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A Mirror to Reflect the Most Essential

The final instruction on the ultimate meaning
Longchen Rabjam

Single embodiment of compassionate power and activities
Of infinite mandalas of all-encompassing conquerors,
Forever I pay homage at your feet.

Ema! Listen here, you fortunate yogis.

At present we have achieved the perfect human body of freedoms and riches. We have met the precious teachings of the greater vehicle. We now have the independence to genuinely apply the sacred Dharma, so do not squander your life on pointless things. Instead, pursue the lasting goal.

The categories of teachings are endless. The entrance doors to the vehicles are innumerable. The words to be explained are extensive. Even of you succeed in memorizing millions of volumes of Dharma scriptures, unless you are able to practice the essential meaning, you can never be sure that they will help you at the moment of death. And even if your education in studies and reflections is boundless, unless you succeed in being in harmony with the Dharma, you will not tame your enemy, negative emotions. Even if you succeed in being the owner of a trillion worlds, unless you can curtail your plans from within with the feeling that nothing more is needed you will never know contentment. Unless you prepare yourself with the attitude that your death could happened at any time, you cannot achieve the great aim that is surely needed at the time of death.

You must tame your own short comings and cultivate impartial pure perception, for a biased attitude will not let you shoulder the Mahayana teachings. Since all the sentient being among the six classed in the three realms have without exception been your own parents, unless you make pure aspirations with ceaseless compassion and bodhichitta, you cannot open the jewel mine of altruistic actions. Unless you generate a devotion toward your kind guru exceeding even that of meeting the Buddha in person, you will not feel the warmth of blessings. Unless you genuinely receive the blessings the seedling of experience and realization will not sprout. Unless realization dawns from within, dry explanations and theories will not help you achieve the fruit of enlightenment.

In short, unless you mingle your mind with the Dharma, it is pointless to merely sport a spiritual veneer. Keep to the bare necessities for sustaining your life and warding off the bitter cold; reflect on the fact that nothing else is really needed. Practice guru yoga and supplicate one-pointedly. Direct every spiritual practice you do to the welfare of all sentient beings, your own parents. Whatever good or evil, joy or sorrow befalls you, train in seeing it as your guru’s kindness.

Within the vastness of spontaneous self-knowing, let be freely, uncontrived and free of fabrication. Whatever thoughts arise, be sure to recognize your nature so that they all dissolve as the play of dharmata. Even though you practice in such a way that there is not even as much as a hair tip of a concrete reference point to cultivate by meditating, do not stray into ordinary deluded diffusion, even for a single moment. Instead, make sure that every aspect of your daily activities is embraced by an undistracted presence of mind. Whatever occurs and whatever you experience, strengthen your conviction that they are all insubstantial and magical illusions, so that you can experience this in the bardo as well.

In short, at all times and in every situation, make sure that whatever you do turns into the sacred Dharma and dedicate every virtuous action toward enlightenment. By doing so, you will fulfill your guru’s wishes and be of service to the Buddhadharma; you will repay your parents’ kindness and spontaneously accomplish the benefit of yourself and others. Please keep this in your heart.

Even if you were to have met me in person, I would have had no superior advice to give you, so bring it into your practice in every moment add in every situation.

Lonchen Rabjam Zangpo wrote this on the slope if White Skull Snow Mountain (Gangri Tokar).

Hungkar Rinpoche

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2017 Teaching Tour

Việt Nam


Hà Nội

September 26, 2017

Đến sân bay Nội Bài 6:20pm


Sept 27-30, 2017

Chùa Sủi:

Lể cầu nguyện quốc thái dân an, hòa binh thế giới, cầu siêu, thuyết giảng về chư Phật, Bồ Tát, cúng dường chư Phật, giới thiệu dòng truyền thừa Longchen Nyingthig của Phật giáo Kim Cang Thừa, cúng dường đèn.

9:30 Phóng sanh trên sông Hồng.

2:00pm Gới thiệu về dòng truyền thừa Longchen Nyingthig, cúng tsok và quy y


October 1, 2017

Chùa Trung Hậu

9:30 Thuyết giảng về ý nghĩa về các nghi lể cúng dường chư Phật, Bồ Tất và cúng dường đèn.

2:00pm Cách sắp đặt bàn thờ theo truyền thống Kim Cang Thừa, cúng dường khói và cúng tsok.


October 3, 2017

Chùa Ba Vàng:

9:30 Thuyết giảng pháp tu Phật Dược Sư

2:00pm Quán đảnh Phật Dược Sư, cúng tsok

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Thứ Tư ngày 11/10/2017

Chùa Pháp Vân

16 Lê Thúc Hoạch, quận Tân Phú
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09:30 - 11:30: Lễ cầu nguyện Monlam Dzambhala (tiếp tục)
13:30 - 15:30: Lễ Cúng Dường Mandala, Cúng Dường Tsog


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Rinpoche will leave the US on Thursday, Nov. 2 from SFO also on United at 11:40 AM

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