English Translation of Long-Life Prayer for HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, composed by HH 17th Karmapa

This Long-Life Prayer was spontaneously composed by HH 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje on 2nd November 2010, at the conclusion of the Kangyur oral transmission, which HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche gave in two months in Dharamsala, India. It is shorter than the 16th Karmapa’s ‘Long-Life’ Prayer posted yesterday but is equally profound and beautiful.… Continue reading English Translation of Long-Life Prayer for HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, composed by HH 17th Karmapa

New English Translation of Long-Life Prayer for HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, by HH 16th Karmapa

As an offering to the lama on Guru Rinpoche day, here is a brand new English translation of the ‘Long-Life Prayer for HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche’, composed by HH 16th Karmapa, Rigpe Dorje. Initially written as a ‘Swift Aspiration Prayer’ it was subsequently converted into a ‘Long-Life Aspiration’ when the 10th Sangye Nyenpa was… Continue reading New English Translation of Long-Life Prayer for HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, by HH 16th Karmapa

Translation of the Prediction Letter by HH 16th Karmapa on the Rebirth of the Tenth Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche

  Inspired by the French translation of the prediction letter written by HH 16th Karmapa, regarding the rebirth of HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, posted yesterday on Facebook by Karma Sangye Tenzin, I decided to do an English translation from the Tibetan too, with additional footnotes and explanations. It’s by no means perfect but may… Continue reading Translation of the Prediction Letter by HH 16th Karmapa on the Rebirth of the Tenth Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche