Prayers for wisdom, compassion and spiritual protection. This practice includes a tsog (food) offering. Please bring a food small offering for the prayers (i.e candy, juice, cakes, cookies or fruit). Chanted prayers are an important component of training in a spiritual life. They help us to still our mind, connect with enlightened beings, and receive blessings.
The practice of Wishfulfilling Jewel is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This is followed by the tsog offering. We finish with prayers to our Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden. Through this we can overcome obstacles to our practice and create favourable conditions so that we can nurture and increase our pure Dharma realizations. (1 hour).