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Guided Meditation

Now, at the end of this chapter, followed by a guided meditation, in which you can apply what you have learned so far.

 

Ninefold purification breathing

Bring your attention to the middle of your body where the three channels are. These are more open. Be aware of this openness and continue to focus your attention on this openness.

 

Below the navel to the crown, this part of your body is more open and shining. Be aware that this is like a being of light. (3 min)

 

 

Tapihritsa Meditation

Just bring your full attention inward. Allow your body to fully settle and rest. Allow your speech and breathe to settle and rest. Allow your mind to settle and rest. (30 sec)

 

Bring your attention to your heart, particularly the openness of the heart. From that place of openness, feel the presence of Tapihritsa in the sky in front of you. Clear, luminous being surrounded be a rainbow, whose essence is our own nature of mind. But he manifested to protect us, to guide us and to help us. Particularly those who see and those who are connected, feel his presence. Tapihritsa represents the union of all the Masters of the past, present and future. Particularly Tapihritsa represents one's own Root Master. (30 sec)

 

Naturally, try to feel the connection, when we pray from that connection: «Please help me, help us to purify all our karma, afflictions, our pain, conflict, challenges, to help us recognize our own true nature and to discover all of our potential qualities for the welfare of oneself and others. Help me, help us, to help others».

 

Gradually, imagine from Tapihritsa comes like a rain, like a white rain, milky water, enters into your crown. Like taking a shower, pure nectar comes down and enters through all your body. Every part of your body are cleaned — organs, cells, everything. This water is coming as if you were taking a shower. Continuously it coming down and purifying. Feel that, imagine that. Particularly in areas where you feel numb, pain, blocked or sick. Continue; take time. Like taking a shower, but an internal shower, which cleaning the inner dimension of the body. (30 sec)

 

And if there are any specific, particular things that you feel that you need to purify, you bring it to your consciousness and to your awareness and let these through the water purify. Or you ask Tapihritsa to help purify that; a personal, internal communication.

 

And, gradually, just be aware and feel that the body is, like after a good shower, feeling internally clean, purified, and fresh. And it's ready to be perfected with blessings of the body, speech, and mind. We pronounce, singing the «A»; three times. As you sing «A», imagine from the forehead of Tapihritsa with an «A» white light, comes directly into your forehead; and you receive all the empowerment of the body. You feel the connection of your body, the connection with your body, the transmission of the body.

 

«A» [First]

«A» [Second]

«A» [Third] (30 sec)

 

Now, as we sing the «OM» from the throat of Tapihritsa, a red «OM», red light, directly coming to your throat, and you receive all the empowerment of the speech.

 

«OM» [First]

«OM» [Second]

«OM» [Third] (30 sec)

 

Now, as we sing the syllable «HUNG», imagine the blue «HUNG» from the heart of Tapihritsa, to your heart, directly to your heart, with a beam of blue light. You receive all the empowerment of mind. Feel the heart connection and heart blessings.

 

«HUNG» [First]

«HUNG» [Second]

«HUNG» [Third] (30 sec)

 

Just continuously feel the beam of blue light; the blessings from the heart continuously coming. (30 sec)

 

Gradually, Tapihritsa dissolves into the light; and the light dissolves into your crown. All the light is also in you, just become one essence or unified fully with the essence of Tapihritsa. No separation, no difference. That sense of oneness; who you are is Tapihritsa. Rest in that for a moment. (3 Min)

 

 

Tapihritsa Invocation

E MA HO!
KUN ZANG THUG TRUL KU DOG SHEL KAR ÖD
DRI MED DANG SAL OED ZER CHOG CHUR TRO
GYEN MED CHER BU YE NYID NYING POI DOEN
KHYEN NYI THUG JE DRO WAI DÖN LA GONG

 

DER SHEG THUG CHÜD DZOG CHEN KUN GYI CHOG
THEG PAI YANG TSE GYUD LUNG MAN NGAG NYING
ZHI YI NEY LUG KHOR DEY DROL TRUL DANG
DRA ÖD ZER SUM KYON YON RAB SAL ZHING

 

