The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Tools to Deepen in Your Practice”
When it comes to gathering wisdom and to understanding the difference between wisdom and knowledge, knowledge would be all the facts that you absorb from your text or from reading or from your teacher or [...]
The following is an excerpt from a teaching by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo called “Guru Yoga”
One of the main practices that we have to do in order to make progress on the path is Guru Yoga. There are many ways to practice Guru Yoga. There is a tremendous focus on Guru Yoga in the [...]
From: The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava “Dissolving in the expanse of space like a rainbow, without remains, She departed to the Akanishta Paradise of Pamavyuha. She transformed into the embodiment of the supreme consort, The secret primordial wisdom dakini. To the feet of Mandarava, I supplicate! Together with nine hundred pure awareness [...]
The following is respectfully quoted from “Natural Liberation” by Padmasambhava:
OM VARJASATTVA SAMAYAM ANUPĀLAYA VAJRASATTVA TVENOPATISTHA DRDHO ME BHAVA SUTOSYO ME BHAVA SUPOSYO ME BHAVA ANURAKTO ME BHAVA SARVA SIDDHIM ME PRAYACCHA SARVA KARMASU CA ME CITTAM ŚRĪYAM KURU HŪM HA HA HA HA HOH BHAGAVAN SARVATATHĀGATA VAJRA MĀ ME MUŃCA VAJRA BHAVA MAHĀSAMAYA [...]
The most important part of the practice of Guru Yoga is when we receive the threefold empowerment from the guru. We receive the white light from the Guru’s head to our head to purify our body. We receive the red light from the Guru’s throat to our throat to purify and empower our speech. [...]
An excerpt from a teaching called How to Pray by Being by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo
We must practice guru yoga. Without guru yoga, we will never learn to pray properly. Guru yoga is the nest in which our prayers are developed. In guru yoga we see the lama as the embodiment of all the [...]
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 [...]
Mother Song & Seven Line Prayer
The following are the lyrics to The Mother’s Song, recorded by Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo in 1992. You can listen to the recording by clicking the link above.
The Mother’s Song
This morning I woke up
With the sounds of suffering
Speaking their names
In my ear
Spoke of [...]
The following is an excerpt from “Dakini Teachings: A Collection of Padmasambhava’s Advice to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal”
“Lady Tsogyal asked the master: How severe is the misdeed of breaking the master’s command?
The master replied: The misdeeds of the three levels of existence do not match even a fraction of the [...]
The following is a supplication prayer from the Chime Tsog Thig:
By the wisdom intent of the Lord Amitayus,
Channeling through the wisdom intent of the Mother Deity Tsendali,
Blessing Deathless Pema Jungne,
I pray to the deathless wisdom holders of the three times –
Past, present and future.
I pray to Orgyen Pema [...]