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Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako

The Lama’s heart advice which dispels all obstacles
A concise guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako
by Khamtrul Jamyang Dondrup Rinpoche

Hung! I prostrate to you Dorje Tho Treng Tsal.

In future times, at the end of the turbulent and wicked age, there
will arise a time when Vidhyadharas of intrinsic awareness will flee
their homelands from foreign invaders who incite great trepidation and
fear in the hearts of our people. Their longing will guide them to
pilgrimage to distant hidden lands and will find refuge amongst the
secret valleys to the south in the land of Monyul. There are myriad
enumerations of short and long-winded tales of these most blessed of
lands however, the account I have written here is a concise summary of
my own.

Our legends tell us that Tibet, the Land of Snows is analogous to a
supine ogress outstretched on her back. In the upper torso of her body
lay the heart of Ngari, and Tsang. In her lower torso are the legs of
Do Kham, China and Mongolia. In her secret place is Er Lang Ri and her
head arises as the immaculately pure glacial snows of Mount Kailash.
In her cardinal and intermediate directions, she is surrounded by the
twenty-five sacred Neychen containing the mysterious and unknown
abodes of the gods. Out of all of these obscure and mystic places,
that which is most pre-eminent and supreme amongst all the hidden
valleys in the Land of Snows is the Beyul Pema-ko – resplendent and
agape like an immaculate lotus flower. Page 1 of 9

com/2009/12/17/guidebook-to-the-hidden-land-of-pemako/ Page 2 of 9 . Then. one pilgrimages to the Beyul Sikkim otherwise renowned as the. Contained herein is a concise guide for finding their door and entering their valleys here in the Land of Snows. Do Kham. If. After five nights of wandering through the secret valley of the Dakinis. continuing our pilgrimage. we traveled mostly at night upon perilous slippery rocks and pounding dark rains. There. In the future. as the complex necessities and riches of the world increase. we eventually arrived in the illustrious Beyul Dre-mo ‘jong (Sikkim). arrayed in the ten directions surrounding her form are the Beyuls of Yagu Lung and the glorious Beyul Dre-mo ‘jong (Sikkim). “Valley of Rice” in the northern land of India. After nine nights of travel we came to a snow mountain shaped like the head of a horse. we observed the Beyul to contain one million two hundred thousand myriad types of https://xccbopa. All of these are the wondrous display of the three channels and five chakras of her Vajra body. Her head is renowned as the. As our party gradually departed from Padma Lung. “glorious mountain” south of Kongpo. then.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. Khenpa Jong and Bachak Sher-ri Jong each of which are the five types of spontaneously arisen grains and cereals. we eventually descended upon a grassless and barren highland for seven nights. 3:28 PM It is from this then. We then continued for three nights through lands without water. Go’o Jong. from the center of China and Mongolia. from Zang Zang boulder. In addition to these realms which emerge from her wondrous display are the five large valleys and six continents of Arya Jong. due to great longing and devotion. continuing on for an additional nine nights through ice and snow. These are the Beyul Dre-mo ‘jong (Sikkim) and the Beyul Pema-ko. Furthermore. we beheld hills with green meadows shaped like the letter AH through which we traveled on. one must wander on foot for thirty-nine nights. there will remain two great Neychen into which the foreign invaders will fail to reach. we bound to oath several of the local gods and made offerings of Sang to the local fairies being that it was a sacred place. At dawn. Therein. facing the eastern direction as the sun arose. Her navel is Trakar Tashi Dorje Dzong and her secret place is a mountain of crystal lotuses. U and Tsang that the wondrous body of the sublime Dorje Pagmo arises. Her neck is Pema Dzong and Orgyan Puk and her heart is the spontaneously arisen palace of great bliss. three nights through lands without trees and three nights through a grassy valley the shape of a lute until we arrived at the base of a large rocky mountain whose summit was enveloped by a caucus of white vultures.wordpress.

