The Healing Deity – Loma Gyonma

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(By Tsem Rinpoche)
 
When Buddhas give teachings, it is specifically to benefit the listener. When the listener applies the teachings of the Buddhas and becomes enlightened, that person becomes another Buddha, and that person may teach others and so on. Therefore the number of Buddhas in existence is limitless, and the number of Buddhas to appear is yet to be determined and will depend on our personal practices.

When we think of a Buddha, we think of Shakyamuni Buddha but in actuality there are many other Buddhas. If we were to say that there are no other Buddhas besides Shakyamuni, then we eliminate the very reason why Buddha even gave Dharma teachings – which is a method for us to become enlightened beings. So it is impossible that from the time Buddha Shakyamuni taught the Dharma up until now, that for the last 2500 years, no practitioners have ever attained any sort of enlightenment. It is impossible to logically assume that not one single being since the time of the Buddha has become enlightened or that there were no Buddhas prior to Buddha Shakyamuni.

Therefore it is safe to assume by logic that there are many Buddhas, many who are in the process of becoming Buddhas at this very moment, many who have became Buddhas in the past and many who will become Buddhas in the future. Within the pantheon of Buddhas, there are many types of Buddhas depending on their specific motivations prior to enlightenment, and one such type is the healing class of Buddhas such as Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari.

Pita Parnasavari’s practice is very sacred and very supreme because it focuses specifically on purifying the karma and the causes that ravage our bodies with diseases. Diseases, illness and sickness are tremendous obstacles to our practice because sometimes we recover and sometimes we don’t recover from them. And if we do not recover, we do not know when we will have another chance to achieve another precious human body to practice, meet our teachers, to believe, trust and develop spiritual maturity in order that we have confidence in our practice.

So when we practice this deity, Pita Parnasavari, it is specifically aimed at purifying karma that can harm our body, karma that can manifest diseases, or if we are sick and disease-ridden, this practice can help us heal in conjunction with the medicines we are taking. If we do this practice every single day, we can set up a simple altar to her or include her onto our existing altar. It can be a statue, tsa tsa, picture or painting of her, or we could have an altar specifically for her. Either way, she is a fully enlightened Buddha so there is no conflict whatsoever.

Her practice specifically requires initiation but I have taken the time to compile something for all of you out there, who will probably not have the opportunity to receive practices directly from a lama, or to receive initiations into her practice from a lama. So I have compiled a practice for all of you that you can print out and do every day, to heal your body, to heal your spirit, and to heal your mind of diseases.

During this time and age when our food is toxic, the air is toxic, the water is toxic and the ground is very polluted, many types of diseases arise that we never heard of in the past. Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari is extremely effective in combating new diseases, virulent diseases and diseases that are extremely contagious, dangerous and life threatening. Doing her practice not only heals diseases, but also creates the situation where we can accumulate merits through practicing the Six Paramitas. When we accumulate merits via the Six Paramitas, we also create the causes for ourselves to become a fully enlightened being in the future. Therefore by practicing Pita Parnasavari, it is definitely possible to plant the seeds and to create the causes for our full enlightenment in the future.

You can do the practice that I have compiled, which is called a sadhana, on a daily basis, or you can also do it in retreat which means you take Friday, Saturday and Sunday off, or a week off, or two weeks off, and concentrate on her mantra and her practice. You can do her mantra every single day… one mala, one rosary or you can do more. It will be very good to do more of her mantra if you are very ill. It’s up to you how much you would like to do. After reciting her mantra, you can also blow on the medicines that you are going to consume orally or apply topically, as an extra blessing for the effectiveness of the medication. Loma Gyonma in Tibetan is excellent to practice daily even if you are healthy. You can do the practices and dedicate to someone you love or a pet. You can blow the mantra on water to be drunk or on pets to bless them. Good to let animals hear Her mantra by reciting out loud in their presence. Good to do this practice where there has been a history of illness or a place ‘unclean’. The environment is blessed where Her practice and mantra are done.

This practice doesn’t require initiation. I repeat, this sadhana I have compiled doesn’t require initiation or prior permission. You may engage in it on your own, either as a daily prayer or in a retreat. Along with that, I have included two extensive practices of Loma Gyonma for those of you who have received initiation and who would like a more extensive practice. One is in the tradition of a book I have called Opuscula Tibetana and another is compiled and written by the ‘Healing Lama’, His Eminence Kyabje Gangchen Rinpoche. So these are included for you as well as a downloadable picture of Loma Gyonma for your convenience.

By creating this compilation, I hope you will derive the benefits of this practice, and for many of you, the blessings to prevent illness and also to collect much merit through the Six Paramitas and at the same time to be able to heal any diseases that you may have. I would like to repeat again, it does not mean you stop medication. You should take your medication alongside the healing practices of this extremely effective Goddess Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari. It brings me great pleasure to bring this practice to you. I thank my writer’s team for their research and compilation. Without them I cannot present this to you. May they and everyone be blessed always by this great Female Buddha of healing.

Tsem Rinpoche

 


 

Introduction: Illness and Diseases in the Tibetan Medical Tradition

In the Tibetan medical tradition, good health and long life are not separate from one’s spiritual path and Tibetan medicine is steeped in Buddhist notions and concepts. Tibetan medicine practitioners believe that illness and disease are caused by Ignorance and Karma. Ignorance gives rise to the Three Poisons – attachment (Desire), anger (Aversion) and mental darkness (Confusion) – and these are linked with the three ‘humors’ or faults. Attachment is linked to the humor Wind; Anger to Bile; and Confusion to Phlegm.

Attachment creates an imbalance in the Wind or ‘lung‘ in Tibetan. Wind refers to more than the bodily gases but includes a force that directly relates to the mind and emotional states. Wind or ‘lung’ controls such bodily functions as breathing, muscular activity, sensory functions, speech and urination, amongst others.

Anger or strong aversion triggers imbalance in another humor which is the Bile. When the bile is in a state of imbalance, it manifests in the form of liver diseases, jaundice, poor metabolism, problems with the vital energies and body heat.

Confusion relates to a third humor, the Phlegm. When this becomes awry, it can cause conditions such as asthma, lymphatic complications and infectious diseases such as tuberculosis.

Another primary cause of sickness and disease is Karma, which is the result of sinful or wrong actions from our past lives. Basically, diseases are classified into 42 types of wind disorders, 26 types of bile disorders, and 33 types of phlegm disorders to make up a total of 101. Then there are also 101 disorders whose origins lie in the karma of past lives. They are illnesses of a serious nature, which are typically considered the consequences of mistakes committed in previous lives. In general, there are nine main fatal diseases which are traditionally considered as karmic diseases:

  1. Consumption of the life span wind (the three pillars of life: life span, karma and fortune)
  2. Humors that have turned into “enemy”
  3. Consequences of a wrong diet, behavior and treatment.
  4. Injury or damage of a vital organ (e.g. brain, heart etc.) by external factors.
  5. Advanced wind disorders that have consumed the life span wind.
  6. Fever which has “crossed the mountain” (delayed fever treatment)
  7. Frozen body (delayed cold treatment)
  8. Inability of the body to sustain the treatment (physically too weak and intolerant to the medicine).
  9. Lha (subtle body of the person) stolen by evil spirits.

