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A Longing Prayer to Mañjuśrī, by Ju Mipham Rinpoche

A Longing Prayer to Mañjuśrī 

by Ju Mipham Rinpoche


Compassionate sovereign possessing the ten strengths, greatly loving,

The sole wisdom body of all Victorious Ones, who has brought the ten powers to culmination,

O hero Mañjuśrī:

Consider and think of downtrodden me!


This was composed on the 14th day of the 10th month of the Wooden Snake Year.

Translated by Erick Tsiknopoulos.



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Erick Tsiknopoulos (b. 1981) is an American translator of Tibetan, a scholar, researcher and postgraduate student in Buddhist Studies, a teacher and tutor of Tibetan language, a writer and editor, a voracious reader in various subjects, and an experienced world traveler. He is the founder and primary Tibetan translator of the Sugatagarbha Translation Group, and the creator of their main website,, which currently features English translations of over 400 Tibetan texts. Many of his translations have been published in various forms, including as books.

He has been a student of Buddhism since 1999, a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 2003, and a student of Tibetan language since 2005. He has been translating Tibetan texts into English since 2007, has been based in India and Nepal studying Tibetan language and Buddhism intensively and translating Tibetan texts since 2008, and has been working professionally as a Tibetan-English translator and interpreter since 2009.

He is available for contact via email at: and

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