mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje

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Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

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Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje (mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje). (1800-April 7, 1866). A great master and tertön who was the mind emanation of Jigme Lingpa from Golok. One of the greatest siddhas during the last few centuries. Sought out Dodrupchen Rinpoche, his root teacher, while still a year old. Do's sister was his lifelong disciple. By 1820, he would leave his court position and in the presence of Dodrupchen, was blessed to don white robes and grow his hair long. He took a consort, had children, taught, and traveled widely.

From the protector of beings Changchup Dorje,
You who received and realised the essential instructions on ripening and liberation,
Supremely victorious, glorious master of crazy wisdom,
Yeshe Dorje, at your feet I pray!

In the perfected Buddha realm you are the blood drinking Heruka,

In the Raksha country of Chamara, you are Pema Thötreng Tsal

In this country of Tibet you achieved the vajra body of rainbows,

Jigmé Yeshé Dorje, to you I pray!

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