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EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING – A SONG BY MILAREPA

In TANTRIC POETRY by Steven Goodman8 Comments

Once while walking down the street a homeless guy asked me for some money. I glanced into his clear open eyes and was seized with a yearning to be of assistance. I fumbled for change, but had none. I looked at him, again, and said “I’m sorry, man, I have nothing”. And he said: “That’s alright man, everything is everything.”

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RAIN OF PROSPERITY

In TANTRIC POETRY by Erik Pema Kunsang10 Comments

A song to raise positive conditions. Among all the beliefs people may have about why some prosper and some don’t, the Indian master Padmasambhava taught that we can create prosperity. It starts in our minds, in our ability to imagine combined with boundless kindness.

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SONG FROM GUHYAGARBHA TANTRA

In TANTRIC POETRY by Erik Pema Kunsang

The voice is the voice of the awakened state and by singing it you grow closer to being what you fundamentally are. Herein lies a tremendous inspiration and blessing. This is the religion for our times, which transcends cultural limitations.

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Song of Chokgyur Lingpa

In TANTRIC POETRY by Erik Pema Kunsang

The Buddhist master Chokgyur Lingpa from 19th century Tibet wrote very few personal scriptures. Mostly his writings were revealed to him in a particular style of divine inspiration known as terma treasure. Tantric poetry by the visionary mystic Chokgyur Lingpa. “When in Natural Knowing”, in English translation with music.

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SONG OF FLAWLESS AMBROSIA

In TANTRIC POETRY by Erik Pema Kunsang

One of Vimalamitra’s specialties was alchemy, so it is apt that this excerpt of his beautiful and profound song covers the view of transforming the five poisons, using the alchemy of self-existing awareness.