Calling the Guru from Afar
Courtesy of Himalayan Art Resources
Devotional texts belonging to the genre of Calling the Guru from Afar (bla ma rgyang 'bod):
- The Excellent Path of Supreme Great Bliss: A Prayer for Calling the Guru from Afar by Chatral Rinpoche
- Nectar Shower of Blessings: A Song of Yearning Devotion Recalling the Everpresent Gurus by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Composed in Darjeeling (most likely in 1958), this short invocation of Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa (1730–1798) calls upon the famed Dzogchen master and treasure-revealer by his various names and invokes his blessings and inspiration.