Saturday, May 9, 2020

Daily Practice of Guru Rinpoche, Buddha of Medicine

Orgyen Menlha is a deity from the terma tradition of the Nyingma Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Specifically, this is Padmasambhava or Guru Rinpoche appearing with the attributes of Medicine Buddha and manifesting the healing activities of Medicine Buddha. Thus, here Padmasambhava as Orgyen Menlha is blue in color and holds a skull-cup filled with healing elixir in his right hand and a myrobalan plant in his left.

༄༅། །སངས་རྒྱས་སྨན་བླའི་རྒྱུན་ཁྱེར།
Daily Practice of Guru Rinpoche, Buddha of Medicine
by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

རང་ཉིད་སྐད་ཅིག་དྲན་རྫོགས་སུ། 
rangnyi kechik dren dzok su
Perfect in the instant of recollection,

ཨོ་རྒྱན་སྨན་གྱི་བླ་མ་ནི། 
orgyen men gyi lama ni
I am the Oḍḍiyāna Buddha of Medicine—

མཐིང་གསལ་སྨན་མཆོག་ལྷུང་བཟེད་བསྣམས། 
ting sal men chok lhungzé nam
Bright blue, holding supreme medicine and alms-bowl,

སྙན་ཞུ་གསང་གོས་ཕོད་བེར་གསོལ། 
nyen shyu sang gö pö ber sol
And wearing hat, undergarment, gown and cloak—

བྱིན་རླབས་གཟི་བརྗིད་ལྡན་པར་གསལ། 
jinlab ziji denpar sal
Resplendent with blessings and majestic presence.

ཨོཾ་ཨཱཿཧཱུྃ་བཛྲ་གུ་རུ་པདྨ་སཾ་བྷ་ཝ་བྷཻ་ཥ་ཛྱེ་རཱ་ཛ་ས་མུདྒ་ཏེ་སྭཱ་ཧཱ།
om ah hung benza guru pema sambhawa bhekandzé radza samudgaté soha
oṃ āḥ hūṃ vajra guru padmasambhava bhaiṣajyarājasamudgate svāhā

ཞེས་ཟླ།
Recite this mantra.
དགེ་བ་འདི་ཡིས་མྱུར་དུ་བདག 
gewa di yi nyurdu dak
Through this merit, may I swiftly accomplish the realization

ཨོ་རྒྱན་སྨན་བླ་འགྲུབ་གྱུར་ནས། 
orgyen men la drub gyur né
Of Orgyen, Buddha of Medicine,

འགྲོ་བ་གཅིག་ཀྱང་མ་ལུས་པ། 
drowa chik kyang malüpa
And may I bring each and every single living being

དེ་ཡིས་ས་ལ་འགོད་པར་ཤོག 
dé yi sa la göpar shok
To that perfect state as well.

མངྒ་ལས་སོ། 
By Maṅgala.

Orgyen Menla, a healing form of Guru Padmasambhava. May all diseases and afflictions, outer, inner and secret be swiftly dispelled.
(His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche)

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