EMANATIONS OF VAJRAYOGINI? THE SAKYA JETSUNMAS, A FEMALE FAMILY LINEAGE

"As you know in the Mahayana Buddhism, there are so many deities and Buddhas we can pray to, but you have to receive the teachings, initiations and sometimes you cannot practice. However, with Tārā you can practice just like talking to your loving mother. Whenever you ask and turn to her, she will always be… Continue reading EMANATIONS OF VAJRAYOGINI? THE SAKYA JETSUNMAS, A FEMALE FAMILY LINEAGE

NEW TRANSLATION: Vajrayogini’s ‘Extremely Concise Practice of the Great Compassionate One’ by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Introduction Today on the full moon, I offer this first translation and publication of a practice text on Avalokiteśvara, Path of Blissful Union: Great Compassionate One. Extremely Concise Practice from Tsembu Tradition, by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo ('jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse'i dbang po, (1820-1892). It can be freely downloaded on request here. Vajrayogini who gave the… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: Vajrayogini’s ‘Extremely Concise Practice of the Great Compassionate One’ by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

NEW TRANSLATIONS: Nāropa’s Vajrayoginī by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

  "In the centre of a bright red mandala endowed with the three aspects, An utterly stunning lotus, and BAM on top of sun and corpse. Yogini, with incredibly beautiful face of two truths, Mother of infinite Victors, I praise. From the extremely pure, [sphere] ‘endowed with all aspects’ Arises a display of the illusory… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATIONS: Nāropa’s Vajrayoginī by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Sakya and Kālacakra: the Galo, Śākyaśrī and Vajrayogini lineages and contemporary master, Chogye Rinpoche

The Sakya are lineage teachers of many Jonang masters, including Dolpopa. They are also, holders of the most direct lineage of Kālacakra in the world today, given directly by Vajrayogini, the Sakya have a strong history and connection to Kālacakra. In this short blog post, I discuss the Kālacakra lineages of Sakya, contemporary masters and… Continue reading Sakya and Kālacakra: the Galo, Śākyaśrī and Vajrayogini lineages and contemporary master, Chogye Rinpoche