From a series of tweets by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo while at Palyul Ling Retreat Center in Upstate New York:
To the victorious Guru Karma Kuchen I pray – for the sake of beings in these degenerate times, ascend the Lion Throne of Palyul fully endowed with every strength and virtue! May we who long for your […]
His Holiness Penor Rinpoche offered this teaching prior to doing a Ganachakra Puja for Jetsunma’s long life at New York Palyul Retreat Center in 2005.
Today is the 15th day of the sixth month of the lunar calendar. Jetsunma has some sickness or obstacle, so we are doing this Rigdzin Dupa Ganachakra Puja for her. Some […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo offered at Palyul Ling Retreat in New York 2012:
We have a great opportunity here. When I come here, I don’t take advantage because I am shy and I don’t like to come out, but I still practice and I still do what I […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching given by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo at Palyul Ling Retreat in the summer of 2012:
I am very pleased by all the effort that you’ve put forth to make this place grow and shine as it has, keeping it going even in great adversity, for instance the passing of […]
The following is respectfully quoted from the Namcho Daily Practice book published by Palyul Ling International:
OM AH HUNG
KHA NYAM SI ZHI KYAB KUN NYING PO CHU
Of all the refuges in samsara and nirvana present throughout space, the quintessence
WANG DRAG RIG DZIN PEMA TO TRENG SAL
Is the powerful and wrathful vidyadhara, Pema To Treng Tsal.
KHYOD KUR […]
The following is a Heart Teaching offered by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche at Palyul Ling Retreat in 2003 – lightly edited for posting on this blog:
Carry through the Guru Yoga practice with your body, speech, and mind in proper position and without having any conceptual thoughts. Place your hands in the meditative position and concentrate […]
The following is a prayer from the Nam Chö Ngondro Practice Book:
I prostrate to the glorious Samantabhadra.
This precious human rebirth is extremely difficult to obtain.
All things born are impermanent and must die.
Perseverance in the practice of virtuous Dharma is cause for becoming a Buddha.
Whatever negativity is produced will cause one to wander in the […]
The following is an excerpt from advice offered by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche during the New York Retreat in 2005:
Now we have this Precious Human Birth it is very important that we do something about it. Whatever kind of aspiration or attainment that we may achieve in this life, the only thing that really counts […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Love Now, Dzogchen Later”
You should read stories about lamas in the past, stories of the saints, where lamas in the past have gone into retreat or gone to their teachers and said, “I really want to accomplish Dharma. I’m ready. I want […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo offered at Palyul Ling Retreat 2012:
We have to remember that kindness is the way, and bodhicitta is the most powerful thing in the world. If you are afraid because someone has wronged you or harmed you in some way (and I’ve had that […]