(Source: http://www.tibetanmedicine-edu.org/index.php/faq)

Since the notions of Ignorance and Karma are central to the study and practice of Buddhism, healing in the Tibetan medical tradition is not merely a function of biomedical treatment but also the process by which the basis of illnesses and diseases are eliminated. Therefore the underlying philosophy of healing in Tibetan medicine is in fact, spiritual purification.

 

The Healing Deity: Loma Gyonma (Pita Parnasavari)

Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari

In Tibetan Buddhism, one of the most efficacious healing deities is Loma Gyonma, who is also known as Pita Parnasavari. Her name means ‘The Mountain Mendicant Wearing Leaves’ and the forest is her home. She has mastered the mysteries of the forest which she taps into to pacify and subjugate all illnesses, the causes of illnesses, destroy harmful spirits and enrich life and good health. Such is Loma Gyonma’s tremendous ability that she is known to be able to cure the most severe of diseases through her ritual.

Loma Gyonma’s Sanskrit name Parnasavari means the mountain hermitess who is able to lift the veil of ignorance and prevent illnesses that arise from it, especially those of the contagious kind. The word ‘savari‘ in her Sanskrit name is in reference to the ancient Savara tribe who are known to wear skirts made of grass and peacock feathers and hunt with bows and arrows. Due to the nature-based culture of the Savaras and familiarity with their forest habitat, they were attributed with knowledge of the medicinal and miraculous healing properties of herbs and plants.

Historically, Loma Gyonma is remembered as an Indian yogini who spent her life meditating alone in the forests of ancient India, wearing only leaves and living off the produce of the forest, while focusing on studying the elements and eventually attaining transcendent wisdom. However, in some narratives she is described as an Ogress. She is also known as the ‘Leafy Clothing Kuan Yin’ in some traditions.

Loma Gyonma is also regarded as an emanation of Tara. In the ‘Praise to The Twenty One Taras‘, Loma Gyonma is regarded as the 20th Tara, Lhamo Rithrodma (the Mendicant Tara) who averts all diseases. In the praise to Lhamo Rithrodma, it states that her right eye emits blazing rays that burn all the lords of diseases and epidemics.

What is unique about Loma Gyonma is that although the list of illnesses and diseases she can purify is comprehensive, she is regarded as a “specialist” in curing epidemics and wide-spread contagious diseases like SARS, AIDS, H1N1 and such like dangerous diseases. In Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, the universe contains tremendous healing powers and a healer who knows how to harness this universal force can cure just about any disease. The ultimate meaning is that if a healer can attain transcendent wisdom, then even the most dangerous afflictions, their causes and fruitions can be cured.

Loma Gyonma’s presence in Buddhism is pervasive and she is mentioned in both the Sutras and Tantras. While she belongs to the Kriya Tantras, she also appears in all four classes of Tantra. In the system of the Five Dhyani Buddhas, she belongs to the Karma Action Family and is viewed as the wisdom of Amogasiddhi emphasizing the swift performance of the enlightened activities of the Buddha. Loma Gyonma therefore is an emanation of the Buddha with the special characteristic of healing contagious diseases.

 

Iconography

The most common depiction of Loma Gyonma – yellow with six arms and three faces

While Loma Gyonma appears in many forms (Black, wrathful with two hands; Blue, wrathful with four hands; Green, peaceful with two hands; Red, wrathful with two hands; and in the Segyu tradition as a yellow deity with three faces), her main form is golden yellow with six arms and three faces.

Her main face is yellow and is peaceful and wrathful at the same time, with three eyes and her hair tied with a snake in a topknot. Her left face is red and expresses a desirous mood and her right face is white with a peaceful disposition. She is adorned with gold and jeweled crown and ornaments, and sometimes she is depicted wearing a long snake necklace as well as a crown of leaves.

Her upper body is clad with a gray silk scarf and her lower body is covered with a thatched skirt of leaves tied with a yellow silk ribbon. She stands on a moon disc supported by a huge lotus flower. Her right knee presses down on her seat with the right heel underneath as support, and her left leg is raised up in what is traditionally known as the lunging posture, which denotes Loma Gyonma’s readiness to strike.

In her three right hands, she holds the vajra, an axe and an arrow. With her three left hands, she holds the noose, a bow and a freshly cut tree branch laden with fruits, flowers and leaves. Loma Gyonma’s implements describe her function and intention — she holds her vajra-tipped noose with a threatening hand gesture signaling her imminent intention to rope disease-causing demons and harmful spirits. After catching them, she uses her axe to chop away their harmfulness or her bow and arrow to pierce their hearts rendering them harmless. Loma Gyonma’s vajra indicates her indestructibility and her adamantine insight into the true nature of all phenomena including diseases. Because of this insight, she sees the ultimate insubstantiality of diseases and thereby the possibility of removing even the most potent ones.

Finally, she is a picture of full-bodied vitality, youthful with a muscular and rotund body which is a sign of good health in India. Her strong stocky form also denotes her capacity to trample demon-causing diseases.

 

Red Loma Gyonma – wrathful with 2 arms

Green Loma Gyonma – peaceful with 2 arms

Black Loma Gyonma – wrathful with 2 arms

Blue Loma Gyonma – wrathful with 4 arms

Click HERE to download high resolution images of Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari

 

Prayers

Loma Gyonma’s curative abilities are invoked through the power of visualization and mantra recitation.

LOMA GYONMA SADHANA COMPILED BY H.E. TSEM RINPOCHE

This practice was compiled from traditional sources by His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche on 23 April 2015.

[NOTE: This practice can be done daily by anyone or for those who wish to engage in retreats. It does not require any initiations and can be recited in either Tibetan or English.]

Download the Prayer Text here.

 

Prostrations

(Make 3 prostrations to the altar)

 

Taking Refuge

(Recite 3x)

NAMO GURU BEH
NAMO BUDDHA YA
NAMO DHARMA YA
NAMO SANGHA YA

I take refuge in the Guru
I take refuge in the Buddha
I take refuge in the Dharma
I take refuge in the Sangha

 

The Four Immeasurables

SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DE WA DANG
DE WAY GYU DANG DEN PAR GYUR CHIG
SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DUG NGEL DANG
DUG NGEL KYI GYU DANG DEL WAR GYUR CHIG
SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DUG NGEL ME PAY DE WA DANG
MI DREL WAR GYUR CHIG
SEM CHEN TAM CHAY NYE RING CHAG DANG NYI DANG
DREL WAY DANG NYOM LA NAY PAR GYUR CHIG

May all sentient beings have happiness and its causes,
May all sentient beings be free of suffering and its causes,
May all sentient beings never be separated from sorrowless bliss,
May all sentient beings abide in equanimity, free of bias, attachment and anger.