Additionally. within which lay the impression of his feet in solid rock and mantric seed syllables growing from the walls themselves. a handbook of the Beyul’s essential qualities as well as an inventory and map of the neighboring Terma displaying their locations. To the east sat a crystal Chorten that grew from the rocks themselves and further off in the distance I beheld a land abundant with grass. 3:28 PM Page 3 of 9 . Crawling inside we found a spontaneously formed Dakini temple with balls of tsampa on a Ganachakra feast plate surrounded by myriad amazing self arisen images growing out of the cavern walls. And in a vision. Lhasai Karmo. I beheld a floating goddess amidst the vast expanse of sky surrounded by an abundant land of glorious rainbow castles. we beheld innumerable por!tentous omens and auspicious signs. As we arrived. On route. a pilgrimage guide. walking for 22 kilometers until we arrived at Pema Dzongchen. fighting and quarrels. namely. if one wishes to travel south to the hidden land of Pema-ko. water. and sublime Buddha’s who were teaching and subduing the nagas. From Sherkar Lung gazing to the distant horizon. demons and beings of the six https://xccbopa. we found deep contentment knowing our adversaries could not harm us here. Nestled in the upper and lower parts of the valley were the Guru’s caves of rumination. In the center of the valley was a mountain of boulders shaped like a nomad’s tent and nestled into its edges were the numerous meditation caves of the Guru’s twenty-five disciples. concealed within the stone walls of the cave were the keys to the hidden land. Likewise. There. amrita. The upper part of the valley was filled with snow and its base was filled with thick green forests. It was from here that we made our first entry into the Beyul. which was shaped like the dancing Dakini.wordpress. Next to the Guru’s cave was another cavern with naturally formed pillars. beheld the pure realm of great bliss. one must continue for nine nights through the land of Badong in India.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. we found the tributaries of the upper Tsangpo River flowing downstream and beheld a large boulder known as “honey rock”. Adjacent to this cave was a canyon called Sherkar Lung. Its center contained a white boulder the shape of a king sitting on a throne and the surrounding smaller mountains were shaped like savage carnivorous animals. the mountains were dusted with snowfall and their bases were pregnant with lush green forests. utterly free of disputes. As we remained there for some time. in the upper part of the valley.

little mountains and large mountains. this land was blessed with an abundance of barley. red. Page 4 of 9 . Here. the thunder itself seemed to endlessly float in the air and later on.wordpress. All of these were comparable to the seven dancing oceans. These were accompanied by the five great oceans of white. the melting mountain snows dripped slowly on either side of us as myriad animals scurried and galloped through the secret trails before us.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. green and lapis lazuli while being surrounded by hundreds of smaller lakes of similar colors. Furthermore. we made petitions and offerings to the protectors and hoisted a victory flag of red silk. wheat. the great salty sea and the seven golden mountains of Mount Meru. There was also a large crystal rock like a large nomad tent with each of its walls spreading to a distance of twenty-five phodam. 3:28 PM realms with their Vajra. As we arrived. its bottom faced west and was shaped like a prideful black snake sloping downwards. gold. one of medicine and one of blood where we made offerings of Serkim and Sang while hoisting a prayer flag for the gods. https://xccbopa. spices. fruits and bamboo. Its center was swollen with four corners and four sides and falling on its left and right were artesian springs and meadows arrayed like a mandala. To our left was the valley of Sherkar and to our right was an unfamiliar mountain. as we continued our journey. clay mountains. slate mountains. As we continued on. we eventually arrived at a crag of boulders resting on the summit of a mountain pass. spread amongst the eight cardinal directions were the eight great lands as well as the four major and four minor continents. Adjacent to these boulders were two small lakes. corn. It was shaped like an erect five pointed Vajra standing upwards and contained the heart of Dorje Pagmo’s treasures as “Ludul-ma” – subduer of nagas. grains. Surrounding their circumference were snow mountains. milk. mountains covered with green meadows. Here in this land. tsen and naga that lived within a castle beneath its waters. the upper part of the valley faced east. near which was a bounty of precious jewels. forested mountains. To the southeast was a land called “Glorious Lord Buddha” which contained a permafrost snow mountain the shape of a standing lion and another mountain made from a mixture of snow and mud shaped like the letter AH leaning upwards. This was the wondrous throat of Dorje Pagmo. On its summit was a sacred lake which contained the life force of a demon.

Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. During they day they display a shower of rainbow light and at night. Its petals are small and shaped like a curled small infant baby. This is a description of the five types of supreme magical herbs as found in the Beyul Pema-ko. Smelling it reveals an odor of nutmeg and the tips of its six petals are slightly curled. It has eight leaves and is shaped like a crimson toad. is a golden flower tinged with red. as one prepares the magical and tantric implements for the appeasement of the hosts of assembled Dakinis – subdue through oath and instruction the dharma protectors and eight classes of gods and demons. It has blue leaves and hangs upside down like a cuckoo. https://xccbopa. The magical herb which fills one with immortality is a red lotus flower tinged with black. The magical herb that increases happiness is white in color and tinged with red. The magical herb which grants all supreme and mundane siddhis. Smelling it.wordpress. A single whiff will intoxicate the mind with its scent of white Page 5 of 9 . Its flowering bud is five in number and smells akin to medicinal elephant bile. Furthermore. releases the scent of camphor. Pray one pointedly to the master Padmasambhava to fulfill ones mantric recitation on the stages of approach and accomplishment of ones Yidam and deities. Smelling it reveals the aroma of aloe wood and the pungent taste of cumin. its petals are contoured like a bulbous and shiny seed the shape of a Vajra and its leaves resemble that of a small light green rooster. It has three petals and is shaped like a Garuda soaring in the heavens as its leaves are formed like a peacock with breasts of lapis lazuli. Vajra Varahi is a blossoming red flower like red coral that has been shined with oil. On the auspicious sacramental occasions of the 10th and 25th days of the lunar month. 3:28 PM It is here where the five types of supreme magical herbs grow. which is carried by the wind. they burn like fire and jiggle and wiggle with dancing light. are sacred to this holy land and are extremely difficult to find. The magical herb which is the summation of all intrinsic realization is a blue flower shaped like a bell. Then. The magical herb which empowers one to fly in the sky like the Dakini. These herbs contain magical power.

3:28 PM throughout all times. Lord Buddha as well as the Vajra crown of Guru Padmasambhava himself which. in a land like an upright peacock are rilbu pills containing the brains of the great learned one. Chamara – the heavenly realm of Guru Padmasambhava himself. To the south. there are the Ringsel of the. Likewise. are the five types of precious gems and robes of the finest silks. one will come to behold these five types of supreme medicinal herbs. the long earflaps of his ritual hat. It is here that the two obscurations of mind and emotions are cleansed. milk and their inner essences can be collected like drops of precious jewels in an oblong spoon. As they move. Whatever actions that beings perform there are absolved of gradations of good or bad as it is identical to the terrestrial pure land of lotus light. To the west. “One thus gone” known as the Tathagata. the experience of bliss and emptiness is generated and ones form is transformed into the pubescent body of a Deva attaining immortal life. There one will find unrefined grains of crystal and diamond and a myriad variety of untold riches and wealth. through the reception of blessings. SAMAYA Within the inner heart of this sublime holy land is the navel of spontaneously accomplished great bliss.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. Furthermore. in a land like a heap of precious jewels. both supreme and mundane. In Page 6 of 9 . all the sublime Siddhis.wordpress. which creeps privily to steal. his Vajra crown. Like a mouse. in whichever direction the wind blows. the state of the three Kayas is achieved and all the primary Siddhis of natural liberation are matured. in a valley shaped like a standing elephant are inconceivable treasures of spiritual wealth. https://xccbopa. these magical herbs like sharp swords sway and bend with the wind. if beheld. to the east. the rays of rainbow light expands. encourage them to persevere in their entrusted deeds and thereafter. the dew drops which cover them are flung and gradually the amritas of medicine. begging bowl and walking stick as the practice of the sublime Buddhadharma is a necessity for ones livelihood. will produce enlightenment instantaneously. like the sky delighting fairies who circle the world will be instantly attained. As one ingests and quaffs their inner essence. Likewise. Shantarakshita. slowly covering the land. their innate blessing power is actualized.

