Friday, April 29, 2016

Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Mara by Jampa Pawo

[Calligraphy by Chogyam Trungpa and Kanjuro Shibata Sensei reprinted from the Shambhala Times]

A poem by Jampa Pawo, dedicated to his dharma friend Grace

Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Mara

Listen, brave warrior of Shambhala.
In your battle against the delusions,
Raise the longbow of unborn shunyata
In your left hand of primordial wisdom
And draw the arrow of bodhichitta
With your right hand of vajra-compassion.
Rest your mind in concentration and thusness
On the union of bliss and emptiness
Aim for the heart of great dharmakaya
And release from form into formlessness
The arrow of bodhisattva actions.

To continue, go here.

To Read about Jampa Pawo's Prison case, visit here.

Daniel Lucas aka Jampa Pawo was executed by lethal injection on April 27, 2016 in the State of Georgia. While in prison he began to practice meditation. The full article is here.

These articles are reprinted from the Shambhala Times, 

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