Advice to the People of Dzagyel Sershül, by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche

Advice to the People of Dzagyel Sershul

by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche

I, this monk, am of the nature of illusion,

I, this monk, do not have true existence.

I have no self-clinging that thinks “this is my home”,

I have no grasping that thinks “I must go to this place”.

Until the ocean of transient beings’ realms is emptied,

Taking on the responsibility of the Hero Mañjushrī‘s heartfelt courage,

I shall endeavor, dream-like and illusion-like,

In accomplishing the great purpose of the Teachings and beings.

You, too, are a dream and illusion,

Like an illusory magical apparition that is never real.

Without grasping at the true existence of the illusory Dharma,

Accomplish the ultimate aim, my hosts of students!

I pray that we, having accomplished the illusion-like Dharma,

In the illusion-like Pure Land of Great Bliss,

Shall go on to the illusory supreme level of the Victorious Ones.

Thus, while making a Dharma connection with groups of faithful people from Dzagyel Sershül prefecture, Ngawang Lodrö Tsungmey [Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche] spoke this, and later it was transcribed from an audio recording. Virtue!

Translated by Erick Tsiknopoulos.


One thought on “Advice to the People of Dzagyel Sershül, by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche”

  1. Thank you for posting this. This is very inspiring and lovely. I had never heard of Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok so I looked him up on Wikipedia. and found that his life was very inspiring. I encourage everyone to read the Wikipedia entry for Rinpoche.


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