Longchen Rabjam Series
Equal to the ‘Six Ornaments and Two Supreme Ones’ of our age
In the depth of your compassion, learning, and realization,
Longchenpa, through hidden practice as a yogin, in forest hermitages,
You perfected saṃsāra and nirvāṇa into dharmakāya reality,
Trimé Özer (‘Stainless Light’), at your feet I pray!
The omniscient Gyalwa Longchen Rabjam (klong chen rab 'byams, 1308-1363) is widely acknowledged as the greatest exponent of Dzogpachenpo, or the Great Perfection, in Tibetan history:
Essential advice on every stage of the path from beginning to end. As Longchenpa puts it in the text itself: "Even if we were to meet in person, I would have no greater instruction to give you than this. So take it to heart, all the time, and in any situation."
- From 'Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation': A Guide to Locations for Cultivating Samadhi | Meditation
The first chapter of Longchenpa's Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation (samten ngalso), describing ideal environments and dwelling places for cultivating meditative concentration and insight throughout the year.
Guru Rinpoche Prayers
Taken from his miscellaneous writings, Khenpo Shenpen Nangwa's text compares the great Dzogchen master Longchen Rabjam to the most celebrated Buddhist saints of India and praises him as the unique embodiment of all the qualities exhibited by Tibet's own learned and accomplished figures.