The Very Concise Method of Accomplishment of

Shri Chakrasamvara
“A Singular Recollection”
by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
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Edited by Lama Kunga Tharts Rinpoche and arranged for printing by Wolfgang Saumweber.215-226. 1989. mangalam.’ Written by Guru Manjughosha according to the intent of the holy words of Tsechen [Sachen Kunga] Nyingpo (1092-1158) together with the Lineage Holders. vol. [Written by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892). Gyud de Kun Tus. Abbreviated prayers and mantras have been extended. B. October 14. fol. vol. folios 11-19. 1999. Rev: June 18. May it be virtuous and good. This sadhana was ditributed to the paricipants of the Chakrasamvara Empowerment His Holiness Sakya Trizin gave during his visit to the United States and Canada in summer 2003.C.25. may the merit accomplish the two purposes.THE VERY CONCISE METHOD OF ACCOMPLISHMENT OF SHRI CAKRASAMVARA “A SINGULAR RECOLLECTION” by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo The very concise method of accomplishment of the Shri Cakrasamvara of Krisna. May 2003 (rev. “A Singular Recollection”. ‘The method of accomplishment of Cakrasamvara. Translated by Jeff Watt. Vancouver. 2/2004). 2 11 .7. this Single Recollection was composed by a follower of Krisnacarya. Canada. The Collected Works of the Great Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo.

Recite as much as possible with folded hands. [To elaborate.The Mantra of the Four Faces OM SUMBHA NISUMBHA HUM HUM PHAT. Think: the source of refuge melts into light and dissolves into yourself. for that purpose I practice the method of the profound path. Source of the eighty-four thousand articles of Dharma And master of all the noble Sangha. DAKINI JALA SAMVARA SVAHA.performing the vow. the extensive or concise. For the benefit of all beings I must obtain the state of complete buddhahood. I pray. mind. Father Near-Essence Mantra OM HRIH HA HA HUM HUM PHAT. may you bless my continuum. qualities and activities Of all tathagatas of the ten directions and three times. at the occasion of a beginner. all beings equal to space. Recite three times the Enlightenment Thought. From this time forth until the heart of enlightenment is reached. unable to meditate on the complete circle of the mandala but wishing to meditate in a manner gathering the continuity of the yoga. should practice the yoga of the Single Recollection in the manner of the three: preliminary. I and others. main section. OM ANAYA HOH BHAGAVAN VIDYARAJA HUM HUM PHAT. OM VAJRA VAIROCANIYE HUM HUM PHAT. Common Preliminaries Refuge and Enlightenment Thought In pleasant surroundings imagine in the sky in front of you the objects of refuge — with Guru Cakrasamvara as the central figure — and invite them. OM GRIHNA GRIHNA HUM HUM PHAT.Cakrasamvara Mantras Cakrasamvara Father and Mother Essence Mantra OM SHRI VAJRA HE HE RU RU KAM HUM HUM PHAT. whatever is suitable. Mother Near-Essence-Essence Mantra OM CAURI HUM HUM PHAT. Imagine yuorself and others having gone for refuge through the three doors. To the complete bhagavan Buddhas I go for refuge. OM RUPINIYE HUM HUM PHAT. Blessing and Activity Mantras . I bow and go for refuge. Mother Essence Mantra OM SARVA BUDDHA DAKINIYE VAJRA VARNANNIYE HUM HUM PHAT SVAHA. To the holy Root Guru and Lineage. Essence of all body. The Four Dakinis Mantras OM DAKINIYE HUM HUM PHAT. speech. OM GRIHNAPAYA GRIHNAPAYA HUM HUM PHAT. OM LAMAYE HUM HUM PHAT. A practitioner having obtained the empowerment in the mandala of Shri Cakrasamvara and with pure pledges and vows. 10 3 . learning the levels of the Generation Stage. OM SVASTI SIDDHAM! Preliminaries In the completely firm fabric of the innate. The first has two parts: common and uncommon. Homage to the Guru Heruka . Perform both the Refuge and Enlightenment Thought. To the noble Sangha I go for refuge. OM KHANDAROHE HUM HUM PHAT. The method of accomplishment of the yoga of the Singular Recollection is explained. To the holy Dharma I go for refuge. Father and Mother Near-Essence Mantra OM HRIH HA HA HUM HUM PHAT. OM SARVA BUDDHA DAKINIYE VAJRA VARNNANIYE HUM HUM PHAT SVAHA. To the glorious holy Guru I go for refuge. Father Essence Mantra OM SHRI VAJRA HE HE RU RU KAM HUM HUM PHAT. conclusion. Mother Near-Essence Mantra OM VAJRA VAIROCANIYE HUM HUM PHAT SVAHA. To the Guru and Three Precious Jewels. perform the meditation-recitation of Heruka Vajrasattva].

