Lords of Refuge, the Two Heart Disciples
LONG LIFE PRACTICES
Paving the Way, Building a Bridge
Repair or build roads and bridges.
Four Sets of Tsa Tsas
Make tsa tsas from the four elements: earth, air, water and fire.
Stupas and Whitewashing
Make stupas and/or offer a fresh coat of paint to existing stupas.
Animal Liberation and Vegetarianism
Save the lives of sheep, pigs, goats and other animals, and give up eating meat.
Making Offerings and Practicing Generosity
Make offerings to the Three Jewels and practice charity towards the beings of the six realms.
Long-life Sutras and Long-Life Dharani Mantras
Accumulate recitations of long-life sutras and long-life dharani mantras.
To protect the environment, plant flowers and trees.
Give gifts to young children and entertain them.
Release Small Fish
Release small fish or other beings from their captivity.
Sponsor medical treatments, such as eye surgery, and give medicine free of cost.
Prostrations and Offering to the Sixteen Elders
Do the Prostrations and Offering to the Sixteen Elders practice.
Do the Seven-Line Supplication to Guru Rinpoche and the Guru Rinpoche mantra.
Accumulate recitations of the 100-syllable mantra of Vajrasattva.
Requesting the great Bodhisattvas to have long lives and teach the Dharma for the sake of the
Buddhadharma and beings.
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