapa (Part VI)

NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Guru Rinpoche’ by 13th Karmapa

For the tenth lunar Guru Rinpoche day today, here is the first translation of a Supplication to Guru Rinpoche by the 13th Karmapa[i], Dudul Dorje (1733-1797). He composed two prayers to Padmasambhava the second[ii] will be translated for the next Guru Rinpoche day! The 13th Karmapa had a special connection to Guru Rinpoche and was… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Supplication to Guru Rinpoche’ by 13th Karmapa