Category Archives: Songs of Terchen Barway Dorje

In this category we present selected songs of realization that were composed by Terchen Barway Dorje (the First Barway Dorje). A collection of his songs has been translated by Yeshe Gyamtso and published by KTD Publications (2007) as the “Treasury of Eloquence: The Songs of Barway Dorje.”

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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To Cultivate Your Mind’s Nature

[From a collection of songs translated by Yeshe Gyamtso and published by KTD Publications (2007) as the Treasury of Eloquence: The Songs of Barway Dorje. Posted with permission. Copyright 2007 Karma Triyana Dharmachakra & Peter O’Hearn. All Rights Reserved.] Tutor, to cultivate your mind’s nature, Do not be content with your understanding of emptiness. Diligently […]

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When Your Mind is Caught

[From a collection of songs translated by Yeshe Gyamtso and published by KTD Publications (2007) as the Treasury of Eloquence: The Songs of Barway Dorje. Posted with permission. Copyright 2007 Karma Triyana Dharmachakra & Peter O’Hearn. All Rights Reserved.] When your mind is caught by recollection, it is seen. Don’t introduce the intellect’s alterations. Leave […]

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