Rejoicing in the virtue of beings. OM GRIHNA GRIHNA HUM HUM PHAT. Until enlightenment. To finish. by that excellent truth. In order to accomplish the benefit of myself and others. in the middle is the mind — the essence of the five wisdoms — as a blue HUM. At the time of death.appearance. OM HREM HRIM.imagine tasting with the left ring finger. Holding in mind the enlightenment of buddha. with a host of lords and viras. If desired recite the root and near essence mantras as known from the long sadhana. For the meditation of the Perfection Stage refer to the commentaries. Between sessions enter into the path of daily activities. May we be blessed to quickly obtain the accomplishment of supreme mahamudra. OM SARVA TATHAGATA SHRI CAKRASAMVARA MANDALA SAPARIWARA ARGHAM. above and below. In the Buddha. mind. OM GRIHNAPAYA GRIHNAPAYA HUM HUM PHAT. GHANDHE. By the real goddess. instantly I become Cakrasamvara together with the Mother.Uncommon Preliminaries The Uncommon Preliminaries have two parts. I give rise to the enlightenment thought. III. cymbals. KA is indeterminability . SHAPDA AH HUM Offer thus. OM ANAYA HOH BHAGAVAN VIDYARAJA HUM HUM PHAT. The Collection of the Accumulations of Merit OM AH HUM. HA HO HRIH Bless the ‘inner offering’ . Know the three . Recite the main non-dual essence of the Father-Mother. Perform the Hundred Syllable Mantra of Heruka to make firm the blessing. HE is the emptiness of causality. qualities and activities of all the sugatas. flowers. I invite all beings. OM HAM YAM. That is the armor of the Father-Mother. speech. the stage of Shri Cakrasamvara. In the Three Jewels I go for refuge. SHRI HERUKA AHAM SHRI is non-dual wisdom. with mantra: NAMO GURUBHYAH. PADYAM. ALOKE. OM SVAHA HU. From a transformation of that. DAKINI JALA SAMVARA VAJRA VAIROCANIYE HUM HUM PHAT SVAHA. and the like. Recite three times. OM HRIM MAM. Dharma and Excellent Community. OM HUM HUM. parasols and banners held aloft. Giving rise to this thought of supreme enlightenment. The body becomes a mass of light. NAIVIDYE. with the offerings of pleasant music. RU is free of accumulation. may I be led to the Realm of Khecara. PUSHPE. OM BOSHATA HE. Confessing individually all sins. rays of light shine forth filling the inside of the body purifying all sins and obscurations. In the heart. OM NAMA HI. OM VAJRA SAMAJAH Invite the assembly. OM PHAT PHAT. pray with folded hands: In my heart from AH arises a moon disc. Together with mudras recite twice the Mantra of Four Faces to protect the environment. [the accumulation of merit and the accumulation of wisdom]: OM SHRI VAJRA HE HE RU RU KAM HUM HUM PHAT. Think that the collection dissolves into oneself. Performing the pleasing practice of the supreme conduct of enlightenment. May all beings and I be blessed with the body. I go for refuge. DHUPE.say and remember. OM PHAT HAM. From that. real commitments and also the real words of Dharma. may those goddesses take care of me. renown and conceptuality as the state of the deity. mantra and pristine awareness. May I obtain buddhahood for the benefit of beings. OM OM VAM. OM HUM HUM HO. NAMAH SHRI CAKRASAMVARA MANDALABHYAH with mudra. above moon discs are: OM OM HA. OM SUMBHA NISUMBHA HUM HUM PHAT. all gathered in the sky in front. Conclusion At the places of myself. Through this merit quickly may I attain the stage of Cakrasamvara and place upon that stage all beings without exception. from HUM rays of light shine forth to the Guru and host of Cakrasamvara deities. 4 9 .

