Monday, 25 November 2013


"Hung is the heart syllable, the seed syllable of Padmasambhava. Hung is also the seed syllable of Yeshé Tsogyel. Hung is the primordial union of emptiness and form; the understanding of which, in itself, encompasses refuge and bodhicitta. There is no refuge and bodhicitta greater than the comprehension of the non-duality of emptiness and form."

Seven Line Song, Ngak'chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 18 November 2013

Ögyen yul-gi nub-chang tsam

"Ögyen is a name of a land. It is also a term which is used to indicate the origin of Vajrayana. Ögyen yul is an epithet for sem-nyid (sems nyid) – the nature of Mind. The word ‘tsam’, the last word of the first line of the Dorje Tsigdun, means juncture – the point instant of discovery. In common terms—according to mundane understanding, and with reference to our previous discussion—Ögyen yul, this green and pleasant land, is the place where we find what we have lost – the non-dual state."

Seven Line Song, Ngak'chang Rinpoche, Aro Encyclopaedia

Monday, 11 November 2013


"We experience self-liberation of whatever arises and are unconditioned by the phenomena of our own perception. Every action is pure appropriateness; bewilderment has become wonderment."

p37, Rays of the Sun, Ngakpa Chögyam, Aro Books worldwide, 2010, 978-1-898185-06-2

Monday, 4 November 2013

The phenomena of Mind

"The phenomena of Mind create vivid displays that ornament reality as the fundamental nature of compassion."

p81, Roaring Silence, Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen, Shambhala, 2002, 978-1570629440