 

Visualization

Out of emptiness arises jeweled Mount Meru, with forests of flowers and fruits, on top of which from the syllable PAM arises a lotus, from AH a moon disc, on which is one’s own consciousness in the form of a yellow PAM, which emanates rays of light, making offerings to the Arya beings. This light clears away the illnesses and sufferings of all living beings. The light collects back into the syllable PAM and oneself transforms into the Bhagavati Parnasavari, in golden color, with three faces and six arms.

The main face is yellow, with an expression of wrath and elegance. The right face is white, with a peaceful expression. The left face is red, with an expression of desire. Each face has three eyes. The first right hand holds an upright vajra, the second an ax, the third an arrow. The first left hand holds a vajra lasso wrapped around the fingers in a gesture of threatening, the second holds a branch with flowers, fruits and leaves, and the third holds a bow. The heel of the right foot is held against the secret region. The knee and sole of the right foot are touching the seat, and the sole of the left foot is touching the seat. Thus she is in a posture of half-standing, half-sitting, in an elegant manner.

She is adorned with jewels and flowers, and wears an upper garment of red silk and a lower garment of tree leaves. With a white snake as a chest ornament and half of the hair bound in a top knot, she is blossoming with youthfulness and beauty, and has an exciting and slightly wrathful expression. Seated amidst blazing light, she is adorned at the forehead with the white syllable OM, at the throat with a red AH and at the heart with a blue HUM. Inside the heart on a sun disc the yellow syllable PAM emanates rays of light inviting from her natural abode the actual goddess Parnasavari along with her entourage.

(Visualize very strongly in front of you…)
From Loma Gyonma’s heart, lights go out and invite the actual Loma Gyonma and all the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas and deities dissolve into her. She and they are one. She contains the essence of all the Buddhas especially the healing ones.

 

Bless the Offerings

OM AH HUM (3x)

 

Offerings

OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ARGHAM PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PADYAM PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PUPE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA DHUPE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ALOKE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA GANDHE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA NEWIDE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA SHAPTA PRATITSA SOHA

 

Praise

I prostrate to You, the illusion-like Wisdom,
Which arises out of the miracle of all the Buddhas
Whoever does the practice of this Goddess
Pacifies forever all illness, evils and obstacles.

 

Mantra Recitation

Visualize golden lights from Loma Gyonma in front of us. The lights come towards us and hit us in the various parts of our body that are diseased or require healing. Think strongly that the disease(s) is expelled from our body and our body is filled with light which is Loma Gyonma’s enlightened energy.

Essence Mantra

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI HRI HA HUM PHAT SOHA

(Perform the visualization during recitation of the Essence Mantra)

Action Mantra

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI SARVA DZARA PRASHAMANAYE SOHA (7x)

Long Mantra

TAYATHA / OM AMRITE / ASHVASTANGE /
MAMARA / MAMARA / SHAMAVARA /
SHAMA UPASHAMA TUNUPI /
NUTUTUTUTU MULE SOHA /
NAMA SHAVARNANNA /
OM PISHATSI PARNA SHAVARI VISHATSI SOHA /
OM PARNA SHAVARI HUM PHAT
OM ANGURE / MANGURE PARNA SHAVARIYE SOHA /
OM PISHATSI PARNA SHAVARI SOHA /
SARVA MARI PASHAMANI /
SARVA DUSTANANI VANDHA MUGANA HUM PHAT SOHA
(Recite 3x)

 

Bless Offerings

OM AH HUM (3x)

 

Torma Offering

From one’s heart centre emanates rays of light, inviting the goddess Pita Parnasavari and Her entourage.

BENZA SAMADZA

(thus inviting)

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA IDAM BALIM GRIHANA PAYA GRIHANA PAYA SARVA DZVARA PRASHAMANAYE SOHA
(Recite 3x)

 

Offerings

OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ARGHAM PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PADYAM PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PUPE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA DHUPE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ALOKE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA GANDHE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA NEWIDE PRATITSA SOHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA SHAPTA PRATITSA SOHA

 

Praise

I prostrate to You, the illusion-like Wisdom,
Which arises out of the miracle of all the Buddhas
Whoever does the practice of this Goddess
Pacifies forever all illness, evils and obstacles

 

Requests

Please take this offering,
and may the yogi myself and all others be free from illness.
May we be endowed with long life, power,
fame and fortune, dignity and great wealth.
Grant us the attainments of all actions of pacification, increase, etc.
May the pledgeholders always protect
and assist us in achieving all attainments.
May they pacify untimely death, illness, evils, disturbances, obstacles,
bad dreams, bad signs and omens and bad activities.
May the world have peace, good crops and increase of grains.
May the Dharma flourish, causing all goodness to arise.
May all that I have in my mind be fulfilled.

 

Request Worldly Beings to Return

OM BENZA MU

(Visualize Loma Gyonma and her enlightened entourage dissolving into you)

 

Dedication

By the virtues collected through this practice
May I quickly attain the state of Pita Parnasavari
and lead all beings, without exception,
to the state of Enlightenment.

 

Back to Tabs

LOMA GYONMA SADHANA EXTRACTED FROM OPUSCULA TIBETANA

The practice of Yellow Loma Gyonma is said to be particularly effective against contracting diseases.

ONLY TO BE DONE BY THOSE WHO HAVE RECEIVED INITIATION

Download the Prayer Text here.

 

Refuge and Generating the Mind of Enlightenment

I take refuge until complete enlightenment
in the Buddhas, the Dharma and the Supreme Assembly,
Through the merit I collect by practicing giving and the other perfections,
May I attain Buddhahood for the sake of all living beings.

At one’s heart on a lotus and moon disc is the syllable PAM
from which emanates rays of light,
inviting PITA PARNASAVARI adorned by Guru Akshobya
surrounded by Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.

 

Inviting the Wisdom Beings

OM VAJRA SAMADZA

 

Prostrations

NAMO GURUBHYA
NAMA PARNASAVARI BUDDHA BODHISATTVA SAPARIVAREBHYA

(thus offering prostrations)

 

Offerings

OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ARGHAM PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PADYAM PRATITISA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PUSPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA DHUPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ALOKE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA GANDHE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA NAIVIDYE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA SHABDA AH HUM SVAHA

(thus making offerings)

 

Bodhicitta Vow

I take refuge in the Three Jewels.
I regret all my unwholesome deeds.
I rejoice in the merit of all beings.
I will hold Bodhicitta until Enlightenment. (recite 3x)

OM VAJRA MU

(the Wisdom Beings depart)

 

The Four Immeasurables

May all living beings be endowed with happiness
and the causes of happiness.
May all living beings be free from suffering
and the causes of suffering.
May all living beings be endowed with the happiness
that is free from suffering.
May all living beings remain in a state of equanimity
not having attachment for those they hold close
nor aversion for those they keep at a distance

(thus meditate on the Four Immeasurables)

 

OM SVABHAVA SHUDDA SARVA DHARMA SVABHAVA SHUDDHO HAM

(Dissolving into emptiness)

 

Out of emptiness arises jeweled Mount Meru, with forests of flowers and fruits, on top of which from the syllable PAM arises a lotus, from AH a moon disc, on which is one’s own consciousness in the form of a yellow PAM, which emanates rays of light, making offerings to the Arya beings. This light clears away the illnesses and sufferings of all living beings. The light collects back into the syllable PAM and oneself transforms into the Bhagavati Parnasavari, in golden color, with three faces and six arms.

