Meditation and Recitation of Vajrasattva
Meditation and Recitation of Vajrasattva — a practice of purification and healing which removes illnesses and obscurations of all kinds through meditating on the sambhogakaya buddha Vajrasattva and reciting his mantra—the hundred syllable mantra. This practice, which is common to all schools of Tibetan Buddhism, is also one of the inner preliminary or ‘foundation’ practices (Tib. ngöndro) of Vajrayana Buddhism.
Important Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha
- Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzogchen Beara, 11 July 2010
- Sogyal Rinpoche, Lerab Ling, 12 July 2011
- Sogyal Rinpoche, Lerab Ling, 21 & 22 July 2014
- Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher, (Boston: Shambhala, 2004), 'Part Two, Chapter Three: Meditating on the Teacher as Vajrasattva and Reciting his Mantra so as to Cleanse all Adverse Circumstances, Negative Actions, and Obscurations'.
- Khenpo Yeshe Phuntsok, Vajrasattva Meditation—An Illustrated Guide, Wisdom Publications, March 2015
- Lama Yeshe, Becoming Vajrasattva (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2004).
- Padmasambhava & Jamgön Kongtrul, The Light of Wisdom, Vol. Two, translated by Erik Pema Kunsang (Boudhanath: Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 1986-98), pages 70-72.
- Patrul Rinpoche, The Words of My Perfect Teacher (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), 'Part Two, Chapter Three: Meditating and Reciting on the Teacher as Vajrasattva to Cleanse All Obscurations'.
- also see other Longchen Nyingtik Ngöndro commentaries.