A Concert of Names of Manjushri

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Manjushri Namasanghiti

Chanting the Names of Manjushri (Manjushri Namasanghiti) is one of the most revered tantric texts in Tibetan Buddhism.

The Buddha Shakyamuni and Bodhisattva Manjushri worked closely to expound the Dharma, although Manjushri himself had achieved enlightenment many lifetimes ago. According to the Avatamsaka Sutra, Manjushri is actually the Buddha Nageshvaraja who achieved enlightenment many eons ago in a different world system. In Shakyamuni’s time however, he took the form of Manjushri, a student of Lord Buddha himself. Indeed, many teachings arose just because Manjushri asked a question to Buddha Shakyamuni.

Manjushri is the embodiment of wisdom and knowledge, and this Namasanghiti text that recalls his names and qualities represents the pinnacle of all Shakyamuni Buddha’s teachings. Scholars classify it as a tantra of the non-dual (advaya) class, along with the Kalachakra Tantra.

The Namasanghiti was expounded by Shakyamuni Buddha for his disciple Vajrapani and his wrathful retinue in order to lead them to Buddhahood. The essence of the Namasanghiti text is that Manjushri Bodhisattva is the embodiment of all knowledge. The Namasanghiti is a short text, consisting only of around 160 verses and a prose section, which is a fraction of the vast Sutras such as Avatamsaka Sutra and Prajnaparamita Sutras, or the endless ocean of tantras such as Manjushri-Mula-Kalpa.

And yet, the Namasanghiti contains all of the Buddha’s teachings: a comprehensive and condensed summary of everything Buddha taught. Shakyamuni Buddha says the Namasanghiti is “the chief clarification of words” and the “non-dual reality” which all sentient beings must study and recite. In the monastery, this text is recited daily to invoke the wisdom of Manjushri for their day’s meditations, contemplations and Dharma studies.

There are a number of translations currently available online for free download, which I present to you here strictly for educational purposes. May you benefit from forging this connection with the Bodhisattva Manjushri.

Tsem Rinpoche

 

A Concert of Names of Manjushri

(’Jam-dpal mtshan-brjod, Skt. Mañjuśrī-namasamgiti)
translated from the Tibetan, as clarified by the Sanskrit,
by Alexander Berzin, 2004

Click HERE to download the PDF

 

gyagar kétu: arya mañjuśrī nama sangiti [196]
pöké tu : pakpa jampel kyi tsen yangdakpar jöpa
jampel shönnur gyurpa la chak tsel lo

Homage to Manjushri in youthful form.

[Sixteen Verses on Requesting Instruction]

téné palden dorjé chang, dülka dülwa namkyi chok
pawo jikten sumlé gyel, dorjé wangchuk sangwé gyel

(1) Then the glorious Holder of the Vajra,
The most superb tamer of those difficult to tame,
The hero, triumphant over the world’s three planes,
The powerful lord of the thunderbolt, ruler of the hidden,

péma karpo gyendré chen, péma gyendré shel ngawa
rangki lak ki dorjé chok, yang tang yangtu sorchépa

(2) With awakened white-lotus eye,
Fully bloomed pink-lotus face,
Brandishing over and again
The supreme vajra with his hand –

tronyer rimpar den la sok, lana dorjé tayépa
pawo dülka dülwapo, jiksu rung tang paché chen

(3) Together with countless Vajrapanis,
With features such as brows furrowed in fury,
Heroes, tamers of those difficult to tame,
Fearsome and heroic in form,

dorjé tsémo rab trowa, rang ki lak ki sorchépa
nyingjé ché tang shérab tang, tapkyi drotön chépé chok

(4) Brandishing blazing-tipped vajras in their hands,
Superb in fulfilling the aims of wandering beings,
Through great compassion, discriminating awareness,
And skillful means,

gangu rangpé sampa chen, trowö zukyi lü denpa
sangyé trinlé chépé gön, lütü namtang lhénchik tu

(5) Having happy, joyful, and delighted dispositions,
Yet endowed with ferocious bodily forms,
Guardians to further the Buddhas’ enlightening influence,
Their bodies bowed – together with them

déshin shekpa chomdendé, dzok sangyé la chaktsel né
telmo jarwa chéné ni, chen ngar dukté diké söl [197]

(6) Prostrated to the Guardian, the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All,
The Thusly Gone One, the Fully Enlightened,
And standing in front, his palms pressed together, A
ddressed these words:

khyabda dala menpa tang, datön dala tuk tséi chir
gyuntrül trawa ngön dzokpé, changchup chiné da topdzö

(7) “O Master of the All-Pervasive,
For my benefit, my purpose, from affection toward me,
So that I may obtain
Manifest enlightenment from illusion’s net

nyönmongpé ni sem trukshing, mishé damtu chingwa yi
semchen künla menpa tang, lamé drébu topché chir

(8) For the welfare and attainment
Of the peerless fruit for all limited beings
Sunk in the swamp of unawareness,
Their minds upset by disturbing emotions,

dzokpé sangyé chomden dé, drowé lama tönpapo
tamtsik chenpo tényi khyen, wangpo sampa khyen choki

(9) O Fully Enlightened, Vanquishing Master, Guru of Wanderers,
Indicator, Knower of the Great Close Bond and Reality,
Foremost Knower of Powers and Intents,
Elucidate, please,

chomdendé kyi yéshé ku, tsuktor chenpo tsiki da
yéshé ku té rang jungwa, jampel yéshé sempa yi

(10) Regarding the enlightening body of deep awareness of the Vanquishing Master,
The Great Crown Protrusion, the Master of Words,
The embodied deep awareness that is self-produced,
The deep awareness being, Manjushri,

ming ni yangdak jöpé chok, tön zap tön ni gyaché shing
tönchen tsungmé rap shiwa, tokma par tang tar géwa

(11) The superlative Concert of His Names,
With profound meaning, with extensive meaning, with great meaning,
Unequaled, and supremely pacifying,
Constructive in the beginning, middle, and end,

dépé sangyé namkyi sung, mawong namkyang sung gyur la
tandar jungwé dzok sangyé, yang tang yangtu sungwa kang

(12) Which was proclaimed by previous Buddhas,
Will be proclaimed by future ones,
And which the Fully Enlightened of the present
Proclaim over and again,

gyüchen gyuntrül trawa lé, dorjé chang chen sangak chang
pakmé namkyi ga shintu, lur lang kang la shétu söl [198]

(13) And which, in The Illusion’s Net Great Tantra,
Was magnificently chanted
By countless delighted great holders of the vajras,
Holders of the hidden mantras.

gönpo dzok sangyé kün kyi, sang dzin chiné da gyur chir
ngépar jung ki partu ni, dak ki sampa tenpö zung

(14) O Guardian, so that I (too) may be a holder
Of the hidden (teachings) of all the Fully Enlightened,
I shall preserve it with steadfast intention
Till my definite deliverance,

nyönmong malü selwa tang, mishé malü pangwé chir
sampé khyépar chishin tu, semchen namla shépar tsel

(15) And shall elucidate it to limited beings,
In accord with their individual intents,
For dispelling disturbing emotions, barring none,
And destroying unawareness, barring none.”

sangwang lana dorjé yi, téshin shé la téké tu
sölné telmo jar ché té, lü tü né ni chen ngar du

(16) Having requested the Thusly Gone One with these words,
The lord of the hidden, Vajrapani,
Pressed his palms together
And, bowing his body, stood in front.

[Six Verses in Reply]

téné chomden shakya tup, dzokpé sangyé kangnyi chok
nyikyi shel né ja zangwa, ringshing yangpa kyang dzé té

(17) Then the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All, Shakyamuni, the Able Sage,
The Fully Enlightened, the Ultimate Biped,
Extending from his mouth
His beautiful tongue, long and wide,

jikten sumpo nang ché ching, düshi dranam dü chépa
semchen namkyi ngensong sum, jongwar chépé dzum ten né

(18) Illuminating the world’s three planes
And taming the four (mara) demonic foes,
And displaying a smile, cleansing
The three worse rebirths for limited beings,

tsangpé sung ni nyenpa yi, jikten sumpo kün kang né
lana dorjé toppo ché, sangwang la ni lar sung pa

(19) And filling the world’s three planes
With his sweet Brahma-voice,
Replied to Vajrapani, the magnificently strong,
The lord of the hidden:

nyingjé ché tang den gyurpé, drola penpé töntu khyö [199]
yéshé lüchen jampel nönp, ming jöpa ni tön chéwa

(20) “Excellent, O glorious Holder of the Vajra,
(I say) excellent to you, Vajrapani,
You who possess great compassion
For the sake of the welfare of wandering beings.

takpar chéching dik selwa, nga lé nyenpar tsönpa ni
lekso palden dorjé chang, lana dorjé khyö lekso

(21) Rise to the occasion to hear from me, now,
A Concert of Names of the enlightening body of deep awareness,
Manjushri, the great aim,
Purifying and eliminating negative force.

sangwé dakpo téchir ngé, khyö la lekpar tenpar cha
khyö ni tséchik yikyi nyön, chomden té ni lek shé söl

(22) Because of that, Overlord of the Hidden,
It’s excellent that I’m revealing it to you;
(So) listen with single-pointed mind.”
“O Vanquishing Master, that’s excellent,” he replied.

[Two Verses of Beholding the Six Buddha-Families]

téné chomden shakya tup, sangak rikchen tamché tang
sangak ringak changwé rik, riksum la ni nampar zik

(23) Then the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All, Shakyamuni, the Able Sage,
Beholding in detail the entire family of great hidden mantra:
The family of holders of hidden mantras and of mantras of pure awareness,
The family of the three,

jikten jikten dépé rik, jikten nangché rikchen tang
chagya chenpö rikchok tang, rikchen tsuktor cher zik né

(24) The family of the world and beyond the world,
The family, the great one, illuminating the world,
(That) family supreme, of (mahamudra) the great seal,
And the great family of the grand crown protrusion,

[Three Verses on the Steps of Manifest Enlightenment by Means of Illusion’s Net]

tsik ki dakpö tsiksu ché, sangak gyelpo druk den shing
nyissu mépar jungwa tang, mikyéi chöchen di sungpa

(25) Proclaimed the verse of the Master of Words,
Endowed with the sixfold mantra king,
(Concerning) the nondual source
With a nature of non-arising:

a ā i ī u ū e ē, o ō aṁ aḥ sthito hṛīdi
jñāna mūrttir a haṁ buddho, buddhānāṁ tryadhva vartī nāma

(26) “A a, i i, u u, e ai, o au, am a:.
Situated in the heart, I’m deep awareness embodied,
The Buddha of the Buddhas
Occurring in the three times.

oṁ vajra tīkshna duḥkha ccheda, prajñā jñāna mūrtayé [200]
jñāna kāya vāgīśvara, arapacanāya té namaḥ

(27) Om – Vajra Sharp, Cutter of Suffering,
Embodied Discriminating Deep Awareness,
Enlightening Body of Deep Awareness, Powerful Lord of Speech,
And Ripener of Wandering Beings (Ara-pachana) – homage to you.”

[Fourteen Verses on the Great Mandala of the Vajra Sphere]

ditar sangyé chomdendé, dzokpé sangyé a lé jung
a ni yikdru kün kyi chok, tönchen yigé tampa yin

(28) Like this is the Buddha (Manjushri), the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All, the Fully Enlightened:
He’s born from the syllable a,
The foremost of all phonemes, the syllable a,
Of great meaning, the syllable that’s deepest,

khongné jungwa kyéwa mé, tsiktu jöpa pangpa té
jöpa kün kyi gyu yi chok, tsik kün raptu selwar ché

(29) The great breath of life, non-arising,
Rid of being uttered in a word,
Foremost cause of everything spoken,
Maker of every word perfectly clear.

chöpa chenpo döchak ché, semchen tamché gawar ché
chöpa chenpo shédang ché, nyönmong kün kyi dra chéwa

(30) In his great offering festival, great longing desire’s
The provider of joy to limited beings;
In his great offering festival, great anger’s
The great foe of all disturbing emotion.

chöpa chenpo timuk ché, timuk lo té timuk sel
chöpa chenpo trowa ché, trowa chenpo dra chéwa

(31) In his great offering festival, great naivety’s
The dispeller of the naivety of the naïve mind;
In his great offering festival, great fury’s
The great foe of great fury.

chöpa chenpo chakpa ché, chakpa tamché selwar ché
döpa chenpo déwa ché, gawa chenpo guwa ché

(32) In his great offering festival, great greed’s
The dispeller of all greed;
He’s the one with great desire, great happiness,
Great joy, and great delight.

zuk ché lü kyang chéwa té, khadok ché shing lübong ché
ming yang ché shing gyachéwa, kyilkhor chenpo yangpa yin

(33) He’s the one with great form, great enlightening body,
Great color, great physique,
Great name, great grandeur,
And a great and extensive mandala circle.

shérap tsönchen changwa té, nyönmong chenpö chakyu chok
drakchen nyendrak chenpo té, nangwa chenpo selwa ché [201]

(34) He’s the great bearer of the sword of discriminating awareness,
The foremost great elephant-hook for disturbing emotions;
He’s the one with great renown, great fame,
Great luster, and great illumination.

khépa gyuntrül chenpo chang, gyuntrül chenpo tön druppa
gyuntrül chenpö gawé ga, gyuntrül chenpö miktrül chen

(35) He’s the learned one, the bearer of great illusion,
The fulfiller of aims with great illusion,
The delighter with delight through great illusion,
The conjurer of an Indra’s net of great illusion.

jinda chenpo tsowo té, tsültrim chenpo changwé chok
zöchen changwa tenpapo, tsöndrü chenpo tülwa yin

(36) He’s the most preeminent master of great generous giving,
The foremost holder of great ethical discipline,
The steadfast holder of great patience,
The courageous one with great perseverance,

samten chenpö tingdzin né, shérap chenpö lü changwa
toppo ché la tap chéwa, mönlam yéshé gyantso té

(37) The one abiding in the absorbed concentration of great mental stability,
The holder of a body of great discriminating awareness,
The one with great strength, great skill in means,
Aspirational prayer, and a sea of deep awareness.

chamchen rangshin paktu mé, nyingjé chenpo loyi chok
shérap chenpo lochen den, khépa chenpo tap chéwa

(38) He’s the immeasurable one, composed of great love,
He’s the foremost mind of great compassion,
Great discrimination, great intelligence,
Great skill in means, and great implementation.

dzuntrül chenpo top tang den, shukchen gyokpa chenpo té
dzuntrül chenpo cher drakpa, topchen paröl nönpapo

(39) Endowed with the strength of great extraphysical powers,
He’s the one with great might, great speed,
Great extraphysical power, great (lordly) renown,
Great courage of strength.

sipé riwo chenpo jom, trekshing dorjé chenpo chang
drakpo chenpo drakshül ché, jikchen jikpar chépapo

(40) He’s the crusher of the great mountain of compulsive existence,
The firm holder of the great vajra;
The one with great fierceness and great ferociousness,
He’s the great terrifier of the terrifying.

gönpo rikchok chenpo té, lama sangak chéwé chok
tekpa chenpö tsül la né, tekpa chenpö tsülkyi chok

(41) He’s the superlative guardian with great pure awareness,
The superlative guru with great hidden mantra;
Stepped up to the Great Vehicle’s mode of travel,
He’s superlative in the Great Vehicle’s mode of travel.

