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 the Land of Jambu;
Between the poles of the conscious and the unconscious there has the mind made a swing: Thereon hang all beings and all worlds, and that swing never ceases in it’s sway. Millions of beings are there: the sun and the moon in their courses there: Millions of ages pass, and the […]
The following is a prayer from “The Great Perfection Buddha in the Palm of the Hand: The Lama’s Oral Instructions Upon the Recitation and Visualization of the Preliminary Practice of Ngondro” as revealed by Vidydhara Terton Migyur Dorje
The syllable GURU is the Guru in the hell realms, Guru Nampar-nön.
Reddish-black in color, he holds a vajra […]
An excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo from the Vow of Love series
You may ask, “Why do I have to think about suffering? Why is it that the Buddha talks about suffering and nobody else does? Why is it that today’s New Age thinkers are saying, ‘I want to be me. I want […]
Celebrating 31 years of unbroken prayer:
On April 18th, 1985 Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo and her students began a vigil of 24 hour prayer for the end of suffering for all beings. That vigil continues unbroken to this day at her temple Kunzang Palyul Choling in Maryland:
Excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo from the Vow of Love series
To truly understand the mind of compassion is to understand suffering. To be willing to cultivate aspirational compassion and act in accordance with those aspirations, so that you fully intend to liberate your mind from the causes of suffering and fully intend […]
The banquet is ready
The feast is set
And never will I forget
The taste, the sweetness.
The Bodhichitta, sublime display
Of all the Buddhas. Sweetness
Without measure. Peerless pleasure
The dazzling play of light
Oh! For the day still coming
When virtue prevails
The ship to Liberation sails
For you. Come aboard!
Know the Lotus Lord.
In this day, in this time,
Taste the bliss- […]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Keeping Heart Samaya”
The Buddha has taught us some main points. These main points necessarily pervade all other levels of Buddhist doctrine or Buddhist philosophy or Buddhist teaching. They are the foundational thoughts that you have to use to think through the logic of […]
Now is the Point of Power: YouTube video teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo:
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