Padma Karpo Translation Committee
Drukpa Kagyu Literature

Three Songs of Gotshangpa, translated by Tony Duff:
View PDF Gotshangpa was one of the great lineage masters of the Drukpa Kagyu.  His name means "Mr. Vulture Nest".  He was a repa, a yogi who wore only a thin cotton cloth despite the extreme cold of Tibet.  He took to living up on a rocky crag with vultures, as his place for practice.  He was very famous for his songs of realization and his life story is essentially a grand compilation of these songs, similar to the Songs of Milarepa.  The PDF here is for free download and contains translations of three songs of Gotshangpa.  The songs were translated for Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso and used for teaching his students.  Some of the songs were later changed by another translator so that they could be put to music though, unfortunately, the meaning was distorted by doing so.  The translation here is the original one and does reflect the Tibetan exactly.  Includes Tibetan text.

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Brief Histories of Two Important Drukpa Kagyu Tulkus, translated by Tony Duff:
View PDF The PDF file here contains a brief history of Jamme and Jamme Lhachog Tulkus and their monastery in Tibet, Jamme Gonpa.  These tulku lines are amongst the most important in the Drukpa Kagyu Tradition.

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