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Song of Vairagya(Detachment) 14/09/17

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This song is sung by 'Milarepa' and has address the prayer to his master 'Marpa the translator'.. This song is sung in front of his sister, in reply to her wish that he leave the seclusion and come back to worldly life.. Milarepa was a murder and later transformed Yogin. He is regarded as one of the great and influential yogin of Tibetan Buddhism.. Song-I address my prayers to the lord lama's body. Bless this beggar to stay in mountain retreat. • My happiness unknown to loved ones And misery unknown to foesIf I can thus die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • My ageing unknown to companions And sickness unknown to my sisterIf thus I can die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • My death unknown among people And rotten corpse unseen by vulturesIf thus I can die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • Flies sucking on my putrid flesh And insects gnawing my bonesIf thus I can die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • No footprints at my doorstep And no sign of blood insideIf thus I can die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • No one to stand round my corpse And no one to mourn my deathIf thus I can die in this mountain retreatThe aims of this yogin will be complete. • No one to ask where I have gone to And no one to say I have comeIf thus I can die in this mountain retreat, The aims of this yogin will be complete. • May the prayer of this beggar to die In a cave of some remote localeBe cast for the benefits of beings When cast, my aims are fulfilled. Love and Peace.

Song of vairagya(detachment)  
Song of vairagya(detachment)  
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