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 (1910-1991) dil mgo mkhyen brtse bkra shis dpal 'byor), as an offering of devotion and respect to the life and works of this… Continue reading Nyag’s Vajrakīlaya and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Revelation

NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Excellent Path to Awakening: Lineage Prayer to the ‘Seven Profound Cycle’ Kīla’ by Chogyur Lingpa

Chogyur Lingpa -Treasure Revealer For this Guru Rinpoche day, and the final day of the Vajrakīlaya Drubchen at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, India, I offer this first translation of the Excellent Path to Awakening : Lineage Prayer to the Seven Profound Cycle Kīla (Zabdun tradition), revealed by Chogyur Lingpa. As I wrote about here, the Seven… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Excellent Path to Awakening: Lineage Prayer to the ‘Seven Profound Cycle’ Kīla’ by Chogyur Lingpa

The Karmapas, Chogyur Lingpa and Vajrakīlaya

Vajrakīlaya Rumtek monastery, the seat of the Gyalwang Karmapa in Sikkim, India[1], is currently performing the annual Vajrakīlaya ritual in the tradition of The Seven Profound Cycle Phurba (Zab bdun phur ba) tradition of treasure-revealer, Chogyur Lingpa. Monks at Rumtek monastery, Sikkim constructing the Vajrakīlaya sand mandala (August 2020) Vajrakilaya drubchen, Rumtek monastery, Sikkim (August… Continue reading The Karmapas, Chogyur Lingpa and Vajrakīlaya