By Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts
Sri Satguru guides a religious Biography Of Rechungpa: in keeping with The Radiance Of knowledge, The existence And Liberation Of The Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak
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Extra resources for A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa: Based on the Radiance of Wisdom, the Life and Liberation of the Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak
Milarepa was very pleased with Rechungpa's confession but then the yogi Shiwao said, "Rechungpa has complete control of the subtle winds (Skt. vayu, Tib. lung) in his body and he has also great compassion for beings and has benefitted many beings. " Milarepa replied that in terms of sensory pleasures there is a certain degree that one should enjoy, but if one goes over that measure then one becomes too involved in sensory pleasure~ so one has to be very careful. It's all a question of degree. Then Milarepa gave instructions to Rechungpa and sang a song describing how his realizations and experiences developed.
20 There is a very good teaching in these stories of Rechungpa which is that we have to be free of the mind's busyness and be free of pride. If we have pride, we won't develop faith and devotion in the lama and the dharma. Without this we won't be able to practice fully and we have to be able to eliminate the mind poisons to develop faith and devotion so that we will be able to practice well. -26- Chapter 3 Rechungpa and the Nyamas Rechungpa had gone to India where he had received very special instructions and teachings.
The father said to -41- A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa Rechungpa, "In Yarlung there are two very famous teachers, Milarepa and Rechungpa. " The father was very surprised and told him that he was very fortunate to receive a blessing from him. Chapter 5 Rechungpa and Latchi When Rechungpa cured the local ruler of his illness, the ruler offered Rechungpa his palace and his daughter. Previously, Milarepa had prophesied that if Rechungpa established a spiritual center on the side of the Yarlung Valley,25 great benefit would arise for beings in the future.
A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa: Based on the Radiance of Wisdom, the Life and Liberation of the Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak by Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts