This is the Fire Monkey year, the birth year of Guru Padmasambhava. According to Tibetan tradition, Guru Rinpoche was born on a lotus in Dhanakosha Lake on the tenth day of the Earth Monkey or a Wood Monkey year, of the waxing moon in the monkey month.
The Prayer in Seven Chapters to Padmakara, Ley U Dun Ma is a key text for Tibetan Buddhist. It is a Nyingma terma which contains authentic teachings of Guru Padmasambhava focusing on practice in difficult times.
This sacred text produced by Lama Sonam Rinpoche
is currently available at the Pema Osel Ling bookstore, Dharma Treasures.
It also includes Additional Prayers from Bero Jeydren Publications.
This text was read daily during the
Seven Treasures Drupchen Summer Retreat
at Pema Osel Ling.