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  1. 1. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 1 Chenrezig and, his disciple, Lama Jigme Gyatso: Rime Manipa Tantrika’s The Third Advanced Collection of Practices© Tuesday, the 13th of April, 2010 [b]
  2. 2. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 2 Table of Contents Title Page 1 Table of Contents 2 I. Opening Recitations A. Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to the Teachings 6 B. Prayer of Compassion 9 C. Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta II. Buddha’s Essence of Love and Letting-go A. Verbal 1. Compassion or Love 10 a. Logic b. Will c. Optional-Color-play 2. Wisdom 11 a. Awareness b. NOT-satisfying c. NOT-permanent d. NOT-graspable e. Letting-go B. Silent 1. Compassion or Love 12 a. Logic b. Will c. Optional-Color-play 2. Wisdom a. Awareness b. NOT-satisfying 13 c. NOT-permanent d. NOT-graspable e. Letting-go
  3. 3. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 3 III. Buddha’s Three Cauldrons {OR Buddha Bowing} A. The Belly Cauldron’s Union of Bliss and Letting-go 1. First Set of Practices 14 a. Belly-awareness b. Chin-awareness c. Head-awareness d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Second Set of Practices 15 a. Belly-awareness b. Jaw-awareness c. Smile-awareness d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 3. Third Set of Practices 16 a. Belly-awareness b. Precious Human Life c. Renouncing Suffering and it’s Causes d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go B. The Chest Cauldron’s Union of Compassion, Devotion, Love and Letting-go 1. First Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go 18 a. Chest-awareness b. Compassionate Logic c. Compassionate Will d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 2. Second Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go 19 a. Chest-awareness b. Generating Gratitude c. Generating Devotion d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go 3. Third Set of Practices The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go 21 a. Chest-awareness b. Loving Logic c. Loving Will d. Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go
  4. 4. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 4 C. The Head Cauldron’s Union of Awareness and Letting-go 1. Concentrations 22 a. Electives I) Belly-awareness II) Chest-awareness III) Nostril-awareness b. Constant {Spontaneous Awareness-training} 2. Contemplations 23 a. Electives I) Renunciation-training II) Impermanence-training III NON-graspability training b. Constant {The Will to Let-go}
  5. 5. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 5 IV. Buddha Bowing {OR Buddha’s Three Cauldrons} 25 A. Compassion and Letting-go 1. Compassionate Will 2. Letting-go B. Love and Letting-go 1. Compassionate Will 2. Letting-go V. Closing Recitations 26 A. Opening-up and Clearing-out B. Bodhichitta’s Essence C. Essence of the Manipa’s Heart {Concise}
  6. 6. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 6 Opening Recitations Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to the Teachings bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum Invocation Sunday’s Emphasis Homage oh La-ma Chen-re-zig constant and perfect protector who knows all things; First Thought: Making the Most of this Precious Human Life Monday’s Emphasis it is extremely important to make the most of the freedoms and opportunities that we have received;
  7. 7. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 7 IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum Second Thought: Death and Impermanence Tuesday’s Emphasis ever-changing, one and all, there is nothing permanent to grasp; Third Thought: Karma and Interconnection Wednesday’s Emphasis be it karma, components, conditions or perceptions, separateness is but an illusion; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum Fourth Thought: Suffering and Compassion Thursday’s Emphasis neither getting nor keeping the desired as well as enduring the disliked is universal; Supplication Friday’s Emphasis remembering this may my mind turn towards Buddha’s Dhar-ma, Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! for Saturday’s Emphasis see “Bodhichitta’s Essence” on pg. 37
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  9. 9. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 9 Prayer of Compassion bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips -OR- OPTIONAL: First Rite of Rejuvenation IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be happy; may everyone be free from misery; may NO one ever be separated from their happiness; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum may everyone have balance, free from greed, hatred and confusion; that all beings may benefit Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! Prayer of Refuge and Bodhichitta IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! Eternally “I” take refuge  in the possibility of Buddha’s liberation from the tyranny of suffering,  in the tools of his teachings IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum  and in the assistance, guidance and example of his higher students. For the benefit of every living being may I accomplish Chen-re-zig right now! x’s 1-3+
