From the murals of Shechen Monastery. Used with permission of Rabjam Rinpoche.
- Mila Shepe Dorje
- Töpa Ga
In the darkness of the lands to the North
Is one just like a snow-capped peak in the rising sun,
He who is known as Töpa Ga, 'Joyous to Hear,'
To that great being, I pay homage!
Texts by and about the great yogi Jetsün Milarepa (mi la ras pa, 1040–1123), Tibet’s most famous poet-saint:
Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö praises the great eleventh-century poet and yogi Milarepa, describing him as a ‘crown-jewel’ among the many siddhas, or accomplished adepts, to have appeared in the Land of Snows.