Reciting mantras or names of the Buddhas, names of the lamas can also be recited at the time of dying. We have lots of trainings on concentrating our mind say, on Buddha Amitabha or Chenrezig, or your own lama, or a great master.”

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara)- the practice of 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 that is not contained in Avalokiteshvara's (Chenrezig) six syllable mantra, "OM MANI PADME HUM", and as such the qualities…

Buddha Amitabha

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, YON DU SEM PA THU CHEN THOP NAM LA On your left, Bodhisattva Attainer of Great Power, SANG GYE CHANG SEM…

Refuge and Bodhisattva vows

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…

The Four Immeasurables

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.

Dedication prayer

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.

An Aspiration Prayer by Shantideva

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.

Prayer from the Tibetan Book of the Dead

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

Chenrezig – The Practice of Compassion

A Commentary by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche. A complete approach for generating and working with loving kindness and compassion in our every day lives, making ourselves, and the world, a better place. The book is beautifully illustrated with colour diagrams to aid visualisation and includes both a drawing and print of a traditional Tibetan painting of…