Posts Tagged ‘Saraha’

Saraha on Ultimate Co-emergent Wisdom

Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Saraha - Chief of the Accomplished Masters of India

Saraha - Chief of the Accomplished Masters of India

Ultimate co-emergent wisdom can only come

From gathering accumulations and purifying obscurations,

And through the blessings of a realized master—

You should know that it’s foolish to rely on any other method.

Saraha – Treasury of Dohās

Brief History of the Kagyu Lineage by Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche

Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche

Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche

This is an excerpt from a teaching held on the United Trugram Buddhist Fellowship website of Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche.


Mahasiddha Saraha on non-duality

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
Statue of the mahasiddha Saraha

Statue of the mahasiddha Saraha

“The cross-eyed fool sees one lamp as two; The vision and the viewer are one”

– Saraha (8th Century CE)

From “Saraha’s Dohakosa: The Royal Song” (translated by Keith Dowman)

Saraha is known as the chief of the Indian Mahasiddhas or “Great Accomplishers”, a prominent master of the Great Seal (Skt. Mahamudra) teachings, and a former incarnation of the Karmapa.