The main face is yellow, with an expression of wrath and elegance. The right face is white, with a peaceful expression. The left face is red, with an expression of desire. Each face has three eyes. The first right hand holds an upright vajra, the second an ax, the third an arrow. The first left hand holds a vajra lasso wrapped around the fingers in a gesture of threatening, the second holds a branch with flowers, fruits and leaves, and the third holds a bow. The heel of the right foot is held against the secret region. The knee and sole of the right foot are touching the seat, and the sole of the left foot is touching the seat. Thus she is in a posture of half-standing, half-sitting, in an elegant manner.

She is adorned with jewels and flowers, and wears an upper garment of red silk and a lower garment of tree leaves. With a white snake as a chest ornament and half of the hair bound in a top knot, she is blossoming with youthfulness and beauty, and has an exciting and slightly wrathful expression. Seated amidst blazing light, she is adorned at the forehead with the white syllable OM, at the throat with a red AH and at the heart with a blue HUM. Inside the heart on a sun disc the yellow syllable PAM emanates rays of light inviting from her natural abode the actual goddess Parnasavari along with her entourage.

 

VAJRA SAMADZA
DZA HUM BAM HO

Again rays of light emanate, inviting all Tathagata initiating deities.

VAJRA SAMADZA

 

Offerings

OM VAJRA ARGHAM PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA PADYAM PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA PUSPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA DHUPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA ALOKE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA GANDHE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA NAIVIDYE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM VAJRA SHABDA PRATITSA SVAHA

Oh all Tathagatas, please grant me the initiation.

(thus requesting)

 

Just as all Tathagatas received initiation at the moment of their birth, likewise we now grant initiation with the pure water of the gods.

OM SARVA TATHAGATA ABHISEKATA SAMAYA SRIYE HUM
(Saying this, the initiation with the water of the vase is bestowed.)

 

The entire body is filled with the nectar from the initiation, purifying all stains. The excess water comes out of the crown and transforms into Buddha Akshobya.

(Then, bless the offerings according to the Kriya Tantra tradition.)

OM VAJRA AMRTA KUNDALI HANA HANA HUM PHAT

OM SVABHAVA SHUDDHA SARVA DHARMA SVABHAVA SHUDDHO HAM

Everything is emptiness. Out of emptiness in front of oneself appears the syllable OM which transforms into eight spacious jewelled vessels. In each of those vessels appears the syllable OM, which transform into godly substances: water for the mouth, water for the feet, flowers, incense, and so forth, clear, unobstructed and as extensive as space.

OM ARGHAM AH HUM
OM PADYAM AH HUM
OM PUSPE AH HUM
OM DHUPE AH HUM
OM ALOKE AH HUM
OM GANDHE AH HUM
OM NAIVIDYE AH HUM
OM SHABDA AH HUM

(Then, make offerings as before at the time of visualising the assembly)

 

Offerings

OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ARGHAM PRATITSAYE SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PADYAM PRATITSAYE SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PUSPE PRATITSAYE SVAHA
ON PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA DHUPE PRATITSAYA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ALOKE PRATITSAYE SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA GANDHE PRATITSAYE SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA NAIVIDYE PRATITSAYE SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA SHABDA PRATITSAYE SVAHA

 

Praises

I prostrate to You, the illusion-like Wisdom
Which arises out of the miracle of all Buddhas.
Whoever does the practice of this Goddess
Pacifies forever all illness, evils and obstacles.

 

Mantra Recitation

Essence Mantra

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI HRI HA HUM PHAT SVAHA

Action Mantra

(recite any number of times)

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI SARVA DZVARA PRASHAMANAYE SVAHA

Long Mantra

(If you wish to recite the long mantra of Parnasavari)

TADYATHA / OM AMRTE / ASHVASTANGE /
MAMARA / MAMARA / SHAMAVARA /
SHAMA UPASHAMA TUNUPI /
NUTUTUTUTU MULE SVAHA /
NAMA SHAVARNANNA /
OM PISHATSI PARNA SHAVARI VISHATSI SVAHA /
OM PARNA SHAVARI HUM PHAT
OM ANGURE / MANGURE PARNA SHAVARIYE SVAHA /
OM PISHATSI PARNA SHAVARI SVAHA /
SARVA MARI PASHAMANI /
SARVA DUSTANANI VANDHA MUGANA HUM PHAT SVAHA /
(recite thus)

 

(The white torma should be blessed according to the Kriya Tantra tradition)

OM VAJRA AMRTA KUNDALI HANA HANA HUM PHAT

OM SVABHAVA SHUDDHA SARVA DHARMA SVABHAVA SHUDDHO HAM

Out of emptiness from the syllable YAM comes a wind mandala, on top of which from RAM comes a fire mandala. From the syllable AH comes a skullcup, white on the outside and red inside, huge and spacious, containing the five meats and five nectars, which are purified, transformed and multiplied by the recitation of the three syllables [OM AH HUM]. The substances become an undefiled ocean of wisdom nectar.

OM AH HUM (recite three times)

 

Torma Offering

From one’s heart centre emanates rays of light, inviting the goddess Pita Parnasavari and Her entourage.

VAJRA SAMADZA
(thus inviting)

OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA IDAM BALIM GRHANA PAYA GRHANA PAYA SARVA DZVARA PRASHAMANAYE SVAHA
(recite three times)

(Then make offerings and offer praises like before)

 

Offerings

OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ARGHAM PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PADYAM PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA PUSPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA DHUPE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA ALOKE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA GANDHE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA NAIVIDYE PRATITSA SVAHA
OM PARNASAVARI SAPARIVARA SHABDA PRATITSA SVAHA

 

Praises

I prostrate to You, the illusion-like Wisdom,
Which arises out of the miracle of all the Buddhas
Whoever does the practice of this Goddess
Pacifies forever all illness, evils and obstacles.

 

Requests

Please take this offering,
and may the yogi myself and all others be free from illness.
May we be endowed with long life, power,
fame and fortune, dignity and great wealth.
Grant us the attainments of all actions of pacification, increase, etc.
May the pledgeholders always protect
and assist us in achieving all attainments.
May they pacify untimely death, illness, evils, disturbances, obstacles,
bad dreams, bad signs and omens and bad activities.
May the world have peace, good crops and increase of grains.
May the Dharma flourish, causing all goodness to arise.
May all that I have in my mind be fulfilled.

(Thus making requests for the desired purposes)

OM VAJRA MU
(Thus requesting the wisdom beings to depart)

 

Dedication

By the virtues collected through this practice
May I quickly attain the state of Pita Parnasavari
and lead all beings, without exception,
to the state of Enlightenment.

