The Treasury of Kagyu Mantras (Kagyu Ngag Dzo) – Composition, Sources, Contents and Editions

The Treasury of Kagyu Mantras (bka’ brgyud sngags mdzod) is one of the Five Treasuries (mdzod lnga) compiled and composed by Kagyu and Rime lineage holder and master, Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye (’Jam mgon kong sprul blo gros mtha’ yas (1813-1899)) – for a short, yet informative biography, see here). It is a compendium of mandala rituals,… Continue reading The Treasury of Kagyu Mantras (Kagyu Ngag Dzo) – Composition, Sources, Contents and Editions

New Translations in Remembrance of Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche – Shentong yogi-scholar

This month is the 84th birthday of the great yogi-scholar practitioner, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche. For more details on his remarkable life please visit his official website here. I first met and came across the view of Shentong and the name of Rinpoche when I studied the Uttaratantrashastra by Maitreya at the Rigpe Dorje Institute,… Continue reading New Translations in Remembrance of Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche – Shentong yogi-scholar