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All Things Rest on the Point of Intention

[From a teaching on The Songs of Barway Dorje, Part 10, given by Bardor Tulku Rinpoche at KPL in June 2017. Translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso.] To be able to understand every single word of every single Dharma teaching we receive would be wonderful, but we should not hold ourselves hostage to that ambition. The […]

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Devotion is All About Love

[From a teaching on The Words of the All-Pervasive Guru by Bardor Tulku Rinpoche given at KPL in 2012. Translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso.] When we think about devotion, we tend to think of it as something we demonstrate externally. But devotion has nothing to do with external demonstrations of respect. Devotion is not kowtowing; […]

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I Bow to My Root Guru Great Vajradhara

[From Treasury of Eloquence: The Songs of Barway Dorje. Woodstock, NY: KTD Publications, 2007. Translated by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso.] I Bow to My Root Guru, Great Vajradhara The realization of this mind, with its movement of thought, Is just self-recognition, your fresh awareness itself. Don’t alter this through hope and fear of good and bad. […]

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