Dynamic of being

Dynamic of being

Postby Sönam » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:58 pm

when purified, from the three bodies it seems that only nirmanakaya identifies bodhicitta ... also trikaya is not separated.

"Original intrinsic awareness is like a crystal ball: its emptiness is the dharmakaya's nature; its clear and natural glow is the sambhogakaya; and, as the unimpede medium of wharever appears, it is the nirmanakaya."

Lama Shabkar / The Flight of the Garuda - Song 12 / translation Keith Dowman (...)


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Re: Dynamic of being

Postby Fa Dao » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:58 pm

Erik Pema Kunsangs translation is basically the same...

"The ground of self-existing awareness is like a sphere of crystal,
The emptiness of the crystal sphere is the nature of dharmakaya,
Its natural expression of clarity is sambhogakaya,
Its unobstructed basis for manifestation is nirmanakaya."
"But if you know how to observe yourself, you will discover your real nature, the primordial state, the state of Guruyoga, and then all will become clear because you will have discovered everything"-Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche
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Re: Dynamic of being

Postby Malcolm » Sat Jul 16, 2011 8:39 pm

Fa Dao wrote:Erik Pema Kunsangs translation is basically the same...

"The ground of self-existing awareness is like a sphere of crystal,
The emptiness of the crystal sphere is the nature of dharmakaya,
Its natural expression of clarity is sambhogakaya,
Its unobstructed basis for manifestation is nirmanakaya."



Dowmans is basically a rewrite of Eric's.

My translation is a little different:

"The basis, one’s vidyā, is like a crystal ball;
its emptiness is the nature of the dharmakāya;
its self-revealing clarity is the sambhogakāya;
and the door of unceasing arising is the nirmanakāya.
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Re: Dynamic of being

Postby Sönam » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:08 pm

It seems obvious that the three translations describe the same process of manifestation ... also the perspective of medium/basis/door for nirmanakaya is slightly different.
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