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Homage to the Venerable Arya-Tara!

Homage to the Venerable Arya-Tara! Homage to Tara, the Dharmakaya, resting in the Realm born of Knowledge, Great Bliss, simple and free of concepts, quite pure, Ultimate Bodhicitta! Homage to Tara, the Sambhogakaya, the beautiful Body of youthful exuberence and … Continue reading

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Treatise ~ “A Teaching on the Essence of the Tathagatas (The Tathagatagarbha)”

The Third Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje   Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche The Buddha Nature Instructions on A Treatise entitled: “A Teaching on the Essence of the Tathagatas (The Tathagatagarbha)” by the Third Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, according to An Illumination of the … Continue reading

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“Nine Stages of the Mind Staying” ~ The Elephant Path

“Nine Stages of the Mind Staying” ~ The Elephant Path Below you will find a complete description of the Shamatha portion of the Mahamudra teaching known as the Elephant Path.  This system can be dated as being in use since the 4th … Continue reading

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Saraha’s Dohakosa: The Royal Song

Doha mdzod spyod pa’i glu: Dohakosa nama caryagiti HOMAGE TO ARYAMANJUSRI! Homage to the destroyer of demonic power! The king makes multifarious forms out of unity, Seeing many faces of this one Archer, Saraha. The cross-eyed fool sees one lamp … Continue reading

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The Six Bardos

    Bardo: literally, means in between ~ “intermediate state”. There are Six Bardos: The first is The bardo of the ordinary waking state (Tibetan, kye ne bardo). It is the experience of the awake and conscious reality as we know … Continue reading

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Buddhist Wheel of Life

The Tibetan Wheel of Life Dhammachari Bodhanada Buddhist Himalaya VOL. I NO. II WINTER 1988/89 Copyright 1988 by Gakken Co. Ltd. Introduction The Tibetan Wheel of Life is perhaps the most common of all pictures in Buddhist art and can … Continue reading

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Medicine Buddha Mantra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUJucA-mrgE Along with all the changes on Facebook There’s now an “SU friends group” on FB Sanskrit ~ tadyatha om bhaishajye bhaishajye mahabhaishajya(raja)- samudgate svaha Tibetan Pronunciation~ tayata om bekandze bekandze maha bekandze randza samugate soha Like “The Great One”, … Continue reading

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