Nyag’s Vajrakīlaya and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Revelation

“Anyone who harms a translator is also injuring the teachings in general.”--Vimalamitra to Translator Nyag The remarkable Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Today, on the anniversary of the paranirvana of HH Dilgo Khyentse Tashi Peljor (dil mgo mkhyen brtse bkra shis dpal 'byor (1910-1991) ), as an offering of devotion and respect to the life and works of… Continue reading Nyag’s Vajrakīlaya and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Revelation

PART VIV: Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and the Great Bliss Queen, Yumkha Dechen Gyalmo

On this full moon day, the Day of Miracles in the Tibetan Buddhist calendar, here is my final instalment about the final day of the Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo transmissions, Siliguri, January 2020, which ended with a ritual feast offering and sadhana for the Great Bliss Queen (Yumkha Dechen Gyalmo). Photos can be seen here. Longchen… Continue reading PART VIV: Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and the Great Bliss Queen, Yumkha Dechen Gyalmo

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’

Part II Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Transmissions – The Collected Works and Texts: Origin and Editions

For Part II of my write-up and research on the Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo transmissions in Siliguri, India, January 2020, I focus on the origin and published editions of the collected works of JKW (of which the complete oral transmission of 25 volumes was given in 14 days) as well as the other texts transmitted. Dzongsar… Continue reading Part II Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Transmissions – The Collected Works and Texts: Origin and Editions

Part I Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Transmissions – Vows, Lineage and the ‘Luminous Heart Essence of the Three Roots’

Was very fortunate and happy to be able to recently attend the reading transmissions and empowerments from the Collected Works of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo ('jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse'i dbang po, 1820-1892) given by HE Schechen Rabjam Rinpoche at the Ewam Monastery, Siliguri, India from 10th -24th January. For details and photos of the event see… Continue reading Part I Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Transmissions – Vows, Lineage and the ‘Luminous Heart Essence of the Three Roots’