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Dispelling Fear

Piero Sirianni, Italy 2014
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This great repelling practice of Arya Sitatapatra, repels all types of untimely death, liberates from everything that kills or binds sentient beings, repels all malice, bad dreams and evil omens, repels all enemies, annihilates everything hateful and malicious; bad dreams, poisons, wars, repels fire and water [and] frees from all the fears of lower rebirths.

- Kopan Monastery Prayer Book

New Arrivals

Practices of Arya Sitatapatra (White Umbrella Deity) PDF Practices of Arya Sitatapatra
(White Umbrella Deity) PDF

A collection of two practices, “The Supreme Accomplishment of Sitatapatra,” and “Praises and Repelling Practices of Sitatapatra.” Both of these practices were translated by Joona Repo for FPMT Education Services and reviewed by the Sera Je Translation Committee.
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White Umbrella Deity Card (Arya Sitatapatra) White Umbrella Deity Card
(Arya Sitatapatra)

The Sanskrit name for the White Umbrella deity is Ushnisha Sitatapatra which can also be translated as "The Victorious White Parasol." Her parasol indicates her ability to protect sentient beings from natural catastrophes, diseases, black magic and so forth. She is white in color because the principal means by which she accomplishes this function is the enlightenment energy of pacification.
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Zen and Bodhi's Snowy Day Zen and Bodhi's Snowy Day
Zen and Bodhi are two koala bears on a snowy day, out to learn about the world. Where does snow come from? Where does wind go? Lively verses are full of mischievous fun as Zen and Bodhi explore their world; rhythm and rhyme introduce the concept of impermanence to the very young in this magical, cozy bedtime story.
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Practices and Homestudy Programs

Dorje Khadro - The Preliminary Practice of Dorje Khadro Dorje Khadro - The Preliminary
Practice of Dorje Khadro

The practice of Dorje Khadro comes highly praised for its power to purify negative karma in general, but especially for its ability to purify obstacles caused by broken vows and samaya related to highest yoga tantra. It also assists us in assembling the most conducive conditions for success in long retreats.
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Chod: Cutting Through the Ego Chod: Cutting Through the Ego
This practice strikes right at the selfish attitude. Rather than defend ourselves from potential harm-givers, here, we imagine offering our treasured bodies to those who would seek to harm us. We also give away body and mind to satisfy the needs of all beings. This forces the practitioner to examine carefully how we hold the “I” and thus presents a supreme opportunity to develop both wisdom and compassion simultaneously.
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Green Tara - The Short Practice of Green Tara Green Tara -
The Short Practice of Green Tara

Tara is a completely enlightened buddha who had previously promised to appear, after enlightenment, in the form of a female bodhisattva and goddess for the benefit of all beings. Her primary activity is to protect from the eight fears.
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Namgyalma - Practices of Namgyalma Namgyalma - Practices of Namgyalma
This book contains the Pari Shodani Maha Batsaya Nama Dharani (The Mother of the Supreme Crown Pinnacle, Victorious in All Aspects, Completely Purifying All the Bad Migrations), which was translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and describes the origin, benefits, and practice of Namgyalma. Also included are the Namgyalma sadhana and a short teaching from Rinpoche on the benefits of practicing this deity.
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Practices to Benefit Pretas, Nagas and Spirits Practices to Benefit Pretas,
Nagas and Spirits

The practices of offering charity to spirits, nagas and pretas are often recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche – both for the benefit of the practitioner and for the benefit of the beings to which the practices are dedicated. These practices have been compiled, along with advice and commentary from Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in one convenient booklet.
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Living in the Path Instruction 1: Diamond Cutter Meditation - ONLINE Living in the Path Instruction 1:
Diamond Cutter Meditation - ONLINE

In this course, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gives pith instructions for how to meditate on this verse and apply its meaning in daily life. These teachings are extracted from the Light of the Path Retreat, September 2009 & 2010 in North America taught by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
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Homestudy Programs More Homestudy Programs
Choose from a range of homestudy programs which fulfill the needs of beginning to advanced practitioners. From introductory meditation programs to introductory courses, from lam-rim to the five great philosophical texts, homestudy programs provide everything needed to learn, practice, and fully realize the Buddha’s teachings.
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Prayer Flags

Gyaltsen Tsemoi Phugen (Wind Horse) Prayer Flag Gyaltsen Tsemoi Phugen
(Wind Horse) Prayer Flag

