The following is a prayer from the Nam Cho Daily Practice Book by Palyul Ling International:
Lord Guru, Dharmakaya Buddha, to you I pray.
Grant blessings to cleanse the darkness of ignorance.
To the Sambhogakaya guru, I pray;
Grant blessings that meditative absorption will develop in my mind.
To the compassionate manifestation body of [...]
The following is dedicated to the wonderful neighbor, an angel, who brought our Brenna back home to us:
Thus have I heard. Once the Blessed One was dwelling in Rajagria at Vulture Peak Mountain, together with a great gathering of the sangha of monks and a great gathering of the sangha of [...]
The Nam Chö Dzogchen Lineage Prayer
OM AH HUNG CHÖ YING NAM PAR DAG PA’I PHO DRANG NA
OM AH HUNG In the perfectly pure palace of the Dharmadhatu (Sphere of Truth)
KÜN ZANG YAB YUM LA SÖL WA DEB
To Samantabhadra Yab-Yum, I pray.
TSHE CHIG SANGYE DRUB [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “Myriad Worlds” by Jamgön Kongtrul:
This treatise [The Infinite Ocean of Knowledge] as a whole has [ten] divisions, equal in number to the ten perfections:
The realms that appear during the age of illumination; Buddha, the Teacher; the doctrine, both scriptural and experiential;
It’s continuation and spread in [...]
KPC out on the Washington Mall with a Stupa, a photo by ahkonlhamo on Flickr.
Today is DoMore24 Day–a one-day fundraising campaign for nonprofits based in the Washington DC area. Local DC organizations in our area (almost 1,000!) are competing for funds awarded by DoMore24 Day, $75,000 $99,000 worth! What a win-win [...]
FirePuja, a photo by ahkonlhamo on Flickr.
Sang Offerings are performed regularly at Kunzang Palyul Choling. Prayers for the benefit of all beings, that every being may be totally satisfied.
Via Flickr: Fire Puja at KPC
The following is an excerpt from Mother of Knowledge translated by Tarthang Tulku
Yeshe Tsogyal is calling out to Guru Rinpoche as he prepares to leave Tibet to tame the land of savages:
The sun that warms the land of Tibet, shining over both gods and men, has set. Now who will warm us, [...]
The fifth root downfall is Abandoning Bodhicitta:
This refers to failing to abandon the desirous mind, forsaking the bodhicitta generated for sentient beings.