 

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  1. Jacinta on Aug 27, 2018 at 9:35 am

    The first time I set my eyes upon Loma Gyonma was on 18th August 2018 (18/8/2018) . I felt the warmth and the sense of peace pervades that area. As if we are being protected. Thank you Rinpoche for introducing this most powerful and potent deity for us to propitiate especially to ward off against contagious diseases which are very rampant nowadays. Just recently, there was an outbreak of Hand, Foot And Mouth disease that affected primary and kindergarten school-going children. The outbreak was so bad that many schools were being closed. Thinking of this, grateful to have Loma Gyonma in KFR. KFR is really a potent and powerful healing place for us and we should visit this place regularly, to benefit oneself and others.

    Thank you Rinpoche

  2. Lin Mun on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness in giving us this precious and powerful teaching of Loma Gyonma. Rinpoche not only provide us the prayers but also the opportunity to see the beautiful statue in Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong. May those who are sick or family members who are not well start reciting her mantra and help lessen the suffering/pain.

  3. so kin hoe (KISG) on May 25, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness to share us the practice of Loma Gyonma and composed the prayers text of praising Loma Gyonma and requesting Loma Gyonma to heal our body, spirit and mind of diseases without any initiation required. Upon reading through the article, the powerful practice of Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari not only can heal the severe and virulent diseases which can endanger and threaten our life, but also able to help us to accumulate merits through the Six Paramitas practice that will lead us to become enlightened beings ultimately.

    This is the first time I am learning about the Three Poisons; attachment, anger and mental darkness, which can cause the health problems in breathing, muscular activity, sensory functions, speech and urination due to our attachment. Subsequently, health problems such as liver diseases, jaundice, poor metabolism, vital energies problems and body heat are due to our anger, and illness such phlegm, asthma, lymphatic complications and infectious diseases are caused by our mental darkness or confusion. Hence, by studying and practicing the Buddhadharma to eradicate our attachment, anger and mental darkness can lead us to good health and eventually longevity. No doubt, the cause of having good health and longevity are required to be supported by virtuous deeds and pure motivations to compensate the bad karma since the bad karma due to wrong or non-virtuous actions, which we have committed from our past lives, play the primary cause of our sickness and disease in current lifetime.

    May the practice of enlightened Loma Gyonma spread to the ten directions, especially reaching to those people who are severely ill and battling against the life-threatening disease for effective and quick recovery.

    Humbly with folded hands,
    kin hoe

  4. Tsem Rinpoche on May 13, 2018 at 7:15 am

    For mother’s day at Kechara Forest Retreat to collect merits:

    For your mama’s health of body and mind, purchase a Loma Gyonma mantra carved on stone (one piece) from Naropa’s cave and then hold it and recite short praise to Loma Gyonma 21x (her short praise)(can get from P.David) and then offer the stone mantra to Loma Gyonma statue on her rock pedestal by Tara’s walk. Think the mantra is dedicated to one’s mother and may she have Buddha energy/imprints planted in her mind to learn/practice dharma deeply in the future or future life….That would be good to if you like….good for everyone to do this on Mother’s and Father’s day and anyone’s birthday……….Tsem Rinpoche

    Praise to Loma Gyonma
    I prostrate to You, the illusion-like Wisdom,
    Which arises out of the miracle of all the Buddhas
    Whoever does the practice of this Goddess
    Pacifies forever all illness, evils and obstacles.

    Mantra Recitation
    Visualize golden lights from Loma Gyonma in front of us. The lights come towards us and hit us in the various parts of our body that are diseased or require healing. Think strongly that the disease(s) is expelled from our body and our body is filled with light which is Loma Gyonma’s enlightened energy.

    Essence Mantra
    OM PISHATSI PARNASAVARI HRI HA HUM PHAT SOHA

    Source for more information: https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=64691

    直子 鈴木

  5. Jacinta Goh on Apr 24, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Dear Rinpoche,

    Reading this Buddha Loma Gyonma, made me realised that there are so many methods for us to practice and yet I only know a handful of it. When Rinpoche mentioned about SARS and H1N1, it reminds me of a teaching given by Rinpoche on Sars where Rinpoche has bestowed upon the teachings on White Tara and Garuda. Recently, Rinpoche even introduced to us again the practice of Medicine Buddha and this is another form of healing as well. I think these different practices must have its affinity to different type of diseases and people as well. Medicine Buddha is commonly known by many, however for this Buddha it might not be the same. Perhaps affinity is at play. Hope that those who are afflicted by diseases will be protected by Her through recitation of Her sacred mantra.

    Thank You Rinpoche

  6. Alice Tay on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:41 pm

    Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari is a practice other than Medicine Buddha that we can do and dedicate to someone we love or a pet. We can blow the mantra on water to be drunk or on pets to bless them. Doing this practice not only heals diseases, it also creates the situation where we can accumulate merits through practicing the 6 Paramitas and ultimately lead us towards enlightenment path.

    Thank you Rinpoche for your kindness and compassion to compile this practice for all of us and to those who do not have the opportunity to receive practices directly from a lama, or to receive initiations into her practice from a lama.

  7. Jason on Apr 14, 2017 at 2:51 am

    Normally , I heard Medicine Buddha is a healing Buddha. This is my first approach to Female Healing Deity,Loma Gyonma who is a emanation of Tara.
    According to Rinpoche, practice of Loma Gyonma will bring good health or healing to sick people very effectively. Without a healthy body, we can’t practice or doing Dharma to benefit others.
    We can see that how compassion of Buddha or Bodhisattva to ensure we can practice Dharma to clear our negative karma and collect merits until we enlightened.
    Thanks Rinpoche for doing some compilations on Loma Gyonma practices so everyone can practice without any initiation.

    Jason

  8. Samfoonheei on Apr 13, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    Lhoma Gyonma is said to be an emanation of Tara and Guan Yin ,that is very interesting Goddess Loma Gyonma or Pita Parnasavari ‘s practice is a powerful practice for healing disease, destroy harmful spirits and enrich life and good health.A good sharing for us to know a more insight of one of the healing Deity which is coming soon to KFR. hHealing Park.I am looking forward to see and all of us to gain the blessing of these beautiful healing Buddha.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these teachings.

  9. Fong on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Thank you, Rinpoche for this teaching on Loma Gyonma to heals ourselves of our physical afflictions and also enable us to accumulate merits from this practice.

    It is most kind of you to give this to us who have no initiations so that we can benefit tow-fold from this.

    May Rinpoche have stable health and long life.

