From the Gungthang province of Western Tibet, close to Nepal, Milarepa ( ) had a hard childhood and a dark youth. He was only seven when his. Jetsun Milarepa (). Famed yogi and patriarch of the Kagyu lineage. One of the most famous yogis and poets in Tibetan religious. Jetsun Milarepa. Why We Practice the Dharma · On Attachment · Manifestation of True Mind · A Departing Aspiration Prayer · Equality and Seven Things to.

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What’s this person talking about? It’s your turn, my disciples, to do the work. What kind of realizations arose? Skanda Sangharama Guan Yu. Make prayers that we will meet again, and I will do the same. The old woman became very depressed at the thought of losing her land and harvest. The driving force behind the “Tibet Travelers” company is the very experienced guide, Tenzin Dhondup, owner, and manager. He was led to Marpa the translator. A letter was written as a testament, and signed and sealed.

Apparently in this area there were many people who believed in them and Kyungpo Josay, who was skilled in subduing spirits, gained quite a reputation and also financial rewards from his ability. Another way to train our mind is to read spiritual biographies of the masters, called “namthar. TripAdvisor uses cookies to improve your site experience.

Maha Siddha Jetsun Milarepa – Picture of Tibet Travelers, Lhasa

So, Milarepa had chosen to receive the Dharma from Marpa and provide himself with food and clothing. Before Marpa would teach Milarepa, he had him undergo abuse and trials, such as letting him build and then demolish three towers in turn.


No one was there to greet me with beer. The body has various experiences which are the basis for accumulating virtue or unwholesome karma, but what kind of karma it is really depends upon the mind. I will lead you to where he is. The father told them: Marpa gave Milarepa a kapala skull cup full of amrita, and Milarepa drank it all.

From him Milarepa learned black magic and also how to send hailstorms. Are you going to kill me?

Milarepa went sobbing to Dagmema, who comforted him, “Don’t worry. Milarepa left to perform his magic, and this hetsun the result was to make the villagers fight, beating and knocking each other down. As Milarepa went along his way, he asked where Lama Ngokpa’s house was and finally found it.

Mila Dorje Senge married a young woman from his village, and they had a son, Mila Sherab Gyaltsen, who was the father of Milarepa. One day when Milarepa was returning home earlier than his teacher, his mother was on the roof of the house and saw him coming. Milarepa was very happy jetskn hear this: I haven’t been able to practice the Dharma properly and certainly I’ll be born in the hell realms.

The life of Milarepa: a short life-story of the yogi Milarepa

Milarepa again went out and started collecting stones and earth and began to build up the walls of this second house. It is said that his sun-like disciple was Dakpo Laje, the doctor from Dakpo, or Gampopa, and that his moon-like disciple was Rechungpa, Rechung Dorje Drakpo.


However, there was a purpose in your going to get it. On top of this pillar was a tiger, symbolizing the milrepa of Lama Ngokpa. The only thing missing was the roof. He didn’t feel he could break down the wall himself, as he had taken a vow to be in retreat.

Milarepa – Wikipedia

His mother was filled with happiness. His mother, bitter, sent Milarepa to train in black magic, to wreak revenge on those who had blighted her life. As we have discussed, attaining the level of Buddhahood and practicing the genuine Dharma depends mainly milaarepa the mind. So Milarepa suggested that she draw a picture of her land. He’s started all these other houses and they’ve come down.

Many of his students had come and brought wonderful offerings. Sometime after this initiation, Marpa came to Milarepa.

Tell him not to come right away, but to wait. The lama said to come, and I will lead you there.