DRO WA LO YI MUN PA KUN SAL NEY
ZHI TONG TSA DRAL SA LAM CHIG CHOED TOG
NYAM TOG NGON GYUR KHOR DEY SEM SU DROL
DRE BU KU SUM YING SU GOED DZAD PA

 

DRO WAI GON PO TA PI HRI TSA LA
DAG LO TSE CHIG MOE PEY SOL WA DEB
DAG SOG DRO LA WANG KUR JIN GYI LOB
CHI NANG SANG WAI BAR CHEY ZHI WA DANG

 

MA RIG TRUL PAI DAG DZIN DROL NEY KYANG
RANG RIG NGON GYUR TA CHOE THAR CHIN NEY
YE TONG TSA DRAL LO DEY CHEN POI DON
DA TA NYI DU DAG LA TSAL DU SOL

 

JE DRO WAI GON PO TA PI HRI TSA LA
SOL WA DEB SO DRO DRUG THUG JE ZUNG LA DAG GYUE TROL

 

 

Emaho! How wonderful!
You are the radiance of the heart of Kuntu Zangpo,
Your body appears like a white, shining crystal,
Clear and without impurities, it spreads light rays in the ten directions.
You are naked, without any jewelry as a sign of the innermost essence, the original state.
Endowed with the dual wisdom of emptiness and helpful resources, your contemplation is compassionate to the well-being of the beings.

 

You are the embodiment of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, the highest of all teachings,
The Essence of awareness of the realized, the top of the way to realization, the heart of the Tantras, the basic scriptures and the secret instructions.
You show the natural state, the base, which is self-evident, free of deception, of Samsara, and of liberation, Nirvana,
And all the defects and virtues of sound, light and rays will become clearly visible.

 

After you have completely dispelled the darkness from the mind of beings,
Do you enable us to experience the base as empty and without roots, and at the same time realize all levels of the path,
Experience and realization manifest and Samsara and Nirvana free themselves into the mind's own nature.
This space shows the three dimensions of the fruit.

 

With single-minded devotion I pray to you, Tapihritsa,
Protector of the creatures.
Grant me and the other beings the blessing of empowerment.
May the external, internal and secret obstacles be soothed.

 

And may the error of grasping for the self, that is, ignorance, be liberated.
Once self-awareness is recognized, vision and behavior may be fully realized.
Please give me that great understanding right now, beyond the intellect,
The original base, empty and without roots.

 

To you Tapihritsa, exalted protector of the beings, I pray:
May the beings of the six realms be protected by your compassion and may my mind be freed!

 

 

Long life prayer for Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

 

CHOG SUM GYAL WA
SE CHE JIN LAB DANG

 

DÖN DAM LU WA
ME PE DEN TOB DANG

 

NAL JOR DAG GI
TING DZIN NU PE TU

 

TEN ZIN KYE BU'L
KU TSE TAR CHIN SHOG

 

 

Through the blessings of the Three Jewels,
Den Buddhas and the Bodhisattvas,

 

The strength of the ultimate flawless truth,

 

And through the power of meditation, we practitioners,

 

Holder of the teachings,
May your life span be completely filled.

 

 

Dedication

(ngo mon)
GO SUM DAK PE GE WA GANG GYI PA
KHAM SUM SEM CHEN NAM KYI DÖN DU NGO
DUK SUM SAK PE LE DRIP KÜN JANG NE
KU SUM DZOK PE SANG GYE NYUR TOP SHOK

 

All pure virtue done through the three doors,
I dedicate to the welfare of all sentient beings of the three realms.
Having purified all afflictions and obscurations of the three poisons,
May we swiftly achieve the complete Buddhahood of the three bodies.

 

 

Dedication prayer

(ngo wa)
KYAP NE SUM LA DING CHEN TOP PAR SHOK
GO SUM NYAM TOK YE SHE GYE PAR SHOK
DUK SUM DAK NE KU SUM TOP PAR SHOK
RANG GYÜ DRÖL NE ZHEN LA PEN PAR SHOK

 

May I gain great confidence in the three refuges.
May my experiences and my realization of wisdom of the three gates increase.
By purifying the three poisons, may I receive the three bodies.
By liberating myself in my own being, may I benefit others.