[Twenty-five Verses, Less a Quarter, on the Deep Awareness of the Totally Pure Sphere of Reality]

sangyé nampar nangdzé ché, tuppa chenpo tupchen den [202]
sangak tsülchen lé jungwa, sangak tsülchen danyi chen

(42) He’s the Buddha (Vairochana), the great illuminator,
The great able sage, having great sagely (stillness);
He’s the one produced through great mantra’s mode of travel,
And, by identity-nature, he (himself) is great mantra’s mode of travel.

paröl chinchu toppa té, paröl chinpa chu la né
paröl chinchu takpa té, paröl chinpa chuyi tsül

(43) He has attainment of the ten far-reaching attitudes,
Support on the ten far-reaching attitudes,
The purity of the ten far-reaching attitudes,
The mode of travel of the ten far-reaching attitudes.

gönpo sachü wangchuk té, sachu la ni népapo
shéchu namdak danyi chen, shéchu namdak changwapo

(44) He’s the guardian, the powerful lord of the ten (bhumi) levels of mind,
The one established through the ten (bhumi) levels of mind;
By identity-nature, he’s the purified ten sets of knowledge,
And the holder of the purified ten sets of knowledge.

nampa chupo tönchü tön, tupwang topchu khyappé da
kün kyi tön ni malü ché, namchu wangden chéwapo

(45) He’s the one with ten aspects, the ten points as his aim,
Chief of the able sages, the one with ten forces, the master of the all-pervasive;
He’s the fulfiller of the various aims, barring none,
The powerful one with ten aspects, the great one.

tokma mépa trömé dak, téshin nyi da takpé da
denpar mashing tsik mingyur, chiké mépa téshin ché

(46) He’s beginningless and, by identity-nature, parted from mental fabrication,
By identity-nature, the accordant state; by identity-nature, the pure one;
He’s the speaker of what’s actual, with speech of no other,
The one who, just as he speaks, just so does he act.

nyissu mé tang nyimé tön, yangdak ta la nampar né
damé sengé dra tang den, mutek rida ngen jik ché

(47) Non-dual, the speaker of nonduality,
Settled at the endpoint of what’s perfectly so;
With a lion’s roar of the lack of a true identity-nature,
He’s the frightener of the deer of the deficient extremists.

kuntu drowé tön yö top, téshin shekpé yi tar gyok
gyelwa dragyel nampar gyel, khorlo gyurwa toppo ché

(48) Coursing everywhere, with his coursing meaningful, (never in vain),
He has the speed of the mind of a Thusly Gone One;
He’s the conqueror, the full conqueror, with enemies conquered,
A (chakravartin) emperor of the universe, one that has great strength.

tsokyi loppön tsokyi chok, tsokjé tsokda wang tang den
tuchen chépar dzinpa té, tsülchen shenkyi dring mijok [203]

(49) He’s the teacher of hosts, the head of hosts,
The (Ganesha) lord of hosts, the master of hosts, the powerful one;
He’s the one with great strength, the one that’s keen (to carry the load),
The one that has the great mode of travel, with no need for travel by another mode.

tsikjé tsikda mankhépa, tsik la wangwa tsik tayé
tsik denpa tang denpar ma, denpa shi ni tönpapo

(50) He’s the lord of speech, the master of speech, eloquent in speech,
The one with mastery over speech, the one with limitless words,
Having true speech, the speaker of truth,
The one that indicates the four truths.

chir mi dokpa chir mi wong, drenpa rangyel sérü tsül
ngéjung natso lé jungwa, jungwa chenpo gyu chikpo

(51) He’s irreversible, non-returning,
The guide for the mode of travel of the self-evolving rhino pratyekas;
Definitely delivered through various (means) of definite deliverance,
He’s the singular cause of the great elemental states.

gélong drachom zakpa zé, döcha trelwa wangpo tül
déwa nyépé jikmé top, silwar gyurpé nyokpa mé

(52) He’s a (bhiksu) full monk, (an arhat) with enemies destroyed,
Defilements depleted, with desire departed, senses tamed;
Having attained ease of mind, having attained a state of no fear,
He’s the one with (elements) cooled down, no longer muddied.

rikpa tang ni kangpar den, déshé jikten rikpé chok
dak kir mindzin ngar mindzin, denpa nyikyi tsü la né

(53) Endowed to the full with pure awareness and movement,
He’s the Blissfully Gone, superb in his knowledge of the world;
He’s the one not grasping for “mine,” not grasping for a “me,”
Abiding in the mode of travel of the two truths.

khorwé paröl tar sönpa, chawa chépa kamsar né
shépa bashik ngé selwa, shérap tsönché namjompa

(54) He’s the one that’s standing at the far shore, beyond recurring samsara,
With what needs to be done having been done, settled on dry land,
His cleaving sword of discriminating awareness
Having drawn out the deep awareness of what’s unique.

tamchö chögyel selwar den, jikten nangwar chépé chok
chökyi wangchuk chökyi gyel, lekpé lam ni tönpapo

(55) He’s the hallowed Dharma, the ruler of the Dharma, the shining one,
The superb illuminator of the world;
He’s the powerful lord of Dharma, the king of the Dharma,
The one who shows the most excellent pathway of mind.

töndrup sampa druppa té, kuntu tokpa tamché pang
nampar mitok ying mi zé, chöying tampa zé mi shé [204]

(56) With his aim accomplished, his thought accomplished,
And rid of all conceptual thought,
He’s the nonconceptual, inexhaustible sphere,
The superb, imperishable sphere of reality.

sönam denpa sönam tsok, yéshé yéshé jungné ché
yéshé denpa yö mé shé, tsoknyi tsok ni sakpapo

(57) He’s the one possessing positive force, a network of positive force,
And deep awareness, the great source of deep awareness,
Possessing deep awareness, having deep awareness of what exists and what doesn’t exist,
The one with the built-up pair of networks networked together.

takpa küngyel neljor chen, samten samcha loden chok
sosso rangrik mi yowa, chok ki tangpo kussum chang

(58) Eternal, the ruler of all, he’s the (yogi) yoked to the authentic;
He’s stability of mind, the one to be made mentally stable, the master of intelligence,
The one to be individually reflexively known, the immovable one,
The primordial one who’s the highest, the one possessing three enlightening bodies.

sangyé kungé danyi chen, khyabda yéshé ngayi dak
sangyé ngadak chöpen chen, chenga chakpa mépa chang

(59) With an identity-nature of five enlightening bodies, he’s a Buddha;
With an identity-nature of five types of deep awareness, a master of the all-pervasive,
Having a crown in the identity-nature of the five Buddhas,
Bearing, unhindered, the five enlightening eyes.

sangyé tamché kyépapo, sangyé sépo tampé chok
khyabda yéshé ngayi dak, chö lé jungwa sipa sel

(60) He’s the progenitor of all Buddhas,
The superlative, supreme Buddhas’ spiritual son,
The womb giving rise to the existence of discriminating awareness,
The womb of the Dharma, bringing an end to compulsive existence.

chikpu santrek dorjé dak, kyé ma taktu drowé dak
namkha lé jung rang jungwa, shérap yéshé méwo ché

(61) With a singular innermost essence of firmness, by identity-nature, he’s a diamond-strong vajra;
As soon as he’s born, he’s master of the wandering world.
Arisen from the sky, he’s the self-arisen:
The great fire of discriminating deep awareness;

öchen nampar nangwa ché, yéshé nangwa lamméwa
drowé marmé yéshé drön, ziji chenpo össelwa

(62) The great-light (Vairochana,) Illuminator of All, luminary of deep awareness, illuminating all;
The lamp for the world of the wanderers;
The torch of deep awareness;
The great brilliance, the clear light;

ngacho ngada ringa gyel, sanga gyelpo tönchen ché
tsuktor chenpo méjung tsuk, namkhé dakpo natso tön [205]

(63) Lord of the foremost mantras, king of the pure awareness;
King of the hidden mantras, the one that fulfills the great aim;
He’s the great crown protrusion, the wondrous crown protrusion,
The master of space, the one indicating in various ways.

sangyé kunda ngöpo chok, drokun gawé mik tang den
natso zukchen kyépapo, chöching jépa drangsong ché

(64) He’s the foremost one, an enlightening body with the identity-nature of all the Buddhas,
The one with an eye for the joy of the entire wandering world,
The creator of diverse bodily forms,
The great (rishi) muse, worthy of offerings, worthy of honor.

riksum changwa sanga chen, tamtsik chenpo sanga dzin
tsowo köncho sum dzinpa, tekpa choksum tönpapo

(65) He’s the bearer of the three family traits, the possessor of the hidden mantra,
He’s the upholder of the great close bond and of the hidden mantra;
He’s the most preeminent holder of the three precious gems,
Indicator of the ultimate of the three vehicles of mind.

tön yö shakpa nampar gyel, dzinpa chenpo dorjé shak
dorjé chakyu shakpa ché,

(66) He’s the totally triumphant, with an unfailing grappling-rope,
The great apprehender with a vajra grappling-rope,
With a vajra elephant-hook and a great grappling-rope.

[Ten Verses, Plus a Quarter, Praising Mirror-like Deep Awareness]

dorjé jikché jikpar ché

He’s Vajrabhairava, the terrifying vajra terrifier:

trowö gyelpo dongtruk jik, mikdruk lakdruk top tang den
kengrü chéwa tsikpapo, hala hala dong gyapa

(67) Ruler of the furious, six-faced and terrifying,
Six-eyed, six-armed, and full of force,
The skeleton having bared fangs,
Halahala, with a hundred heads.

shinjé shépo gékki gyel, dorjé shukchen jik chépa
dorjé drakpa dorjé nying, gyuntrül dorjé süpo ché

(68) He’s the destroyer of death (Yamantaka), king of the obstructors,
(Vajravega,) vajra might, the terrifying one;
He’s vajra devastation, vajra heart,
Vajra illusion, the great bellied one.

dorjé lé kyé dorjé dak, dorjé nyingpo kha drawa
miyo relpa chikki gying, langchen kolön kössu khyön

(69) Born from the vajra (womb), he’s the vajra lord,
Vajra essence, equal to the sky;
Immovable (Achala), (with matted hair) twisted into a single topknot,
Wearer of garments of moist elephant hide.

drakchen haha shé drokpa, hihi she drok jikpar ché
gémo chenpo gégyang chen, dorjé gémo cher drokpa

(70) Great horrific one, shouting “ha ha,”
Creator of terror, shouting “hi hi,”
With enormous laughter, (booming) long laughter,
Vajra laughter, great roar.

dorjé sempa sempa ché, dorjé gyelpo déwa ché
dorjé drakpo gawa ché, dorjé hung té hung shé drok [206]

(71) He’s the vajra-minded (Vajrasattva), the great-minded (mahasattva),
Vajra king, great bliss;
Vajra fierce, great delight,
Vajra Humkara, the one shouting “hum.”

tsöntu dorjé da tokpa, dorjé reldri malü chö
dorjé kunchang dorjé chen, dorjé chikpu yü selwa

(72) He’s the holder of a vajra arrow as his weapon,
The slasher of everything with his vajra sword;
He’s the holder of a crossed vajra, possessor of a vajra,
Possessor of a unique vajra, the terminator of battles.

dorjé barwa mik mizé, tra yang dorjé barwa té
dorjé beppa beppa ché, mik gyapa té dorjé mik

(73) His dreadful eyes with vajra flames,
Hair on his head, vajra flames too,
Vajra cascade, great cascade,
Having a hundred eyes, vajra eyes.

lü ni dorjé bapu chen, dorjé pu ni chikpü lü
semmo kyépa dorjé tsé, dorjé nyingpo pakpa trek

(74) His body with bristles of vajra hair,
A unique body with vajra hair,
With a growth of nails tipped with vajras,
And tough, (firm) skin, vajras in essence.

dorjé treng tok pel tang den, dorjé gyen kyi gyenpa té
gégyang haha ngépar drok, yigé drukpa dorjé drak

(75) Holder of a garland of vajras, having glory,
He’s adorned with jewelry of vajras,
And has long (booming) laughter “ha ha,” with loud sound,
The vajra sound of the six syllables.

jamyang chenpö dra chéwa, jikten sum na dra chikpa
namkhé talé dra drokpa, dra tang denpa namkyi chok

(76) He’s (Manjughosha,) with a lovely voice, enormous volume,
A tremendous sound unique in the world’s three planes,
A voice resounding to the ends of space,
The best of those possessing a voice.

[Forty-two Verses on Individualizing Deep Awareness]

yangdak damé téshinnyi, yangdak ta té yigé mé
tongnyi mawé khyunchok té, zap ching gyaché dra drokpa

(77) He’s what’s perfectly so, the lack of identity-nature, the actual state,
The endpoint of that which is perfectly so, that which isn’t a syllable;
He’s the proclaimer of voidness, the best of bulls
Bellowing a roar, profound and extensive.

chökyi dung té drachen den, chökyi gendi drawo ché
miné nyangen dépapo, chokchü chökyi ngawo ché

(78) He’s the conch of Dharma, with a mighty sound,
The gong of Dharma, with a mighty crash,
The one in a state of non-abiding nirvana,
Kettledrum of Dharma in the ten directions.

zuk mé zuk zang tampa té, natso zukchen yi lé kyé [207]
zuk nam tamché nangwé pel, zuknyen malü changwapo

(79) He’s the formless one, with an excellent form, the foremost one,
Having varied forms, made from the mind;
He’s a glory of appearances in every form,
The bearer of reflections, leaving out none.

tsukpa mé ching chéwar drak, khamsum wangchuk chenpo té
paklam shintu tola né, tarwa chenpo chökyi tok

(80) He’s the impervious one, with great (lordly) renown,
The great powerful lord of the world’s three planes;
Abiding with a lofty arya pathway of mind,
He’s the one raised on high, the crown banner of Dharma.

jikten sumna shönlü chik, néten genpo kyégü dak
sumchu tsanyi tsen changwa, dugu jikten sumna dzé

(81) He’s the body of youth unique in the world’s three planes,
The stable elder, the ancient one, the master of all that lives;
He’s the bearer of the thirty-two bodily signs, the beloved,
Beautiful throughout the world’s three planes.

jikten shélek loppön té, jikten loppön jikpa mé
gönkyop jikten yi chukpa, kyap tang kyoppa lana mé

(82) He’s the teacher of knowledge and good qualities to the world,
The teacher of the world without any fears,
The guardian, the rescuer, trusted throughout the world’s three planes,
The refuge, the protector, unsurpassed.

namkhé tala longchöpa, tamché khyenpé yéshé tso
marik gongé bup chépa, sipé trawa jompapo

(83) The experiencer (of experiences) to the ends of space,
He’s the ocean of the deep awareness of the omniscient mind,
The splitter of the eggshell of unawareness,
The tearer of the web of compulsive existence.

nyönmong malü shichépa, khorwé gyantsö paröl chin
yéshé wangkur chöpen chen, dzokpé sangyé gyentu tok

(84) He’s the one with disturbing emotions stilled, without an exception,
The one crossed over the sea of recurring samsara;
He’s the wearer of the crown of the deep awareness empowerment,
Bearer of the Fully Enlightened as adornment.

