Amitayus Prayers

long life, wisdom and merit

Amitayus is the Buddha of Long Life, Wisdom and Merit. There is nothing more precious than our life. Because we have a precious human life we have the opportunity to experience both temporary and ultimate happiness. Je Tsongkhapa said that for those who wish to experience pure happiness, the greatest obstacles fo the fulfilment of their wishes are death and ignorance. Death destroys our opportunity to take the essence of our precious human life, and ignorance destroys our opportunity to develop a pure experience of Dharma. To overcome these obstacles we need to increase our lifespan and our wisdom, and the principal method for doing this is the practice (or yoga) of Buddha Amitayus. This yoga is also a special method for increasing merit.

Amitayus prayers

By engaging in Amitayus prayers we can increase our life span and good fortune.

We practice the Amitayus sadhana, the Yoga of Buddha Amitayus on a weekend each February and from time to time at the Centre. In 2023 we will practice these prayers on Sunday mornings in February.  Join us on Sunday mornings in February for chanted prayers to Buddha Amitayus. There is no need to register and no charge. Just come along!

This practice includes prayers and mantra recitation is open to all who wish to attend. 50 minutes.

Amitayus prayers

For personal practice

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How to Attend Prayers

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Upcoming Amitayus Prayers

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    Extensive chanted prayers to Je Tsongkhapa and Dorje Shugden with food offerings. 3.5 hrs. Held around around 29th of each month.

  • Heart Jewel Prayers

    Heart Jewel prayers: weekly chanted prayers to our Spiritual Guide and our Dharma Protector with meditation

  • Wishfulfilling Jewel

    Prayers to our Spiritual Guide and Dharma Protector with food offering. On most Fridays of the month.

  • Powa Prayers

    Powa Prayers on the first Friday after the 29th of each month

  • Offering to the Spiritual Guide

    Offering to the Spiritual Guide prayers on the 10th and 25th of each month

  • Tara Prayers

    Tara Prayers on the 8th day of each month

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