This a collection of recitations that are chanted at KCC practices and events.
Refuge and Bodhichitta, Four Immeasurables, Dedication, Aspirations for Mahamudra
Vajradhara Lineage Prayer (Singing version in English)
Audio: Vajradhara Lineage Prayer
It is traditional to recite aspiration prayers after one’s Dharma practice. These give direction to the merit of our actions. Of course, we can make personal aspirations according to our wishes, but it is also considered very beneficial to make the very same wishes that past masters have made and accomplished.
Padmasambhava’s Prayer for the Teaching to Flourish
The Eight Aspirations of a Great Being
Khuyngpo Naljor’s Sealed Dedication
Dedication from The Way of the Bodhisattva
Below you will find the basic text composed by the great Thangtong Gyalpo, as well as the expanded version including a lineage prayer and other additions. The Chenrezi Commentary is excerpts from Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche’s wonderful work on this practice, Chenrezi—Lord of Love.
Steps to Draw and Dissolve the HRI
Audio: Chenrezi — group chanting in Tibetan
Here are many resources for this practice, including images, videos of the mudras, and an overview that breaks down the practice into its components. Also included is an arrangement by Khenpo Lodrö Donyö Rinpoche—Protection from All Peril—which is a very concise way to include Tara in your daily practice.
Overview of the Green Tara Practice
Protection from All Peril Booklet
(Print from Adobe Acrobat, double-sided & flip on short side)
The 21 Taras of Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa
Green Tara Teaching by Lama Eric – May 10, 2020
Green Tara Mudras by Lama Eric
Audio via YouTube
Twenty-one Praises Chanted in Tibetan