Homage to great compassion.
The essence of this nectar of secret instruction
Is transmitted from the master from Sumatra.
You should understand the significance of this instruction
As like a diamond, the sun, and a medicinal tree. This time of the five degenerations will then be transformed.
Into the path to the fully awakened state.
1) Explaining the preliminaries as a basis for the practice
First, train in the preliminaries.
2a) The actual practice, training in the conventional awakening
Banish the one to blame for everything.
Meditate on the great kindness of all sentient beings.
Practice a combination of giving and taking.
Giving and taking should be practiced alternately
And you should begin by taking from yourself. These two should be made to ride on the breath.
Concerning the three objects, three poisons, and three virtues.
The instruction to be followed, in brief,
Is to take these words to heart in all activities.
3) Transforming adverse circumstances into the path to
When the environment and its inhabitants overflow with unwholesomeness,
Transform adverse circumstances into the path to enlightenment.
Reflect immediately at every opportunity.
The supreme method is accompanied by thefour practices.
4) The integrated practice of a single lifetime
Train in the five powers.
The five powers themselves are the Great Vehicle's
Precept on the transference of consciousness.
Cultivate these paths of practice.
5) The measure of having trained the mind
Integrate all the teachings into one thought.
Primary importance should be given to the two witnesses.
Constantly cultivate only a joyful mind.
The measure of a trained mind is that it has turned back.
There are five great marks of a trained mind.
The trained ( mind ) retains control even when distracted.
6) The commitments of mind training
Always train in the three general points.
Engage vigorously in forceful means to cultivate qualities and abandon disturbing emotions.
Subjugate all the reasons ( for selfishness ).
Train consistently to deal with difficult situations.
Don't rely on other conditions.
Transform your attitude, but maintain your natural behaviour.
Don't speak of other's faults,
Don't concern yourself with other's business
Give up every hope of reward.
Avoid poisonous food.
Don't maintain misplaced loyalty.
Don't make malicious banter.
Don't lie in ambush.
Don't strike at the heart.
Don't place the load of a horse on a pony.
Don't sprint to win the race.
Don't turn gods into devils.
Don't seek others' misery as a means to happiness.
7) The precepts of mind training
Every yoga should be performed as one.
There are two activities to be done at the beginning and end.
Train first in the easier practices.
Whichever occurs be patient with both.
Guard both at the cost of your life.
Train in the three difficulties.
Transform everything into the Great Vehicle path.
Value an encompassing and far-reaching practice.
Seek for the three principal conditions.
Purify the coarser ones first.
Practice that which is more effective.
Don't let three factors weaken.
Never be parted from the three possessions.
If you relapse, meditate on it as the antidote.
Engage in the principal practices right now.
In the future, always put on armor.
Don't apply a wrong understanding.
Don't be sporadic.
Be liberated by examination and analysis.
Don't be boastful.
Don't be short-tempered.
Don't make a short-lived attempt.
Don't expect gratitude.
2b) Training in the ultimate awakening mind
When stability has been attained, impart the secret teaching:
Consider all phenomena as like dreams,
Examine the nature of unborn awareness.
The remedy itself is released in its own place,
Place the essence of the path on the nature of the basis of all.
In between meditation sessions, be like a conjuror, a creator of
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