Padmasambhava Homa Ceremony
- Great Homage to the Lineage Root Guru and the Three Treasures represented on the altar using visualization:
Visualize in the space in front and above you the Root Guru, all past lineage gurus, the eight Personal Deities, all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and Dharma Protectors. They appear like multitudes of twinkling stars, pervading the empty space.
Touch the brow point with the mudra and visualize the Root Guru emitting a white beam of light from his brow point to your brow point. Touch the throat with the mudra and visualize the Root Guru emitting a red beam of light from his throat to your throat.
Touch the heart with the mudra and visualize the Root Guru emitting a blue beam of light from his heart to your heart. Touch the brow point again and then release the mudra. Visualize yourself prostrating fully on the floor to pay homage to the Root Guru and Buddhas in all times and directions.
- Inviting presiding Vajra Master to take the Dharma seat, Reverend to take the seat and everyone else please be seated.
- Introducing Presiding Vajra Master。
1. Form the Padmakumara Mudra. 手結大白蓮花童子手印
- Recite the ceremonial scroll
Na-mo-xiang-yun-gai-pu-sa-mo-he-sa ( 3 times)
Om, syo-lee syo-lee, ma-ha syo-lee, syo-syo-lee, so-ha
Om, syo-do-lee, syo-do-lee, syo-mo-lee, syo-mo-lee, so-ha
Om, wa-dzi-la-dam, ho ho hum
4. Recite the Invocation Mantra 唸召請咒
We sincerely invoke:
Namo Fire Deity, Planet God,Earth Dewa, Temple's Buddha, Bodhisattva, Vajra Dharma Protectors, Dakinis, Raja Naga, surrounding Mountain Deity, Water Deity, Wind Deity, Fire Deity, Five Direction Earth Deity
Interlace fingers (with hands back to back) so palms and fingers face upwards. Hook the index finger of the left hand over the middle finger of the right. Hook the index finger of the right hand over middle finger of left. Hook the thumb of the left hand over the little finger of the right. Hook the thumb of the right hand over the little finger of the left. Manipulate the ring fingers so they stand vertically, back to back. Place the Offering Mudra in front of the chest. After visualization, bring the mudra to touch upon the brow point before release.
Visualize the offerings at the altar multiplied to first form a row, then multiplied again to form a field and multiplied once more to fill all space. This space-filling offering is dedicated to the Root Guru, past lineage gurus, eight Personal Deities of the True Buddha School, all Buddhas in all times and directions, all Bodhisattvas and Mahasattvas, and all Dharma Protectors.
8。Armor Protection 披甲護身
Recite the mantra: Om, bo ru lan ze lee (7 times)
After recitation, bring the mudra to touch the brow point, then throat, heart, left shoulder, and right shoulder, then back to the forehead. At the moment of releasing the mudra, one visualizes the Dharma Protector at one's shrine transform into four bodies, guarding oneself in front and behind, and to the right and left sides.
9。Recite the High King Avalokitesvara Sutra 唸“高王觀世音真經”
Namo Buddhaya, NA MO FO,
Namo Dharmaya, NA MO FA
SHENG TONG FO, The Medicine Crystal Light King Buddha,
SHAN ZHU GONG DE BAO WANG FO, The Seven Past Buddhas,
WEI LAI XIAN JIE QIAN FO, The Fifteen Hundred Buddhas,
QIAN WU BAI FO, The Fifteen Thousand Buddhas,
BAI YI JIN GANG ZANG FO, And the Fixed Light Buddha.
DING GUANG FO, The Buddhas of Six Directions:
DUO BAO FO, Shakyamuni Buddha,
SHI JIA MOU NI FO, Maitreya Buddha,
MI LE FO, Akshobhya Buddha,
GE LING AN WEN XIU XI， That they might cultivate day and night.
ZHOU YE XIU CHI, By constantly invoking this sutra, XIN CHANG QIU SONG CI JING,
And freed from all the many kinds of suffering. XIAO CHU ZHU DU HAI,
Manjushri Bodhisattva, WEN SHU SHI LI PU SA,
Samantabhadra Bodhisattva, PU XIAN PU SA,
Akasagarbha Bodhisattva, XU KONG ZANG PU SA,
Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, DI ZANG WANG PU SA,
toh-loh-nee-deh, nee-ah-la-deh, pee-lee-nee-deh, mo-ho-kya-deh, jen-len-chen-deh, so-ha. (7 times)
Na-mo A-mi-doh-poh-ye, doh-ta-ga-doh-ye, doh-deh-ye-ta, A-mi-1ee-doh-poh-pee, A-mi-lee-doh, seh-dan-poh-pee, A-mi-Iee-doh, pek-ga-lan-deh, A-mi-Iee-doh pek-ga-lan-doh, ga-mee-nee, ka-ka-nah, zhi-doh-ka-lee, so-ha.
11。Visualize the Root Guru appearing above one's crown and radiating light on everyone present. Chant mantra (short version) 108 times:
Cross the hands, with the right hand in front of the left so that they are back to back. Hook the two little fingers onto each other. Extend the index fingers so they point to the sky at an angle. Press the thumbs upon the middle and ring fingers of each hand respectively so that they clench. Hold the mudra at chest level.
