A Complete Path for the Ocean of Profound Meaning by Tony Duff

By Tony Duff

“The entire direction for the sea of Profound Meaning”, an intensive Liturgy for the Visualization methods of the Mahamudra Preliminaries with a list of the most important subject matters of the most Practice

There are a few branches of the Drukpa Kagyu and every has it personal liturgies for doing the initial practices (Tib. ngondro). The Kham (East Tibetan) culture of the Drukpa Kagyu, headed by way of the Khamtrul Rinpoches has a few those liturgies. even if, the single composed by means of Kunga Tendzin, the 3rd Khamtrul Rinpoche is the single typically used. it's the liturgy used for instance at Tashi Jong in India, the present-day seat of Khamtrul Rinpoche.

The textual content of the liturgy used to be translated into English via Lotsawa Tony on the request of Tsoknyi Rinpoche. it's a normal, Mahamudra sort preliminaries liturgy within which there are 4 units of 1 hundred thousand preliminaries to be performed. The liturgy is large. Kunga Tenzin integrated loads of fabric in his liturgy and this makes it necessary as a reference for a person. for instance, the complete pushing aside perform performed with the perform of The Thirty-five Buddhas, and the Sutra of the 3 lots is contained in it. there's additionally a powerful guru yoga part for the Drukpa Kagyu, that is really attractive. there's additionally a pleasant choice of commitment prayers on the end.

The translation was once performed by way of Lotsawa Tony in the course of a three-month consultation at Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s Ngedon Osel Ling in Nepal, whilst a wide staff of Drukpa Kagyu lamas and rinpoches of the East Tibetan culture amassed jointly for a Drukpa Kagyu Dharma pageant. the interpretation went very well and it was once more often than not felt that the poetic characteristics of the Tibetan got here out good into English, which was once wonderful to all concerned.

The liturgy will be of specified curiosity to all Drukpa Kagyu fans. greater than that, it may be of curiosity to somebody doing the initial practices.

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In the monastery of Bardrok Dorling, Where birthlessness is launched to soar in the sky, I supplicate Dharma king Dorje Lingpa—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas. 36 THE OCEAN OF PROFOUND MEANING In the mansion of Pokyapa, Where the doors of the profound and vast dharmas are opened, I supplicate the famed great Pokyapa—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas.

In the palace of the indestructible vajra, Where the tradition of devotion is upheld, I supplicate you, lord of yogins Karma Tenphel—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas. 42 THE OCEAN OF PROFOUND MEANING In the palace of great bliss, the four kayas, Where the actual secret of anuttara is exposed, I supplicate Yongdzin Kunga Lhundrup—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas.

In the palace of the three kayas manifest, Where enlightenment is bestowed on those who desire liberation, I supplicate Yongdzin Ngagwang Zangpo—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, DRUKPA KAGYU PRELIMINARIES LITURGY 41 That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas. On the top of the tall victory banner, the Kagyu lineage, Where seeing and hearing liberates the mind-streams of others, I supplicate Gyalwang Pagsam Wangpo—— Grant your blessing that mind-itself, coemergence, be selfrecognized and, That in not accepting or rejecting whatever arises on the path, Appearance and existence may dawn as the three kayas.

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