DOR JÉ CHANG CHEN TÉLO NARO DANG
Great Vajradhara, Tilopa, Naropa
MARPA MILA CHÖJE GAMPOPA
Marpa, Milarepa, and Lord of the Dharma, Gampopa
DÜSUM SHÉ JA KÜN KHYEN KARMAPA
Knower of the three times, omniscient Karmapa
CHÉ ZHI CHUNG GYE GYÜ PA DZIN NAM
Lineage holders of the four great and eight lesser
DRI TAK TSAL SUM PALDEN DRUKPA SOK
Drikung, Taklung, Tsalpa, glorious Drukpa and
ZAB LAM CHAK GYA CHÉ LA NGA NYÉ
You who have thoroughly mastered the profound
path of Mahamudra
NYAM MÉ DRO GÖN DAKPO KAGYÜLA
Unrivaled protectors of beings, the Dakpo Kagyü
SOLWA DEBSO KAGYÜ LAMA NAM
I pray to you, the Kagyü lamas
GYÜ PA DZIN NO NAM TAR JIN GYI LOB
Grant your blessing that we may follow your tradition
ZHEN LOK GOM GYI KANGPAR SUNGPA ZHIN
Detachment is the foot of meditation, it is taught.
ZÉ NOR KÜN LA CHAK ZHEN MÉ
Attachment to food and wealth disappears
TSEN DIR DÖ TAK CHÖ PAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who gives up ties to this life,
NYE KUR ZHEN PA ME PAR JIN GYI LOB
Grant your blessing that attachment to ownership
and honor cease.
MÖ GÖ GOM GYI GO WOR SUNG PA ZHIN
Devotion is the head of meditation, it is taught.
MEN NGAK TERGO JÉ PAY LAMA LA
The lama opens the door to the profound oral
GYÜN DU SOLWA DEB PAY GOM CHEN LA
To the meditator who always turns to him,
CHÖ MIN MÖ GÜ KYÉ WAR
JIN GYI LOB
Grant your blessing that uncontrived devotion
be born within.
YENG MÉ GOM GYI NGÖ ZHIR SUNG PA
Unwavering attention is the body of meditation,
it is taught.
GANG SHAR TOK PAY NGO WO SO MA DÉ
Whatever arises, is the fresh nature of thought.
MA CHÖ DÉ KAR JOK PAY GOM CHEN
To the meditator who rests there in naturalness,
GOM JA LO DANG DRAL WAR JIN GYI LOB
Grant your blessings that meditation is free
NAM TOK NGOWO CHÖ KUR SUNG PA ZHIN
The essence of thought is dharmakaya, it is taught.
CHI YANG MA YIN CHIR YANG CHAR WA LA
They are nothing whatsoever, and yet they arise.
MA NGAK ROLPAR CHAR WAY GOM CHEN LA
To the meditator who reflects upon the unobstructed
play of the mind,
KHOR DÉ JER MÉ TOK PAR JIN GYI
Grant your blessing that the inseparability of
samsara and nirvana be realized.
KYÉ WA KÜN TU YANG DAK LAMA DANG
Through all my births, may I not be separated
DRAL MÉ CHÖ KYI PAL LA LONG CHÖ
From the perfect Lama and so enjoy the glory
of the dharma.
SA DANG LA GYI YÖNTEN RAP DZOK NÉ
May I completely accomplish the qualities of
the path and stages
DOR JÉ CHANG GI GO PHANG NYUR TOP SHOK
And quickly attain the state of Vajradhara (awakened