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The Benefits of the Vajra Guru Mantra

In this degenerate age, we are suffering more than ever from increased negative mental states and emotions. Moreover, various disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, droughts, and wildfires frequently occur. During such times, people naturally fall prey to different types of distress and suffering. Therefore, it is of great importance for us to pray to the embodiment of the buddhas of the three times, Guru Padmasambhava, for blessing. Among the many ways to connect with Guru Padmasambhava and to fully receive his blessing, one of the best and simplest is through reciting his heart mantra, the Vajra Guru Mantra.

Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche gives a teaching on The Benefits of the Vajra Guru Mantra and an Explanation of Its Syllables, a treasure text revealed by Tulku Karma Lingpa. Through this teaching, you will develop a clear understanding on the benefit of the Vajra Guru mantra and a strong faith in its power will naturally well forth, which enables you to more easily experience the blessing from the second buddha Padmasambhava.

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