Our beloved guru, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche passed away into clear light on Thursday April 13th at Kopan monastery. His holy body remains in his inner room at Kopan monastery and is being embalmed under the advice of His Eminence Ling Rinpoche, and Khandro-la.
Since Rinpoche’s passing so many of the Buddhist world’s leaders and highest lamas have composed beautiful prayers for Rinpoche’s swift return. These can be found HERE.
KOPAN MONASTERY RECORDINGS OF THE 49TH DAY SPECIAL PUJAS
On Wednesday 31st May, the 49th day since Lama Zopa Rinpoche passed on, the final and extensive prayers and practices were undertaken at FPMT and other Buddhist centres around the world. Recordings of the special pujas undertaken at Kopan monastery can be found HERE
At the bottom of this page can be found the downloadable prayers and practices that were said during the 49 days after Rinpoche’s passing.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche in deep meditation at Kopan monastery (Photo: FPMT Taiwan)
Prayers were said 24 hours a day next to Rinpoche’s holy body.
PRAYERS AND PRACTICES TO SAY AT HOME
Khandrola and His Holiness the Dalai Lama have advised Tara practice and meditations upon Bodhicitta and Impermanence, as well as Chenrezig mantra recitation (OM MANI PADME HUM)
Four Mandala Offering to Chittimani Tara
Short Practice of Green Tara
Buddha Tara Liberator
King of Prayers
Guru Puja (Lama Chopa)
Prostrations to 35 Buddhas
Daily Meditation (Transforming Life to Bodhicitta)
Padmasambhava Eliminating Obstacles and Accomplishing Wishes
Heruka Vajrasattva Tsok Offering
A short Vajrasattva Meditation