The Very Concise Method of Accomplishment of

Shri Chakrasamvara
“A Singular Recollection”
by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
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7. Gyud de Kun Tus. Canada. 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. Abbreviated prayers and mantras have been extended. 1989. October 14. 2/2004).C. may the merit accomplish the two purposes. fol.215-226.25. May 2003 (rev. 1999. mangalam. Vancouver. Rev: June 18.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 it be virtuous and good. vol. B. ‘The method of accomplishment of Cakrasamvara. vol. this Single Recollection was composed by a follower of Krisnacarya. “A Singular Recollection”. folios 11-19. Translated by Jeff Watt. The Collected Works of the Great Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. Edited by Lama Kunga Tharts Rinpoche and arranged for printing by Wolfgang Saumweber. 2 11 . [Written by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892).’ Written by Guru Manjughosha according to the intent of the holy words of Tsechen [Sachen Kunga] Nyingpo (1092-1158) together with the Lineage Holders.

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

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

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

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