dungel sumkyi dungel shi, sumsel tayé drölsum top
drippa künlé ngépar dröl, khatar nyampa nyila né

(85) He’s the one stilled of the suffering of the three kinds of suffering,
The one with an endless ending of the three, having gone to the liberation of the three;
He’s the one definitely freed from all obscurations,
The one who abides in space-like equality.

nyönmong trima künlé dé, tüssum tümé tokpapo [208]
semchen kün kyi lu chenpo, yönten töchen namkyi tö

(86) He’s the one past the stains of all disturbing emotions,
The one understanding the three times as non-time;
He’s the great (naga) chief for all limited beings,
The crown of those wearing the crown of good qualities.

nyönmong künlé namdrölwa, namkhé lamla rap népa
yishin norbu chenpo chang, khyabda rinchen kün kyi chok

(87) Definitely freed from all (residue) bodies,
He’s the one well established in the track of the sky;
Bearer of a great wish-fulfilling gem,
He’s master of the all-pervasive, ultimate of all jewels.

paksam shingchen gyépa té, pumpa zangpo chéwé chok
chépa semchen kün tön ché, pendö semchen nyé shinpa

(88) He’s the great and bounteous wish-granting tree,
The superlative great vase of excellence;
The agent fulfilling the aims of all limited beings, the wisher of benefit,
He’s the one with parental affection toward limited beings.

zangen shéshing tü shépa, khyabda tamshé tamtsik den
tüshé semchen wangpo shé, namdröl sumla khépapo

(89) He’s the knower of what’s wholesome and what’s unwholesome, the knower of timing,
The knower of the close bond, the keeper of the close bond, the master of the all-pervasive;
He’s the knower of the faculties of limited beings, the knower of the occasion,
The one skilled in the three (kinds of) liberation.

yönten denshing yönten shé, chöshé trashi trashi jung
trashi kün kyi trashipa, drakpa trashi nyendrak gé

(90) He’s the possessor of good qualities, the knower of good qualities, the knower of the Dharma,
The auspicious one, the source of what’s auspicious,
He’s the auspiciousness of everything auspicious,
The one with the auspicious sign of renown, the famous, constructive one.

ukjin chenpo gatön ché, gachen rölmo chenpo té
kurti rimdro pünsum tsok, choktu gawa drakda pel

(91) He’s the great breath, the great festival,
The great joy, the great pleasure,
The show of respect, the one showing respect, the prosperous one,
The supremely joyous, the master of fame, the glorious one.

chokden chokjin tsowo té, kyapkyi tampa kyapsu ö
jikten dra té rapkyi chok, jikpa malü selwapo

(92) Possessor of the best, he’s the provider of the best, the most preeminent,
Suitable for refuge, he’s the superlative refuge,
The very best foe of the great frightful things,
The eliminator of what’s frightful, without an exception.

tsupü pübu changlo chen, relpa mundza chöpen tok [209]
dong nga tsukpü nga tang den, zurpü ngapa métok tö

(93) Wearing his hair in a bun, he’s the one with a bun of hair,
Wearing his hair in mats, he’s the one having matted locks,
He’s the one draped with a munja-grass sacred cord, the one wearing a crown,
The one with five faces, five buns of hair,
And five knotted locks, (each) crowned with a bloom.

godum tülshuk chenpo té, tsangpar chöpa tülshuk chok
katup tarchin katup ché, tsangné tampa gautama

(94) He’s the one maintaining great taming behavior, the one with shaved head,
The one with celibate Brahma(-like) conduct, the one with superlative taming behavior,
The one with great trials, the one who’s completed the trials,
The one who’s taken ablution, the foremost, Gautama.

dramzé tsangpa tsangpa shé, nyangen dépa tsangpa top
drölwé tarpa namdröl lü, namdröl shiwa shiwa nyi

(95) He’s a brahmin, a Brahma, the knower of Brahma,
The possessor of a Brahma-nirvana attainment;
The liberated one, he’s liberation, the one with the body of full liberation,
The fully liberated one, the peaceful one, the state of peace.

nyangen déshi nyangen dé, lekpar nyangen dé tang nyé
déduk selwa targyurpa, chakdrel lü lé dépapo

(96) He’s nirvana release, the one with peace, the one released in nirvana,
He’s the one most definitely delivered and nearly (brought to an end),
The one who’s completed bringing to an end pleasure and pain,
The one with detachment, the one with (residue) body consumed.

tuppa mépa pé mépa, mingön minang selché min
mingyur kündro khyappapo, trashing zakmé sabön drel

(97) He’s the invincible one, the incomparable one,
The unmanifest one, the one not appearing, the one with no sign that would make him seen,
The unchanging, the all-going, the all-pervasive,
The subtle, the untainted, the seedless.

dülmé düldrel trima mé, nyépa pangpa kyön mépa
shintu sépa sépé dak, künshé künrik tampapo

(98) He’s the one without a speck of dust, dustless, stainless,
With faults disgorged, the one without sickness;
He’s the wide-awake one, by identity-nature, the Fully Enlightened,
The Omniscient One, the superb knower of all.

nampar shépé chönyi dé, yéshé nyimé tsül changwa
nampar tokmé lhünkyi drup, tüssum sangyé lé chépa

(99) Beyond the nature of partitioning primary consciousness,
He’s deep awareness, bearer of the form of nonduality;
He’s the one without conceptual thought, spontaneously accomplishing (without any effort),
The one enacting the enlightening deeds of the Buddhas throughout the three times.

sangyé tokma tama mé, tangpö sangyé gyu mépa
yéshé mik chik trima mé, yéshé lüchen téshin shek

(100) He’s the Buddha, the one without a beginning or end,
The (beginning) primordial Adibuddha, the one without precedent;
The singular eye of deep awareness, the one with no stains,
Deep awareness embodied, he’s the One Thusly Gone.

tsiki wangchuk mawa ché, mawé kyénchok mawé gyel [210]
mawé tampa choki né, mawé sengé tsukpa mé

(101) He’s the powerful lord of speech, the magnificent speaker,
The supreme being among speakers, the ruler of speakers,
The best of those speaking, the very best one,
The lion of speakers, inconquerable by others.

kuntu tawé choktu ga, ziji trengwa tana duk
özang barwa pelkyi béu, lana ö bar nangwapo

(102) Seeing all around, he’s supreme joy itself,
With a garland of brilliance, beautiful to behold;
He’s the magnificent light, the blazing one (Vishnu, beloved of Shri,) the curl at the heart,
The illuminator with hands (that are rays) of blazing light.

menpa chémchok tsowo té, zungu jinpa lana mé
mennam malü jönpé shing, nédo chok ki dra chéwa

(103) The best of the great physicians, he’s the most preeminent one,
The unsurpassed remover of (thorny) pains;
He’s the celestial tree of all medications, with none left out,
The great nemesis of the sicknesses of disturbing emotions.

dugu jikten sumkyi chok, palden gyukar kyilkhor chen
chokchu namkhé tar tukpar, chökyi gyeltsen lekpar dzuk

(104) He’s the beauty mark of the world’s three planes, the lovely one,
The glorious one, with a mandala of lunar and zodiac constellation stars;
He’s the one extending to the ends of space in the ten directions,
The great ascending of the banner of Dharma.

drona duk chik yangpa té, cham tang nyingjé kyilkhor chen
palden péma karkyi dak, khyabda chenpo rinchen duk

(105) He’s the unique extension of an umbrella over the wandering world,
With his mandala circle of love and compassion;
He’s the glorious one, the Powerful Lord of the Lotus Dance,
Great master of the all-pervasive, the one with an umbrella of precious gems.

sangyé kün kyi ziji ché, sangyé kün kyi ku changwa
sangyé kün kyi neljor ché, sangyé kün kyi tenpa chik

(106) He’s the great king of all the Buddhas,
Holder of the embodiments of all the Buddhas,
Great yoga of all the Buddhas,
Unique teaching of all the Buddhas.

dorjé rinchen wangkur pel, rinchen kündak wangchuk té
jikten wangchuk kün kyi dak, dorjé changwa kün kyi jé

(107) He’s the glory of the empowerment of the vajra jewel,
Powerful lord of the sovereigns of all jewels;
Master of all (Lokeshvaras,) the powerful lords of the world,
He’s the sovereign of all (Vajradharas,) the holders of the vajra.

sangyé kün kyi tuk chéwa, sangyé kün kyi tukla né [211]
sangyé kün kyi ku chéwa, sangyé kün kyi sung yang yin

(108) He’s the great mind of all Buddhas,
The one that is present in the mind of all Buddhas;
He’s the great enlightening body of all Buddhas,
He’s the beautiful speech (Sarasvati) of all Buddhas.

dorjé nyima nangwa ché, dorjé dawa trimé ö
chadrel lasso chakpa ché, khado natso barwé ö

(109) He’s the vajra sun, the great illuminator,
The vajra moon, the stainless light;
He’s great desire, the one that begins with non-desire,
Blazing light of various colors.

dorjé kyiltrung dzok sangyé, sangyé drowé chö dzinpa
palden sangyé péma kyé, künkhyen yéshé dzö dzinpa

(110) He’s the vajra posture of the Fully Enlightened,
The bearer of the Dharma, the concert of the Buddhas;
He’s the glorious one, the one that’s born from the lotus of the Buddhas,
The keeper of the treasure of omniscient deep awareness.

gyelpo gyuntrül natso chang, chéwa sangyé rik ngak chang
dorjé nönpo réltri ché, yigé chok té nampar tak

(111) He’s the bearer of diverse illusions, he’s the king;
He’s the bearer of Buddhas’ pure awareness mantras, he’s the great one;
He’s the vajra sharp, the great sword,
The supreme syllable, totally pure.

tekpa chenpo dungel chö, tsöncha chenpo dorjé chö
dorjé zapmo dzina dzik, dorjé lotrö téshin rik

(112) He’s the Great Vehicle (Mahayana), the cutter of suffering,
He’s the great weapon, Vajra Dharma;
He’s (Jinajik,) the triumph of the triumphant, vajra profound,
He’s vajra intelligence, the knower of things and how they exist.

paröl chinpa kün dzokpa, sanam kün kyi gyen tang den
nampar takpa dakmé chö, yangdak yéshé dawö zang

(113) He’s the perfected state of every far-reaching attitude,
The wearer of all (bhumi) levels of mind as adornment;
He’s the lack of a true identity-nature of totally pure existent things,
He’s correct deep awareness, the core light of the moon.

tsönchen gyuntrül trawa té, gyü kün kyi ni dakpo chok
dorjé den ni malü den, yéshé kunam malü chang

(114) He’s great diligence (applied), Illusion’s Net,
Sovereign of all tantras, the one that’s superb;
He’s the possessor of vajra (postures and) seats, without an exception,
He’s the bearer of enlightening bodies of deep awareness, without an exception.

kuntu zangpo lotrö zang, sayi nyingpo drowa dzin
sangyé kün kyi nyingpo ché, trülpé khorlo natso chang [212]

(115) He’s the all-around excellent (Samanta-bhadra), he’s excellent intelligence,
He’s the womb of the earth (Kshiti-garbha), the support of the wandering world;
He’s the great womb of all of the Buddhas,
The bearer of a circle of assorted emanations.

ngöpo kün kyi rangshin chok, ngöpo kün kyi rangshin dzin
kyémé chö té natso tön, chö kün ngowo nyi changwa

(116) He’s the supreme self-nature of all functional phenomena,
The bearer of the self-nature of all functional phenomena;
He’s the non-arising existent, with purposes diverse,
The bearer of the nature of all existent things.

shérap chenpö kéchik la, chö kün khongtu chüpa chang
chö kün ngönpar tokpa té, tuppa lo chok jungpö ta

(117) Great discriminating awareness in a single moment,
He’s the bearer of comprehension of all existent things;
The clear realization of all existent things,
He’s the able sage, with foremost intelligence, the endpoint of that which is perfectly so.

miyo raptu tangwé dak, dzokpé sangyé changchup chang
sangyé kün kyi ngönsumpa, yéshé méché ö rapsel

(118) He’s the immovable one, extremely pure, by identity-nature,
The bearer of the purified state of the Perfect, Fully Enlightened Ones;
He’s the one having bare cognition of all Buddhas,
The flame of deep awareness, the excellent clear light.

[Twenty-four Verses on Equalizing Deep Awareness]

döpé töndrup tampa té, ngensong tamché namjongwa
gönpo semchen kün kyi chok, semchen tamché rabdröl ché

(119) He’s the fulfiller of wished-for aims, he’s superb,
The one totally purifying all of the worse rebirth states;
He’s the ultimate of all limited beings, the guardian,
The complete liberator of all limited beings.

nyönmong yültu chik pawa, mishé drayi drekpa jom
loden gék chang pel tang den, tenpo miduk zuk changwa

(120) He’s the hero in the battle with disturbing emotions, the unique one,
The slayer of the insolent arrogance of the enemy “unawareness”;
He’s intelligence, bearer of an enamored tone, the one with glory,
Bearer of forms with heroic and disdainful tones.

lakpé yukpa gya kyö ching, kompé tapkyi gar chépa
palden lakpa gyé kang la, namkha khyappa gar chépa

(121) He’s the one pounding with a hundred clubs in his hands,
He’s the dancer with a pounding-down of his feet;
He’s the one with glory, the user of a hundred (user) hands,
The dancer across (the sectors used in) the expanse of the sky.

sayi kyilkhor shiyi khyön, kangpa yachik tilkyi nön
kangtep semmö khyönkyi kyang, tsangpé yülsa tséné nön

(122) He’s the one standing on the surface of the mandala of the earth,
Pressing down on the surface with a single foot;
He’s the one standing on the nail of his large toe,
Pressing down on the tip of Brahma’s (egg-like) world.

tön chik nyimé chökyi tön, tampé tön ni jikpa mé [213]
namrik natso zuktön chen, sem tang namshé gyü tang den

(123) He’s the singular item, the item regarding phenomena that’s nondual,
He’s the deepest (truth) item, (the imperishable powerful lord,) the one that lacks what’s fearful;
He’s the item with a variety of revealing forms,
The one that has a continuity of mind and of partitioning consciousness.

ngötön malü namla ga, tongpanyi ga döcha lo
sipé döcha so pangpa, sissum gawa chenpo té

(124) He’s joyful awareness of existent things, without an exception,
He’s joyful awareness of voidness, the highest intelligence;
The one gone beyond the longing desires, and the likes, of compulsive existence,
He’s great joyful awareness regarding the three (planes of) compulsive existence.

trinkar takpa shintu kar, özang tönké dawé ö
nyima charkhé kyil tar dzé, semmö ö ni shécher mar

(125) He’s the pure white one – a brilliant white cloud,
With beautiful light – beams of the autumn moon,
With an exquisite (face) – the mandala orb of a (youthful) sun,
With light from his nails – a great (passionate) red.

chöpen zangpo tönké tsé, tramchok tönka chenpo chang
norbu chenpo öchak pel, sangyé trülpé gyen tang den

(126) With sapphire-blue hair knotted on top,
And wearing a great sapphire on top of his locks,
He’s the glorious one with the radiant luster of a magnificent gem,
Having as jewelry emanations of Buddha.

