New website section and projects: the Karmapas on Chod and Kālacakra

As part of my ongoing research and translation work, I am happy  to announce two distinct research and translation projects: the 3rd and 8th Karmapas on 1) Chod and 2) Kālacakra, as well as a new website section dedicated to the Gyalwang Karmapas. Personal connection with HH 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje In 2005, I… Continue reading New website section and projects: the Karmapas on Chod and Kālacakra

Karma Chagme (Rāga Asya) on the Essential Qualities of a Guru in ‘The Oral Instructions to the Gelong Karma Rinchen the Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen

Instructions to Gelong Karma Rinchen on the Union of Mahāmudrā and Dzogchen I posted before about what Tāranātha considered to be essential qualities of a ‘Guru’ . Here is a newly translated excerpt from a short  text by Karma Chagme (Rāga Asya (1613-78)) called ‘Khedrub Rāga’s Guiding Instructions to Gelong Karma Rinchen on the Union… Continue reading Karma Chagme (Rāga Asya) on the Essential Qualities of a Guru in ‘The Oral Instructions to the Gelong Karma Rinchen the Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen