The Very Concise Method of Accomplishment of

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

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

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

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

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

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