The Sole Panacea: A Brief Commentary on the Seven-Line by Thinley Norbu

By Thinley Norbu

The second you invoke me, I, Padmasambhava,
Have no selection yet to come back to bless you.

Of the entire heartfelt devotional prayers used as a aid for Dharma perform, the Seven-Line Prayer is the main crucial, usually repeated many millions of instances by way of practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. This concise prayer invokes the benefits of Padmasambhava, often known as Guru Rinpoche ("Precious Teacher") and referred to as the Buddha of our time. Guru Rinpoche introduced the Dharma from India to Tibet within the 8th century and is the resource of the Tibetan Dzogchen culture, the good Perfection teachings that wake up the enlightened nature of one’s personal brain.

Although the prayer is brief and easy, its varied degrees of which means make this statement a welcome learn relief for practitioners. Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche offers an account of the old foundation of the prayer and the facility of its advantages, and reviews on its degrees of that means: one, in line with the typical Mahayana teachings; the opposite, based on the unusual Dzogchen realizations. He repudiates quite a few improper interpretations and clarifies a couple of very important philosophical perspectives and meditation tools. The e-book additionally comprises the textual content of the Seven-Line Prayer in English and Tibetan.

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