  10. 10. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 10 Buddha’s Essence of Love and Letting-go Verbal recitations --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- OPTIONAL color play IN-breath: May everyone be lavished with {Black, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Sky-blue, Deep-blue, Purple, or White} Blessing light! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Universal – Compassionate or Loving LOGIC IN-breath: What are some of the reasons “I” could long to {Free or Bless} everyone {from or with} __________ {[Ill, Weak, Lack, Lone, Frust] or [Health, Wealth, Match, Fulfill]} {[Sadness, Anger, Suff’ring, Fear] or [Joy, Love, Bod-hi, Peace]} as well as {it’s or their} causes? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3+ -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Universal Compassionate or Loving WILL IN-breath: May everyone be {Freed or Blessed} {from or with} __________ {[Ill, Weak, Lack, Lone, Frust] or [Health, Wealth, Match, Fulfill]} {[Sadness, Anger, Suff’ring, Fear] or [Joy, Love, Bod-hi, Peace]} right now! Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum x’s 1-3 -------------------------------AND-------------------------------
  11. 11. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 11 -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Spontaneous Awareness-training IN-breath: What _____ {breathing, action, feeling, sound, sight [or] thought} {body, mind [or] “me”} am “I” now experiencing? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Renunciation-training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT satisfy? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT be permanent? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { This [or] __________ } NOT be Grasp-able? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-4+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Exploring Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: What could completely Letting-go feel like? Recite: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+}
  12. 12. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 12 Buddha’s Essence of Love and Letting-go Silent recitations --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- OPTIONAL color play IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: {Black-light, Red-light, Orange, Yellow, Green-light, Sky-blue, Deep-blue, Purple, or White-light} Bless! -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Compassionate or Loving Logic IN-breath: Why take __________ {Sad, Rage, Fear, Suff}? [or] Why give __________ {Joy, Love, Peace, Bodh} OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- Compassionate or Loving Will IN-breath: {Taking or Take} __________ {Sad, Rage, Fear, Suff’ring} [or] Chen-re-zig {[or] Om} OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[or] Om} [or] {Giving or Give} __________{Joy, Love, Peace, Bodhi} -------------------------------AND-------------------------------
  13. 13. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 13 -------------------------------AND------------------------------- *Spontaneous Awareness-training* IN-breath: {What is this?} {How Breathing?} {[Gut, Chest, Nose] breathe long} {What [Doing, Feeling, Hearing, Seeing [or] Thinking ] ? } {Where [is [or] feel] __________ [body, mind [or] “me”] ? } OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Dissatisfaction-training IN-breath: How { __________ [or] This} NOT OUT-breath: satisfy? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: {Never last [or] Always change} ? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: NOT be Grasp’d? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- The Will to Let-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig {[or] This} OUT-breath: Letting-go {[or] Om} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  14. 14. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 14 optional Buddha’s Three Cauldrons Silent The Belly Cauldron’s union of Bliss and Letting-go Silent recitations touch the tip of the Right, Ring-finger to the tip of it’s Thumb while using the Left, Ring-finger to count on your Mala OR OPTIONAL: Second Rite of Rejuvenation The Mahamudra of Bliss and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Chin-awareness IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Chin tucking x’s 1-3+ Head-awareness IN-breath: Head pulling OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  15. 15. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 15 Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Jaw-awareness IN-breath: relaxed Jaw OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Smile-awareness IN-breath: faint Smile OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  16. 16. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 16 OPTIONAL: Third Rite of Rejuvenation Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Precious Human Life IN-breath: How this chance OUT-breath: be precious? x’s 1-3+ Renunciation IN-breath: Why turn from OUT-breath: suff’ring’s cause? x’s 1-3+ Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
