Prayer for the Long Life of Sogyal Rinpoche by Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche 2

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Prayer for the Long Life of Sogyal Rinpoche composed by Trulshik Rinpoche


om svasti chimé ku nyé pema jung né dang

Om swasti Through the power and blessing of Padmasambhava, who has attained the deathless wisdom body, and

jetsün nyur ma palmöi tu jin gyi

The Glorious Tara, swift to act,

ter chen sonam gyalpöi trul pé ku

May the incarnation of ‘the King of Merit’, the great Tertön Sogyal

shyap zung tak ten trinlé tar chin shok

Enjoy a life that is secure and long; may all his enlightened activities be completely fulfilled!


On behalf of the matchless Sogyal Rinpoche, the glorious protector of the Vajrayana teachings and all beings—especially in the West—the Buddhist monk Shadeupa Trulshik Ngawang Chökyi Lodrö composed this long life prayer in a single verse, along with his heartfelt wish that it be accomplished! Composed by Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche at the Maratika cave in Nepal, where Guru Rinpoche and Mandarava were empowered by Amitayus, Buddha of Limitless Life, and achieved the state of ‘vidyadhara with control over life’ or ‘immortal vidyadhara’.