This wind horse prayer flag was designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to protect from harm, fear, contagious disease, fire and gives victory over wars, disputes, fighting and danger. One may wear the prayer from this flag on the body and in this way avoid the harm of being controlled by others. Each flag measures approx. 15 x 12 inches (38 x 30 cm).
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Mahakala Prayer Flags Mahakala Prayer Flags
Mahakala prayer flags protect the Dharma practitioner from all outer and inner hindrances to one's Dharma practice. Each flag measures 12 x 12 Inches (30 x 30 cm) approx.
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8 Powerful Mantras Prayer Flags 8 Powerful Mantras Prayer Flags
These eight powerful mantras are the most powerful means to remove all obstacles to spiritual and material success. The Kadampa stupa in the middle of the prayer flag symbolizes removing obstacles to the spreading of the Dharma teachings. Each flag measures 12 x 12 Inches (30 x 30 cm).
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Lion Face Dakini Prayer Flags Lion Face Dakini Prayer Flags
When practicing virtuous activities, sometimes obstacles start to appear. During these times, it is beneficial to petition the Lion-Faced Dakini for help in overcoming these obstacles to one's practice. Each flag measures 12 x 12 Inches (30 x 30 cm) approx.
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Namgyalma Prayer Flag Namgyalma Prayer Flag
The Namgyalma mantra is extremely powerful and is the main mantra to purify and liberate beings from the lower realms, purify negative karma, and help those who are dying or have died by chanting it in their ear or placing it on their body. Each flag measures Approx. 12 x 12 Inches (30 x 30 cm).
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Prayer Flags More Prayer Flags
It is believed the energy of the prayers and sacred mantras on the flags are blown in the wind and will bring joy, happiness and good health to all who see them as well as their families, loved ones, neighbors, and all people throughout the world.
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Cards

Buddha's Teachings on Our Lives Card Buddha's Teachings on Our Lives Card
Lama Zopa Rinpoche composed, translated, and drew the mantra calligraphy on this card as a reminder about the central role karma plays in our lives and experience. The mantra comes from the sutra Phagpa Chu Lung Rol Pyi Do, and purifies 100,000 eons of negativities and obscurations. Available as a 8 x 10 inch (20 x 25 cm) card, this teaching can be placed on your altar.
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Palden Lhamo Card Palden Lhamo Card
The protector Palden Lhamo was put under oath by Shakyamuni Buddha to protect the Buddha's teachings. Painting by Peter Iseli. Card measures 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11.4 x 17 cm).
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Purifying the Cause of Samsara - Above the Door Mantra Card Purifying the Cause of Samsara - Above the Door Mantra Card
Place this card above your door in order to benefit from the two main mantras it features: "OM HA NU PAHA SHA BAHA RA HE SVAHA," and the Wish-Granting Wheel mantra, "OM PADMO USHNISHA VI MA LE HUM PHET." Designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, this card affords an easy way for all beings to purify the cause of samsara.
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Samantabhadra Card for Protection Samantabhadra Card for Protection
This Samantabhadra protection card was designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Rinpoche explains: "By displaying this protection in the house those activities which have no meaning will become meaningful, and virtue will be created in the house. In this way, having this protection in the home becomes good feng shui, a way of creating an auspicious environment."
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Twenty-one Tara  Card Twenty-one Tara Card

21 Tara card Size: 5 x 7 inches. Artist unknown

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Calendars, Cards & Misc More Cards

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Audio

Vajra Cutter Sutra - MP3 Download Vajra Cutter Sutra - MP3 Download
This sutra is known as the Vajra Cutter Sutra for its ability to cut off the afflicted obstructions and the subtle obstructions to omniscience, which are as difficult to destroy as the vajra. Thus, listening to this blessed sutra recited in Tibetan by Lama Zopa Rinpoche is an opportunity to cut these afflictions that obstruct one’s own enlightenment. The MP3 program includes Lama Zopa Rinpoche's recitation overlaid on music composed and produced by Scott Tusa.
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Praises to the Twenty-One Taras MP3 Praises to the Twenty-One Taras MP3
Praises to the Twenty One Taras is an especially good prayer to learn in Tibetan. It carries with it the blessing of centuries of constant repetition by those with faith in Tara. This MP3 contains a recording by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, providing a unique opportunity to chant a powerful prayer with a powerful teacher.
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Chod - Dedicating the Illusory Body - CD Chod - Dedicating the Illusory Body CD
An original recording of the complete Chod practice according to Pabongkha Rinpoche's text Dedicating the Illusory Body. Chanted by Geshe Jamyang and senior nuns from the Kopan Nunnery, Nepal.
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