Yeshe Tsogyal Series
Courtesy of Khenpo Namdrol Rinpoche
Mother of all the victorious ones, Vajrayoginī,
Mother of diversity, Prajñāpāramitā,
Padma's consort, joyful, passionate and smiling—
Yeshe Tsogyal, homage to you!
Texts related to Yeshe Tsogyal (ye shes mtsho rgyal), the consort of Guru Padmasambhava:
- Le'u Dünma – Chapter 3: The Prayer Requested by Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal by Tulku Zangpo Drakpa | Le'u Dünma
- The Delightful Play of Sarasvatī: In Praise of Yeshe Tsogyal, Foremost of Ḍākinīs, Queen of Space by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö | Praise
Composed in 1946, this supplication to Yeshe Tsogyal identifies her as the universal mother and queen of ḍākinīs and calls upon her assistance to transform one's subtle channels, wind-energies and essences and attain the state of deathlessness.
- The Tambura’s Yearning Song of Devotion: A Prayer Summarizing Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal’s Life and Liberation by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye | Biographical Prayers
Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Thaye composed this beautiful prayer summarizing Samten Lingpa’s famous terma biography of Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal in 1893 at the request of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and the yoginī Doshul Khandro.
This famous prayer of aspiration, which was a terma revelation of Pema Lingpa (1450–1521), is said to record the words of Yeshe Tsogyal to Guru Padmasambhava as he was about to leave Tibet for the land of the rākṣasa demons.
- Ḍāki Mengak Gabtik: The Secret Drop, the Heart-Instruction of the Ḍākinīs by Tertön Sogyal | Sādhanas