The Wheel Blade of Mind Transformation

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The Wheel Blade of Mind Transformation (Tib. བློ་སྦྱོང་མཚོན་ཆ་འཁོར་ལོ་, lojong tsöncha khorlo; Wyl. blo sbyong mtshon cha 'khor lo) — a lojong text composed by the master Dharmarakshita who was a teacher of the great Indian master Atisha.

Alternative Titles in English

  • The Wheel-Weapon Mind Training (Sopa)
  • Wheel of Sharp Weapons (Berzin, Jinpa)
  • Throwing-Star Weapon (Berzin)

Tibetan Text


  • Dharmarakshita, The Wheel of Sharp Weapons, with commentary by Geshey Ngawang Dhargyey (Dharmasala: LTWA, 2007) available online here
  • Geshe Thupten Jinpa (translator), Mind Training: The Great Collection (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2005), pages 133-153
  • Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Peacock in the Poison Grove: Two Buddhist Texts on Training the Mind (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001)
  • Alexander Berzin, The Throwing-Star Weapon, 2006 available online here

Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

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