Life is fleeting. Prayer by Rigdzin Godem

This beautiful prayer was written by the great terton Rigdzin Godem and was an important part of his practice, as it was for C.R. Lama. James has translated it in English as “Encouragement on Impermanence” and also as “Wake up!” In Tibetan it is known as “Mi Tag Gyud Kul”.

Translated by James Low.

Translated into English

Translated into Turkish

It was taught at the Eifel Spring retreat in 2010

It is translated and commented on in the book Being Guru Rinpoche, pp 192-206