The Very Concise Method of Accomplishment of

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

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

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

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

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