  10. Marek on Jan 4, 2017 at 7:53 pm
  11. Marek on Jan 4, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    print her picture, make a gift of her picture by “inviting” her to sick people – in popular Chinese belief, it appears to be more effective for men to propitiate female deities, women to propitiate male deities – then – what do I know? I’m just lost in Samsara like a solitary blind sheep in a forest at night – constantly bumping into and tripping over stuff, unaware of what might be there

  12. Marek on Jan 4, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    her Chinese name: Ye Yi Fo Mu – leaf clad Buddha Mother

  13. Marek on Jan 4, 2017 at 1:23 am

    she cured my sickness in half the time the doctors said it would take – mind you, I took the pills, no booze, no cigarettes, ate well, positive outlook, lots of fresh air and exercise, no transmission of her mantra, “invited” her pictures free from Shanghai’s 1 and only Gelugpa Temple – situated on Changde Lu near Xinzha Lu, sharing premises with Ju Shi Lin Pure Land Temple, the mantra I practised is different to the ones above – Om Pishachi Parnashavari Sarva Jora Prashmanaye Soha
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ajOEwyHhag
    http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php/Parnashavari

  14. Fong on Jul 31, 2016 at 1:33 am

    Loma Gyunma embodies healing of body and mind, through the Six Paramitas. In this modern times, we face so very many challenges with illnesses and diseases, this article is so very apt.

    As we heal ourselves and others, we are better able to practice and collect merits towards our practice. What a very good spiral of events for our practice.

    Thank you, Rinpoche for the article and teaching. May Rinpoche have stable health and long life. May Rinpoche’s wishes manifest swiftly and smoothly.

  15. CindyH on Jun 11, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    Coming back to this article, it reminded me of the lesser prominent aspect of the Loma Gyonma practice wherein if you diligently do her practice, you are in fact also creating the situation for possible accumulation of merits through practicing the Six Paramitas. This is very significant as when we accumulate merits via the Six Paramitas, we are in effect creating the causes for ourselves to become a fully enlightened being in the future. And this is in addition to the more “immediate” effect of her practice i.e. her ability to cure all kinds of illness particularly in curing epidemics and wide-spread contagious diseases like SARS, AIDS, H1N1 and such like dangerous diseases. After all, Loma Gyonma is an emanation of the Buddha with the special characteristic of healing contagious diseases.
    I also remember feeling much calmer whilst chanting her mantras together with my Protector’s mantra when I was hospitalised last year and although the doctors could not conclusively diagnose the cause of my sudden condition, I was actually discharged with a clean bill of health.

  16. Paul Yap on Dec 5, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    this practice is definitely very beneficial to many people that needs help and assistance. There are lots of uncured sicknesses nowadays, some don’t even heard of. From the writing above, What interesting is, Lhoma Gyonma is said to be an emanation of Tara and Guan Yin as well. Buddhas has manifested in different form to suit and help us, with great compassion and wisdom, various method was introduce for us to overcome inner and outer obstacles. Lhoma Gyonma is definitely one of my favorite Deities!

  17. Bradley Kassian on Sep 18, 2015 at 1:50 am

    Thank you Rinpoche for making this wonderful practice avalible too us. 🙂

    Parnashavari (tib. Loma Gyonma)

    • Bradley Kassian on Oct 8, 2015 at 11:18 pm

      Goddess who pacifies every illness
      And all disease-causing demons,
      I bow before you, divine mother.

      Manifesting in every field and village,
      Especially appearing in forested places…
      Homage to you, powerful mountain lady…
      Homage to you, playful goddess.

      You know all the methods of taming,
      Adorned with clothing of fresh tree leaves,
      Ornamented by many fruits and flowers,
      Homage to you, goddess wearing leaves.

      With the roar of peaceful mantras,
      You pacify epidemics and sufferings;
      With the thunder of wrathful mantras,
      You destroy poisonous spirits;
      Homage to your holy speech.

      Your peaceful heart soothes living beings;
      With deep affection and delight,
      You magnify life and glory;
      O goddess whose mind is spacious and free,
      I worship you!

      • Bradley Kassian on Oct 10, 2015 at 12:37 am

        Parnasavari

        Dwells in a forest glade high on a mountainside. Her beauty reflects the allure of the forest. Her skin glistens with emerald light. “The healing sap of trees flows through her veins; her limbs are robust and supple as sapplings.” she “adorns herself with nature’s finery: feathers, flowers fruits and berries.” She as a skirt made of leaves, it “sways around her hips as she daces in her primeal bower.” She wanders “in a state of joyous, primal rapture, alive to the colors, fragrance, and textures of the secrets. Her woodland home is a treasure trove of botanical riches and medicinal secrets. Tutored in the unwritten lore of the forest, she is mistress of its healing mysteries, a goddess with the power to cure the most drastic illnesses and epidemics.”

        Parnasavari means “Tribal Woman Clothed in Leaves. Her first appearance in a Tantric sense came about in the Tenth and eleventh centuries, hence why she is regarded as more tribal in appearance. She was an important goddess [and ultimately a Buddha] in Indian Buddhism, and still serves this role in the Tibetan Pantheon.” “Her clothing and attributes express the connection with nature from which her healing powers derive. Her leaf skirt blends harmoniously with sylvan surroundings and offers a ready supply of herbaceous remedies. Her skirt is festooned with fruit, flowers, and feathers. She is necklaced by a white snake, crowned with flowers, and has small snakes as hair ribbons.”

        She carries equipment of one who lives in the wilds. “She wields a small axe, invaluable for anyone subsisting in the forest, and ideal for harvesting fruit, herbs, and medicinal plants.” She wields “a bow and arrow, tools befitting a huntress, and waves aloft a tree branch laden with fruits, flowers, and fresh young leaves.” She also sports “a noose that could serve a number of practical purposes, such a snaring small game and bundling botanical harvests.”

        Everything in the universe has healing power and under some circumstances, a healer “knows how to channel this omnipresent force.” Parnasavari personifies the “magical healing properties of nature that can be tapped through dance, trance, incantation,” and mantra. Parnasavari’s curative powers are channeled through meditation, ritual, and mantra, so the objects that she carries serve a ritual purpose. An example would be tree leaves, which were used in healing rites in India. Her implements also serve in “the ritual capture and binding of diseases. In the South Asian and Himalayan medical theory, diseases are not only conditions but entities invisible to the eye but nonetheless can be banished or destroyed.” When invoked, “she uses her vajra-tipped noose to lasso the disease demons. She clasps the noose with a threatening hand gesture (tarjani mudra), signaling the imminent entrapment of harmful spirits. After she has extracted the disease demons, she uses her axe to chop them or her bow and arrow to pierce their hearts, rendering them impotent.”

        “Parnasavari’s healing activity is most directly indicated by the vajra (bronze scepter) she bears. The vajra symbolizes her indestructibility as well as her adamantine insight into the illusory nature of all phenomena. A healer, to be effective, must have the wisdom to recognize the ultimate insubstantiality of a disease if she or he is to envision its absence and accomplish its removal.” In tantric ritual a vajra is flourished with sacred hand gestures to channel energy. “Thus it conveys that the healer works with the patient’s energy. “The physical symptoms are understood as a tangible manifestation of a negative energy embedded in the patient’s psyche or a disturbance in the patient’s energies due to the toxic substances, harmful psychological factors, or malevolent supernatural energy. A healer must discern the nature of the disease as a blockage of energy flow and intervene to restore a balanced, healthy pattern.”

