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The King of Aspiration Prayers: Review of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s teachings on Samantabhadra’s King of Aspiration Prayers (from 2016 to 2024), a 9-week online seminar series. You can ask questions and share reflections in the Forum. For more details about the contents of each week, and links to YouTube video recordings and transcripts, please see the Program Outline.


The King of Aspiration Prayers: Review

Overview

What? A Review of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s Teachings on Samantabhadra’s King of Aspiration Prayers (2016 – 2024)
For more information, see Program Outline.

Who? Alex Li Trisoglio, Instructor, Siddhartha’s Intent

Where? Online (YouTube). Sessions have been recorded and transcribed. For links to recordings and transcripts, please see the Program Outline.

When? 9 sessions x 1 hour, Saturdays, 10-11am PST.

Rinpoche’s Teachings

DJKR Teachings on Samantabhadra’s King of Aspiration Prayers:
Taipei 2016 / Hong Kong 2021 / Bodh Gaya 2023 / Vancouver 2024

Text for The King of Aspiration Prayers

Note: In this review, we are using the English translation by Lotsawa House.
English: Lotsawa House1The translation includes the structural outline. Verse numbers have been added – see །འཕགས་པ་བཟང་པོ་སྤྱོད་པའི་སྨོན་ལམ་གྱི་རྒྱལ་པོ་བཞུགས།, The King of Aspiration Prayers: Samantabhadra’s “Aspiration to Good Actions” (Zangchö Mönlam) at Lotsawa House. / 840002The text of Samantabhadra’s King of Aspiration Prayers begins at location 56.72 in the translation of the Gandavyuha Sutra.
Tibetan: བཟང་པོ་སྤྱོད་པའི་སྨོན་ལམ་གྱི་རྒྱལ་པོ (Lotsawa House) (Tibetan in 63 verses)
Chinese: 普贤行愿品偈颂 (Amitabha Buddhist Center)3See Amitabha Buddhist Center King of Prayers 普贤行愿品偈颂./ 普賢行願品 (Taishō 293 by Prajñā, from Avatamsaka Sutra in 40 chapters)4See CBETA T0293 大方廣佛華嚴經 Chapter 40.
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Artwork by Alex Li Trisoglio/GPT, 2024