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Medicine Buddha Retreat
by Venerable Thubten Chodron©
Cloud Mountain Retreat Center, Washington, USA
October 2000


Introduction to the Medicine Buddha practice and sadhana.
Ven. Chodron discusses the benefits of the meditation and the specialties of the Medicine Buddha.
[28 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Guided Meditation on the Medicine Buddha
Ven. Chodron leads the Medicine Buddha meditation.
[37 minutes] : Download mp3 file
Download Medicine Buddha Sadhana in Word format

Medicine Buddha mantra
[3 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Questions and Answers on the Medicine Buddha practice
- Clarification of the visualization.
- Explanation of the mantra.
- Discussion of melodies for the mantra.
- Concentration on the breath and mantra.

[20 minutes] : Download mp3 file

The Medicine Buddha request prayers
Ven. Chodron explains the request prayers made to the Medicine Buddha.
[8 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vows
Ven. Chodron explains the benefit of contemplating the Medicine Buddha’s vows and the attitude of the Bodhisattva.
[49 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vows #1-3
Ven. Chodron explains the first 3 of the 12 vows of the Medicine Buddha.
[45 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vow #4
[37 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vows #5-7
[33 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vow #8
[30 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Medicine Buddha Vows #9-12
[26 minutes] : Download mp3 file

 

 

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