jikten khamgya kün kyöpa, dzuntrül kangpé topchen den
tényi drenpa chenpo chang, drenpa shipo tingdzin gyel

(127) He’s the shaker of spheres of hundreds of worlds,
The one with great force with his extraphysical powerful legs;
He’s the holder of the great (state of) mindfulness as well as the facts of reality,
He’s the ruler of the absorbed concentrations of the four types of mindfulness states.

changchup yenla métok pö, téshin shekpé yönten tso
lamkyi yenla gyé tsül rik, yangdak sangyé lam rikpa

(128) He’s the fragrance of the love-blossoms on the branches (leading) to a purified state,
(The cream atop) the ocean of good qualities of the Thusly Gone Ones;
He’s the one knowing the mode of travel with the eightfold pathway minds,
The one knowing the pathway mind of the Perfect, Fully Enlightened.

semchen kün la shécher chak, namkha tabur chakpa mé
semchen kün kyi yi la juk, semchen kün kyi yi tar gyok

(129) He’s the one having great adherence to all limited beings,
But without having adherence, like the sky;
He’s the one entering the minds of all limited beings,
Having speed in accord with the minds of all limited beings.

semchen kün kyi wangtön shé, semchen kün kyi yi trokpa [214]
pungpo nga tön tényi shé, namdak pungpo nga changwa

(130) He’s the one with awareness of the powers and objects of all limited beings,
The one who captures the hearts of all limited beings;
He’s the one with awareness of the items and reality of the five aggregate factors,
The one who holds the full purity of the five aggregate factors.

ngéjung kün kyi ta la né, ngépar jungwa kün la khé
ngéjung kün kyi lam la né, ngépar jungwa kün tönpa

(131) He’s the one standing at the end of every definite deliverance,
The one who’s skilled in that which brings every definite deliverance;
He’s the one standing on the path for every definite deliverance,
The one who’s indicating every definite deliverance.

yenla chunyi sitsa tön, takpa nampa chunyi chang
denshi tsülkyi nampa chen, shépa gyépo tokpa chang

(132) He’s the one who’s uprooted compulsive existence with its twelvefold links,
The holder of their purification having twelvefold aspects;
Having the aspect of the mode of travel of the fourfold truths,
He’s the holder of the realization of the eightfold awareness.

dentön nampa chunyi den, tényi nampa chudruk rik
nampa nyishü changchuppa, nampar sangyé kün rik chok

(133) He’s the points of truth in twelvefold aspects,
The knower of reality in sixteen aspects,
The Fully Enlightened through twenty aspects,
The Enlightened Buddha, the superb knower of all.

sangyé kün kyi trülpé ku, chéwa pakmé gyépapo
kéchik tamché ngönpar tok, semkyi kéchik tön kün rik

(134) He’s the one making knowable millions
Of enlightening emanation bodies of innumerable Buddhas;
He’s the clear realization of everything in a moment,
The knower of the objects of all moments of mind.

tekpa natso tap tsülnönp, drowé tön la tokpapo
tekpa sumkyi ngéjung la, tekpa chik ki drébur né

(135) He’s the skillful means of the modes of travel of the various vehicles of mind,
The one who makes knowable the aims of the wandering world;
He’s the one who’s definitely delivered threefold, through the vehicles of mind,
The one who’s established as the fruit of (Ekayana,) the single vehicle of mind.

nyönmong khamnam takpé dak, lékyi khamnam zé chépa
chuwo gyantso künlé gel, jorwé gönpa lé jungwa

(136) He’s the identity-nature totally pure of the spheres of disturbing emotions,
He’s the depleter of the spheres of karma;
He’s the one who has fully crossed over the ocean of currents,
The one who’s emerged from the wilderness by means of the yogas.

nyönmong nyéwé kün nyönmong, bakcha chépa ten pangpa
nyingjé chenpo shérap tap, tön yö drowé tön chépa [215]

(137) He’s the one fully rid of the disturbing emotions, the auxiliary disturbing emotions,
And the general disturbing emotions, together with (all) their habits;
He’s discriminating awareness and great compassion as skillful means,
The one fulfilling the aims of the wandering world, meaningfully (without fail).

dushé kün kyi tön pang shing, namshé tön ni gakpar ché
semchen kün yi yül tang den, semchen kün kyi yi rikpa

(138) He’s the one with objects of all conceptual discernment gotten rid of,
The one with objects of partitioning consciousness brought to a halt;
He’s the cognitive object (in reference to) the minds of all limited beings,
The one that abides in the minds of all limited beings.

semchen kün kyi yi la né, téda sem tang tünpar juk
semchen kün yi tsimpar ché, semchen kün kyi yi gawa

(139) He’s the innermost stand of the minds of all limited beings,
The one who’s passing as the equality of their minds;
He’s the one bringing satisfaction to the minds of all limited beings,
He’s the joy of the mind of all limited beings.

truppa tarchin trülpa mé, norwa tamché nampar pang
tön sum tétsom mépé lo, küntön yönten sumkyi dak

(140) He’s the culminating point of actualization, the one with confusion departed,
He’s the one with every mistake dispelled;
He’s intelligence not indecisively wavering, the one that is threefold,
The one (fulfilling) everyone’s aims, with an identity-nature of three constituents.

pungpo nga tön tü sumpa, kéchik tamché chédra ché
kéchik chik ki dzok sangyé, sangyé kün kyi rangshin chang

(141) He’s the object (in reference to) the five aggregate factors, the one throughout the three times,
The one that makes things individually knowable in every instant;
He’s the one with manifest total enlightenment in an instant,
The bearer of all the Buddhas’ self-nature.

lümé lüté lükyi chok, lükyi ta ni tokpapo
zunam natso kuntu tön, norbu chenpo rinchen tok

(142) He’s the one with an enlightening body that’s incorporeal, the foremost of enlightening bodies,
The one that makes knowable millions of enlightening bodies;
He’s the one exhibiting everywhere a variety of forms,
He’s the great gem, (Ratnaketu,) the crowning jewel.

[Fifteen Verses on the Accomplishing Deep Awareness]

sangyé kün kyi tok chawa, sangyé changchup lana mé
sanga lé jung yigé mé, sanga chenpo rik sumpa

(143) He’s the one to be realized by all the Fully Enlightened,
He’s the purified state of a Buddha, the peerless;
He’s the one that isn’t a syllable, the one comes forth from hidden mantra’s womb,
The triad of families of great hidden mantra.

sanga tön kün kyépapo, tiklé chenpo yigé mé
tongpa chenpo yigé nga, tiklé tongpa yigé gya

(144) He’s the creator of every significance of hidden mantra,
He’s the great creative energy-drop, that which isn’t a syllable;
He’s the great void, having five syllables,
And the creative-drop void, having six syllables.

nampa künden nampa mé, chudruk chéché tiklé chen [216]
yenla mépé tsi lé dé, samten shipé tsémo chen

(145) He’s the possessor of all aspects, that which hasn’t an aspect,
He’s the bearer of the sixteen creative drops, and half of their half;
He’s the one without phases, beyond count,
Holder of the peak of the fourth level of mental stability.

samten yenla kün shé shing, tingdzin rik tang gyü rikpa
tingdzin lüchen lükyi chok, longchö dzok ku kün kyi gyel

(146) He’s the advanced awareness of the phases of all levels of mental stability,
The knower of the families and castes of absorbed concentration;
He’s the one with the enlightening body of absorbed concentration, the foremost of the enlightening bodies,
The ruler of all (Sambhogakaya,) Enlightening Bodies of Full Use.

trülpé ku té ku yi chok, sangyé trülpé gyü changwa
chok chur trülpa natso gyé, chishin drowé tön chépa

(147) He’s the one with a (Nirmanakaya,) Enlightening Body of Emanations, the foremost of the enlightening bodies,
Holder of the lineage of Buddha’s emanations;
He’s the one issuing forth various emanations in the ten directions,
The one fulfilling the aims of the wandering world, whatever they may be.

lha tang lhawang lha yi lha, lha yi wangpo lhamin da
chimé wangpo lha yi la, jomché jomché wang chukpo

(148) He’s the chief of the deities, the deity over the deities,
The chief of the gods, the overlord of the (devilish) non-gods,
The chief of the immortals, the guru of the gods,
The destroyer, and the powerful lord of the destroyers.

sipé gönpa lé gelwa, tönpa chikpu drowé la
jikten chok chur rap drakpa, chökyi jinda chéwapo

(149) He’s the one with the wilderness of compulsive existence crossed over,
The unique indicator, the guru for the wandering world;
He’s renowned throughout the world’s ten directions,
The master of generous giving of the Dharma, the great one.

champé kocha chépa té, nyingjé yi ni yalé gö
shérap reldri da shu tok, nyönmong mishé yül ngo sel

(150) Armored with the armor of love,
Coated with a coat-of-mail of compassion,
Wielder of a sword of discriminating awareness and a bow and arrow,
He’s the one who finishes the battle against disturbing emotion and unawareness.

pawo düdra dü ndülwa, düshi jikpa selwar ché
dükyi pung nam pam chépa, dzokpé sangyé jikten dren

(151) He’s the heroic one, enemy of the (mara) demonic forces, subduer of the maras,
The one who brings fear of the four maras to an end;
Defeater of the military forces of all maras,
He’s the Fully Enlightened, the leader of the world.

chö ö tö ö chak ki né, taktu rimor chawé ö [217]
kur ö jépar chawé chok, chak char öpa lamé rap

(152) He’s the one worthy of offerings, worthy of praise, the one for prostration,
Worthy of (being honored) forever in paintings,
Worthy of shows of respect, most worthy of veneration,
Worthy for homage, the highest guru.

jikten sumpo gom chik drö, khatar tamé nampar nön
sum rik tsangma takpa té, ngönshé druk den jédren druk

(153) He’s the one traversing the world’s three planes in a single stride,
The one striding forth endlessly, just like space;
He’s the one with triple knowledge, (proficiency in the sacred,) clean and pure,
Possessor of the six types of heightened awareness and the six types of close mindfulness.

changchup sempa sempa ché, dzuntrül chenpo jikten dé
shérap paröl chinpé ta, shérap kyi ni tényi top

(154) He’s a bodhisattva, a great-minded (mahasattva),
The one with great extraphysical powers, the one gone beyond the world;
(Situated) at the endpoint of far-reaching discriminating awareness (prajnaparamita),
He’s the one who’s come to reality through discriminating awareness.

darik shenrik tamchépa, kunla penpé kangzak chok
percha kün lé dépa té, shé tang shéjé dakpo chok

(155) He’s the one with all knowledge of self and knowledge of others,
Helpful to all, the foremost person (of all);
He’s the one who’s gone beyond all comparison,
The superb sovereign of knowing and what’s to be known.

tsowo chökyi jinda té, chagya shipö tön tönpa
drowé nyenkur nékyi chok, ngéjung sumpo drönam kyi

(156) He’s the master of generous giving of Dharma, the most preeminent,
The one who shows the meaning of the fourfold (mudra) seals;
He’s the one most fitting to be helped and shown respect by the worldly
And by those traversing the three (pathways of) definite deliverance.

tönkyi tampa namdak pel, jikten sum na kelzang ché
palden jorpa kün chépa, jampel pel tang denpé chok

(157) He’s the purity and glory of the deepest truth,
The portion of excellence of the world’s three planes, the great one;
The one bringing all enrichments, the one having glory,
He’s Manjushri, (the lovely and glorious,) supreme among those possessing glory.

[Five Verses on the Deep Awareness of the Five Thusly Gone Ones]

chokjin dorjé chok khyö dü, yangdak tar gyur khyö la dü
tongnyi lé jung khyö la dü, sangyé changchup khyö la dü

(158) Homage to you, granter of the best (boon), the foremost vajra;
Homage to you, the endpoint of what’s perfectly so;
Homage to you, the womb of voidness;
Homage to you, the Buddhas’ purified state.

sangyé chakpa khyö la dü, sangyé dö la chaktsel dü [218]
sangyé gyépa khyö la dü, sangyé röl la chaktsel dü

(159) Homage to you, the Buddhas’ attachment;
Homage to you, the Buddha’s desire;
Homage to you, the Buddhas’ enjoyment;
Homage to you, the Buddhas’ play.

sangyé dzumpa khyö la dü, sangyé shé la chaktsel dü
sangyé sung nyi khyö la dü, sangyé tu la chaktsel dü

(160) Homage to you, the Buddhas’ smile;
Homage to you, the Buddhas’ (shining) laugh;
Homage to you, the Buddha’s speech;
Homage to you, the Buddha’s (state of) mind.

mépa lé jung khyö la dü, sangyé jungwa khyö la dü
namkha lé jung khyö la dü, yéshé lé jung khyö la dü

(161) Homage to you, rising from non-true existence;
Homage to you, arising from the Buddhas;
Homage to you, rising from space;
Homage to you, arising from deep awareness.

gyuntrül trawa khyö la dü, sangyé röltön khyö la dü
tamché tamché khyö la dü, yéshé ku nyi khyö la dü

(162) Homage to you, illusion’s net;
Homage to you, the Buddhas’ dancer;
Homage to you, everything for everyone;
Homage to you, enlightening body of deep awareness.

[The Mantras]

oṁ sarva dharma abhāva svābhāva viśuddha vajra
a ā aṁ aḥ

Om – the total purity of all existents,
By self-nature, non-truly existent,
Through the vajra eye – a a am a:

prakṛīti pariśuddhaḥ sarva dharmā yad uta sarva tathāgata
jñānakāya mañjuśrī pariśuddhītam upādāyeti

That which is the completely pure nature
Of all existents takes the form, indeed,
Of the completely purified Manjushri,
The enlightening body of deep awareness of all Thusly Gone

aṁ aḥ, sarva tathāgata hṛīdaya hara hara
oṁ hūṁ hrīḥ bhagavān jñānamūrti vāgiśvara
mahāvāca sarva dharmā gaganāmala supariśuddha
dharmādhātu jñānagarbhā āḥ

A a: – the heart of all the Thusly Gone,
Take out, take out – om hum hri:
Vanquishing master surpassing all, embodied deep awareness,
Powerful lord of speech, the great one who ripens,
The complete total purity of all the existents, stainless like space,
Womb of deep awareness of the sphere of reality – a:

[Five Verses as an Epilogue]

téné palden dorjé chang, ga shing gu né telmo jar
gönpo chomden téshin shek, dzok sangyé la chaktsel né

(163) Then the glorious Holder of the Vajra,
Joyful and delighted, with palms pressed together,
Bowing to the Guardian, the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All,
The Thusly Gone One, the Fully Enlightened,

ter ni gönpo sangwé dak, lana dorjé trowö gyel [219]
natso shen tang lhenchik tu, sangtö né ni tsik di söl

(164) Together with the other guardians of many (varied) sorts,
Lords of the hidden, Vajrapanis,
Kings of the furious,
Loudly proclaimed these words of praise,

gönpo dacha yirang ngo, lekso lekso lekpar sung
namdröl drébu tselwayi, drowa gömmé nam tang ni

(165) “We rejoice, O Guardian,
Excellent, excellent, well said.
For us, the great (guardian) aim has (now) been fulfilled,
The attainment of a perfect, full enlightenment state;

dacha yangdak dzokpa yi, changchup toppé tön chen dzé
gyuntrül trawé tsül tenpa, di ni namdak lekpé lam

(166) And for the wandering world also, lacking a guardian,
Wishing for the fruit of complete liberation,
This excellent and pure pathway mind has been shown,
The mode of travel of Illusion’s Net.

zap ching yang la gyaché té, tönchen drowé tön chépa
sangyé namkyi yül di ni, dzokpé sangyé kün kyi shé

(167) This cognitive object indeed of the Buddhas,
Having a profound and extensive broad scope,
The great aim, fulfilling the aims of the wandering world,
Has been expounded by the Perfect, Fully Enlightened One.”

chomdendé jampel yéshé sempé töntampé tsen yangdakpar jöpa,
chomdendé téshin shekpa shakya tuppé sungpa dzokso

A Concert of the Deepest Truth Names of the Vanquishing Master Surpassing All, the Deep Awareness
Being Manjushri, expounded by the Vanquishing Master, the Thusly Gone One, Shakyamuni, is hereby completed.

