A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa: Based on the Radiance of by Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts

By Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts

Sri Satguru courses a religious Biography Of Rechungpa: in accordance with The Radiance Of knowledge, The lifestyles And Liberation Of The Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak

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And at my heart there's the knot of eternity which shows that I have attained the complete wisdom of the Buddha's mind. So, kiangs are just animals and not worth looking at, this, however, is something that is worth looking at. " Even though Milarepa sang this song to Rechungpa, Rechungpa's faith in Milarepa did not return. Rechungpa said, "Well, if you are such a great lama and perform great miracles then bring me my texts back. " So Rechungpa was feeling unhappy and just sat down and put his elbow on his knee, resting his head against his hand and whistling to himself, shaking his leg, and generally being very displeased and unhappy.

At that time Milarepa was in a cave giving dharma teachings to his pupils and said, "Oh, Rechungpa is coming and he is bringing ! A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa a present and the whole valley will not be big enough for it. " When Rechungpa arrive, the other pupils said, "Milarepa said you were coming with a present and the valley wouldn't be big enough for it. What have you brought? " Then Milarepa added, "Tomorrow I am going to give the empowerment of Chakrasamvara with sixty-two deities. " Rechungpa wondered why he wasn't required to give ar offering, but the next day when he came to the empowerment he saw that in the mandala was the big turquoise that he had given the beggar.

I have also received the instructions of the formless dakinis so I was very fortunate. Additionally, I also practiced the contemplation of the view, meditation, and conduct. My teacher, Milarepa told me that the view is the view of the union of emptiness and ultimate wisdom, but there is a danger in relation to the view because one could develop the view purely on the intellectual level -27- A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa and just talk about it. This is the view of words, not the view of the true meaning.

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