The Very Concise Method of Accomplishment of

Shri Chakrasamvara
“A Singular Recollection”
by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
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[Written by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892).7. Translated by Jeff Watt. this Single Recollection was composed by a follower of Krisnacarya. Abbreviated prayers and mantras have been extended. fol.C. May 2003 (rev. Gyud de Kun Tus. Canada. 2 11 . 1999. ‘The method of accomplishment of Cakrasamvara.’ Written by Guru Manjughosha according to the intent of the holy words of Tsechen [Sachen Kunga] Nyingpo (1092-1158) together with the Lineage Holders. 2/2004). October 14. vol. 1989. May it be virtuous and good. B.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. Rev: June 18. The Collected Works of the Great Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo.25. “A Singular Recollection”.215-226. may the merit accomplish the two purposes. vol. folios 11-19. 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. Edited by Lama Kunga Tharts Rinpoche and arranged for printing by Wolfgang Saumweber. mangalam. Vancouver.

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

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

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

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

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