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  18. 18. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 18 The Chest Cauldron’s union of Devotion, Compassion, Love and Letting-go Silent recitations silent bring the hands out to the sides, palm-up, and touch the Tip of the Right, Middle-finger to the Tip of the Thumb while using the Left, Middle-finger to count on your Mala The Mahamudra of Compassion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Compassionate Logic IN-breath: Why take ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Compassionate Will IN-breath: Taking ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}! OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  19. 19. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 19 OPTIONAL: Fourth Rite of Rejuvenation The Mahamudra of Devotion and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Generating Gratitude IN-breath: Thanks for what? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Devotion IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Thanks Teacher {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
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  21. 21. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 21 The Mahamudra of Love and Letting-go Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig x’s 1-3+ Loving Logic IN-breath: Why give ________ { Joy, Love, Peace }? OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Loving Will IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Giving ______{Joy, Love, Peace} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  22. 22. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 22 The Head Cauldron’s union of Awareness and Letting-go Silent recitations tuck the Right, Index-finger under the Thumb so that the Nail-flat of the Index-finger touches the Thumb’s lowest joint while using the Left, Index-finger to count on your Mala OPTIONAL: Fifth Rite of Rejuvenation The Mahamudra of Awareness and Letting-go Belly-awareness IN-breath: Gut-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Chest-awareness IN-breath: Chest-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Nostril-awareness IN-breath: Nose-breathe, Long OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- *Spontaneous Awareness-training* IN-breath: {What is this?} {How Breathing?} {What [Doing, Feeling, Hearing, Seeing [or] Thinking ] ? } {Where [is] __________ [body, mind [or] “me”] ? } OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  23. 23. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 23 Contrived Dissatisfaction-training IN-breath: How { __________ [or] This} NOT OUT-breath: satisfy? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived Impermanence-training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: {Never last [or] Always change} ? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Contrived NON-graspability training IN-breath: How could { __________ [or] This} OUT-breath: NOT be Grasp’d? {[x’s 1-3,] x 1-2+} -------------------------------AND------------------------------- The Will to Let-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[or] ease} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
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  25. 25. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 25 Buddha Bowing Compassionate Will IN-breath: {Taking or Take} ________ {Pain, Sad, Rage, [or] Fear}! OUT-breath: Chen-re-zig {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} --------------------------------OR-------------------------------- Loving Will IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: {Giving or Give} ______{Joy, Love, Peace} {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala} Buddha’s Wisdom of Letting-go IN-breath: Chen-re-zig OUT-breath: Letting-go {[x’s 1-3,] x 3, 6, 12, ¼ mala}
  26. 26. The Third Advanced: Collection of Practices 26 Closing Recitations Opening-up and Clearing-out Hands out to the sides, palms up, fingers gently splayed, in a relaxed and natural manner IN-breath: Gently smiling to the top of this head {top} OUT-breath: Gently smiling to this perineum {taint} x’s 1-3+ Bodhichitta’s Essence bring both hands together into the “Puckered Palm” gesture and touch the tip of the Index-finger to the center of the lips IN-breath: Completely Letting-go! or Thank you my kind teacher! or May all beings benefit! By this virtue may “I” now accomplish the spontaneous, habitual, easy and effective mastery of Buddha’s mental yogas of Devotion, Awareness, Love and Letting-go and now lead every living being without exception to that ground. x’s 1-3+ Essence of the Manipa’s Heart Concise IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum May everyone be: healthy, wealthy and happy, may everyone practice skillfully and joyfully, may everyone accomplish Chen-re-zig in THIS life and then help many others do likewise; IN-breath: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum for truly that is the meaning of life: Om Ma-ni Pad-me Hum! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Could you desire further: instruction, blessings or healing treatments? http://www.FaceBook.com/LamaJigme

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