NEW TRANSLATION: Milarepa’s Female Disciples: Rechungma’s Song of “Fifteen Realisations”

For Dakini Day today, I offer a new translation of a song by Rechungma, one of Milarepa’s female heart disciples.  Many people will probably have heard of Milarepa’s male disciple, Rechungpa[i], from whom an important Kagyu lineage developed. However, not so many may know of Milarepa’s female heart-disciple, Rechungma (ras chung ma) and several songs… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: Milarepa’s Female Disciples: Rechungma’s Song of “Fifteen Realisations”

Part VI Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo: ‘Gathering of all the Ḍākinī’s Secrets’ (Khandro Sangdu), the empowerment ‘Gathering of Vārāhīs’ and the ‘Lady Demoness’ female terton, Jomo Menmo

For Ḍākinī’ day today, my sixth short instalment on the Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo transmissions in January 2020 given by HE Schechen Rabjam Rinpoche, is about the ‘Gathering of Vārāhīs‘ empowerment (given on the 11th day of the event) from a Tibetan text revealed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (and a female treasure-revealer, Jomo Menmo) called the… Continue reading Part VI Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo: ‘Gathering of all the Ḍākinī’s Secrets’ (Khandro Sangdu), the empowerment ‘Gathering of Vārāhīs’ and the ‘Lady Demoness’ female terton, Jomo Menmo