The Root of the Path

Jonang LineageResiding in the unborn expanse of reality,

inseparable from the Pure Bodies of Truth, Glory, and Compassion,

are the Holders of the Lineage of Definitive Meaning—

the awareness of my own true essence.

 

Acceptance of Buddha Nature is my unconditional prostration.

I make extensive offerings without concepts of self, giving, and recipient.

I confess all transgressions and abandoned commitments

and rejoice in the complete transcendence of the cycle of suffering.

 

Noble Friend, please turn the Three Wheels of Pure Dharma!

 

I pray that you remain in your unchanging nature,

and dedicate both accumulations to Great Benefit.

 

Buddhas and Bodhisattvas throughout the universe

and the perfect Lama, my good and truly Noble Friend,

please look upon me with compassion.

 

Please pacify my faults completely.

Please awaken genuine insights within me.

Please dispel all obstacles to the practice of the Great Middle Way.

–Jonang Lam Rim

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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