Supplications to the ‘three great Masters of Karma Kagyu’ and the 15th Karmapa by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

For Dakini day today, and as part of my research and translation of texts by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and his close relation with the the Karmapas and Karma Kagyu, I am sharing two supplications he wrote, one for the 15th Karmapa and another for the ‘three great masters’ of the Karma Kagyu: Marpa, Milarepa and… Continue reading Supplications to the ‘three great Masters of Karma Kagyu’ and the 15th Karmapa by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

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