 

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Chanting the Names of Manjushri

(’Jam-dpal mtshan-brjod, Skt. Mañjuśrī-namasamgiti)
translated by Ronald Davidson

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In the language of India (gya kar ke du):
Arya-mañjushri-nama-samgiti

In the language of Tibet (pö ke du):
Phag pa jam päl gyi tshän yang dag par jö pa

In the English language:
Chanting the Names of Mañjushri

Jam päl shyön nur gyur pa la chhag tshäl lo
Homage to Mañjushri who is a True Prince.

 

Sixteen Verses on Requesting Instructions

1
Now the glorious Vajradhara, superb in taming those difficult to tame, being victorious over the triple world, a hero, an esoteric ruler, a lord with his weapon.

2
His eyes as opened white lotuses and face like a pale red lotus in bloom, in his hand waving now and again the best of vajras.

3
With endless Vajrapanis showing billows of angry brows, heroes in taming those difficult to tame, their forms heroic and fearsome.

4
Their hands waving the flashing-tipped vajras, excellent agents for the sake of the world by their great compassion and insight and means.

5
By disposition happy and joyful, delighted, but with forms of wrath and hostility, protectors in doing the duty of buddhas, altogether they stood bent down in homage.

6
Bowing to the protector, the completely awakened, the blessed one, the Tathagata [Vajradhara] stood in front, his hands folded in homage, and spoke these words:

7
“For my sake, my benefit, O Overlord, through compassion towards me, may I be an obtainer of the realization process of Illusion’s Net.

8
“For the sake of all beings sunk in unknowing, their minds confused in defilement, that they may obtain the highest fruit.

9
“May the completely awakened, the blessed one, the teacher, the guide of the world, knowing the reality of the great vow, highest in knowing the faculties and dispositions, may he reveal

10
“[the Litany of Names] of Mañjushri, the gnostic entity, who is self-produced, embodied gnosis, the blessed one’s gnostic body, vocal lord, the great coronal dome;

11
“This excellent Litany of Names with depth of meaning and lofty meaning, with great meaning, unequalled and blessed, wholesome in beginning, middle, and end;

12
“That which was spoken by previous buddhas will be spoken by the future ones, and that which the completely awakened in the present recite again and again;

13
“[That Litany of Names] extolled in the Mayajalamaha Tantra by unlimited delighted Mahavajradharas, bearers of mantras,

14
“Until deliverance I will preserve it with steadfast intention, since I am, O Protector, the esoteric bearer for all the completely awakened.

15
“For the destruction of their every defilement and elimination of all their unknowing, I will reveal this [Litany] to beings, each according to his own disposition.”

16
Having beseeched the Tathagata thus for instruction, Vajrapani, the esoteric leader, his body bent, his hands folded in homage, stood in the fore [of the assembly].

 

Six Verses in Reply

17
Then Shakyamuni, the blessed one, the completely awakened, the best of men, having thrust from his mouth his beautiful, long, wide tongue.

18
He displayed a smile cleansing the three evil states [of existence] throughout the worlds illuminating the triple world and chastening the enemies, the four maras;
19
Flooding the triple world with this divine sweet praise, he replied to Vajrapani, the esoteric leader of great power.

20
“Well done, O glorious Vajradhara; it is proper of you, Vajrapani, that, prompted by great compassion for the world’s benefit,

21
“You are eager to hear from me the Litany of Names of the gnostic body of Mañjushri, having great meaning, purifying and clarifying transgression.

22
“That is well done, and I will teach it to you, O Esoteric Ruler. Listen with your mind one-pointed, O Blessed One; that is well done.”

 

Two Verses of Reflecting on the Six Families

23
Then Shakyamuni, the blessed one, reflected on the three families, the entire mantra family, the mantra-vidyadhara family.

24
The worldly and superworldly family, the grand world illuminating family, the foremost family, the Mahamudra, and the great family, the exalted coronal dome.

 

Three Verses on the Steps in the
Realization Process of Illusion’s Net

25
[Shakyamuni] pronounced this mystic verse, having six mantrarajas and possessing unarisen characteristics, being non-dual in arising and joined with the vocal lord:

26
“A Ä I I U U E AI O AU AM AH stand in the heart. I am Buddha, the embodied knowledge of the buddhas occurring in the three times.

27
“OM homage to you, Embodied Knowledge of Insight, Cutter of Suffering, Sharp as a Vajra. Homage to you, Lord of Speech, Gnostic Body, Arapacana!

 

Fourteen Verses on the Vajradhatu Mahamandala

28
“And in this way the blessed one, the Buddha [Mañjushri], the completely awakened, born from the syllable AH, is the syllable AH, the foremost of all phonemes, of great meaning, the supreme syllable.

29
“Aspirated, unoriginated, without uttering a sound, he is the foremost cause of all expression, shining forth within all speech.

30
“His great desire is an exalted festival, securing the happiness of all beings; his great anger is an exalted festival, being the enemy of all defilements.

31
“His great delusion is an exalted festival, subduing the delusion in those with dull wit; his great wrath is an exalted festival, the great enemy of great wrath.

32
“His great avarice is an exalted festival, subduing all avarice; his great desire is the great delight, grand happiness and great pleasure.

33
“Of great form and great body, with great color and grand physique, with exalted name he is very noble, having a grand expansive mandala.

34
“Bearing the great sword of insight, with a great ankus for defilements, he is foremost, greatly famous, very renowned, with great light and exalted splendor.

35
“Bearing the grand illusion, he is wise, accomplishing the object [of beings in] the grand illusion. Delighted with the pleasure of the grand illusion, he is a conjuror of grand illusions.

36
“Highest in being a lord of great giving, foremost in exalted morality, firm through embracing great forbearance, he is zealous with great heroism.

37
“Present in exalted meditation (dhyana) and concentration (samadhi), bearing the body of great insight, he is great strength, great means; he is aspiration and the gnostic ocean.

38
“Unlimited in loving kindness, greatly compassionate and most intelligent, with great insight and grand intellect, he is great in means with profound performance.

39
“Arrived at great strength and psychic power, very intense and very fast, employing great psychic power and bearing the name ‘Great Lord,’ his zeal is in great strength.

40
“Splitter of the vast mountain of existence, being Mahavajradhara he is indestructible. Being very fierce and very terrible, he creates fear in the very ferocious.

41
“Being highest with mahavidyas, he is the protector; being highest with mahamantras, he is the guide. Having mounted to the practice of the Great Vehicle, he is highest in the practice of the Great Vehicle.

 

Twenty-Five Verses, Less a Quarter,
on the Very Pure Dharmadhatu Gnosis

42
“Being Mahavairochana, he is Buddha; he is a great sage with profound sapience, and as he is produced by the great practice of mantras, by nature he is the great practice of mantras.

43
“Having obtained the ten perfections, he is the basis for the ten perfections. Being the purity of the ten perfections, he is the practice of the ten perfections.

44
“Being the lord of the ten stages, he is the protector established on the ten stages. Himself pure with the ten knowledges, he is the pure bearer of the ten knowledges.

45
“Having ten aspects, his purpose being the ten referents, he is the leader of sages, a Ten-powered One, an overlord. Performing all and every sort of purpose, he is great, with control in ten aspects.

46
“Beginningless and by nature without diffusion, naturally pure and in nature suchness, exclaiming just how it is, and, as he says, so he does without any other speech.

47
“Non-dual and proclaiming non-duality, he stands just at the limit of actuality. With his lion’s roar of egolessness, he frightens the deer that is the evil heretic.

48
“Penetrating everywhere, his path is fruitful; with a speed like the Tathagata’s thought, he is a victor whose enemies are conquered, and a conqueror, a universal ruler with great strength.

49
“At the head of hosts, a preceptor of hosts, a lord of hosts, and a commander of hosts with power, he is foremost through great sustaining power and with an excellent practice, not to be guided by others.

50
“As the lord of speech, the commander of speech possessed of eloquence, he is the master of speech unending in fluency, and with true speech he speaks the truth, teaching the four truths.

51
“Not turning back and not seeking rebirth, he is like a rhinoceros, a leader of self-enlightened; having been delivered by various kinds of deliverance, he is the unique cause of the great elements.

52
“An arhat, a bhikshu with his impurities exhausted, he is separated from passion, his senses subdued. He has obtained ease and fearlessness, becoming cool and limpid.

53
“Completed in wisdom and good conduct, he is well gone (sugata), the best councilor of the world. Without a sense of ‘I’ and ‘mine,’ he is established in the practice of the two truths.

54
“Standing at the uttermost limit of samsara, he rests on the terrace, his duty done. Having rejected isolatory knowledge, he is the cleaving sword of insight.

55
“With true Dharma, a king of Dharma, shining, he is supreme as luminary of the world. A lord of Dharma, a king of Dharma, he is the instructor in the path toward wellbeing.

56
“His aim accomplished and thought accomplished, he has abandoned thought. Devoid of mentation, his sphere is indestructible, the dharmadhatu, supreme, imperishable.

57
“Possessed of merit, with accumulated merit, he is knowledge and the great source of knowledge. Possessed of knowledge in knowing the real and unreal, he has accumulated the two accumulations.

58
“Eternal, a universal ruler, a yogin, he is meditation and to be reflected upon, the lord of the intelligent. He is to be personally realized, truly unshakable, primeval, bearing the triple body.

59
“A buddha in his nature of five bodies, an overlord by his nature of five types of gnosis, wearing a diadem whose nature is five buddhas, having five eyes he maintains dissociation.

60
“The progenitor of all buddhas, he is Buddha’s son, supreme, the best. Arisen from existence in insight, he is sourceless, his source is the Dharma while he puts an end to existence.

61
“His unique essence impenetrable, himself a vajra, immediately arisen he is the lord of the world; arisen from the sky and self-arisen, he is the exalted fire of insightful gnosis.

62
“Vairochana, the great lumen, the light of gnosis, he is the illuminator; the lamp of the world, the torch of gnosis, with great splendor he is radiant light.

63
“Vidyaraja, the lord of excellent mantras, he is mantraraja performing the great goal. As the exalted coronal dome, the marvelous coronal dome, he teaches in every sort of way, the lord of space.

64
“Foremost, as he is the physical presence of all buddhas, with his eyes bringing happiness to the world; with manifold form he is the creator, a great sage to be worshipped and honored.

65
“Bearing the three families, he is a possessor of mantras, bearing up mantras and the great vow; he is best in bearing up the Triple Gem and the highest teacher of the triple vehicle.

66
“Being Amoghapasha, he is victorious; as Vajrapasha he is a great grabber; he is Vajrakusha with a great noose.

 

Ten Verses, Plus a Quarter, on the Mirror-Like Gnosis

“The great terror-being Vajrabhairava,

67
“King of furies, six-headed and terrible, six-eyed and sixarmed and strong; he is a skeleton baring its fangs, hundredheaded, Halahala.

68
“Yamantaka, the king of obstructions, with the force of a vajra, the creator of fear, his is the famous vajra, with a vajra in his heart, having the illusory vajra and a great belly.

69
“A lord with his weapon, whose source is vajra, with the essence of vajra he is like the sky, and having a unique, unmoving multitude of tufts of hair, he is wet in bearing the elephant-skin garment.

70
“With great terror, saying Ha Ha, and creating fear saying Hi Hi, with a terrible laugh, a great laugh, he is Vajrahasa, the great clamor.

71
“He is Vajrasattva, the great being, and Vajraraja with great bliss. Indestructible violent with great delight, he performs the HUM of the Vajrahumkara.

72
“Taking as a weapon the arrow of vajra, with the sword of vajra he slashes. Holding the crossed vajra, a possessor of vajra, with the unique vajra he is victorious in battle.

73
“Having terrible eyes blazing like a vajra and with hair blazing like a vajra; he is Vajravesha, in exalted possession, with a hundred eyes, eyes of vajra.

74
“His body hairs bristling like vajras, a unique body with vajrahairs, the origin of his nails in the tips of vajras, he has skin which is impenetrable and in essence vajra.

75
“Glorious in bearing a rosary of vajras and ornamented by ornaments of vajra, his is the great noise and the terrible laugh Ha Ha, and the six syllables with noise like a vajra.

76
“Gentle-voiced (Mañjughosha), with a great roar, he is great with the sound unique in the world. He is sonance as far as the end of the sphere of space and the best of those possessed of sound.

 

Forty-Two Verses on the Gnosis in Individual Inspection

77
“Being suchness, actual egolessness, the limit of actuality, and devoid of syllables, he is a bull among the speakers of emptiness with a roar both deep and high.

78
“As the conch of the Dharma he has great sound, and as the gong of the Dharma he has great noise; by his nonlocalized nirvana he is the drum of the Dharma in the ten directions.

79
“Without form and with form he is the foremost, with various forms made from thought. Being the majesty in the shining of all form, he bears the reflected images in their totality.

80
“Invincible, distinguished, the lord over the triple-sphere, being well advanced on the noble path he is the crest ornament of the Dharma with great sovereignty.

81
“His body uniquely youthful in the triple world, he is an elder, old, the lord of creatures. Bearing the thirty-two marks [of the Mahapurusha] he is charming and handsome in the triple world.

82
“A preceptor of the qualities and knowledge of the world, with confidence he is the preceptor to the world. He is protector, preserver, trustworthy in the triple world, a refuge and the highest defender.

83
“His active experience (sambhoga) the extension of space, he is the ocean of the Omniscient’s gnosis. He splits the shell around the egg of ignorance and tears the net of existence.

84
“With the general defilements totally pacified, he has gone to the far shore of samsara’s ocean. Wearing the diadem of the gnostic consecration, he has for his ornament the perfectly awakened.

85
“Easing the distress of the three kinds of suffering and bringing the three to an end, he is endless, passed to the triple liberation; released from all veils, he has passed [to the state of] equality like space.

86
“Beyond the filth of all defilements, he thoroughly comprehends the three times and timelessness; he is the great snake for all beings, the crown of those crowned with qualities.

87
“Released from all residues he is well established in the track of space; bearing the great wish-fulfilling gem, he is the highest of all jewels, the overlord.

88
“He is the wide wishing tree and the best of great good vases; an agent acting for the sake of beings, he desires their benefit, with affection towards beings.

