Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

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Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje (mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje) (1800-66) - The body (and/or mind) emanation of Jikmé Lingpa. He was said to be the son of the protector Nyenchen Tanglha. His main teacher was the First Dodrupchen, Jikmé Trinlé Özer. His life featured many miraculous events, especially during his childhood, and in later life he lived as a hunter, like some of the mahasiddhas of ancient India. He famously introduced Patrul Rinpoche to the nature of mind while beating him and dragging him by the hair. His incarnations included the first Alak Zenkar Rinpoche, Pema Ngödrup Rolwe Dorje (1881-1943).

Prayer to Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje

DROWÉ GÖNPO CHANG CHUP DORJÉ YI
From the protector of beings Changchup Dorje,

MIN DROL DAM PÉ CHÜ KYI DRÖ TOP PA
You who received and realised the essential instructions on ripening and liberation,

CHOK LÉ NAM GYAL TUL SHYUK DZIN PÉ PAL
Supremely victorious, glorious master of crazy wisdom,

YESHÉ DORJÉI SHYAP LA SOL WA DEP
Yeshe Dorje, at your feet I pray!