As celebrations for the Three Days of the Writing of the Book of the Law are commemorated, I give thanks to all of my teachers, past, present and future for their radiant light that they have shined upon the Way. The blessings of the guru are without doubt a precious gift, a manifold jewel.
hung orgyen yul gyi nubjang tsam
Hūṃ! In the north-west of the land of Oḍḍiyāṇa,
pema gesar dongpo la
In the heart of a lotus flower,
yatsen chok gi ngödrub nyé
Endowed with the most marvellous attainments,
pema jungné shyé su drak
You are renowned as the ‘Lotus Born’,
khor du khandro mangpö kor
Surrounded by many hosts of ḍākinīs.
khyé kyi jesu dak drub kyi
Following in your footsteps,
jingyi lab chir shek su sol
I pray to you: Come, inspire me with your blessing!
guru pema siddhi hung
As the root of all transmissions is Guru Yoga, so is the Guru the Root, Heart, Essence of Awakened Consciousness, the Radiant Void. I give thanks to the Guru, the union of all paths, the essence of the continuum of consciousness, the Speech in the Silence.
Lam! Thou Voice of the Silence!
Glyph of Hoor-paar-kraat!
The dwarf-self, the Hidden God!
Gateway to the Aeon of Maat!
I evoke Thee! I evoke Thee!
With the mantra Talam Malat, Talam Malat
OLALAM IMAL TUTULU!
OM AH HUNG
Intoxicated with your dark eyes, whirling abysses of cosmic space
I worship the Greatly Beautiful One
She is dark as a black rock, wearing a jeweled crown.
The sign of a third eye is on her forehead,
She, the Goddess with three eyes.
Like lotus petals, Her eyes are large,
They shine like two bright jewels.
Her glance showers compassion.
Three locks of matted hair adorn her.
Her face radiates contentment and,
She is gowned with much splendor.
Her raised left hand holds a sword,
a human head in the lower one.
Her right hands grant sanctuary and boons to all.
Her tongue shows between her lips,
the garland of skulls hanging to her feet
Bejeweled, of heavenly form, there is no skirt of human arms.
She stands on a lotus base,
Her right foot on the chest of Shiva sprawled at Her feet.
Her other foot is on his right thigh.
She grants freedom from fear.
She the Goddess, is the expression of the ultimate Brahman. Meditate on Adya, the infinite,
She who embodies the extreme beauty in form.