Amitabha Phowa Practice

Amitābha Phowa Practice: A Method of Purifying Negativity

By Drogön Chögyal Phagpa

This brief phowa practice based on Amitābha (Tib. འོད་དཔག་མེད་, od dpag med) was written by Drogön Chögyal Phagpa the fifth Sakya patriarch. It is composed for meditators who wish to purify their negativities through the practice of Amitābha and wish to be reborn in the Realm of Sukhāvatī.

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Translated by Venerable Khenpo Kalsang Gyaltsen and Reverend Dr. Chodrung-ma Kunga Chodron (2008)

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