89
“Knowing the skillful and the destructive and aware of timing, he understands the occasion, and possessing his vow, is the overlord. Knowing the faculties of beings and the correct opportunity, he is skilled in the triple release.

90
“Possessed of qualities, knowing qualities and knowing Dharma, he is auspicious, arisen from auspiciousness. The auspiciousness of all that is auspicious, he is fame and fortune, renown and goodness.

91
“Being the great festival, the great respite, the grand happiness and the great pleasure, he is a considerate reception, hospitality, prosperity, real joy, glory and the lord of renown.

92
“Possessed of excellence, the best benefactor, giving refuge he is the highest refuge. Best among the enemies of great fear, he destroys without exception all fear.

93
“With a tuft of hair, with a crest of hair, an ascetic with braided hair and twisted locks, he has a shaven head and diadem. Having five faces and five hair knots, his flowered crown is of five knots of hair.

94
“Holding on to the great vow of austerity, he wears the ascetic’s grass girdle, his practice pure and highest in his austere vow. Having great penance and having gone to the fulfillment of asceticism, he has taken his ritual bath to be the foremost Gautama.

95
“A divine brahmana, knower of brahman, he is Brahma having obtained brahmanirvana. He is release, liberation, his body true liberation; he is true release, peacefulness, and final blessedness.

96
“He is nirvana, cessation, peace, well-being, deliverance, and termination. Ending pleasure and pain, he is the utter conclusion, renunciation with residues destroyed.

97
“Unconquered, incomparable, indistinct, invisible, and spotless, he is partless, with total access, all-pervading, yet subtle, a seed without impurities.

98
“Without dirt, dustless, stainless, with faults expelled, and free from disease, he is wide awake, himself awakened, omniscient, universally knowing, and supreme.

99
“Gone beyond the conditionality of consciousness, he is gnosis, bearing the form of nonduality. Devoid of mentation, spontaneous, he performs the duty of the buddhas of the three times.

100
Without beginning or end, he is Buddha, Adibuddha without causal connection. Stainless with his unique eye of gnosis, he is embodied gnosis, the Tathagata.

101
“Lord of speech, the great expounder, the king of speakers, the chief of speakers, he is supreme in being the most excellent among those speaking, the invincible lion of elucidators.

102
“Seen in all directions, elation itself, with a garland of splendor, handsome, the beloved of Shri, radiant, illuminating, he is light, with the splendor of the illuminator.

103
“Being the best of great physicians, he is superb, and as a surgeon, the finest. As the tree of every sort of medicine, he is the great enemy of the sickness of defilement.

104
“In being the tilaka mark of the triple world, he is pleasing and glorious, with a mystic circle of the lunar mansions. Extending as far as the sky in the ten directions, he raises the banner of the Dharma.

105
“Being the unique vast umbrella for the world, his is the mystic circle of loving kindness and compassion. As Padmanarteshvara he is glorious, variegated like a jewel, the great overlord.

106
“Being an exalted king among all buddhas, he bears the body of all buddhas; as the mahayoga of all buddhas, he is the unique teaching of all buddhas.

107
“Glorious with the consecration of Vajraratna, he is lord among all jewel monarchs. Being lord over all Lokeshvaras, he is the monarch over all Vajradharas.

108
“As the great mind of all buddhas, he is present in the mind of all buddhas. Having the exalted body of all buddhas, he is the Sarasvati of all buddhas.

109
“The vajra-like sun, the great light, with the stainless brilliance of the vajra-like moon, and having the great desire of renunciation and so forth, his is the blazing light in every sort of color.

110
“Maintaining the cross-legged position of the completely awakened, he preserves the Dharma discussed by the buddhas. Arisen from the lotus of the Buddha, he is glorious, wearing the treasury of the Omniscient’s gnosis.

111
“Bearing every sort of illusion, he is king, and as the holder of the incantations of the buddhas, he is exalted. Vajratikshna with a great sword, he is pure with the highest syllable.

112
“Whose great weapon is the Vajradharma of the Great Vehicle which cuts off suffering, he conquers the victors and, deep as a vajra, with vajra-like intellect, knows objects just as they are.

113
“Fulfilling all the perfections, he wears as ornaments all the levels; as the egolessness of the pure Dharma, his light in his heart is from the moon of perfect gnosis.

114
“With the great perseverance of the Mayajala, becoming the monarch of all tantras, he is supreme. Maintaining every cross-legged position, he bears every gnostic body.

115
“As Samantabhadra the very intelligent, being Kshitigarbha supporting the world, as the great womb of all buddhas, he bears the wheel of every sort of transformation.

116
“Foremost as the proper nature of all existents, he maintains the proper nature of all existents. By nature unarisen, yet with every sort of referent, he bears the proper nature of all dharmas.

117
“Having great insight in one instant, he maintains the internal comprehension of all dharmas. With his realization toward all dharmas, and as the sage at the end of actuality, he is very sharp.

118
“Motionless, himself very clear, he bears the enlightenment of the perfect completely awakened, face to face with all buddhas, having fire-tongues of gnosis and radiant light.

 

Twenty-Four Verses on the Gnosis of Equality

119
“As the accomplisher of the desired object, supreme, purifying all evil existences, being the highest of beings, he is protector, the liberator of all beings.

120
“Alone the hero in the battle with defilements, he kills the pride of the enemy ‘unknowing.’ He is intelligence and glory, maintaining an amorous manner, yet he bears a form heroic and fearsome.

121
“Shaking a hundred hand-held clubs, dancing with the placing of the feet, with the extension of a hundred glorious arms, he dances the full expanse of space.

122
“Standing on the surface at the summit of the earth which is being overcome by the bottom of one foot, he stands on the nail of the foot’s big toe, overcoming the peak of the egg of Brahma.

123
“Being the one goal in the ultimate sense of the non-dual Dharma, he is absolute truth, imperishable. While his sense objects are in the forms of various representations, he is uninterrupted in mind and consciousness.

124
“With pleasure towards every existential object and with pleasure in emptiness, he has the foremost intellect. Having gone beyond the desire and so forth within existence, his great pleasure is toward the three kinds of existence.

125
“White like a pure, radiant cloud and shining like the beams of the autumn moon, with the beauty of the mystic circle of the newly risen sun, the light from his nails is intensely red.

126
“His fine fair locks with points of sapphire and bearing in his hair crest a great sapphire, glorious with the luster of great jewels, his ornaments are transformations of the Buddha.

127
“Shaking hundreds of world spheres, he strides wide with the ‘feet of psychic power.’ Bearing the great recollection, he is reality, the king over the concentration of the four recollections.

128
“Fragrant from the blossoms of the limbs of enlightenment, being the ocean of qualities of the Tathagata, in knowing the practice of the eight-limbed path, he knows the path of the perfect completely awakened.

129
“Greatly adhering to all beings, he adheres to nothing, like the sky; arisen from the mind of all beings, he has the speed of the minds of all beings.

130
“Knowing the value of the faculties of all beings, he captures the hearts of all beings; knowing the reality of the meaning in the five skandhas, he is the pure bearer of the five skandhas.

131
“Established at the limit of all modes of deliverance, he is skilled in all modes of deliverance; established on the path of all modes of deliverance, he is the teacher of all modes of deliverance.

132
“Rooting out existence in its twelve limbs, he is the pure bearer of twelve aspects, with the aspect of the practice of the four truths, he maintains the realization of the eight knowledges.

133
“His referent truth in twelve aspects, knowing the sixteen aspects of reality, he is totally enlightened to the twenty aspects, awake, omniscient and supreme.

134
“Sending forth crores of emanating bodies of uncountable buddhas, his complete realization is in every moment, knowing the objects of every instant of mind.

135
“Considering the purpose of the world by the means of practicing the various vehicles, while delivered by the triple vehicle, he is established in the fruit of the unique vehicle.

136
“Himself purified from defiled elements, he subdues the elements of karma; crossed over the ocean of the floods, he has departed the wilderness of the adhesions.

137
“Along with the perfuming elements he casts off the defilements, the associate defilements, and the general defilements. Being compassion and insight and means, he acts successfully for the sake of the world.

138
“His purpose the casting off of all conceptions, toward the objects of consciousness he maintains suppression. His referent the mind of all beings, he is present in the minds of all beings.

139
“Established within the minds of all beings, he enters into equality with their minds; satisfying the minds of all beings, he is the pleasure of all beings’ minds.

140
“Being the final statement, free from bewilderment, he is exempt from all error; having three referents, his mind is free of doubt, and having all objects, his nature is of three qualities.

141
“His referents the five skandhas and the three times, he considers every instant; obtaining total awakening in one instant, he is the bearer of the proper nature of all buddhas.

142
“Having a bodiless body, the foremost of bodies, he sends forth crores of bodies; displaying forms without exception, he is Ratnaketu, the great gem.

 

Fifteen Verses on the Situationally Effective Wisdom

143
“To be realized by all buddhas, as the enlightenment of the Buddha, he is supreme; devoid of syllables, his source is in mantra; he is the triad of the great mantra families.

144
“The progenitor of the significance of all mantras, he is the great bindu, devoid of syllables; with five syllables and greatly void, he is voidness in the bindu, with one hundred syllables.

145
“Having all aspects, having no aspects, he bears four bindus; partless, beyond enumeration, he sustains the limit at the level of the fourth meditation.

146
“Directly knowing all the branches of meditation, knowing the lineages and families of concentration, with a body of concentration, the foremost of bodies, he is the king of all sambhogakayas.

147
“With an emanating body, the foremost of bodies, bearing the lineage of the Buddha’s emanations, he emanates forth in every one of the ten directions, acting for the needs of the world just as they are.

148
“The deity beyond gods, the leader of gods, the leader of heavenly beings, he is the lord of demigods, leader of immortals, the guide of heavenly beings, a churner and the lord of churners.

149
“Crossed over the wilderness of existence, he is unique, the teacher, the guide of the world; celebrated, and being the donor of Dharma to the world in its ten directions, he is great.

150
“Dressed in the mail of loving kindness, equipped with the armor of compassion, [armed] with [a volume of] Prajña [Paramita], a sword, a bow and an arrow, he is victorious in the battle against defilements and unknowing.

151
“Having Mara as an enemy, he conquers Mara, a hero putting an end to the terror of the four maras; the conqueror of the army of all maras, he is the completely awakened, the leader of the world.

152
“Praiseworthy, honorable, laudable, continually worthy of respect, he is the best of those to be worshipped, venerable, to be given homage, the supreme guide.

153
“His gait being one step through the triple world, his course as far as the end of space, triple-scienced, learned in scripture and pure, his are the six sublime perceptions and the six recollections.

154
“A bodhisattva, a great being, beyond the world, with great spiritual power, completed in the perfection of insight, he has realized reality through insight.

155
“Knowing himself and knowing others, being all for all, indeed he is the highest type of person; completely beyond all comparisons, he has to be known, the supreme monarch of gnosis.

156
“Being the donor of the Dharma, he is best, the teacher of the meaning of the four mudras; he is the best of the venerable ones of the world who travel by the triple deliverance.

157
“Glorious and purified through absolute truth, great with the fortune in the triple world, glorious in making all success, Mañjushri is supreme among those possessed of glory.

 

Five Verses on the Gnosis of the Five Tathagatas

158
“Reverence to you, the giver of the best, the foremost vajra. Homage to you, the limit of actuality. Reverence to you, whose womb is emptiness. Homage to you, the enlightenment of the Buddha.

159
“Reverence to you, the desire of the Buddha. Homage to you, the passion of the Buddha. Reverence to you, the joy of the Buddha. Homage to you, the delight of the Buddha.

160
“Reverence to you, the Buddha’s smile. Homage to you, the Buddha’s laugh. Reverence to you, the Buddha’s speech. Homage to you, the Buddha’s internal reality.

161
“Reverence to you, arisen from nonexistence. Homage to you, the arising of buddhas. Reverence to you, arisen from the sky. Homage to you, the arising of gnosis.

162
“Reverence to you, Illusion’s Net. Homage to you, the Buddha’s dancer. Reverence to you, the all for all. Homage to you, the gnostic body.

 

The Arrangement of the Mantra

OM SARVA DHARMA BHAVA SVABHAVA VISHUDDHA VAJRA A Ä AM AH PRAKRITI PARISHUDDHA SARVA DHARMA YAD UTA SARVA TATHAGATA JÑANA KAYA MAÑJUSHRI PARISHUDDHITAM UPADAYETI A ÄH SARVA TATHAGATA HRIDAYA HARA HARA
OM HUM HRIH BHAGAVAN JÑANA MURTE VAGISHVARA MAHA PACHA SARVA DHARMA GAGANAMALA SUPARISHUDDHA DHARMADHATU JÑANA GARBHA ÄH

[OM, O pure vajra whose proper nature is the non-existence of all dharmas, A Ä AM AH that is to say, employing the purity of Mañjushri, the gnostic body of all tathagatas, A AH bear up, bear up the heart of all tathagatas – OM HUM HRIH. O Blessed One, O Lord of Speech who is embodied gnosis, with great speech, O embryo of the gnosis of the dharmadhatu, being very pure and stainless like the spatial field of all dharmas ÄH.]

 

Five Verses as an Epilogue

163
Then the glorious Vajradhara, joyful and glad, with his hands folded in homage, bowed to the Protector, the Completely Awakened, the Blessed One, the Tathagata.

164
And with many other kinds of Vajrapanis, all of them esoteric leaders, protectors, and kings of wrath, he loudly replied,

165
“We rejoice, O Protector, it is good, it is fine, it is well said. Great benefit is done for us in causing us to obtain perfect enlightenment.

166
“And also for this unprotected world desiring the fruit of liberation, this purified path to well-being is proclaimed as the practice of Illusion’s Net.

167
“It is deep, lofty, and extensive, with great meaning, performing the aims of the world; indeed, this object of knowledge of the buddhas has been taught by the perfect completely awakened.”

Proclaimed by the blessed one, the Tathagata Shakyamuni, in the Net of Samadhi chapter occurring in the Mahayogatantra, the Aryamayajala in 16,000 lines, this Litany of Names of the blessed one, the gnostic entity Mañjushri, possessing absolute validity is hereby complete.

 

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Manjushri as Dorje Shugden

Dorje Shugden is an Enlightened Being, an emanation of the Buddha of Wisdom, Manjushri. He arose as a Dharma Protector 350 years ago in order to best safeguard the precious teachings of the Second Buddha known as Lama Tsongkhapa, to benefit all sentient beings. Below are some modern depictions of Dorje Shugden in the Indian, Byzantine and Chinese styles. You can also click here to read more about this wrathful emanation of Manjushri.

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  1. Chris on Sep 1, 2018 at 3:48 am

    Thank you, Rinpoche sharing with us such a powerful praise on Lord Manjushri. Rinpoche has said before that there is no way that anyone can reach enlightenment without relying on Lord Manjushri. His blessings for us to gain wisdom and clarity is so important.

    It was also said that Lord Buddha taught a lot of the teachings because of Manjushri’s requests for teachings.

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  2. Wai Meng Wan on Dec 9, 2017 at 3:36 am

    Thank you to His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche and also the writer’s team for sharing this important text on Manjushri with all of us. I can safely say, if I had not meet His Eminence, I would not have encountered Manjushri let alone Dorje Shugden.