The Buddha Kashyap’s Page 7 of 9 . To the northeast. In particular it contains the flaming turquoise jewel of Tsogyal. To the northwest. gods. To the southwest in a swirling pleasure grove of golden fish is a religious history of sutra and tantra and the spiritual treasures which propagate the marvelous teachings of the Tathagatas. These treasures remain for the liberation of those with devotion and grant instantaneous freedom upon sight. whomever practices the refinement of spiritual insight will be uplifted by the Buddhas which reside in the ten directions with ones very own physical body to higher realms. the Bodhisattva Amogha Pasha and a variety of other jewels. in a grove of the five primordial wisdoms are the five meats and five nectars which liberate through taste. There are legends of Ling Gesars birth. In this supreme of sacred lands. his begging bowl. chili and salt. the “eyes which destroy Samsara”. otherwise renowned as the. will be liberated to the highest of all pure lands – Akanistha and abide https://xccbopa. Its center contains the Buddhafield of Trak-kar Heruka. tales of his yogic dominion over the four maras and petition offerings dedicated to the Pho-lha and Dra-lha’s treasures. lay the jewels of the gods and the flesh of tigers. nagas and humans. Additionally there are the flesh of seven Brahmins and the six especially sublime and precious medicinal treasures. in the land of Dzampa Lung where the winds and fires blaze. rock candy. “Heap of Precious Jewels” – the abode of Rigdzin Dupa. To the southeast.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. is a grove of the fearful black tempest containing the countless mighty Dharmapalas which protect the Guru’s treasures of lapis lazuli. the Guru’s brocade robe and his rainbow colored strands of hair. It is here where the three hundred thousand practitioners of the semi-wrathful passions enact the Buddha’s activity and abide harmoniously within the pure realms of great bliss. There in that place is the source of spiritual wealth and the fulfillment of all ones hopes and desires. 3:28 PM To the north. dharma robes and butter lamp. utterly free of discord. nagas which produce jewels from their mouths.wordpress. in a garden containing ten million goddesses are the Dakinis cycle of practice and its steps of refinement. In this supreme of sacred lands whomever erects a temple or shrine.

whomever makes offerings and homage will attain the empowerment of immortal longevity beyond the need for meditation or mantric accomplishment. whomever constructs a statue of the Buddha. if. one would be prevented from falling into the lower realms. Jamgon Lama Dorje Zhig-je Page 8 of 9 . In a vision. Here in this supreme of sacred lands. as one would easily attain freedom from the fiery junk pile of the five poisons. circumambulating its circumference on foot would attain the foundation of magical emanation. otherwise known as the previous incarnation of Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro. in accordance with ones longing. Moreover. Here in this supreme of sacred lands. the two obscurations of mind and emotions would be wiped clean and one would be reborn in the celestial pure realm of Chamara – the heavenly pure land of Guru Padmasambhava himself. whomever makes offerings of butter lamps and light would perfect the matur!ation of intrinsic insight. robbers and thieves. In this supreme of sacred lands.wordpress. as one would easily attain liberation from even the most chronic and serious of diseases. whomever would walk. warfare or famine.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17. they attain rainbow body and their corpses emanate Ringsel. SAMAYA This concise guidebook to the Beyul Pema-ko. there is no need to speak of the suffering of sickness. In this supreme of sacred lands. was originally revealed by the Terton. attachment and ignorance. even if one takes seven steps in the direction of this supreme of sacred lands. In this supreme of sacred lands. I received this text as a gift from the Lady. whomever performs rites of purificatory ablution would transform ones geriatric complexion into pubescent splendor. will instantaneously be liberated into the primordial heart sphere of the Buddha himself. Dorje Yudronma as she appeared to me one night in a dream telling me it has been entrusted to her care and was to be https://xccbopa. as one would be utterly victorious over the darkness of anger. then solely through the power of ones devotion. Here in this supreme of sacred lands. one dies upon the road. In this supreme of sacred lands. Here in this supreme of sacred lands. while sojourning to this supreme of sacred lands. 3:28 PM there in supreme illusory form. there is no need to speak of the fear of freezing. Similarly. there is no need to speak of the fear of enemies. then solely through the power of ones devotion. In this supreme of sacred lands. even when caterpillars die. in this supreme of sacred lands. Orgyen Chogyur Lingpa and orated to the scribe. hunger or thirst.

com. Advertisements Women's Red-Eye Women's Reversible Wrap Travel Tunic Women's Reversible Women's Red-Eye Travel Tunic Travel Dress Posted in Uncategorized Blog at WordPress. in accordance with this Page 9 of 9 .wordpress. https://xccbopa. Afterwards. the mad man Khamtrul of Do-me one day in a cave known as “abundance of turquoise jewels” in 1959 before I was to trace the steps of this mysterious guide book for my eventual departure through the Beyul of Pema-ko to India in 1961. 3:28 PM given to me. it was finally written down by myself.Guidebook to the hidden land of Pemako | Orgyen Norla 8/28/17.