Torma Offering

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A brief liturgy to accompany the offering of serkyem (gser skyems), or golden libation, and torma, to the eight classes of spirits.

A simple torma offering which was requested by Khandro Tsering Chödrön (1925–2011) for her daily recitations and composed in the protectors' temple at Sakya Monastery, Tibet.

This stacked-pills torma (spungs gtor) ritual, during which one visualizes oneself as Avalokiteśvara, was written for those of lesser acumen. It includes offerings to the four types of guest, with particular focus on water offerings to the pretas, or hungry ghosts.

A reminder to the Kīlaya guardians of their past pledges and a request that they carry out activity on the practitioner's behalf. The text was composed in Yangleshö, Nepal, and transcribed by Khenpo Namdrol.

This rite for offering to the dharma protectors, headed by Mahākāla in various forms, is among the most popular liturgies in the Nyingma tradition.

A four-line liturgy to accompany the offering of torma to Kurukullā, goddess of magnetizing.

A simple torma offering rite addressed to Four-Armed Mahākāla, together with his consort and retinue, according to the Drukpa Kagyü tradition.

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