    Rinpoche also mentioned before, without Manjushri enlightenment is not possible at all, As Manjushri is embodiment of wisdom, without wisdom and compassion alone, we cannot traverse the Buddha path completely.

  3. Stella Cheang on Nov 28, 2017 at 12:45 am

    Learning about Manjushri and the many forms of Manjushri is imperative in our lineage. Lord Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelugpa lineage is the emanation of Lord Manjushri. The unparalleled strength of Manjushri practice lies in the fact that he manifests in all four cycles of Tantra – Kriya, Charya, Yoga and Maha-Anuttarayoga – and he can be approached and reached by practitioners of any level.

    It was because of Manjushri who asked many questions, Buddha Shakyamuni was able to expound many Dharma teachings. It is said that Manjushri actually Buddha Nageshvaraja, one of the 35 Confessional Buddha, who achieved enlightenment many eons ago in a different world system. He returned as Buddha’s disciple to help expound Dharma.

    “Chanting the Names of Manjushri” or known as “Manjushri Namasanghiti” was expounded by Buddha Shakyamuni for his disciple Vajrapani and his wrathful retinue in order to lead them to Buddhahood. This is a short text that can be recited daily to invoke the wisdom of Manjushri for their day’s meditations, contemplations and Dharma studies.

    Thank you, Rinpoche and Pastor David for the sharing.

  4. Kenneth on Nov 22, 2017 at 5:05 am

    I really enjoyed this article. Manjusrinamasangiti was one of the texts that caught my attention earlier in the year, and I want to share a couple of things that I’ve been looking at and listening to a lot in the past year.

    The first is this YouTuibe link to the complete Manjusrinamasangiti read in Sanskrit – hearing this in Sanskrit even without knowing the language, just hearing the spoken sounds is just beautiful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpoel3YiNHg

    The second is the complete scanned Manjusrinamasangiti manuscript written in sanskrit, dated 1025. http://www.dsbcproject.org/gallery/view/9/Mañjuśrīnāmasaṅgīti

    I hope these will bring joy to those who listen and look on it, as it had to me.

  5. Yin ping on Nov 18, 2017 at 12:49 am

    Manjushri is the embodiment of wisdom of all the Buddhas. It is said that he was already enlightened countless aeons ago as Buddha Nageshvaraja who achieved enlightenment in a different world system. During Shakyamuni’s time he appeared himself as one of his eight chief bodhisattva disciples.

    The essence of the Namasanghiti text is that Manjushri Bodhisattva is the embodiment of all knowledge. It contains all of the Buddha’s teachings: a comprehensive and condensed summary of everything Buddha taught.

    In the monastery, this text is recited daily invoking Manjushri’s wisdom during meditations, contemplations and Dharma studies.

  6. Valentina Suhendra on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    Dear All

    I would like to share with you the sacred prayer of Manjushri – A Concert Names of Manjushri (’Jam-dpal mtshan-brjod, Skt. Mañjuśrī-namasamgiti), which consists of 160 verses and mantra sentences. One version is translated by Alexander Berzin, a scholar, translator, and teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, and the other one is from FPMT.

    Valentina

  7. Pastor Lim Han Nee on Apr 7, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche for sharing the 167 Verses of the “Concert Of Names of Manjushri”. “Chanting the Names of Manjushri (Manjushri Nama Sangiti)”contains all of the Buddha’s teachings: a comprehensive and condensed summary of everything Buddha taught. Indeed, Shakyamuni Buddha says that as “the chief clarification of words” and the “non-dual reality” , it is a litany which all sentient beings must study and recite.

    I have always found this litany of the names of Manjushri a very powerful and stirring prayer to recite.

    Shakyamuni Buddha had taught the Manjushri Nama Sangiti to his disciple Vajrapani and his wrathful retinue in order to lead them to Buddhahood. The essence of this Litany is that Bodhisattva Manjushri is the embodiment of all the wisdom and knowledge of all Buddhas.

    Although this text is but a fraction of the vast Sutras such as Avatamsaka Sutra and Prajna Paramita Sutras -consisting only of around 160 verses and a prose section, yet it contains all of Buddha’s teachings! So Powerful is this text that monks in the monastery would recite it daily to invoke the wisdom of Manjushri for their day’s meditations, contemplations and Dharma studies!

  8. Fong on Apr 6, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    I wonder if anyone can recite this prayer. Firstly, as it is available here in full, I deem it open and anyone can recite it. Secondly, it is supposed to be a tantra and well, you have to be initiated to be able to recite any tantric text. Moreover, it is not easy to find commentaries of this prayer in the internet.

    So, here I assume that it is alright for those without initiation to recite the prayer but the commentaries are reserved for those initiates. It must be a very blessed prayer to recite then. One for us to received blessings perhaps, by merely reciting it?

    Thank you for this sharing.

  9. Pastor Shin Tan on Jul 6, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Dear BT Tay,
    Thank you for your interests in Jampel Tsenjod and your suggestion.

    As for which commentary is the best in Gaden Shartse, perhaps you can enquire directly with the monastery and address your concerns as they have listed an email address if you wish to contact or ask for spiritual advice: information@gadenshartse.net

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  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 18. 2018 04:41 AM
    Celebrity Ghost Stories-Must watch video!!!

    This is something that I love to watch too. Real life stories of Celebrities who had encountered supernatural beings in their lives.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/film-tv-music/celebrity-ghost-stories-must-watch-video.html
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 18. 2018 04:39 AM
    LAMRIM Mind Map

    An offering of some students in mapping out the complications of Lamrim into a clearer guide.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/lamrim-mind-map.html
  • Sofi
    Thursday, Oct 18. 2018 04:36 AM
    Lam Rim recitation

    Exciting Lam Rim Recitation Retreat that successful completed with an entry in to the Malaysian Book of Records.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/kechara-13-depts/lam-rim-recitation.html
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 08:29 PM
    Sarnath is considered a sacred place to the Buddhists for being the place where Gautama Buddha first taught seven weeks after achieving enlightenment in the 6th century BC. This first teaching is known in Sanskrit as Dharmacakrapravartana Sutra, Turning the Wheel of Dharma Sutra. The main topic is the Four Noble Truth, the Eight-Fold Path and teachings associated with it.

    After Buddha gave his sermon at the Deer park in Sarnath, his five former companions of his earlier ascetic days were liberated upon hearing the teachings and as a result, they became arhats. That was to be the beginning of the Sangha, the community of the enlightened ones.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/pilgrimage-to-sarnath-varanasi.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 08:25 PM
    In the past, people lived for an immensely long time — as long as 80,000 years, endowed with great beauty, wealth, pleasure, and strength. Over the cause of time, due to the negative actions performed, human’s lifespan gradually shortened to what we are now. Human beauty, wealth, pleasure, and strength also decrease proportionately. It is said in the future, as morality continues to degenerate, human life will continue to shorten to the point where the normal lifespan will be just 10 years, with people reaching sexual maturity at five.

    Ultimately, the condition will become worse that the human beings will hunt each other with swords. A few people, however, will take shelter in the wilderness to escape the carnage. And when the slaughter is over, they will come out of hiding and resolve to take up a life of skillful and virtuous action again. With the recovery of virtue, the human life span will gradually increase again until it reaches a very long time (listed as 80,000 years), with people attaining sexual maturity at 500.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/the-buddha-to-come-the-future-buddha.html
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  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 08:01 PM
    Geshe Ngawang Wangyal (1901 – 1983) was the first lama to play a pivotal role in introducing Tibetan Buddhism to the West. He was also the one who brought His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the United States. Geshe Ngawang Wangyal was a Kalmyk born in Russia, he was ordained at the age of 6 due to his inclination in Buddhism. In order to support his monastic study in Drepung monastery in Tibet, Geshe Wangyal was working for the westerners as an interpreter, guide and assistant. In the end, he successfully completed his study and obtained his Geshe qualification. Geshe Ngawang Wangyal migrated to the US in 1955, his Dharma activities started to flourish and he had produced some very learned western students.

    Read more to learn about the great deeds of Geshe Ngawang Wangyal.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/great-lamas-masters/geshe-ngawang-wangyal-americas-first-pioneering-buddhist-lama.html
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  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 01:18 PM
    Interesting read so so…….Tsem Rinpoche ‘s previous reincarnation was Kentrul Thubten Lamseng. Kentrul Rinpoche Thubten Lamsang was one of the most important disciples of Kyabje Trijang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso. Reincarnation do exists as confirmed in many cases . Both Kentrul Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche have many similarities in so many ways. As such Guru Devotion, spreading Dharma , building of Kechara Forest Retreat , building of Big statues and so forth to benefit more people. Following Guru’s advice coming to Malaysia to a place unheard of to spread Buddhism teachings . We are very fortunate to have Rinpoche in Malaysia and able to learn Dharma. A beautiful write up of a Great Lama where many of us will benefit reading it.
    Thank You Rinpoche and Pastor Jean Ai for sharing this information.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/autobiography/kentrul-thubten-lamsang.html
  • Samfoonheei
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 01:17 PM
    Sakya tradition have been long relyed on Dorje Shugden since the 17 centuries with the 30th Sakya Trizin Sonam Rinchen who enthroned and worshipped Dorje Shugden as a Dharma protector. Its has proven that Gelugpas are not the only sect who practice Dorje Shugden. They are confirmed to have practiced Dorje Shugden. They are have built chapels , composed prayers and pujas to him and even propagated Dorje Shugden practice . They cannot be wrong after all. Dorje Shugden is definitely not evil or spirits , those High Lamas will have the clairvoyance to see the very true nature of Dorje Shugden. That is as Avalokiteshvara, a fully enlightened being which is confirmed by the 39th Sakya Trizin Dragshul Trinley Rinchen. The 31st Sakya Trizin who composed the Dorje Shugden kangsol text is still widely used to this day.
    Interesting read which I do enjoyed reading from time to time to understand more so as to increase my knowledge.
    Thank you Rinpoche and blog team for this interesting write up.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/sakya-trizins-dorje-shugden-prayer.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 02:26 AM
    Thai King, Such A Great Monarch!

    I have admired this great Monarch, leader and Dharmaraja since I first read of him many years back. I do not admire him in a political capacity. I am not into politics nor get involved. My post here on him is not as a political figure. But my admiration for him is as a great human being, a kind hearted person and someone who works for others. My praise of him is as a great human being. He is a great hero for me. I admire people who use their lives for others.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/inspiration-worthy-words/thai-king-such-a-great-monarch.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 02:16 AM
    Vajra Yogini Daju or self initiation

    Self initiation purifies ones vows taken before, mends them, re affirms them, and powerful to purify many downfalls in general that prevent attainments from one’s practice. Also you may retake your mantra count commitment if it was broken.

    You plant the 4 types of initiations into one’s mindstream. It is necessary for the Lama also to do daju prior to conferring Vajra Yogini’s initiation to others.

    It is a powerful tantric practice to restore one’s practice from time to time to assure success in one’s sadhanas.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/vajra-yogini-daju-or-self-initiation.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 02:12 AM
    Buddhist monastery from 700 AD found

    Kolkata, India — The excavations at Moghalmari, a nondescript village at West Midnapore in West Bengal, recently brought to the fore a gateway complex of the Buddhist monastery, dating to 7th century AD.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/travel/buddhist-monastery-from-700-ad-found.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 02:10 AM
    A Poem to My Teacher…

    A beautiful heartfelt poem written by Rinpoche to his Guru, Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/me/a-poem-to-my-teacher.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 02:04 AM
    Tsongkhapa Retreat Instructions : FOR A POWERFULLY BLESSED TSONGKHAPA RETREAT

    Very detailed instructions for the Lama Tsongkapa retreat.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/tsongkhapa/tsongkhapa-retreat-instructions-and-prayer-text.html
  • Sofi
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 01:58 AM
    Found Some Old Kalmyck Friends

    Wonderful how facebook helped Rinpoche connect with his friends and sparked the fruition of Rinpoche’s autobiography.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/students-friends/found-some-old-kalmyck-friends.html
  • Yee Yin
    Wednesday, Oct 17. 2018 12:39 AM
    Baha’i faith started in Iran in the early 1800s and ended up with its spiritual locus, by accident of empire in modern Israel. It is a faith that embraces all major religions, positing that God enlightened humankind over the ages by sending prophets – Abraham, Zoroaster, Krishna, the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. As noncontroversial as that may seem, it hasn’t prevented Baha’is from being persecuted, mostly in Iran, where they are regarded as apostates. The problem is with the idea that the Creator sent a messenger after Muhammad.

    https://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/art-architecture/sanctuary-for-a-persecuted-faith.html
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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?
But then again, the unknown is sometimes worse than the known. In the end nothing is known unless we endeavour,
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because all unknown with familiarity becomes the known.
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The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
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The Reasons Why People Who Practice Dorje Shugden Do Not Go To the Three Lower Realms- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSBbFiexCCE
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
1 week ago
Very interesting blog post that goes along with this depiction of the Yeti. - https://bit.ly/2E43COF
His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini\'s tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche

