Translation - text

Aspirations for Mahamudra

passage from text:
It doesn’t exist: even buddhas do not see it.
It doesn’t not exist: it is the basis of samsara and nirvana.
No contradiction: the middle way is union.
May I know the pure being of mind,free of extremes.


Translation - text

Dakini Song

passage from text:
When wanting and grasping hold sway
The dakini has you in her power.
Wanting nothing from outside, taking things as they come,
Know the dakini to be your own mind.


Translation - text

Pith Instructions on Mahamudra

passage from text:
What joy!
Samsaric ways are senseless:they are the seeds of suffering.
Conventional ways are pointless. Focus on what is sound and true.
Majestic outlook is beyond all fixation.
Majestic practice is no distraction.
Majestic behavior is no action or effort.
The fruition is there when you are free from hope and fear.


Translation - text

Revelations of Ever-present Good

passage from text:

When you open and relax,
There is an emptiness that goes beyond true or false.
Here, if you know arising release, natural release and direct release,
You are no different from all the awakened ones.
You are awake and no different from me.


Translation - text

The Sutra of the Heart of the Lady Perfection of Wisdom

passage from text:
Form is emptiness; emptiness is form. Emptiness is not other than form; form is not other than emptiness…


Translation - text

Six Words of Advice

Urged to clarify Franca Leeson’s understanding of these instructions, both in terms of their meaning and how they are practiced Ken McLeod, a old dog who can no longer chew a bone, came up with these two translations.