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Buddhist Fasting Practice: The Nyung Nä Method of Thousand-Arm Chenrezig

Nepal, June 2008
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Nyung näs are a most powerful, beneficial and quick way to develop bodhichitta, to collect extensive merit to quickly achieve enlightenment, to become Chenrezig, and to liberate sentient beings from the oceans of samsaric suffering and bring them to enlightenment.

- Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Revised 2015 Edition in Stock!

Nyung Na Nyung Na
The Nyung Nä retreat is a two-day intensive practice that includes taking the 24-hour Mahayana precepts with the addition of complete fasting and silence on the second day. The 2015 revised version has many updates advised by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, including the addition of more prayers to Chenrezig and the stories of the Nyung Na lineage lamas.
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$30.00

Invite Chenrezig into Your Home

Nyung Na Poster Nyung Na Poster
Doing even one Nyung Nä or "abiding in retreat" for just two days is said to be as effective as three months of other purification practices and is extremely powerful for healing illness, purifying negative karma, and opening the heart to compassion. Size: 17 x 11 inches. Original Thangka painted by Peter Iseli.
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4-Arm Chenrezig Prayer Flag 4-Arm Chenrezig Prayer Flag
Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, represents the boundless compassionate energy of all the buddhas. His four arms signify the four immeasurable attitudes of love, compassion, equanimity and joy.
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1000 Arm Chenrezig Card 1000 Arm Chenrezig Card
1000 Arm Chenrezig card. Size: 5 x 7 ½ inches. Artist unknown.

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Four Arm Chenrezig Laminated Card Four Arm Chenrezig Laminated Card
"Avalokiteshvara manifests in the white color of moonlight seated on a lotus throne... Above Avalokiteshvara is Amitabha, Buddha of Boundless Light. To the right of Amitabha is White Tara, Mother of Compassion. To the left is eigh-armed Ushnishavijaya who brings blessings of longevity. Below are three Dharma gaurdians, protecting those on a spiritual path." (description on back) Size: 5 × 7 inches.
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Audio

Mantras of the Great Compassionate One - MP3 Download Mantras of the Great Compassionate One - MP3 Download
On this high quality recording, Lama Zopa Rinpoche beautifully chants OM MANI PADME HUM, followed by the long dharani of Chenrezig, the Great Compassionate One. The chants are preceded by a short commentary on the benefits and instructions for recitation of the long mantra by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
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Praises to Chenrezig - CD Praises to Chenrezig - CD
This audio CD features a selection of devotional songs from the Nyung Nä fasting practices, established by Bhikshuni Lakshmi, a 10th century Buddhist nun. This 1,000 year old ceremony is widely practiced today not only in Tibet, but in many other countries where Tibetan Buddhism has found a home. Haunting melodies are performed by the Tibetan nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunery.
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Downloadable PDFs

Chenrezig - Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One PDF Chenrezig - Prayer to the Six-Syllable Great Compassionate One
This PDF includes eloquent praises and mantra recitation to Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, to help develop the mind of compassion, with teachings on the benefit of such practice by Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
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Chenrezig – Praise and Prayer to Noble Avalokiteshvara PDF Chenrezig – Praise and Prayer to
Noble Avalokiteshvara

Praise and Prayer to Noble Avalokiteshvara: Bringing Forth the Rains of Happiness and Well-Being by Losang Kalsang Gyatso, the Seventh Dalai Lama, was translated by Gavin Kilty in accordance with the commentary of Konchog Jigme Wangpo.
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Chenrezig Singhanada: Exalted Lion’s Roar Chenrezig Who Dispels All Disease PDF Chenrezig Singhanada:
Exalted Lion’s Roar Chenrezig
Who Dispels All Disease

This meditation instruction was given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The translation of the visualization was completed by Barry Clark for the Rinjung Gyatsa set of empowerments given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during the First Enlightened Experience Celebration in Bodhgaya, India in 1982.
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Chenrezig - A Short Practice of Four Arm Chenrezig PDF Chenrezig -
A Short Practice of Four Arm Chenrezig

This practice develops our ability to have an open heart through meditation on Chenrezig. The mantra of Chenrezig is the most widely recited mantra in Tibetan Buddhism and has great power for developing a good heart.
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PDF Downloads More PDF Downloads
We're happy to now offer the majority of our practices and prayers in PDF format on a generosity-based system. If you benefit from these texts, please remember that we depend on the generosity of students like you to support our publishing efforts.
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Sacred Art