To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
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His Holiness Sharpa Choje Rinpoche Jetsun Lobsang Nyima of Gaden Shartse Monastery. He was a supreme master of both Sutra and Tantra. He served as abbot of both Gaden Shartse Monastery as well as Gyuto Tantric college. After serving as abbot of Gyuto Tantric college he entered into a few long term (3 year, 3 month and 3 day) Vajra Yogini retreats in the forest. He completed that long retreat twice and was going to enter it again till he was asked to be abbot of Gaden Shartse Monastery by H.H. the Dalai Lama. He was a great practitioner of Vajra Yogini's tantra as well as Dorje Shugden. He was a scholar of the highest renown and he was highly sought after for teachings. He was very devoted to Dorje Shugden throughout his whole life as a pure monk. I was fortunate enough to have him as one of my teachers. Humbly, Tsem Rinpoche To read more- https://bit.ly/2zW2Grz
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
2 weeks ago
Beautiful thangka painting of Lord Yamantaka the slayer of ignorance and who bestows supreme wisdom that eradicates all projections.
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
2 weeks ago
Kadroma Metsik Nakmo or Dakini Ucchusma who purifies and heals the body.
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
2 weeks ago
I am reciting a daily prayer to Dorje Shugden. Here is the youtube link to the audio- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-OSudd323A
It\'s hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
It's hard to not fall in love with little cute Pema baby girl. She is so light, happy and wags her tail super fast when she sees us or anyone. Super friendly. She is a heart breaker for sure. Teehee...She is our Kechara Forest Retreat doggie and runs free throughout our sacred land. Her name Pema means lotus. Tsem Rinpoche
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won\'t be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There\'s a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
3 weeks ago
My Nepalese boys work hard and I appreciate them. Today we have purchased special foods for them to snack on and also to cook with so they won't be so homesick. These foods are all imported from their country. There's a street in downtown K.L. that sell all this. So happy to get this for them. Tsem Rinpoche
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
4 weeks ago
I come out of the bathroom to be greeted by the mess the two monsters made...Some more they want snacks! Monster Oser girl and Monster Dharma boy.
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here-  https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
4 weeks ago
This blog post has had amazing response. Since published on July 27, 2018, there has been 114,788 views and still increasing. I am happy to see how this post has made things clearer. Do visit this post here- https://bit.ly/2MATbGe
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
1 month ago
His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche with his disciple Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche. Beautiful picture.
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
1 month ago
This monk takes trance of Dorje Shugden and he was happy to receive THE PROMISE book in Tibet
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
1 month ago
Find out about the blessed healing water for health and healing at Kechara Forest Retreat- https://bit.ly/2CtVQNk
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
This is my ultimate home!!! Blue waters, trees, skies, mountains, house that is open, retreat, meditation, Buddha images and purple flowers. Wow. Such a perfect place for me. Tsem Rinpoche
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
1 month ago
To see other beautiful portrayals of Dorje Shugden, click here: https://bit.ly/2Nt3FHz
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
1 month ago
Severed head Vajra Yogini has a brilliant orange body, orange darting eyes, wearing a necklace of freshly cut human heads firmly standing within a wisdom fire emanating from her sacred body reminding us to cut off our self damaging ego. Without the ego, our sufferings cannot survive and our happiness will arise. Tsem Rinpoche
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
1 month ago
A thought on how to repay the kindness of the guru
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
1 month ago
Very nice old artwork on the Bodha Stupa in Nepal.
This is quite interesting....
1 month ago
This is quite interesting....
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
1 month ago
Wonderful statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Although Dorje Shugden is not negative, lets hope His Holiness can apply this to the Shugden issue. Then there will be peace.
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
1 month ago
Left to right: Tritul Rinpoche, Gaden Tripa Rinpoche, Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in Gaden Shartse Monastic prayer hall during puja.
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
1 month ago
The oracle of Dorje Shugden Choyang Dulzin Kuten of Gaden making offerings to Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche during a teaching in Gaden Shartse Monastery.
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
1 month ago
Their Holinesses Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Zong Rinpoche
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
1 month ago
Please click on this picture and see how tragic this is.
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
1 month ago
Advice by His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche- https://bit.ly/2NiryBg
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
1 month ago
Zong Rinpoche and Tsem Rinpoche in 1987 Los Angeles.
Beautiful Yamantaka print
1 month ago
Beautiful Yamantaka print
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: 
 https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
2 months ago
Beautiful and sacred Vajra Yogini painting for you to download free in high file to print out, frame and place on your shrine or share with friends. May you be blessed. Download here: https://bit.ly/2N5zI02
The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
2 months ago
The Fifth Dalai Lama & Dorje Shugden | ༧གོང་ས་ལྔ་པ་ཆེན་པོ་དང་རྡོ་རྗེ་ཤུགས་ལྡན། | 第五世达赖尊者与多杰雄登---read more--- https://bit.ly/2C65Iwr
My childhood researchers: https://bit.ly/2wroucv
2 months ago
My childhood researchers: https://bit.ly/2wroucv
A message to share. Thanks. Do click and share.
2 months ago
A message to share. Thanks. Do click and share.
Buddhist art has a rich and intricate tradition of expressing the divine iconography of awakened beings.~Tsem Rinpoche

Do enjoy the many wonderful Free Art PDF\'s here- https://bit.ly/2nXjK9T
2 months ago
Buddhist art has a rich and intricate tradition of expressing the divine iconography of awakened beings.~Tsem Rinpoche Do enjoy the many wonderful Free Art PDF's here- https://bit.ly/2nXjK9T
Mumu boy was Tsem Rinpoche\'s little Schnauzer. Partly because of Mumu Kechara was started and you must find out why that is. Do read more and see very cute adorable pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122472
2 months ago
Mumu boy was Tsem Rinpoche's little Schnauzer. Partly because of Mumu Kechara was started and you must find out why that is. Do read more and see very cute adorable pictures: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=122472
Kamakura is one of my favorite places
2 months ago
Kamakura is one of my favorite places
Anger...
2 months ago
Anger...
In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche

Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
2 months ago
In 1989, Bill Porter, also known by his pen name ‘Red Pine’, travelled to the Zhongnan Mountains in China to meet some of these hermits and learn about their way of life. This resulted in his publishing the work titled Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits in 1993. 25 years later, Bill Porter travelled back to the same mountains to see if life there had changed. The outcome of this particular trip was a documentary titled Hermit, about a modern-day journey into the heart of the hermit tradition in China. This is a must watch documentary with so much to learn to enhance our lives which will give us hope as we are all drowning in materialism’s false promises.~Tsem Rinpoche Fantastic and profound documentary: http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/?p=163457
Wrathful Dakini Ucchusma-In the form of wrathful dakini, Ucchusma has 3 eyes; with both hands holding a vase with nectar at her heart level, her hair loose, and no ornaments. She wears a garment of black silk, with two legs, feet together, standing on a lotus and sun disc. This deity functions to remove negative energy and pollutions from body, speech and mind. The practice was conferred by a Dakini to Drupangsa. -Mantra: Om ar-kham zir-kam bu-ma-na-se ou-cus-ha-ma ma-ha tro-da hung phet
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Wrathful Dakini Ucchusma-In the form of wrathful dakini, Ucchusma has 3 eyes; with both hands holding a vase with nectar at her heart level, her hair loose, and no ornaments. She wears a garment of black silk, with two legs, feet together, standing on a lotus and sun disc. This deity functions to remove negative energy and pollutions from body, speech and mind. The practice was conferred by a Dakini to Drupangsa. -Mantra: Om ar-kham zir-kam bu-ma-na-se ou-cus-ha-ma ma-ha tro-da hung phet
Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
2 months ago
Tibetan Painted Scrolls Volumes 1-3 in original print is something very rare and expensive to come by. I really like these very much from what I can see.
Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
2 months ago
Kechara Forest Retreat doing the extended puja of Dorje Shugden and Tsem Rinpoche attends the 2nd half. Good video to download: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-an_NAH6Mk
A powerful meme to share.
2 months ago
A powerful meme to share.
Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
2 months ago
Beautiful Avalokitesvara scroll painting.
Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
2 months ago
Black Garuda. 18th century. U (Central Tibet). Tradition Gelug
Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
2 months ago
Palden Lhamo. 18th century. Tibet. Tradition: Gelug
Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
2 months ago
Dorje Jigje. 15th century. Narthang, Tsang (South-Central Tibet). Tradition: Sakya
The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, \"Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan\". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
2 months ago
The oracle of Dorje Shugden in Dungkar Monastery in Tibet. Very old vintage photo from 1923 by an English Earl Lord Ronaldshay in his book, "Land Of The Thunderbolt Sikkim, Chunbi & Bhutan". This Lord met up with Dorje Shugden via the oracle. He devotes a chapter in his book about this oracle and encounter.
Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
2 months ago
Beautiful old photograph of the Kamakura Buddha in Japan.
Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
2 months ago
Never before seen footage of Tsem Rinpoche with various oracles- https://bit.ly/292jMaG
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  • In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    In a low-income neighbourhood, this man is growing his own organic produce, and giving extras away for free to neighbours who can’t afford fresh ingredients from the store. Must watch!
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    Neat little video
  • It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 week ago
    It is nice to see sangha release animals into the wild. Gen Kunchok Palden and Chodrak contributed to releasing of frogs back into the wild. This is wonderful. Compassion is the mainstay of all spirituality. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
    1 week ago
    This is a special ‘carpet’ for dogs that you hide their snacks and they have to go digging for it. It is challenging and fun where they use their nose, paws and all to dig and find the snacks in between. This dog play carpet is ordered online. You can see little Zopa baby who is a Kechara resident doggie looking for the snacks in this cute video. She is kept busy and entertained! Tsem Rinpoche
  • Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
    1 month ago
    Kechara Forest Retreat in Bentong, Malaysia’s dog Pema is super adorable and cute. Everyone loves her. She is wearing a Manjushri blessing pendant.
  • Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
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    Spontaneous trance in Tibet by powerful healing Protector Dorje Shugden of a monk who usually takes trance.
  • 喀切玛波向詹杜固仁波切献供养
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    喀切玛波向詹杜固仁波切献供养
    喀切玛波护法降神,向詹杜固仁波切献供曼扎及身语意之供养,同时也加持马来西亚克切拉禅修林道场。喀切玛波护法乃古时候的紫玛护法,他是藏地首座佛教寺院桑耶寺的护法神
  • Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
    1 month ago
    Huge Chenresig statue being built. Very beautiful.
  • Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
    1 month ago
    Sacred Kache Marpo in trance of oracle makes offerings to Tsem Rinpoche and blesses the temple in Kechara Forest Retreat in Malaysia. Kache Marpo in ancient times was known as Tsiu Marpo the great protector of Samye Monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
  • Shugden practice in Tibet strong and growing
    2 months ago
    Shugden practice in Tibet strong and growing
  • It is Tsunmo Nunnery in Tibet. This nunnery all practise Dorje Shugden.
    2 months ago
    It is Tsunmo Nunnery in Tibet. This nunnery all practise Dorje Shugden.
  • Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
    2 months ago
    Light offerings to the outdoor Buddha Tara shrine in Kechara Forest Retreat, Malaysia at night. Beautiful.
  • Interesting new interview of Boy George where he mentions about his practicing Buddhism- See the clip I snagged for you above. It’s beautiful to see him chanting. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Interesting new interview of Boy George where he mentions about his practicing Buddhism- See the clip I snagged for you above. It’s beautiful to see him chanting. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
    3 months ago
    Dharma boy is always mooching for a free snack! As shown in the video, Dharma gave up real fast and is waiting anxiously for a free snack!
  • Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
    3 months ago
    Oser girl is very determined to get the snacks out! Look at how her cute little hands hold onto the ball.
  • Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
    3 months ago
    Yudroma takes trance at Gyuto
    In Dharamsala there is a famous oracle to the Goddess Yudroma. She is the protector of Gyuto Tantric Monastic College. Many monks consult her for guidance. Here she is attending a puja session at Gyuto Tantric Monastic College where she is pleased with the people helping the monastery and takes trance spontaneously to express this. Tsem Rinpoche
  • The Simpsons: Lisa becomes a Buddhist
    3 months ago
    The Simpsons: Lisa becomes a Buddhist
  • Considering getting a tattoo of a Buddha image? Watch this video.
    3 months ago
    Considering getting a tattoo of a Buddha image? Watch this video.
  • Tsem Rinpoche’s personal shrine. May everyone who view the shrine be blessed and have peace.
    3 months ago
    Tsem Rinpoche’s personal shrine. May everyone who view the shrine be blessed and have peace.
  • Very powerful and heartwarming short video about love. A must watch and a must share. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Very powerful and heartwarming short video about love. A must watch and a must share. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Megnath is such a devotee of Bhagawan Dorje Shugden where he brought this protector to many people. Must watch this short video of him with the school kids. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    Megnath is such a devotee of Bhagawan Dorje Shugden where he brought this protector to many people. Must watch this short video of him with the school kids. Lovely. Tsem Rinpoche
  • My super adorable Oser girl Schnauzer reaching for a carrot on a chair. Her face looks like a stuffed animal toy. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    My super adorable Oser girl Schnauzer reaching for a carrot on a chair. Her face looks like a stuffed animal toy. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
    3 months ago
    This is the shrine next to my working table where I sit daily. Tsem Rinpoche
  • Who is that?? Wow Wow
    3 months ago
    Who is that?? Wow Wow
    Tsem Rinpoche's pet Schnauzers Oser & Dharma trying to get attention of the life-like statue of Rinpoche's guru Kyabje Zong Rinpoche which was offered by the students
  • Nothing Stops Me from Getting the Snack!
    3 months ago
    Nothing Stops Me from Getting the Snack!
    Tsem Rinpoche's pet Schnauzer Oser got the snack from the ball!
  • I must get the snack!
    3 months ago
    I must get the snack!
    Tsem Rinpoche's pet Schnauzer Oser trying hard to get her snack out of the ball!
  • I love this green snack munch munch munch
    3 months ago
    I love this green snack munch munch munch
    Tsem Rinpoche's pet Schnauzer Oser enjoying her green snack!
  • ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 3: Starring the two silly doggie clowns doing jumps for carrot tidbits. Teehee
    3 months ago
    ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 3: Starring the two silly doggie clowns doing jumps for carrot tidbits. Teehee
  • ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 2: Starring the mega monsters Oser and Dharma. Teehee
    3 months ago
    ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 2: Starring the mega monsters Oser and Dharma. Teehee
  • ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 1: Guess what are the two monsters looking for??? Teehee…cute
    3 months ago
    ‘Ahm-ahm’ video part 1: Guess what are the two monsters looking for??? Teehee…cute
  • This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    12 months ago
    This topic is so hot in many circles right now.
    This video is thought-provoking and very interesting. Watch! Thanks so much to our friends at LIVEKINDLY.
  • Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
    12 months ago
    Chiropractic CHANGES LIFE for teenager with acute PAIN & DEAD LEG.
  • BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
    12 months ago
    BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN NEW YORK STATE-AMAZING.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
    12 months ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio takes on the meat Industry with real action.
  • Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
    12 months ago
    Do psychic mediums have messages from beyond?
  • Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
    12 months ago
    Lovely gift for my 52nd Birthday. Tsem Rinpoche
  • This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    12 months ago
    This 59-year-old chimpanzee was refusing food and ready to die until...
    she received “one last visit from an old friend” 💔💔
  • Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
    12 months ago
    Bigfoot sighted again and made it to the news.
  • Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
    12 months ago
    Casper is such a cute and adorable. I like him.
  • Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant  Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
    1 years ago
    Dorje Shugden Monastery Amarbayasgalant Mongolia's Ancient Hidden Gem
  • Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
    1 years ago
    Don't you love Hamburgers? See how 'delicious' it is here!
  • Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
    Such a beautiful and powerful message from a person who knows the meaning of life. Tsem Rinpoche
  • What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    1 years ago
    What the meat industry figured out is that you don't need healthy animals to make a profit.
    Sick animals are more profitable... farms calculate how close to death they can keep animals without killing them. That's the business model. How quickly they can be made to grow, how tightly they can be packed, how much or how little can they eat, how sick they can get without dying... We live in a world in which it's conventional to treat an animal like a block of wood. ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  • This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
    1 years ago
    This video went viral and it's a must watch!!
  • SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    1 years ago
    SEE HOW THIS ANIMAL SERIAL KILLER HAS NO ISSUE BLUDGEONING THIS DEFENSELESS BEING.
    This happens daily in slaughterhouse so you can get your pork and Bak ku teh. Stop eating meat.

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The students of KSDS are wrote in message "DIY Lucky Star", wishes is for our very special one guess who??By Asyley Chia KSDS
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The stone art returned back to the students after teacher Wong Yew Kien done spay on met protection coatings.thank you teacher Kien and students's effort the stone art are so nice and colorful.By Asyley Chia KSDS
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The stone art returned back to the students after teacher Wong Yew Kien done spay on met protection coatings.thank you teacher Kien and students's effort the stone art are so nice and colorful.By Asyley Chia KSDS
The stone art returned back to the students after teacher Wong Yew Kien done spay on met protection coatings.thank you teacher Kien and students's effort the stone art are so nice and colorful. by Asyley Chia KSDS
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The stone art returned back to the students after teacher Wong Yew Kien done spay on met protection coatings.thank you teacher Kien and students's effort the stone art are so nice and colorful. by Asyley Chia KSDS
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