        The vajra directs energy, addresses the metaphysical level of healing work, well the sceptre strikes through the physical manifestation to the core of the problem.

        She has many manifestations in India and Tibet, can come in many colours including green, and yellow, but usually found with six arms and wields implements of vajra, axe, arrow in her right hands, and in her left noose, bow, and a freshly cut tree branch. In her other forms such as an eight arm form found in India and Tibet she can be found wielding peacock feathers, bowl of medicines, and a double vajra. She is a picture of robust vitality, youthful, vibrant, muscular with a plump firm body all reflecting a sign of good health, and able to trample demons.

        She pursues disease yet “merely at play in her woodland roaming, affectionate toward living beings, joyful to exercise her healing art.” She has mastery over the four modes of ritual activity in her “cure of diseases, as she pacifies and subjugates all illness and causes of illness, destroys harmful spirits, and enriches life and good health.”

        Parnasavari may be shown in a meditation pose but commonly found lunging, conveying her physical prowess in confronting an adversary. Fundamentally it’s an archers stance and the pose represents a spirited dance flourishing her implements and leaf wand to drive away illness. Her dance motif may also reflect the role of dance in Indic healing rituals. An example would be a shamanic ceremony where the healer shakes a drum decked with leaves as he dances in trance to exorcise demons. In some iconography her bent leg with her heel pushed against her pelvis, stimulates the flow of energy in the pelvic area for the purpose of “sending it upward along the spine an directing it to the desired ends such as creativity, healing, or heightened states of awareness.”

        She has a few healing methods in which a Buddhist practitioner can tap into her healing powers. All these techniques begin with the creation of a vivid mental image of the goddess. The mediator absorbs the image and then works with her divine healing energies in a state of unity with her. “One method is to transmit colored light from the mediator’s body to specific persons or whole towns or areas that are threatened by contagious diseases or epidemics. Another method is to make amulets imbued with presence by dharani recitation. The amulet would be worn to protect the wearer against infectious disease and other misfortunes.” If following one of her ritual texts, one can imbue her presence and healing energy in medicines such as herbs, powders, pills, through recitation of her mantra and envision dissolving her into these objects of healing. This is very much like the Medicine Buddha’s healing practice or blessing an object through Tsongkhapa’s migtsema mantra. These pills etc. once blessed then can be administered to sick persons or distributed to areas at a risk of epidemic.

        Though the process of healing associated with Parnasavari involves physical substances and ritual acts, it is ultimately seen as a process of purification, specifically the purification of negative karma which caused the disease to manifest in the first place, and remove any other karma that will cause disease in the future, well at the same time healing the body and mind of the practitioner. Her healing energy and presence can operate on the the most subtle levels of a person’s being, eliminating the underlying causes of illness by clearing blockages in the normal flow of energy and infusing the recipient’s spirit with sufficient radiance and resilience to prevent the recurrence of the disease.

        One of her healing meditations described in a Tibetan text operates on this subtle level. The “healer focuses on the five energy centers of his or her body. The five centers, known as chakras, are located at the crown of the head, throat , heart, navel and sexual organ. The healer creates a mental image of Parnasavari in each chakra: a white goddess at the crown, red at the throat, blue at the heart, yellow at the naval, and green at the pelvis. These “small figures emit streams of light that the healer mentally transmits to the corresponding bodily sites in the patient. The patient consciously absorbs the energy and visualizes it flooding the energy centers, removing blockages and regenerating the body at the etheric level.”

        A “person who is sufficiently self-aware can prolong the benefits [of her practice] by refraining from pathogenic patterns of thought and emotion in the future.” Those really adept at her practice can create protective shields of light around the body, that stand guard against negative energies or contagions that arise in the future.”

        Parnasavari is attributed with virtually limitless healing powers. A current Sakya manual states she is effective against “all illness and demons causing illness, and provides a detailed list of diseases she can cure, including those that are otherwise incurable or resistant to treatment, are of short or long duration, disrupt the body on the elemental level (earth, air, fire, water, and space), involve the humors (wind, bile, phlegm) , attack any part of the body, cause fatigue or fever, are caused by demons or harmful astrological influences, and afflict domestic and wild animals. She even wards off nightmares and injurious accidents.” Though her “curative powers are comprehensive, she is regarded as a specialist in the cure of contagious diseases, plagues, and epidemics in human and animal populations. In these cases, Parnasavari’s healing energies may be invoked by means of a public ceremony in the area at risk and the distribution of consecrated pills, to prevent the spread of the contagion to a community, grant individual immunity once a plague has begun, or hasten the end of the epidemic in progress.”

        Reference: Buddhist Goddesses of India by Miranda Shaw

  18. Li Kheng on Sep 8, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    Buddha embarked on a journey to find the antidote to aging, illness and death. After years of trial and tribulation, Buddha found the solution – the Dharma.

    From what I understand, the practice of Loma Gyonma eradicates our illness by

    1) purifying our karma of non-virtuous deeds from the past
    2) developing our Bodhicitta mind and insight into the non-existence of the diseases

    This reiterates why Dharma is the ultimate solution that relieves us from suffering arising from aging, illness and death.

  19. Joy Kam on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    This certainly a rare, precious and amazing practice. Thank you Rinpoche, now I know a little bit more about the amazing healing hermit goddess I’ve been painting Loma Gyonma who is also another lovely form of the supreme mother Tara 🙂

    Also thank you Rinpoche for sharing with us this practice without having to take the initiation. I am sure many will find this very useful as well as safe to share with others especially during these degenerate times where getting where spiritual practice is on the decline not to mentioned getting initiations on such treasures. Rinpoche’s blog is literally a treasure cove of Dharma wisdom and knowledge. It will keep on benefiting millions who have no Dharma centre, no Dharma teacher or friends, and no Dharma facilities now and forever into the future.

  20. Sharon Ong on Jun 25, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Thank you for this timely post, Rinpoche. No doubt very useful and appropriate in times like this where dengue cases are on the rise. May this powerful practice bring healing to all who needs it.

  21. stella on Jun 16, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for this very detailed teaching of the Healing Deity. Sentient beings are plagued by many diseases in this kaliyuga age. The practice of a powerful enlightened healer will definitely help many people who are suffering.

    Thank you, Rinpoche for being so kind.

    Sincerely and humbly,
    Stella

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    In the span of 40 years, a dense forest emerged from his effort and it is now even bigger than central park in New York. Many animals such as elephants, rhinos and even tigers have returned to live in that place. What he said was inspiring.

