Chokgyur Lingpa

Korwa Dongtruk Puja

Aug 20, 2021

Korwa Dongtruk is a teaching of Guru Rinpoche revealed in a terma by the great tertön, Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa. Compiled by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, the sādhana, entitled “All-pervading Benefit,” is a practice of Red Avalokiteshvara.  This sādhana includes specific meditation practices to benefit those who have...

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Lhasey Lotsawa Announces The Publication of “Following in Your Footsteps: The Lotus-Born Guru in India” and Other Texts

Jul 19, 2021

On Tenda Tsechu, the Tenth Day of the Monkey Month, celebrating the Mahaguru’s birth, Lhasey Lotsawa is delighted to share the publication of Following in Your Footsteps: The Lotus-Born Guru in India via Rangjung Yeshe Publications. Residents...

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New Translation: A Devotional Song

Jul 4, 2021

On this Ḍākinī Day Lhasey Lotsawa is pleased to share with you this devotional song composed by Tersé Gyurmé Tsewang Drakpa. Lhasey Lotsawa Translations & Publications is a team of translators, writers,...

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Lamé Tukdrup Barché Künsel (The Guru’s Heart Practice, Dispeller of All Obstacles)

Jun 1, 2021

According to the terma tradition of Chokgyur Lingpa and Jamyang Khyentsé, there are four levels of heart-practice or guru sadhanas: the outer is Barché Künsel, the inner is Sampa Lhündrup, the secret...

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A Message from Phakchok Rinpoche in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

Feb 6, 2021

Today, February 6, 2021, is the anniversary of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, the great-grandson of the great treasure revealer, Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa. Rinpoche was an emanation of Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé, one of...

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The Pema Khandro Global Feast Offering

Jan 28, 2021

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Many thanks to all of you for participating in the Pema Khandro Tsok Bum, the seventh in our series of eight global online ganachakra feast offering practices....

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The Sangtik Phurba Global Feast Offering

Dec 29, 2020

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Many thanks to all of you for participating in the Sangtik Phurba Tsok Bum, the sixth in our series of seven global online ganachakra feast offering practices....

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The Tukdrup Gongpa Kundü Global Feast Offering

Nov 30, 2020

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Many thanks to all of you for participating in the Tukdrup Gongpa Kundü Tsok Bum, the fifth in our series of seven global online ganachakra feast offering...

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The Guru Dorjé Draktsel Global Feast Offering

Nov 1, 2020

Many thanks to all of you for participating in our recent Guru Dorjé Draktsel Tsok Bum, the fourth in our series of seven global online ganachakra feast offering...

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The Guru Tsokyé Nyingtik Online Global Feast Offering

Oct 1, 2020

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Many thanks to all of you for participating in our recent Guru Tsokyé Nyingtik Tsok Bum, the third in our series of seven global online ganachakra feast...

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Suggested Reading

Dudjom Rinpoche, The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, trans. and ed. by Gyurme Dorje and Matthew Kapstein (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1991), vol. 1, pages 468–474.

Ngawang Zangpo, Guru Rinpoche: His Life and Times, Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2002.

Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage, trans. Richard Barron (Junction City: Padma Publishing, 2005), pages 41–48.

Padmasambhava, Legend of the Great Stupa, Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1973

Padmasambhava & Jamgön Kongtrul, The Light of Wisdom, trans. by Erik Pema Kunsang (Boudhanath: Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 1986-1999), pages 43-47 & Appendix 5.

Taranatha, The Life of Padmasambhava, Shang Shung Edizioni, 2005

Tulku Thondup, Masters of Meditation and Miracles, Shambhala, 1996.

Yeshe Tsogyal, Life and Liberation of Padmasambhava, translated by Kenneth Douglas and Gwendolyn Bays (Emeryville: Dharma Publishing, 1978, republished 2008).

Yeshe Tsogyal, Lotus Born: The Life Story of Padmasambhava, Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 2004.

‘The Life of Guru Padmasambhava’ in A Great Treasure of Blessings, The Tertön Sogyal Trust, 2004.