Quote Archives: Karmapa

Pith Instructions

Pith Instructions 16th Karmapa   Here, in the thick darkness of deluded ignorance, There shines a vajra chain of awareness, self-arisen with whatever appears. Within uncontrived vividness, unimpeded through the three times, May we arrive at the capital of nondual, great bliss. Think of me, think of me; guru dharmakaya think of me. In the […]

The King of Aspiration Prayers

The King of Aspiration Prayers, The Aspiration for Noble Excellent Conduct Samantabhadra   In the language of India: Arya Bhadra Charya Pranidhana Raja.   I pay homage to the noble Manjushri. To those in the worlds of the ten directions, however many there are, All the lions among humans who appear during the three times […]

In Praise of the Incomparable Tsongkhapa

In Praise of the Incomparable Tsongkhapa by Gyalwa Mikyo Dorje, The Eighth Karmapa   At a time when nearly all in this Northern Land Were living in utter contradiction to Dharma, Without illusion, O Tsong Khapa, you polished the teachings. Hence I sing this praise to you of Ganden Mountain. When the teachings of Sakya, […]

Supplication for the Longevity of the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa

Supplication for the Longevity of the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa Ogyen Trinle Dorje   Nirmanakaya of the sixth guide of this fortunate kalpa And of the mahasiddha Saraha, Seventeenth body of Dusum Khyenpa- May your lotus feet be stable and your activity flourish. You see, just as it is, the suchness of things to be known. […]

The Music of Immortality

The Music of Immortality A Prayer for the Long Life of H.H. the 17th Incarnation of Gyalwa Karmapa, Urgyen Trinley Dorje   Om Svasti Siddham Wondrous, excellent wisdom body, Endowed with the glorious ocean of qualities of freedom and ripening, Karmapa, embodiment of all the Victors of the three times, May your lotus feet remain […]