From my heart rays of light shine forth to the Five Families of Consecration Deities and the Sixty-two Deity Cakrasamvara having arrived in the sky in front. YA RA LA VA DA DHA. OM SARVA TATHAGATA SHRI CAKRASAMVARA MANDALA SAPARIWARA ARGHAM. 3. with pure water of gods we will consecrate you. and descending through the body it exits through the lotus and enters the vajra of the Father. is the essence of the thirty-two major marks of the Buddha: A A. U UH.the secret offering. VAJRA PUSHPE AH HUM. SHAPDA AH HUM. in the sky in front. GHANDHE. Mantra Recitation. from that the head of HA. likewise. Approximation. Offer as from before. Approximation From the state of emptiness. OM SARVA TATHAGATA SHRI CAKRASAMVARA MANDALA SAPARIWARA ARGHAM PRATICCHA SVAHA. KSHAH. TA THA DA DHA NA. E AI. PADYAM. Then perform the ancillary offerings. the nature of clear appearance. 2. comes a sun. PA PHA BA BHA MA. PUSHPE. Repeated twice. O AU. Deity Meditation 1. Mantra Recitation From the heart of the Father the mantra garland arises. is the essence of mind as a nada. NAIVIDYE. single pointedly. PADYAM PRATICCHA SVAHA. Meditate on all dharmas included in subject-object as the nature of emptiness and clear light. I request you bestow consecration upon me. Say thus . TA THA DA DHA NA. In the middle. VAJRA DHUPE AH HUM. VAJRA SHAPDA AH HUM. Consecrate the Inner Offering: OM SHRI VAJRA HE HE RU RU KAM HUM HUM PHAT. Main Practice The Main Section has two parts. the trunk and U. LI LIH. from that a moon. I. marked with a HUM and AM. [The tathagatas say:] ‘Just as [Buddha] was bathed by gods when he was born. It passes from the mouth into the mouth of the Mother.ceaselessly circling. DAKINI JALA SAMVARA SVAHA. Between the two. VAJRA NAIVIDYE AH HUM. ALOKE. CA CHA JA JHA NYA. OM VAJRA VAIROCANIYE HUM HUM PHAT SVAHA. Passing through the body it dissolves in the HUM . from RAM. Think of the Father-Mother in a blissfully ecstatic meditative state and say: Repeated twice. II. Rays of light shine forth inducing and stabilizing the pristine awareness of great bliss. VAJRA GHANDHE AH HUM. OM SHUNYATA JNANA VAJRA SVABHAVA ATMAKO ‘HAM. The Collection of the Accumulations of Wisdom OM SVABHAVA SHUDDHA SARVA DHARMA SVABHAVA SHUDDHO ‘HAM. in the middle of that are Yama and Kalaratri together as a seat. From the dissolution arises a sun disc as the wisdom of equality. is the essence of the eighty minor examples of perfection: KA KHA GA GHA NGA. YA RA LA VA SHA SHA SA HA OM SARVA TATHAGATA ANURAGATA VAJRA SVABHAVA ATMAKO ‘HAM. from that a bindu. Near Attainment. RI RIH. Water from the consecration vases fills the entire body purifying obscurations. as the wisdom of discrimination. The excess water overflows and Akshobhya adorns the heads of both the FatherMother. Meditate upon that. I II. from HUM and AM arise a vajra and curved knife. DHUPE. The view of the divine pride of the deity’s body is to apprehend with the mind. The first has four parts: 1. Attainment and 4. the syllable HUM is established. From underneath arises a lotus. Gathered in 5 8 . From the dissolution arises a moon as the mirror-like wisdom. AM AH. circling to the left. in the middle. circling to the right. VAJRA ALOKE AH HUM. In the middle.’ Say: I. OM SARVA TATHAGATA ABHISHEKATA SAMAYA SHRIYE HUM. Great Attainment. Deity Meditation and II.

