Saving Lives Series
Painting by Drugu Choegyal Rinpoche
The following texts are currently available as part of our Saving Lives series:
In a series of poetic verses Chatral Rinpoche explains the purpose and benefit of saving the lives of endangered animals, especially those due to be slaughtered, as it is a practice of protection from harm and an expression of universal compassion.
- The Stairway to Great Bliss: A Method for Planting the Seed of Liberation in Animals by Dodrupchen Jigme Trinle Özer
This text contains all the recitations required for the practice of tsethar, freeing animals or ransoming their lives; it includes the aspiration that they may be freed from sickness, harmful influences and fears, and ultimately attain perfect liberation and omniscience.
- The Amrita of Love: A Liturgy for Saving and Ransoming the Lives of Animals compiled by Tendzin Gyatso