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Prayer for the Flourishing of sa,antabhadra Dzogchen Teachings of Sogyal Rinpoche, the incarnation of Lerab Lingpa by Yangthang Rinpoche Composed in Lerab Ling inthis is at once an aspiration to realize the natural state of the Great Perfection, a prayer that the teachings of Clear Light Dzogpachenpo may spread throughout the world and a supplication for the long life of Sogyal Rinpoche.

The inspiration for this prayer, it is said, was therefore her parting gift.

The myth told in ‘The Aspiration of Samantabhadra’ is specifically from the Dzogchen Great Perfection lineage of teachings, and as such is intended for those of highest acumen – although in practice this isn’t always the case, and so a clear and helpful explanation is required to at least get us on the right track.

Then, following in the footsteps of all the Buddhas, And perfecting the practice of a bodhisattva, May I always act without error or compromise, With ethical discipline faultless and pure.

The Heart of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. Samantabhadra prayer practice helps clear away any obstructions to your meditation practice and understanding emptiness. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

In China, the Hwa Yen school of Buddhism was almost entirely devoted to the study of the Avatamsaka Sutraof which the Gandavyuha Sutra is the last chapter. Two other passing comments: With infinite oceans of praise for you, And oceans of sound from the aspects of my voice, I sing sanantabhadra breathtaking excellence of Buddhas, And celebrate all of you Gone to Bliss.

Dudjom Rinpoche composed this prayer of aspiration to be reborn on the Copper Coloured Mountain of Glory, or Zangdok Palri zangs mdog dpal riafter his firstborn daughter, Dekyong Yeshe Wangmo, had samanyabhadra this world.

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You lions among humans, Gone to freedom in the present, past and future In the worlds of ten directions, To all of you, with bodyspeech and sincere mind I bow down.


I shall give rise to the aspirations of Manjushri For this bodhisattva practice of all embracing good, To perfect these practices Without discouragement or pause in all future eons. This prayer of aspiration may speak of practices that are beyond our present capabilities. At one time the Bhagavan was at Sravasti in the Jeta grove, in the Anathapindada garden within a magnificent estate. It is not clear from the promotional material, but this appears to be a reprint or new edition, perhaps of the title published by Siddhi Publications also still in print.

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One person found this helpful. The Aspiration of Samantabhadra is the highest Tantric teaching and The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, who is nominally my teacher, is the holder of this lineage. Trilogy of Rest, Volume 1. I had samanhabhadra heard of Buddhism, meditation or mysticism. With deep compassion, sharp observations, and arresting metaphors, the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche explicates The Aspiration of Samantabhadra for both new and experienced practitioners.

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With that dedication which is praised as greatest By all the Buddhas gone to freedom in the three times, I, too, dedicate all my roots of goodness For the attainments of the bodhisattva practice. You can samnatabhadra skip to Part Two and return to Part One later or not at all, your choice.

See all 14 reviews. Review “One of the most brilliant Tibetan Buddhist teachers of his generation. So I, too, will practice for an ocean of eons. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. He sees the birth and destruction of world systems throughout time, all the beings of those worlds and all the activities of bodhisattvas within those worlds.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Read reviews that mention dzogchen ponlop samantahbadra of samantabhadra ponlop rinpoche penetrating wisdom commentary practice prayer text buddhist explanation accessible teaching terms understanding benefit detailed existence faith glossary intelligent. May I teach the Dharma in the language of gods, In every language of spirits and nagas, Of humans and of demons, And in the voice of every form of being.

Our aspiration to realize this Buddha potential flowers, and our lives are renewed with meaning and purpose. He is a true Vajra Master and his commentary explains the text in terms we can understand, putting the symbolism of The Tibetan Book of the Dead into practical terms. I find this book to be very inspiring, with a great explanation of the Vajrayana path. The most powerful practice I know.


Thus have I heard. The first twelve verses are an expanded version of the seven-limb prayer. Rinpoche makes difficult concepts understandable and assisted me to situate Dzogchen in the Vajrayana tradition.

Given as a series of talks in Germany and the United States, Penetrating Wisdom includes the text of the prayer, Rinpoche’s always-lively commentary, and lucid answers to questions posed by his students. This aspiration to be cared for by the guru throughout all future lifetimes was composed at Wutai Shan at the request of a disciple named Rigdrol. I had rejected my upbringing in the Christian faith as so much mumbo-jumbo, I was an atheist.

May you Buddhas now living in the worlds of ten directions, And all you gone to freedom in the past, accept my offerings. May I practice constantly for eons to come, Perfecting the activities of awakening, Acting in harmony with the various dispositions of beings, Showing the ways of a bodhisattva.

La Reyna de las Plegarias. This Dzogchen prayer explores the different manifestations of rigpa, our basic awareness in daily life, and constitutes a set of instructions for refining the path of practice. In order to train just like The hero Manjushri who knows reality as it is And just like Samantabhadra as well, I completely dedicate all this goodness, just as they did. A prayer for the spread of the teachings of the successive incarnations of Dzogchen Rinpoche Pema Rigdzin — and other figures closely associated with Dzogchen Monastery.

May I traverse all my lives in the world, Free of karma Actions of our body, speech and mind. During his journey, Sudhana visits a succession of spiritual guides who teach by describing their own practice of the bodhisattva path and the methods they use to guide sentient beings.