Dissolve. third right a damaru. fury and peacefulness. throat red AH Amitabha. The third left holds a katvanga marked with a vajra. The left holds a blood filled skullcup embracing the Father and the right a curved knife in a threatening gesture pointed in all directions. at her throat OM CAURI HUM HUM PHAT red Vagvajra. on her mouth OM HRIM MOM white Mohani. a crown of five dry human skulls and fifty dry as a necklace. OM SARVA TATHAGATA SHRI CAKRASAMVARA MANDALA SAPARIWARA ARGHAM PRATICCHA SVAHA. at his forehead OM SHRI VAJRA HE HE RU RU KAM HUM HUM PHAT DAKINI JALA SAMVARA SVAHA white Kayavajra. VAJRA DHUPE AH HUM. fearlessness and ugliness. one face. bodhisattvas. The first two hands hold a vajra and bell embracing the mother. The left leg is straight and right bent. laughter. At the Mothers navel is OM OM VAM red Vajra Varahi. concentrate on the four faces. OM YOGA SHUDDHA SARVA DHARMA YOGA SHUDDHO ‘HAM. embracing the Father. fourth a vajra lasso. a necklace of fifty fresh heads and six bone ornaments. I arise as Shri Cakrasamvara with a body blue in color. Both FatherMother stand in the middle of a blazing fire of pristine awareness. back face yellow and right face white. with a body red in color. Near Attainment Place each upon moon discs. PADYAM PRATICCHA SVAHA. Then. on his two shoulders OM BOSHATA HE black Heruka. OM DHARMADHATU SVABHAVA ATMAKO ‘HAM. The hair is worn piled on the head. compassion. The soft spot at the top of the head is marked with a visvavajra. navel yellow SVA Ratnasambhava. VAJRA NAIVIDYE AH HUM. viras and dakas in the aspect of Cakrasamvara Father-Mother. left face red. 2. on the crest a wish-fulfilling jewel ornament and crescent moon. grace. The right leg is straight and presses on the breast of red Kalaratri. circling from the left. possessed of the nine emotions of dancing. 3. on her eight main joints OM PHAT PHAT green Candika. on his head OM NAMA HI yellow Vairocana. PHAIM! From my heart rays of light shine forth to the natural abode of all buddhas. Offer thus. sixth carries the four-faced head of Brahma. heart blue HUM Akshobhya. PHAIM! VAJRA SAMAJAH. VAJRA PUSHPE AH HUM. on her crown of the head OM HREM HRIM yellow Kshobani. ferocity and frightfulness. VAJRA ALOKE AH HUM. The mantras proceed from the four faces and then concentrate on the entire body. PHAIM! 7 . at her forehead OM VAJRA VAIROCANIYE HUM HUM SVAHA white Kayavajra. In the lap is the Mother Vajra Varahi. at his throat OM HRIH HA HA HUM HUM PHAT red Vagvajra. The main face is blue. the essence of the wisdom of the dharmadhatu. The lower two hold an elephant skin out-stretched. on his two eyes OM HUM HUM HO red Vajra Surya. The hair is tied in a topknot on the crown of the head. fourth an axe. on her top of the head OM HUM HUM green Bhairavi. on her heart OM HAM YAM blue Yama. four faces and twelve hands.From a complete transformation of that form. two hands and three eyes. sixth a curved knife. VAJRA GHANDHE AH HUM. on his crown of the head OM SVAHA HU red Padmanartesvara. Attainment At the Father’s heart above a moon disc from a blue HUM is Cittavajra. At the Mother’s heart is OM SARVA BUDDHA DAKINIYE VAJRA VARNANIYE HUM HUM PHAT PHAT SVAHA blue Cittavajra. The Great Attainment Say while doing the flaming mudra: OM SUMBHA NISUMBHA HUM HUM PHAT. Each head has a crown of five dry human skulls. fifth a blood filled skullcup. Each face has three eyes and four bared fangs. 6 JAH HUM BAM HOH. In the Father’s heart is OM OM HA white Vajrasattva. secret mark green HA Amoghasiddhi. OM GRIHNAPAYA GRIHNAPAYA HUM HUM PHAT. VAJRA SHAPDA AH HUM. wearing a lower garment of tiger skin. Both the Father-Mother have at the top of the head as OM white Vairocana. OM ANAYA HOH BHAGAVAN VIDYARAJA HUM HUM PHAT. OM GRIHNA GRIHNA HUM HUM PHAT. Recite. fifth a trident. Perform the lotus circling [mudra] and embrace. on the eight main joints OM PHAT HAM green Asvaparam. 4. Say: Non-dually at the Father’s place is the Mother and at the Mother’s place the Father. left bent and pressing on the head of black Yama.