DOR JÉ CHANG CHEN TÉLO NARO
Great Vajradhara, Tilopa,
MARPA MILA CHÖJE
Marpa, Milarepa, and Lord of the
DÜSUM SHÉ JA KÜN KHYEN
Knower of the three times, omniscient
CHÉ ZHI CHUNG GYE GYÜ PA DZIN NAM
Lineage holders of the four great and
eight lesser schools
DRI TAK TSAL SUM PALDEN DRUKPA
Drikung, Taklung, Tsalpa, glorious
Drukpa and others,
ZAB LAM CHAK GYA CHÉ LA NGA NYÉ
You who have thoroughly mastered the
profound path of Mahamudra
NYAM MÉ DRO GÖN DAKPO
Unrivaled protectors of beings, the
SOLWA DEBSO KAGYÜ LAMA
I pray to you, the Kagyü
GYÜ PA DZIN NO NAM TAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessing that we may follow
your tradition and example.
ZHEN LOK GOM GYI KANGPAR SUNGPA
Detachment is the foot of meditation,
it is taught.
ZÉ NOR KÜN LA CHAK ZHEN MÉ PA
Attachment to food and wealth
TSEN DIR DÖ TAK CHÖ PAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who gives up ties to
NYE KUR ZHEN PA ME PAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessing that attachment to
ownership and honor cease.
MÖ GÖ GOM GYI GO WOR SUNG PA
Devotion is the head of meditation, it
MEN NGAK TERGO JÉ PAY LAMA
The lama opens the door to the
profound oral teachings
GYÜN DU SOLWA DEB PAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who always turns to
CHÖ MIN MÖ GÜ KYÉ WAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessing that uncontrived
devotion be born within.
YENG MÉ GOM GYI NGÖ ZHIR SUNG PA
Unwavering attention is the body of
meditation, it is taught.
GANG SHAR TOK PAY NGO WO SO MA
Whatever arises, is the fresh nature
MA CHÖ DÉ KAR JOK PAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who rests there in
GOM JA LO DANG DRAL WAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessings that meditation
is free from intellectualization.
NAM TOK NGOWO CHÖ KUR SUNG PA
The essence of thought is dharmakaya,
it is taught.
CHI YANG MA YIN CHIR YANG CHAR WA
They are nothing whatsoever, and yet
MA NGAK ROLPAR CHAR WAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who reflects upon the
unobstructed play of the mind,
KHOR DÉ JER MÉ TOK PAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessing that the
inseparability of samsara and nirvana be realized.
KYÉ WA KÜN TU YANG DAK LAMA
Through all my births, may I not be
DRAL MÉ CHÖ KYI PAL LA LONG CHÖ
From the perfect Lama and so enjoy the
glory of the dharma.
SA DANG LA GYI YÖNTEN RAP DZOK
May I completely accomplish the
qualities of the path and stages
DOR JÉ CHANG GI GO PHANG NYUR TOP
And quickly attain the state of
Vajradhara (awakened mind).
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