    “I see bad things happening on my island, and I do what I can to help.” – Jadav Payeng

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/forest-man-of-india-%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E6%A3%AE%E6%9E%97%E4%B9%8B%E5%AD%90
  • sarassitham
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 07:05 PM
    900 million trees are cut down annually throughout the world. Over 29 million trees are chopped off each day and 20 million acres of forests are sacrificed of which 6 million of those acres are turned into wood pulp to make paper. Given the extend of repercussions faced by China due to disrespect for its environment, a change of mindset should take precedence over just merely planting more trees to solve the grave matter. Perhaps this message may help them open their hearts to see that ‘Mother Nature’ is a *powerful force* not to be belittled or trifled with.
    https://bit.ly/1JiV420
  • R.Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 02:08 PM
    All of us can’t run away from our own karma where everyone has to face it no matter what happens. Some of us are experiencing the karma now, so it effects our prayers and spritual practices to our god. By reading this article i can understand that by praying and believing in Dorje Shugden, it helps us to create conducive conditions for a robust life and spiritual practice.

    As a Dharma protector, Dorje Shugden will remove our obstacles, and protect us and our loved ones. Dorje Shugden’s ability to manifest in different aspects such as wrathful, peaceful, and so on which is very important as it allows him to connect with more people from different levels, to help them with their differing problems.
    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Mm65rr
  • Sofi
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 11:44 AM
    His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche’s Precious Teaching Collection

    Since he was a child, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche had shown special abilities to perform various miracles; one being invoking a female naga goddess at a nearby lake from his village.

    Read more about of H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s holy Guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and his precious teachings: http://bit.ly/HHZongRinpoche
  • R.Ummamageswari
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 10:54 AM
    Beijing have taken part in various voluntary tree planting activities and planted over 200 million trees over the past 40 years. Trees also reduce the greenhouse effect by shading houses and office buildings. This reduces the need for air conditioning which in turn reduces the amount of fossil fuels burned to produce electricity.

    The combination of carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere, carbon storage in wood and the cooling effect makes trees extremely efficient tools in fighting the greenhouse effect. Planting trees remains one of the most cost-effective means of drawing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. If every American family planted one tree, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would be reduced by one billion pounds annually. This equates the amount that human activity pumps into the atmosphere each year.
    Read more : https://bit.ly/2EjFq8H
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 01:46 AM
    Benefits of Praying to Dorje Shugden
    There are many benefits to praying to Dorje Shugden, which include:

    – Opening our minds to universal wisdom so we can develop clarity of mind, understanding and penetrative insight.
    – Easing the suffering we endure within our minds and helping us to acquire the necessary resources to achieve our full spiritual potential. Dorje Shugden has the ability to provide both physical and spiritual wealth on those who put their trust in him.
    – Increasing lifespan, material resources, merit and spiritual realisations.
    – Neutralising the effects of negative speech and its energies.
    – Safeguarding our physical and mental wellbeing and helping us to achieve our goals.
    – Neutralising the effects of black magic.
    – Providing us with spiritual support so that we can develop stability and determination to alleviate negative mental states that hold us back from achieving our full potential.

    Read more: https://bit.ly/2Mm65rr
  • nicholas
    Tuesday, May 21. 2019 12:24 AM
    Here’s another wonderful selection of supernatural encounters by celebrities. Find these neat as they show that people from all walks of life have experiences. Have a watch, learn and enjoy. Just click below on the video and watch. Very interesting episode.

    https://bit.ly/2Gd20A7
  • Yee Yin
    Monday, May 20. 2019 11:08 PM
    Located at the Longkou Nanshan Scenic Area is the world’s largest, seated bronze Buddha statue. The Longkou Nanshan Giant Buddha statue is 38.55 metre-tall (126 feet) and weighs 380 tonnes. It was completed and consecrated in 2004. The Longkou Nanshan Giant Buddha is also sometimes referred to as the Buddha of the East due to its location in China.

    http://bit.ly/LongkouBuddha
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, May 20. 2019 10:58 PM
    Mr. John Blofeld who was one of the early Westerners whose genuine interest in Buddhism and the philosophies of the east manifested in his books. His books in turn opened the doorway for the west to be introduced to the vast wisdom of the east, especially from China and Tibet. China’s form of Buddhism is indeed profound and produced countless great masters and practitioners in the last thousand years. China’s culture, customs, way of life, food, writing, dance, music, architecture, inventions and so on have been immense and the impact they have had on the world is beyond measure. China is indeed a great and ancient civilisation.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/john-blofeld-and-his-spiritual-journey.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Monday, May 20. 2019 10:43 PM
    Ku Shulan was not born in a good family. She did not sound to have a good life. She didn’t have the opportunity to get an education and she was married to a husband who always abused her. Her life was just miserable.

    Even though her life was miserable, but she had a very strong passion for papercutting arts. Perhaps this was how she could express her feelings and bring some joy in her. Her works are very vibrant and full of energy. She was not defeated by her tough and difficult life.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/ku-shulan-goddess-of-paper-cut.html
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  • Lin Mun
    Monday, May 20. 2019 09:55 PM
    It’s amazing how one man can plant the trees all by himself and made into a huge forest. So much dedication to the love of nature and environment. I am sure this is not an easy task and require a lot of passion and determination to reach where it is today. Really hope that government will support him in all areas such as financial, human resource and etc. All of us have the responsibility to take care of our environment and we need to do something to save the world for our next generation.
    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing this inspiring article.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/forest-man-of-india-%e5%8d%b0%e5%ba%a6%e6%a3%ae%e6%9e%97%e4%b9%8b%e5%ad%90
  • Lin Mun
    Monday, May 20. 2019 09:08 PM
    This is great idea. Many people live in the high rise buildings nowadays and will usually avoid any plantation. But planting in small container is convenient and very manageable. We can plant some herbs and we can use it for our cooking too. Everyone likes healthy food and organic style. With this method, we can at least produce some easy to plant herbs, and leafy vegetables. Also it is a healthy hobby to engage too. ��

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/one-minute-story/container-gardening-how-to-grow-vegetables-without-a-backyard

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The Known and unknown are both feared,
Known is being comfortable and stagnant,
The unknown may be growth and opportunities,
One shall never know if one fears the unknown more than the known.
Who says the unknown would be worse than the known?
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My way of sharing....
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Please contemplate deeply what this message is sharing. Tsem Rinpoche
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Beautiful Lord Buddha carving which is so elegant. Tsem Rinpoche
We can love others as we heal ourselves inside...~Tsem Rinpoche
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We can love others as we heal ourselves inside...~Tsem Rinpoche
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Beautiful short and powerful teaching by Dilgo Kyentse Rinpoche
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This poor boy is being forced to leave his friend to be sold for slaughter. Children have a natural connection with animals, and they know it is wrong to hurt and kill them. Children lose this connection by being indoctrinated (brainwashed) by their parents/peers into believing animals are here to be exploited, killed, and eaten.- from Lucinda Smyth FB page
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Some people really struggle and put in so much effort in their lives. Amazing. Tsem Rinpoche
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18th Century Mongolian made Namgyalma statue. Very artistic. Very beautiful. Usually her arms are 'all over the place' but this one is so artistically placed and poised. Tsem Rinpoche
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My mother Ms. Dewa Nimbo came out with a new book. I am happy for her. Tsem Rinpoche
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