Dorje Chang Thungma
Supplication to the Dakpo Kagyü
DOR JÉ CHANG CHEN TE LO NA RO DANG
Great Vajradhara, Tilo, Naro,
MAR PA MI LA CHÖ JÉ GAM PO PA
Marpa, Mila, Lord of Dharma Gampopa,
DÜ SUM SHÉ JA KÜN KHYEN KAR MA PA
Knower of the three times, omniscient Karmapa,
CHÉ ZHI CHUNG GYÉ GYÜ PA DZIN NAM DANG
Holders of the four great and eight minor lineages:
DRI TAK TSAL SUM PEL DEN DRUK PA SOK
Drikung, Taklung, Tsalpa, glorious Drukpa, and so on,
ZAP LAM CHAK GYA CHÉ LA NGA NYÉ PÉ
Masters of the profound path of Mahamudra,
NYAM MÉ DRO GÖN DAK PO KA GYÜ LA
Peerless protectors of beings, the Dakpo Kagyü,
SÖL WA DEP SO KA GYÜ LA MA NAM
I pray to you, Kagyü Gurus; I hold your lineage.
GYÜ PA DZIN NO NAM TAR JIN GYI LOP
Grant your blessings that I may follow your example.
ZHEN LOK GOM GYI KANG PAR SUNG PA ZHIN
Revulsion is the foot of meditation, as is taught.
ZÉ NOR KÜN LA CHAK ZHEN MÉ PA DANG
Please bless this meditator who cuts all ties to this life,
TSÉ DIR DÖ TAK CHÖ PÉ GOM CHEN LA
Who is not obsessed with food and wealth:
NYE KUR ZHEN PA MÉ PAR JIN GYI LOP
May I be unattached to praise and gain.
MÖ GÜ GOM GYI GO WOR SUNG PA ZHIN
Devotion is the head of meditation, as is taught.
MEN NGAK TER GO JÉ PÉ LA MA LA
Please bless this meditator who always prays
GYÜN DU SÖL WA DEP PÉ GOM CHEN LA
To the guru who reveals the treasury of key instructions:
CHÖ MIN MÖ GÜ KYE WAR JIN GYI LOP
May genuine devotion be born in me.
YENG MÉ GOM GYI NGÖ ZHIR SUNG PA ZHIN
Nondistraction is the main practice of meditation, as is taught.
GANG SHAR TOK PÉ NGO WO SO MA DÉ
Please bless this meditator who rests directly, without fabrication,
MA CHÖ DÉ KAR JOK PÉ GOM CHEN LA
In the fresh essence of whatever thoughts arise:
GOM JA LO DANG DREL WAR JIN GYI LOP
May my meditation be free from conceptual mind.
NAM TOK NGO WO CHÖ KUR SUNG PA ZHIN
The essence of thoughts is dharmakaya, as is taught.
CHI YANG MA YIN CHIR YANG CHAR WA LA
It is nothing at all, yet can manifest as anything.
MA GAK RÖL PAR CHAR WÉ GOM CHEN LA
Please bless this meditator who manifests in unimpeded display:
KHOR DÉ YER MÉ TOK PAR JIN GYI LOP
May I realize the inseparability of samsara and nirvana.
KYE WA KÜN TU YANG DAK LA MA DANG
In all lives, may I not be parted from my true guru,
DREL MÉ CHÖ KYI PEL LA LONG CHÖ CHING
Forever enjoying the richness of Dharma.
SA DANG LAM GYI YÖN TEN RAP DZOK NÉ
Perfecting the qualities of the paths and levels,
DOR JÉ CHANG GI GO PANG NYUR TOP SHOK
May I swiftly attain the state of Vajradhara.