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Yellow, Red and Black Parṇaśavarī Mantra Practices for Pacifying the Pandemic

Yellow, Red and Black Parṇaśavarī Mantra Practices for Pacifying the Pandemic Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos Introduction In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the practice of the female deity Parṇaśavarī, who has the unique power to destroy contagious diseases, has been recommended by many Tibetan spiritual teachers, including many of the […]

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A Special Mantra for Overcoming Pandemics, by the 4th Dodrupchen Rinpoche

༈ནད་རིམས་ཀུན་ཐུབ་སྔགས་རྒོད་ཟབ་མོ་བཞུགས། The Profound Warrior Mantra for Overcoming All Epidemics by the Fourth Dodrupchen Rinpoché, Tubten Trinlay Pelzangpo (1927-) Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos ཨོཾ་བྷེ་ཧུ་ན་ཁེ༔ ཙ་ན་དུ་ཧེ་ཧུ༔ བྷི་ཤ་མ་ཧི་ར་ཧོཾ༔ ཏྲི་ན་དུ་ཁེ༔ བྷི་ཤེ་ན་ཏ༔ བྷི་ན་ཡ་སྭཱ་ཧཱ༔1 OṂ BHEHUNAKHE/ CANADUHEHU/ BHIŚAMA HIRAHOṂ/ TRINADUKHE/ BHIŚENATA/ BHINAYA SVĀHĀ [Tibetan pronunciation: OṂ BHEHUNAKHE/ TSANADUHEHU/ BHISHAMA HIRAHONG/ TRINADUKHE/ BHISHENATA/ BHINAYA SWŌHĀ] སྐྱབས་རྗེ་རྡོ་གྲུབ་ཆེན་གྱི་ཞལ་གསུངས་ལ་ཕབས་པའོ།། This was transcribed […]

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A Practice of Yakṣiṇī Döndrupma to Dispel Pandemics, by the 5th Dalai Lama

A Practice of Yakṣiṇī Döndrupma to Dispel Pandemics by the 5th Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobzang Gyatso (1617-1682) Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos NYIY-MEY NYIY-SU NANG-WA’Y GYU-DRA YIY Through the magical net in which the non-dual appears as duality, ZAK-DREL DÉ-WA CH’EN-PO KYEY-PA’Y YUM Comes the mother who gives birth to immaculate great bliss; […]

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List of published works available for purchase on Amazon.com

This is the currently list of published work available for purchase on the website amazon.com. The list is alphabetically organized for better navigation.  We’re constantly adding new titles to it. 1.      A Brief Biography of Ngawang Yéshey Tubten  2.      A Long Life Prayer for Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche  3.      A Long Life Prayer for the […]

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Amazon Author Page of Erick Tsiknopoulos

Here you will find available for purchase all the hitherto published translations by Erick Tsiknopoulos: amazon.com/author/ericktsiknopoulos Many more publications are scheduled for release, in both digital e-book and printed book formats.

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Special Announcement: The Publication of All Our Translations

One month ago (in late August 2019), we began the long-awaited process of publishing all the translations from Tibetan into English of Erick Tsiknopoulos. All the translations of Erick Tsiknopoulos which were previously posted on their official website are currently in the process of being published on Amazon.com, where they are available for purchase.  They […]

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Advice to Yéshey Dawa by Dilgo Khyentsé Rinpoché, Rabsel Dawa

The creator of delusion and liberation in Saṃsāra and Nirvāṇa is one’s own mind.

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The Name Mantra and Supplication for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Please bestow the spiritual attainments (siddhi) of the Awakened Body, Speech and Mind of the Guru, the Vajradhara, the Reverend Lord, Jampel Ngakwang Lozang Yéshey Tendzin Gyatso Pelzangpo (His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama).

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Ornament for Bringing Joy to the Faithful: A Syllable-by-Syllable Commentary for Dispelling Doubts Regarding the Name Mantra of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, by Geshe Ngagi Wangchuk

OṂ ĀḤ GURU VAJRADHARA BHAṬṬĀRAKA MAÑJUŚRĪ VĀGINDRA SUMATI JÑĀNA ŚĀSANADHARA SAMUDRA ŚRĪBHADRA SARVA SIDDHI HŪṂ HŪṂ

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 28 – The Praise to All Tathāgatas

