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Amitabha Phowa Practice

English Title: 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.

Practice of Amitayus

English Title: Practice of Amitāyus, Buddha of Infinite Life

This is a brief mahāyāna practice on the Buddha of Infinite Life (Skt. Amitāyus, Tib. ཚེ་དཔག་མེད་, tshe dpag med).

The Treasury of Blessings

English Title: The Treasury of Blessings – A Meditation on Buddha Śākyamuni

A brief meditation on Buddha Śākyamuni. This version was originally composed by the Great Tibetan master Jamgon Ju Mipham and was written down from memory by the most Ven. Dezhung Rinpoche.

A Brief Sadhana for Meditation Upon the Buddha Sakyamuni

English Title: A Brief Sadhana for Meditation Upon the Buddha Śākyamuni

A brief sadhana for meditation on the Buddha Śākyamuni.

An Ocean of Merit*

English Title: An Ocean of Merit — Liturgy for the Seven-Limb Practice 

Compiled by Khenchen Appey Rinpoche

This liturgy, known in Tibetan as ཡན་ལག་བདུན་པའི་ཆོ་ག་བསོད་ནམས་ཆུ་གཏེར་ཞེས་བྱ་བ་བཞུགས་སོ། (yan lag bdun pa’i cho ga bsod nams chu gter zhes bya ba bzhugs so), was compiled by the late Khenchen Appey Rinpoche. Based on Samantabhadra’s Aspiration to Noble Deeds the ritual can serve as one’s main daily practice or occasionally recited such as on holy days. The text is in both Tibetan and English.

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