Chenrezig Four-Arm Statue 8 Inch Chenrezig Four-Arm Statue 8 Inch
Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, represents the boundless compassionate energy of all the buddhas. His four arms signify the four immeasurable attitudes of love, compassion, equanimity and joy. This statue is made of copper and has a gold hand-painted face. Handcrafted by Nepali-Tibetan artisans in Nepal. Approximately 8 inches (20 cms).
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Chenrezig 1000 Arm Thangka Extra Small Chenrezig 1000 Arm Thangka
Extra Small

Chenrezig is the Buddha of Compassion. With 1,000 arms he continuously and compassionately benefits sentient beings in whatever ways are needed. This wonderful thangka was painted by Nepali-Tibetan artisans in Nepal especially for the Foundation Store. The size of the image is approximately 6 x 8 inches (15 x 20 cm) and with the brocade, approximately 18 x 12 inches (46 x 30 cm).
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$49.00   On Sale $39.00*

Mani Prayer Wheels - Hand Held Mani Prayer Wheels - Hand Held
We are pleased to offer this handmade handheld prayer wheel crafted specially for FPMT students. Made in accordance with Lama Zopa Rinpoche's instructions and built according to traditional Tibetan Buddhist specifications, each prayer wheel is custom turned from beautiful hardwood, filled with microfilm copies of the Compassion Buddha's mantra Om Mani Padme Hum, and adorned with a beautiful Swarovski lead crystal. The Sanskrit syllables for Om Mani Padme Hum wrap around the cylinder of the prayer wheel. In between each set of letters are inlaid Swarovski lead crystals.
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$370.00   On Sale $320.00*

Pendants

Prayer Wheel  Pendant - Silver and Gold Prayer Wheel Pendant - Silver and Gold
This small silver-gold prayer wheel pendant contains 2.2 million mantras on microfiche. The mantra is that of Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion, and is a copy of the hand-written original by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This charming holy object is silver with gold-plated accent and turns completely around a metal shaft. Size: 7/8-inch tall; 1/2-inch diameter.
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$50.00   On Sale $40.00*

Silver Mani Hand Held Prayer Wheel Pendant Silver Mani Hand Held
Prayer Wheel Pendant

Lightweight sterling silver hand held prayer wheel features OM MANI PADME HUM, the mantra of compassion, in Newari script. An additional scroll of the same mantra has been placed inside spinnable main body. A garnet bead is attached. This pendant was individually crafted and finished.
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$8.00   On Sale $6.50*

Silver Prayer Wheel Pendant Silver Prayer Wheel Pendant
Lightweight sterling silver wheel features OM MANI PADME HUM, the mantra of compassion, in Newari script. An additional scroll of the same mantra has been placed inside main body. Bottom of the wheel features embossed double dorje. This pendant was individually crafted and finished.
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$18.50

Silver Mani Tube Pendant - Horizontal Silver Mani Tube Pendant - Horizontal
Lightweight sterling silver capsular pendant features OM MANI PADME HUM, the mantra of compassion, in Newari script. An additional scroll of the same mantra has been placed inside. This pendant was individually crafted and finished.
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$17.00   On Sale $14.45*

New Arrivals

Mani Bracelet Mani Bracelet
This sturdy bracelet made of stainless steel is engraved with the mantra of compassion Om Mani Padme Hum. Its inside is adorned with beautiful hematite stones. Size: approx. 0.3 inches (0.8 cm) in height and 8 inches (20 cm) long.
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$38.00

Mani Mantra Pendant Encased in Rhinestones Mani Mantra Pendant
Encased in Rhinestones

Golden Om Mani Padme Hum Mantra with HRI encased in glass and encircled with rhinestones. The pendant comes with a sturdy poly silk cord. Size: approx 1.25 inches (3 cm) in diameter.
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$34.00

Mani Pendant with the Hri Syllable Mani Pendant with the Hri Syllable
This beautiful white metal pendant has the compassion mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum, engraved around the seed syllable HRI encased in a glass with two rhinestones. Back of pendant features hematite-like decorative accents. The pendant comes with a sturdy poly silk cord. Size: approx. 1.2 inches (3 cm) in diameter.
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$24.00



Many of the products available at the Foundation Store are produced by dedicated artists and craftsmen in Nepal all of whom have been affected by the tragic earthquake. As a gesture of support, we will make a donation from the sales generated by this newsletter to the
Nepal Earthquake Support Fund
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