Light Offering Prayers

English (6) | Português (1) | བོད་ཡིག (6)


Light Offering Series

Further Information:

A series of 'lamp aspiration prayers' (mar me'i smon lam) to accompany the offering of butter lamps, lights or candles:

Prayers

This aspiration prayer to accompany the offering of butter-lamps is said to have been recited by Atiśa and his disciples in the shrines they visited throughout the central and southern provinces of Tibet.

This brief prayer of aspiration to accompany the offering of a butter lamp (mar me'i smon lam) is part of the feast offering (tshogs mchod) for the Accomplishing the Land of Great Bliss (bde chen zhing sgrub) cycle of practices based on the original Namchö (gnam chos) revelation of Tertön Mingyur Dorje (1645–1667).

This short light offering prayer (mar me'i smon lam) by Gatön Ngawang Lekpa, which is commonly recited in the Sakya tradition, encourages the practitioner to visualize a lamp as vast as the universe that shines with the light of a billion suns, as the basis for infinite 'offering-clouds'.

A short prayer of aspiration to accompany the offering of a butter lamp (mar me).

A short prayer of aspiration to accompany the offering of a butter lamp (mar me).

In this short text to accompany the offering of a butter lamp or candle, the great yogi Shabkar Tsokdruk Rangdrol offers an inspiring visualisation and series of aspirations.

Related Topics

Download this collection: EPUB MOBI PDF