Chapter 28: The Praise to All Tathāgatas   Then the Bodhisattva Ruciraketu rose from his seat, placed his upper robe over one shoulder, planted his right knee on the ground, bowed toward the Bhagavān with folded palms; and thereupon praised the Bhagavān deeply with these verses: Lord of Sages, you are adorned by hundreds of […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 27 – The Praise Made by All the Bodhisattvas

Chapter 27: The Praise Made by All the Bodhisattvas   Then those many hundreds of thousands of Bodhisattvas went to where the Tathāgata Suvarṇaratnakaracchatrakuta was; and having gone there, they bowed their heads at the feet of the Tathāgata Suvarṇaratnakaracchatrakuta, and sat down to one side. Then, having sat down to one side, those many […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 21 – Excellent Manifestation

Chapter 21: Excellent Manifestation (legs par byung ba’i le’u)   (Volume Nine) Then, at that moment, the Bhagavān gave teaching in these verses: Whenever I became a world-turning king, At those times I offered the earth with its oceans, And even its four continents, filled with precious things, To all Jinas of the past. In […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 19 – Samjñāya, Lord of Yakṣas

Chapter 19: Samjñāya, Lord of Yakṣas   Then the supreme commander of the Yakṣas, Samjñāya, along with twenty-eight great Yakṣa generals, rose from his seat; and putting his upper robe over one shoulder, knelt on his right knee. Bowing with folded palms toward the Bhagavān, he addressed the Bhagavān in the following words: “Lord Bhagavān, now […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 18 – The Earth Goddess, Dṛḍhā

Chapter 18: The Earth Goddess, Dṛḍhā   Then the Earth Goddess, Dṛḍhā, addressed the Bhagavān in the following words:“Lord Bhagavān, now and in the future, wherever this Sovereign King of Sūtra Teachings, the Transcendent Golden Light exists, whether in towns, cities, villages, valleys, in the vicinities of monasteries, mountain medicinal valleys, or towns which abide in the […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 17 – Vast Increase in Wealth by the Great Goddess Śrī

Photo by Fancycrave.com on Pexels.com Chapter 17: Vast Increase in Wealth by the Great Goddess Śrī   Then the Goddess Mahāśrī spoke the following words to the Bhagavān:“Bhagavān, I dwell not far from here in the northern direction, in the retinue of the palace of Vaiśravaṇa, the Heavenly World called ‘Interwoven’, in the transcendent pleasure […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 16 – The Goddess Śrī

Chapter 16: The Goddess Śrī   Then the Great Goddess Śrī spoke the following words to the Bhagavān: “Lord Bhagavān, always and ever, I, the Great Goddess Śrī, shall bring an abundance of all necessary items to the monk who expounds the Dharma. He will have freedom from busy work and poverty, attain an expansive mind; and […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 14 – The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel Dhāraṇī

Chapter 14: The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel Dhāraṇī   Then the Bhagavān gave this teaching to the Venerable Ānanda: “Ānanda, all lightning is warded off by you [oneself]. All previous Samyaksaṃbuddhas, appearing individually, one following the other, have taught this; and so I, too, shall now explain it. Please bear it in mind.”   “Ānanda, in the eastern […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 13 – The Dhāraṇī of Non-Attachment

Chapter 13: The Dhāraṇī of Non-Attachment   The Bhagavān then gave this teaching to the Venerable Śāradvatiputra:“Śāradvatiputra, it is a fact that this Dharma Discourse known as ‘The Dhāraṇī of Non-Attachment’ is the mother of Bodhisattvas who meditate on all Dharmas, is the preliminary conduct of the Bodhisattvas; and is thoroughly retained by the Bodhisattvas.” […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 11 – The Meticulous Observation of Gods and Humans By the Four Great Kings

Chapter 11: The Meticulous Observation of Gods and Humans By the Four Great Kings   Then the Great King Vaiśravaṇa, the Great King Dhṛtarāṣṭra, the Great King Virūḍhaka, and the Great King Virūpākṣa rose from their seats, put their upper robes over one shoulder, kneeled placing their right knee on the ground, bowed with joined […]

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The Sūtra of Golden Light: The 29 Chapter Version, Chapter 9 – Voidness

Chapter 9: Voidness   Then after the Bhagavān had taught that Dhāraṇī, for the benefit and happiness of those assembled retinues of Bodhisattva Mahāsattavas, gods, humans and so on, in order to demonstrate the characteristics of voidness, the ultimate truth, at that time he spoke the following verses: In inconceivably many other Sūtras, I have […]