Daily Practice of Vajrasattva

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English | བོད་ཡིག

Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö

Vajrasattva with consort

༄༅། །རྡོར་སེམས་རྒྱུན་ཁྱེར།

Daily Practice of Vajrasattva

by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö



Take refuge and generate bodhicitta in the usual way. Then:

ཨཱཿ རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ་ནམ་མཁའ་ཆེ།  །

ah, dorjé sempa namkha ché

Āḥ! Vajrasattva, great space,

བཟུང་བས་མི་ཟིན་ཆུ་ཟླ་འདྲ།  །

zungwé mi zin chuda dra

Ungraspable as the moon in water,

ཀུན་ཏུ་བཟང་པོའི་རོལ་པ་ལས།  །

kuntuzangpö rolpa lé

Through the play of Samantabhadra,

ཐབས་ཤེས་ཟུང་འཇུག་རྩ་བའི་ལྷ།  །

tabshé zungjuk tsawé lha

The primary deity uniting method and wisdom,

སེམས་དཔའ་དཀར་པོ་རྡོར་དྲིལ་བསྣམས།  །

sempa karpo dordril nam

The heroic being, white and holding vajra and bell.

རང་འོད་སྙེམས་མ་གྲི་ཐོད་འཁྱུད།  །

rang ö nyemma dri tö khyü

Embracing Vajragarvā, his own radiance, who hold a knife and skull-cup,

ཞབས་གཉིས་རྡོ་རྗེ་སྐྱིལ་ཀྲུང་བཞུགས།  །

zhab nyi dorjé kyiltrung zhuk

And sitting with his two legs in the vajra posture.

ཐུགས་ཀར་ཟླ་བའི་དཀྱིལ་འཁོར་སྟེང་།  །

tukkar dawé kyilkhor teng

At his heart, upon a moon-disc maṇḍala,

ཧཱུྃ་གི་མཐའ་མར་སྔགས་ཀྱིས་བསྐོར།  །

hung gi tamar ngak kyi kor

Is the syllable Hūṃ surrounded by the mantra,

འོད་འཕྲོས་འཕགས་མཆོད་འགྲོ་སྒྲིབ་སྦྱངས།  །

ö trö pak chö dro drib jang

It emits light that offers to the noble ones and purifies beings’ obscurations,

ཚུར་འདུས་མཆོག་ཐུན་དངོས་གྲུབ་ཐོབ།  །

tsur dü choktün ngödrub tob

Then returns, bringing attainments, ordinary and supreme.

རྒྱུད་དག་བྱིན་གྱིས་བརླབས་པར་གྱུར།  །

gyü dak jin gyi labpar gyur

My mindstream is purified and I am infused with blessings.


Recite the hundred-syllable mantra.

དགེ་བ་འདི་ཡི་མྱུར་དུ་བདག  །

gewa di yi nyurdu dak

Through the positivity and merit of this, may I swiftly

རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ་འགྲུབ་གྱུར་ནས།  །

dorjé sempa drub gyur né

Attain the realization of Vajrasattva, and thereby

འགྲོ་བ་གཅིག་ཀྱང་མ་ལུས་པ།  །

drowa chik kyang malüpa

Every single sentient being

དེ་ཡི་ས་ལ་འགོད་པར་ཤོག  །

dé yi sa la göpar shok

Reach his state of perfection too.


Thus, recite the dedication and prayers of aspiration.


མངྒ་ལཾ།  །།  ཕྱག་བྲིས་ལས་ཞལ་བཤུས།།

Maṅgalam. This was copied from the master’s handwriting.


| Translated by Adam Pearcey with the generous support of the Khyentse Foundation and Tertön Sogyal Trust, 2022.


Source: 'Jam dbyangs chos kyi blo gros. "rdor sems rgyun khyer/" in 'Jam dbyangs chos kyi blo gros kyi gsung 'bum. 12 vols. Bir, H.P.: Khyentse Labrang, 2012. (BDRC W1KG12986). Vol. 6: 308–309


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