About the Future of the Kagyu Lineage
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
This letter comes
from the International Karma Kagyu Buddhist Association (IKKBA)
living at Rumtek monastery in Sikkim, Shamar Rinpoche received this
prediction letter from Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche late 1970's.
writing this prediction, Trungpa Rinpoche did the practice of prasena
for Dorje Yudronma, a female deity. He invoked Yudronma and asked
her to give a prediction concerning the future life of Shamar Rinpoche.
Then, following tradition, the text of the prediction appeared in
a mirror. Trungpa Rinpoche copied the words in his own hand, composing
the letter below.
about the life of Kyabje Shamar Rinpoche
Vajra-Spring is permanent and unchanging.
revealed through the list of verses profound, clear symbolic words.
of long life who shines like an emerald,
keep at the center of your heart.
is the messenger of the god of desire who will be burned by the
fire of samadhi.
should do the practice on the wrathful aspect of Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava).
the Ruby-crowned one,
may burn away the darkness of the era.
your 50th year,
the practice of the essence of the Buddha of Long Life and
practice of Vajrakilaya to counter black magic.
yourself with the water of Mamaki deities.
elephant who has been intoxicated by poison will slander and create
fighting within the lineage.
take extreme caution against the corruption and trembling within
wealthy yellow dialecticians
will harm the genuine lineage of the Kagyu dharma,
you should strive to sharpen the spear-tip of your mind.
Vajra-rock which is golden and shining is where you should abide
in holy meditation.
should do the three year, three month retreat.
the white luminosity of Vajrasattva you will go to the place of
the Dharmakaya which is beyond meditation.
that meaning in your heart.
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