Friday, October 30, 2020

Brief Windhorse Practice of Tārā

 generally referred as wind horse, is linked to one's fortune and luck, either at the time of birth or for a given year. It reflects our capacity to keep bad circumstances away. Lungta acts as coordinator and binder of all life forces. If one’s lungta is weak, one will be unfortunate and unlucky. One’s reputation may be at stake and it may be difficult to achieve anything. New projects such as starting a business will be unsuccessful. 

The good thing is there is way to increase one’s lungtag. Our weak lungta can be strengthened by either hoisting Lungta flag or reciting lungta prayer.

This brief practice given below calls upon the goddess Tara and other deities to grant their inspiration and blessings, so that the practitioner's lifespan, merit, prosperity, renown, good fortune, magnetism (Wang tang) and 'windhorse' (Lung ta) may all increase.


༄༅། །སྒྲོལ་མའི་རླུང་རྟ་བསྡུས་པ་བཞུགས།

Brief Windhorse Practice of Tārā

by Patrul Rinpoche


lumé chok sum chi dang jetsünma

Through the blessing and power of the unfailing Buddha, Dharma and Sagha, and of Jetsünma,


gyalyum pakma drolmé jin tu yi

Mother of the buddhas, Noble Tārā,


dak gi tsé sö paljor nyendrak nam

May our lifespan, merit, prosperity and renown


yar ngö da dang yar gyi tso shyindu

Increase like a waxing moon, like a rising summer lake.


khyepar khajé wangtang lungta nam

Especially may our good fortune, wangtang and windhorse


nyampa so shying chetü gyelwa long

Be healed when they weaken, rejoined when interrupted, raised up when sinking down;


chi jé lekpé lam du drowa dang

May whatever we do turn out well,


tsering nemé dé dang den gyur chik

And may long life, good health, peace and happiness be ours!



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