Long Life Prayers for Lama Kunga Rinpoche
All joyful Lord of Stainless Being,
Primordial purity embodied, to
You we pray
Look with Compassion
Upon all beings, and
Grant them the blessing
of the Dharma
Lama Kunga Rinpoche,
The Manifestation of
We supplicate you to Live Long.
EXTRACTING THE QUINTESSENCE OF LONGEVITY AND DEATHLESSNESS
A Prayer for the Long Life of Thartse Shabdrung, Kunga Gyurme
Composed by His Holiness Sakya Trizin
DU SUM GYAL WAI YAY SHEY NYING POI CHI T’HONG DROL TSEN PEI ZUK SU SHAR WEI LHA
The quintessential splendor—the timeless awareness of victorious ones of the three times—arises as the
deity in a form with major and minor marks of perfection, bringing liberation upon sight.
CHOM DEN TSAY PAK MAY GON LHA TSOK CHI DENG DIR CHI MAY DRUP PAI CHOK JIN TZOL
Hosts of deities of the accomplished and victorious lord protector Amitayus, grant here and now sublime
blessings that ensure immortality.
NAM MANG T’THO PAI P’HA T’HA MI NGON ZHING CHAY GOM BA LAP JAY WAI DO GAR GYUR
The far shore of your vast hearing of many teachings is too distant to be seen. The millions of waves of
your analytical meditation dance about.
T’HRIN LAY KUN GAI PAL DU YONG CHIL WA YON TEN GYA TSOI NGA DAK ZHAP TEN SOL
Your enlightened activity swirls as the splendor of total joy. Master of an ocean of qualities,
I pray that your lotus feet stand firm.
TZAY CHEN TEN PA LHA LAM NOR BU CHOK LING ZHI KUN TU DREN PAI TAK DROI DROK
Filled with great love, you are the sublime gem of the divine path of the teachings and a constant
companion, guiding beings from all over the world.
KAL DEN YI CHI MONG MUN KUN SEL ZHIN GYUR MAY DOR JEI NGO WOR ZHAP TEN SOL
As you dispel all the darkness of ignorance in the minds of the fortunate, I pray that your lotus feet stand
firm in the changeless vajra essence.
KUN ZHII ZHING SA WANG ZHEE MIN PA LAY GA ZHI TOK PA NGON DU GYUR PAI T’THU
The field—the basis of all ordinary experience—has been prepared through the four empowerments. The
realization of the four degrees of joy has become evident.
GYUR DANG KYAY CHI LA SOK TRO PA KUN MAY PAI CHO YING ZHIN DU TAK TEN SOL.
I pray that through the power of this you always stand firm within the basic space of phenomena, without
any such elaborations as change, birth, and death.
LU MAY GYAL WA GYA TSOI JIN LAP DANG NANG TONG ZUNG JUK CHO YING DEN PAI T’HU
Through the blessings of the oceans of infallible victorious ones, through the powerful truth of the basic
space of phenomena—the primordial union of appearance and emptiness—
DAY DEN LOP BU LHAK SAM DAK TOP CHI MON PAI DON DI DE LAK DRUP GYUR CHIK
And through the altruistic motivation of faithful students, may the purpose of this aspiration be easily