Sadhanas & Practice Texts,

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14 Mantric Downfalls - purification

Bilingual: Tibetan & English

Chinese

Vietnamese
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35 Confessional Buddhas: a purificiation practice

English

Amitabha Sadhana - by h.e. garchen rinpoche

Composed by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche, scribed and assembled by Lama Thubten Nima, translated by Ina Bieler.

Tibetan/English

Burning Away Afflictions (Jangchok): a ritual to purify obscurations of the dead and the living

A ritual to purify obscurations for the dead or for the living. This practice can be used in conjunction with any practice of the Unsurpassed Secret Mantra.

Versified in English. The English and Tibetan are meant to be chanted together simultaneously.

Tibetan/English

Cakrasavara - 5 deities sadhana - utter illumination of the innermost essence

This practice is restricted to only those who have received the Chakrasamvara tantric empowerment.  By downloading this text, you confirm you have received the appropriate empowerment.  

If you have not received the Chakrasamvara empowerment yet but intend to during our 2020 Summer Teaching program, then you can download this text after you’ve received the empowerment. 

Bilingual: Tibetan, English

Calling the Guru From Afar

English

Chinese

Chenrezig with 1000 Arms - the royal tradition sadhana

Bilingual: Tibetan, English

Vietnamese

Chenrezig - The Gargon NYUNG NE

Trilingual: Tibetan, English, Chinese

Chenrezig Praise - NYUNG NE prostration song, english verse

From page 39 of the Gargon Nung Ne sadhana above.

English Versification of Gelongma Palmo’s Praise of Chenrezig. Sung to the Tibetan tune, and can be sung simultaneously with the Tibetan (if the lamas request it). The Tibetan begins on page 39 of the Gargon Nyungne sadhana, above.

Chenrezig - "Red", mahakarunika-guhyasamaja

Bilingual: Tibetan & English

Chinese

Vietnamese: (Viet) Red Chenrezig – Hồng Quán Thế Âm

Dakini Tsok Song (short version)

The offering song typically sung at Tsok, when giving the first offering to the Lamas

Bilingual: Tibetan & English

Dharma Protectors (Dharmapalas)

A Brief Torma Offering to the Dharma Protectors

Bilingual: Tibetan, English

Chinese

Five Fold Path of Mahamudra sadhana

Bilingual: Tibetan / English

Green Tara - "udamvara flower" sadhana

Tibetan/English

Guru Rinpoche - consice sadhana of peaceful guru rinpoche

Tibetan/ English

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Light Amassment of Blessings - a guru sadhana of h.e. garchen rinpoche

Tibetan/ English/ Chinese

Mahayana Sojong Vows

Tibetan/ English/ Chinese

Vietnamese

Mani Blessing Pill Visualization & Mantra

Tibetan/ English/ Chinese

Manjushri: a brief practice

Tibetan/ English

Namgyalma - practice of ushnisha vijaya with offerings

This text was used during H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s Long Life Celebration.

Tibetan/ English/ Chinese

Phowa Transference of Consciousness - "Inserting the Stalk of Wild Grass"

Bilingual – Tibetan /English

Praise of the 21 Taras - English Verse

During Sunday White Tara practice, pages 24 – 38 of the sadhana (below) are replaced with this chanted verse.

English

(Benefits of) Praise of the 21 Taras

During Sunday White Tara practice, this recitation of benefits will follow the Praise of the 21 Taras (above).

Tibetan & English

Prayer to the Previous Lives of the Tamer of Wandering Beings, Garchen Vajradhara

This prayer was written by the one with the name Lho [Bongtrül] Tenzin [Nyima], at the request of Lama Yeshe Rabgye, in honor of the 84th birthday of H.E. Garchen Rinpoche.
May Garchen, the Sun of the Teachings, live long!

Bilingual: Tibetan / English

Rainfall of Benefit & Happiness - smoke offering & dzamala

This sadhana was assembled by Garchen Rinpoche and is very precious. It includes practices and prayers Rinpoche would like us to do together. At Rinpoche’s request, many of these practices were Versified in English so that the English and Tibetan match syllabicly. Rinpoche wishes that the English verse be sung/chanted simultaneously with the Tibetan. An audio recording is available HERE.
The Rainfall of Benefit Sadhana includes the following practices:

  • Six Mantras & Mudras
  • Smoke Offering
  • Summoning Good Fortune
  • World Peace Prayer
  • Supplication to Chenrezig
  • Prose-only Translation of Smoke Offering.

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Samadhi Empowerment

From the Profound Dharma of Kyobpa Rinpoche Jigten Sumgön

Tibetan/ English

Shakyamuni Buddha Saddhana

Bilingual – Tibetan /English

Vajrakilaya Practice

Vajrakilaya is a RESTRICTED practice. You must have empowerment to receive these texts.

CLICK HERE to fill out a form requesting these texts.

A free download link will be sent to you within a few days. You will receive:

  • The Sadhana of Vajrakilaya: An Unelaborated Liturgical Arrangement
    This is the Garchen Institute’s newly translated and versified Vajrakilaya sadhana. The English verse is meant to be chanted with the Tibetan.
    This sadhana is trilingual (Tibetan, English, Chinese).
  • Garchen Rinpoche’s Teaching on this Vajrakilaya Sadhana

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White Tara Practice: Purified Drop of Immortality.

A longevity mandala sadhana of the wish-fulfilling chakra, Arya Tara

This is the sadhana of White Tara regularly practiced at the Garchen Buddhist Institute

Tibetan/ English