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Path to Perfect Liberation

The Excellent Path to Perfect Liberation:

A Guidance Practice (Nedren) for the Dukngal Rangdrol (Natural Liberation of Suffering) Practice of the Great Compassionate One from the Longchen Nyingtik Continua »

 

Advice for a Dying Practitioner

Hundred Peaceful & Wrathful Deities

Hundred Peaceful & Wrathful Deities

Advice for a Dying Practitioner

by Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpe Nyima

You will need to make preparations before the time comes to pass away. There are many aspects to this, but I will not go into too much detail here. Briefly, then, this is what you should do as you approach the time of death.

Think to yourself again and again: “Whether death comes sooner or later, ultimately there is no alternative but to give up this body and all my possessions. This is just how it is for the world as a whole.” Thinking along these lines, sever completely the bonds of desire and attachment. Confess all the harmful actions you have committed in this and all your other lives, as well as any downfalls or breakages of vows you may have incurred, wittingly or unwittingly, and make repeated pledges never to act in such a way in future. Continua »

 

Sakya Paṇḍita: Instruction for the Moment of Death

Sakya Paṇḍita

Sakya Paṇḍita

A Wondrous Instruction for the Moment of Death by Sakya Paṇḍita Kunga Gyaltsen

To the guru and the protector Mañjughoṣa, I pay homage!

First take refuge in the Three Jewels,
Then cultivate
bodhicitta, awakening-mind,
Visualize Amitābha before you,
And pay homage and make offerings to him.
These are the preliminaries.

Generate conviction that your misdeeds have been purified.
Let go of all forms of attachment.
And with a mind lacking any fear of death, Continua »