10 February 2017 – Monlam Pavilion, Bodhgaya
The Gyalwang Karmapa began teaching where he had left off in Session Two, by reading the section on the words from the Mukhagama of Manjushri, found in The Torch of True Meaning, and then reflected on the idea of the root guru based on this profound text.
The Mukhagama states
Any sentient being who belittles
A Vajra bearer of the future,
Belittles me, so therefore I
Abandon them all for a time.
I dwell in his body and receive
The offerings of other practitioners.
Those who please him will purify
The karmic obscurations in their own being.
In The Torch of True Meaning, Jamgon Kongtrul elaborates further that, even Read the rest of this article