A Great Treasure of Blessings

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A Great Treasure of Blessings

A Great Treasure of BlessingsA Book of Prayers to Guru Rinpoche

Published by Dharmakosha for Rigpa, to celebrate the Wood-Monkey Year 2004-5; ISBN 0 9531251 1 4

Translated and edited by Rigpa Translations

This book has also been translated into French and German

A supplement containing the origins of the Le’u Dün Ma (The History, the Background and How the Prayers Came into Being) was also published later in three languages.

I am present in front of anyone who has faith in me,
Just as the moon casts its reflection, effortlessly,
In any vessel filled with water.

Table of Contents



Introduction: Padmasambhava by His Holiness Dalai Lama

The Life of Guru Padmasambhava

All prayers are presented with line-by-line Tibetan script, Tibetan phonetics and English (or French and German) translation

The Seven Line Prayer

Le’u Dün Ma

Barché Lamsel

Sampa Nyur Drupma

The Prayer to Guru Rinpoche for Removing Obstacles and Fulfilling Wishes

The Prayer to Guru Rinpoche for Attainments

The Heart of Blessings—A brief anthology of prayers to Guru Rinpoche and the twenty-five disciples, the king and subjects

Prayers of Aspiration containing:

‘Training in the Pure Realms of the Three Kayas: an Aspiration and Prayer' by Rigdzin Jikmé Lingpa
‘Secret Path to the Mountain of Glory’ by Rigdzin Jikmé Lingpa
‘Wish-Fulfilling Feast of Siddhis’ by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
‘The Chariot of the Vidyadharas’ by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Long Life Prayers