NEW TRANSLATION: Guru Yoga on Second Karmapa: Naturally-Present Heart Drop, by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

For the full moon today, and the birthday of one of the Karmapa’s main heart-sons, HE Gyaltsab Rinpoche, I offer this first translation of Naturally-Present Heart Drop[1] a guru yoga on the 2nd Karmapa, Karma Pakshi (1204-1286), by the 2nd Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro (1893-1959); another guru yoga on Karmapa composed by him. He also… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: Guru Yoga on Second Karmapa: Naturally-Present Heart Drop, by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Guru Yoga on Third Karmapa: Heart Essence of the Profound Meaning’ by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

For HH 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje’s 35th birthday, officially celebrated on 26th June, I offer a new (and first time) translated text (as part of a set of new translations about the Karmapas). This text is called The Heart Essence of the Profound Meaning: A Guru Yoga on the Third Karmapa[1], composed by the… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘Guru Yoga on Third Karmapa: Heart Essence of the Profound Meaning’ by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro

‘A Hundred Blazing Lights’: Tāranātha on the meaning of ‘profound’ and ‘exceptional devotion’ in the ‘profound path of vajra-yogas’

As part of the new publication of Tāranātha’s root text ‘Meaningful to See: Guiding Instructions on the Profound Path of the Vajra-yogas‘ (and the annotations within it from his longer supplementary commentary, ‘A Hundred Blazing Lights‘ (HBL)), this  post shares his explanation of the term ‘profound’ (zab mo) and why it is used to describe… Continue reading ‘A Hundred Blazing Lights’: Tāranātha on the meaning of ‘profound’ and ‘exceptional devotion’ in the ‘profound path of vajra-yogas’