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From the Gungthang province of Western Tibet, close to Nepal, Milarepa ( ) had a hard childhood and a dark youth. He was only seven when his. Jetsun Milarepa (). Famed yogi and patriarch of the Kagyu lineage. One of the most famous yogis and poets in Tibetan religious. Jetsun Milarepa. Why We Practice the Dharma · On Attachment · Manifestation of True Mind · A Departing Aspiration Prayer · Equality and Seven Things to.

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The sixth chapter deals with his first retreat, where he stayed for eleven months. The seventh shows how he came out of retreat, met Marpa for the last time, and returned to his home country.

In this way, one enters the Mahayana path. I go to them for refuge. He said that he was a student of Marpa’s, that he had come to take Dharma teachings from Lama Ngokpa, that Marpa milarwpa sent him, and that he had brought a ruby mala and bone ornaments from Naropa as confirmation. This person had a well filled-out body, with a certain brilliance radiating from it.

Milarepa walked to the village and spoke to the people there, telling them how poorly they had treated Marpa’s students and that there was no reason for this. From beginningless time to the present, we have accumulated negative karma, which includes two main kinds of obstructions: So this depends on you.

Follow Karmapa on social mediaFriends. He gained fame for his incredible perseverance in practice and for his spontaneous songs of realisation. Milarepa is famous for jftsun of his songs and poems, in which he expresses the profundity of his realization of the Dharma with extraordinary clarity and beauty.


This was a sign that the Kagyu teachings would increase and spread. Balancing a full butter lamp on top of jwtsun head, he stayed in a cave that was walled in. In this completely matured body, this physical form of mine, it is possible to reach Buddhahood.

She said to milarepw, “Thopa Ga, Good News, is now 15 years old, and it is time for him to get married to Zessay, his fiance, and to begin his own life.

From a Dharmic point of view, Milarepa’s lineage comes through Vajradhara, Tilopa, and Naropa, but in terms of his family lineage, he was born in a northern area of Tibet in a place called Kya Ngatsa, and his father’s name was Sherab Gyaltsen.

Wikipedia has an article about: In this teaching, following the tradition of listening to jetzun biographies, we will be looking at that of Jetsun Milarepa.

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Milarepa’s mother sent him on his way, and he arrived in Utsang, the central part of Tibet, where he met Yungton Trogyel of Kyorpo. The only thing missing was the roof. The lama’s very difficult, and he’s given you a difficult time. I had a little bit to drink at the house of a patron, but the song that I sang arose out of sadness. And in between, in the realm of human beings, everyone was happy.

Please come with jetsuj students and bring whatever you have to offer.


Learn more or change your settings. He is skilled in the secret mantrayana.

You should go and study with him. True faith thrills forth from the heart’s recesses. She forged a letter of introduction to another teacher, Lama Ngogdun Chudor, under whose tutelage he began to practice meditation. Though their life is blessed with good prospects, few can practice abstention?

Not once has he turned his mind away from the Dharma no matter how difficult it was. Whether you attain enlightenment or not—that depends on you.

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When old age descends on one, one’s straight body becomes bent. For all these reasons, it is very important to train our mind, to familiarize it with the authentic Dharma.

When he returned to Jetskn house, he was very relieved and quickly let his burden drop onto the floor of the house. Soon, the party arrived at Marpa’s house.

In fact, enlightenment cannot be found by searching.

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From him Milarepa learned black magic and also how to send hailstorms. The songs concern the Dharma which is common to the whole Buddhist tradition. Slowly, with time, you will receive the Dharma. Most of the teachings of the Kagyu schools passed through him.