13. Visualization: First empty the mind. Chant the Emptiness Mantra: Om, si-ba-wa, su-da, sa-er-wa, da-er-ma, si-ba-wa, su-do-hang
13b) The seed syllable inside the moon disc revolves and transforms into Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava’s body is pink and he wears a jeweled crown. Sitting on a lotus moon disc, he holds a vajra scepter in his right hand, a trident vajra (three pronged staff) in the curve of his left elbow, and a nectar-and-jewels filled skull cup in his left hand.
13c) Visualize the nectar transform into a brilliant white light that travels in an arc to enter and empower one. This nectar eradicates all transgressions, illness, and demonic interferences, resulting in a state of great self-mastery.
14。Recite the Guru Padmasambhava Heart Mantra 唸蓮華生大士心咒 Visualization: Hold mala beads in front of the chest and move each bead with the thumb during chanting. Visualize the left hand transform into a vajra bell and the right hand into a vajra scepter.
The mother bead or emblem transforms into the Many-Jewels Buddha’s Stupa and the four “divider beads” transform into the Four Heavenly Tutelaries. The tassel transforms into a “lotushand” while the string threading through the beads transforms into a circle of inherent white light of Vajrasattva. During mantra chanting, when a bead is moved, visualize Padmasambhava appear inside the bead and come to the forefront.
15. Inviting presiding Vajra Master to empower fire homa tablet/wood and offerings with Vajra Bell and scepter
17. Inviting presiding Vajra Master to unveil homa burner with Vajra pole and igniting the fire, presenting the offerings into the fire burner and perform the formation of mudras
Visualize the main deity, fire homa flame and oneself merged as one. Let the flame burn away/cleanse our negative karma/sickness/bad mishaps. Visualize one's body is cleansed, it's pure, clear and transparent as crystal.
20。Emerging from Samadhi [[[出定]]
Lian-shi zhong chi da-guang-ming, Sui-qing sui-zhi da-zu-shi; Guang-ming guan-zhu zhong-sheng xin, Pu-ti da-xin heng hu-chi.
I pay homage and supplicate Grand Master, the virtuous and marvelous Tantrika, ju-de-miao-shan, sheng -zun-mi-mi-zhu All Buddhas of the Ten Directions in Buddhalands as numerous as grains of sand, shi-fang-shi-jie, fo-sha-chen-shu-fo All Bodhisattvas who are full of compassion toward all sentient beings, da-bei-you-qing, hai-hui-zhong-pu-sa All Herukas, Dharmapalas and Dakinis, protectors of
Dharma. hu-jiao-jin-gang, kong-xing-qian-ding-li The nights are long, the three poisons are proliferating, shi-jian-san-du,chi-sheng-ye-man-man My body and soul are stricken, tumbling in the misery of perpetual rebirth. shen-xin-cui-zhe, lun-hui-ku-
wu-xiu With great compassion, Grand Master came to this world to salvage the deluded ones. sheng-zun-min-nian, jiang-sheng-du-mi-qing Henceforth, the Three Treasures emanate wondrous light to provide refuge for all. san-bao-yu-shi, wei-guang-hu-qun-sheng All fortunate beings, human and those in heavens rely on his Vajra Body ren-tian-fu-tian, suo-yi-jin-gang-shen For the bestowal of
teachings, vows, precepts, empowerments and attainments shou-jie-chuan-fa, guan-ding-shi-xi-di We, the disciples of Buddha, plead that you stay in the Saha World to turn the DharmaWheel fo-zi-q-qing, zhu-shi-chuan-fa-lun To benefit and give happiness to multitudes of sentient beings. li-le-wu-liang, wu-jin-zhong-sheng-jie
Maha Cundi Bodhisattva Heart Mantra Om, dze-lee dzu-lee, zhun-tee, so-ha
Yellow Jambhala Heart Mantra Om, jum-bah-lah, chan-lan chah-nah-yeh, so-ha
Guru Padmasambha Heart Mantra Om ah hum, be-dza, gu-ru, beh-ma, siddhi, hum, seh.
Padmakumara Heart Mantra Om ah hum, gu-ru-bei, ah-ha-sa-sa-ma-ha, Lian-sheng siddhi hum.
22. Dedication 迴向
May all who uphold the Buddha, ascend to the Realm of Utmost Delight; Repaying the fourfold generosities from above, Aiding those in the lower three Realms; Upon seeing the Buddha, may we transcend birth and death Like the Buddha, may we liberate all. * Presiding Vajra master will do the final merit dedication.
23. Recite the Hundred Syllable Mantra: (3 times) 唸百字明咒
Om, be-dza, sah-do sa-ma-ya, ma-nu bah-la-ya, be-dza sah-do deh-lu-pah-deh-cha, zhe-jo mi-bah-wa, soo-do ka-yu mi-bah-wa, soo-poo ka-yu mi-bah-wa, an-nu-la-do mi-bah-wa, sa-er-wa, sid-di, mi-bu-la-ya-cha, sa-er-wa, ka-er-ma, soo-cha-mi, ji-ta-moo, see-li-yam, gu-ru hum, ha-ha-ha-ha-hoh, bah-ga-wan, sa-er-wa, da-ta-ga-ta, be-dza, ma-mee mun-cha, be-dzi-ba-wa, ma-ha sa-ma-ya, sah-do-ah, hum, pei.
Om, bu lin. (3 times)
Dismissal: clap twice, cross hands, and snap thumbs and middle fingers.
End of Practice, may all endeavours be auspicious