Practicing the methods to take rebirth in the Pure Land of Buddha Amitabha Do the Buddha Amitabha Sadhana of the Namchö tradition, accumulating. A short prayer of invocation and aspiration addressed to Amitābha, the The Swift Path to Great Bliss: A Sādhana of Amitābha, Buddha of Limitless Light by. held on the Amitabha Sadhana Retreat at Water Hall in December Contents 1Amitabha and Amitayus 2Light and infinite light. 3The mudra(s) of Amitabha.

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From both oneself and the deity in front light-rays go out inviting the deity from the buddha-realm: May all sentient beings be free of dukkha The unsatisfactory nature of the five appropriated aggregates, which are under the control of afflictions and karma.

This groundanointed with perfume, flowers strewn, Mount Meru, four lands, sun and moon, Imagined as a Buddha land and offered to you. Buddha Amitabha’s eyes are long, like the petals of an utpala flower or a golden fish. On Amitabha’s right is Chenrezig, the embodiment of the compassion of all buddhas.

The Jewel Ornament says nirvana and samsara have the same nature, but different fruits. The Buddha allowed his amitavha to wear blue, red, and yellow clothes. Thus it is great compassion. People’s hunger for the Dharma is met openly and freely with Free Buddhist Audio.

Buddhas do not remain thee, because suffering beings are eadhana their children. What is it, as it were, that fills time? From oneself as Chenrezig emanate innumerable bodhisattvas exactly the same as oneself.

From his holy body, five-colored nectar light streams down into my crown, descending through my central channel. Amitayus with his princely robes represents the Sambhogakaya. So therefore, inasmuch as space and time are interconnected. Please, Guru Amitabha, remain in your present vajra form until cyclic existence ends, And turn the wheel of Dharma to benefit sentient beings.

Display full part no talk summaries in audio search results. So I think it’s not primarily a matter of saying well what’s the difference between Amitabha and Amitayus, but trying to get into view what those names represents.


This is the meaning of the deity overcoming the mind-poison of anger. So in a sense there has to be a Buddha of infinite light, inasmuch as we cannot but perceive ultimate reality in the form of that particular category. They are inexhaustible offerings filling the whole of space. When the sutras and commentaries describe the 5 buddha-families, a particular aspect amihabha wisdom and a specific direction are ascribed to each one, even though they each embrace every aspect of wisdom.

But they practiced and swdhana this amitavha.

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Meditation on Amitabha Buddha

As he never wavers from resting in the equality of samsara and nirvana, his legs are in vajra-posture. He has one face and sadhanq hands resting in amutabha gesture of meditation. Amitabha sits on a throne that is supported by 8 peacocks. May I develop the six far-reaching practices to their ultimate completion, and may I accomplish the ten bodhisattva stages. Every being has some negative. When one imagines oneself as Chenrezig, one does not change back into an ordinary being, or into another deity.

There are elaborate, medium and simple forms of these robes, and within these categories there are elaborate-elaborate, medium-elaborate, simple-elaborate and so on, making 9 possibilities in total. In front of one is a precious throne, supported by 8 peacocks. In its centre is oneself as Chenrezig, white in colour, with head-mound and 2 arms, hands together at the heart in prayer-gesture, one’s lower body hidden within the lotus.

Amitabha Sadhana – Questions and Answers

The instructions are edited for general use. All hindrances, illness, and untimely death are completely purified.

Light-rays radiate from his body to all buddha-realms. From the mantra comes a chain of red HRIH syllables, which descends to go out through his navel, enters the navel of oneself as Chenrezig, and enters Amitabha’s navel at one’s heart. The gods in the god realm don’t want anyone to be higher than them, so they place obstacles in their path, as Mara did. Amitabha is associated with the western direction, and he embodies discriminating amitabua, which arises when thoughts of desire and craving are purified.


Amitabha has the 32 principal and 80 secondary marks of a Buddha, like Shakyamuni. The dakinis merge into Amitabha’s hands. Light-rays go out from this dharani, purifying all the bad karma and obscurations of every sentient being.

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The lama embodies the three jewels. It’s necessary for us to practice the dharma. Everyone has the 5 mind-poisons. Bound by craving and grasping, I have experienced continuous misery. It is a ‘realisation-terma’ that arose within his mind, with visions of Amitabha, from whom he received these teachings. The light goes out to all being and when it returns, manifests as Amitabha.

But if they are not born, they will not abide and perish. These three robes are the lower, upper under robe and upper outer robe. With one’s body and speech one can practise prostrations and circumambulations, giving generously to others and so forth, accomplishing whatever benefit one can for other beings.

At the end of the recitation, rest the mind single-pointedly on Amitabha and feel completely free from obscurations. There are 2 parts to this: So therefore we may say that to think in terms of light, to think of reality, ultimate reality, in terms of infinite light, is a natural human way of thinking. One imagines the offering goddesses prostrating, and confessing any of the 10 unvirtuous actions that one has carried out physically, verbally or mentally.

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