Kagyud Texts and Prayers
- The Long Life for H.E. Beru Khyentse Rinpoche - written by H.H. the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa at his seat, the heavenly pure land of Tsurphu.
May Auspiciousness prevails!
OM DO NE YONG DRUB TAK PA DAM PAY YING
Om The primordially perfected, ultimate / absolute space, pure and eternal,
YO DANG GOK PEI NAM PA MI NGA YANG
Is beyond all movement and cessation.
SAM YE GYU THRUL CHEN POI ROL GAR LE
Yet though the display of vast inconceivable magical manifestation
DUL MUN NYER LEN PANG PA JI TAY KHAR
In the sky, free of the dust motes of obscuration and
ZUNG ZIN THRIN DRAL KHYEN PAY CHA ZOK SHING
The clouds of the duality of subject and object, through your omniscience, wholly accomplished
MIK MI TSE DANG NU PAY RANG TOB KYI
With objectless, unobstructed compassion and innate strength of power,
SI LE GYAL WAY DE PON KU NGAI DAK
You, Lord of the five kayas, who guides us beyond Samsara,
MI SHIG DOR JEI KU RU ZHAB TEN SOL
With your indestructible vajra body, may your feet remain firm.
DON NYI ZHI WAY YING SU MI GOK PA
Without the two aims dissolving into the space of tranquility / the state of nirvana,
RANG ZHIN LO LE DAY PAY YE SHE KYI
By your lion's roar of the inexhaustible Mahayana
MI ZE THEK CHEN DONG NGAI NGA RO YE
The innate wisdom beyond mind,
LOK TOK WA KYE CHOM ZHING ZHAB TEN SOL
The foxes of wrong views are vanquished, may your feet remain firm.
ZHAB ZUNG DRO LA KHA LO GYUR WAY TSE
Now having taken rebirth in the world as a guide of human beings,
LAB ZHI NGE JUNG DEN ZHI SING LA DROL
Liberated from samsara through the foundation of training, renunciation, the four noble truths and
KHYE CHO CHE THRIM SUNG TSAM NE TEN ZHIN
Through keeping the special vows of discipline like the ancient elders
DRI ME TSUL THRIM PUNG POR ZHAB TEN SOL
You, the gathering place of stainless discipline, may your feet remain firm
SI ZHI LE DAY JANG CHUB SEM NYI DANG
Beyond both samsara and nirvana, You, great Lord wholly trained
PHAK LAM YEN LAK GYE KYI DAK NYI CHE
In the two aspects of bodhicitta, the eight fold noble path and
PAR CHIN DU NGO LA SOK LAB CHEN GYI
Great possessor of the six paramitas, the four attractive qualities and so forth,
DROL WAY TEN DROI CHI PAL ZHAB TEN SOL
Object of veneration, benefiting in general and spiritually the doctrine and beings, may your feet remain firm,
GYU SUM YER ME NE LUK RANGZHIN NYI
Essence of the innate nature, the inseparability of the three lineages,
MA KYE RANG JUNG DRO DUL THRUL PAY GAR
Through the indivisibility of the unfabricated two kayas,
MA DRUB KU NYI ZUNG DU JUK PA YI
The unborn self existing emanations continuously arise.
ON NYI LHUN DRUB CHEN POR ZHAB TEN SOL
You, the great spontaneous accomplishment of the two aims, may your feet remain firm.
CHO NYI GUR NE TAK PA DAM PAY KHAR
In the unchanging absolute nature / dharmata, pure, eternal space / sky
CHO CHEN TEN JUNG MI LUI JIN LAB KYI
By infallible blessings of the relative truth of interdependence,
JI TAY MON PAY GE TSEN BAR GYUR NE
Through the blazing / fruition of these virtuous aspirations
GE LEK GYA TSOI PAL GYI TSO WAR SHOK
May You, the glorious ocean of virtuous excellence, live long.
Upon the request of the devoted disciple Trakpa Namyal, this aspiration prayer for the long life of the Khyentse Tulku named Karma Drubgyu Tenpa Yarpel Gyurme Gocha Trinle Kunkhyab Pel Zangpo was composed by the sixteenth Karmapa at his seat, the heavenly pure land of Tsurphu .