Instructions for phowa, of course there are different kinds of phowa. There is the Dharmakaya phowa, which means if you really can experience the nature of your mind, the experience of the Dharmakaya, and then you remain in that, that is called the Dharmakaya phowa and there is nothing to transfer, there is no way…
After clinical death. How to proceed to allow the consciousness to leave the body as peacefully as possible? There are many instructions on the person who is dying. I think we already talked a little bit about that and most important is that the person who is dying should allow himself or herself to let…
That’s the same way, actually. In a way, the way you prepare others for death and the way you prepare yourself for death is more or less similar. You have to see what would work and what would not work for yourself. It’s important that as a practitioner facing death you try to prepare yourself,…
How to help someone who is dying if he or she is a practising Buddhist. Now, if somebody is a practising Buddhist, then the most important thing is to inspire that person to practise and to keep on practising what he or she is good at or has already learned. So therefore, one of the…
Through your blessing, grace, and guidance, through the power of the light that streams from you
May all my negative karma, destructive emotions, obscurations, and blockages be purified and removed
May I be a guard for those who are without protection.
A guide for those who journey on the road.
For those who wish to go across the water,
May I be a boat, a raft, a bridge.
Through the wholesomeness of this practice, May all defilements be overcome and May all beings be liberated from the ocean of Samsara, Stirred by the waves of birth, aging, sickness and death.
May all sentient beings enjoy happiness and the causes of happiness, Be free from suffering and the causes of suffering, May they never be separated from the great happiness devoid of suffering May they dwell in the great equanimity that is free from attachment and aversion.
Refuge and Bodhisattva Vows x3 In the Buddha, Dharma and Supreme Sangha, I take refuge until attaining enlightenment. Through the merit of generosity and other practices, May I attain Buddhahood for the benefit of beings. Just as all the Buddhas of the past Embraced the awakened attitude of mind, And in the precepts of the…
Dewachen Aspiration Prayer
E MA HO
NGO TSHAR SANG GYE NANG WA THA YE DANG
Wondrous Buddha Amitabha,
YE SU JO WO THUK JE CHEN PO DANG
On your right, Lord of Great Compassion,
Chenrezig mantra: OM MANI PADME HUM (Sanskrit) OM MANI PEME HUNG (Tibetan) The Meaning of the Mantra by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. There is not a single aspect of the eighty-four thousand sections of the Buddha’s teaching
No coming no going, No after, no before. I hold you close, I release you to be free; I am in you. And you are in me.
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace, where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be…
On the day when The weight deadens On your shoulders And you stumble, May the clay dance To balance you. And when your eyes Freeze behind The grey window And the ghost of loss Gets into you, May a flock of colors, Indigo, red, green And azure blue Come to awaken in you A meadow…