The Biography of the Great Orgyen that Naturally Liberates On Sight From The Profound Secret Heart Essence of the Ḍākinī revealed by Dudjom Lingpa Due to the length of the text, we will post each day with the final part posting on Guru Rinpoche’s Birthday, July 9th, which is the 10th Tibetan Day of the lunar calendar.Translated by Nick Schmidt, with the assistance of Samten, Stefan Mang, Ben Ewing, Lowell Cook, and Jordi Roig, 2017. Edited by Libby Hogg and Susanne Fairclough, 2018. Chapter 1
“My life story is inconceivable Because the scope of activities undertaken By every type and manner of student is inconceivable — There is not a single fixed parameter. The ground as pure space is the great bliss of the all-encompassing space of phenomena; The ground as appearance is Anantavyūha,  the ultimate nature.“On the relative level, for the sake of sincere students, The perfect Buddha Amitābha Manifests from the western Sukhāvatī pure land, To train disciples through compassionate methods. “On the tenth day of the middle month of summer, in the snake year, An emanated mass of light marked with a hrīḥ ཧྲི syllable Entered the womb of Queen Nordzin Tso, The wife of the nāga King Migön Karpo.  “After five months, a nāga child named Öd Tro,  Exceedingly handsome and charming, Overwhelmed all of the nāgas, nyens, and earth-lords with his melodious voice. In accordance with the body, speech, and mind Of those to be trained, he manifested an illusory dance through skilful means. He taught the dharma, transmitted tantras, gave vows, and bestowed empowerments.” This is the first chapter of the biography of Padma that naturally liberates on sight, on how he took birth in the realm of the nāgas and benefitted beings.
7. Anantavyūha (bkod pa mtha’ yas, Boundless Array). 8. Queen Nordzin Tso (btsun mo nor ‘dzin mtsho) and nāga King Migön Karpo (klu rgyam mi mgon dkar po) 9. Öd Tro (‘od ‘phro)
Continues with Chapter 2 tomorrow.