Chanted Prayers in our Tradition

An explanation of some of the prayers we chant regularly.

Attendance is free and recently available on line. To access online prayers please look at your centre website- see "Links to other centres" above.

Heart Jewel  -  a daily practice 

A special practice for developing compassion, wisdom and spiritual strength by relying upon the Wisdom Buddha Je Tsongkhapa, and for overcoming obstacles and difficulties on the spiritual path by relying upon his Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden

Wishfulfilling Jewel - a daily practice

A slightly longer version of Heart Jewel. Some centres offer Heart Jewel daily and some do Wishfulfilling Jewel. 

Both sadhanas (prayer booklets) have space for two meditations within them 


Offrande au guide spirituel - 10 et 25

La pratique spéciale du Guru yoga de Djé Tsongkhapa en conjonction avec le tantra du yoga suprême, qui comprend également toutes les pratiques essentielles des étapes du chemin de l'illumination

A généralement lieu les 10 et 25 de chaque mois ainsi qu'à d'autres occasions spéciales

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Prières de Tara - Libération du chagrin - 8e jour de chaque mois

Les prières de Libération du chagrin comprennent des louanges aux vingt et une manifestations de Tara. Parce que ce sont des Sutra, les paroles réelles de Bouddha, elles sont particulièrement puissantes et bénies.

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Melodious Drum - 29th day of every month

The extensive sadhana, or ‘method of attainment’, for fulfilling our commitment to rely upon the Dharma Protector and to practise Lamrim, Lojong and Mahamudra, and for restoring any degenerate or broken commitments.

The Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls

-can be done personally at any time. some centres offer this regularly

A powerful practice that focuses on the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas to purify our mind of even the heaviest negativities.


Préceptes Mahayana le 15 de chaque mois

Comment pratiquer la discipline morale spéciale consistant à prendre et à respecter les huit préceptes du Mahayana pendant une période de vingt-quatre heures.Peut être fait à tout moment mais surtout le 15 de chaque mois

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Powa- Ceremony for the Deceased - when needed 

Through practising transference of consciousness, known as ‘powa’ with faith, compassion and concentration we can transfer the consciousness of those recently deceased to a higher rebirth or to the Pure Land of a Buddha.

The Powa Ceremony can be done either by a group of practitioners or individually on behalf of one or more deceased persons, or countless deceased beings. By engaging in this practice we also create a great collection of virtue, which will also lead us into the pathway to a Buddha’s Pure Land.

These booklets can be bought from centres or from