Directory of Services


HOUSE | OFFICE

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Promote health, peacefulness, and productivity of your living space.

Your space reflects and affects your inner life. When you give to your space, you give to yourself. As your close environment, your home or business is indeed an extension of your body, speech and mind.

Such ceremony is an ancient tradition that invites to positively energise your life, imbuing the space around you with love, harmony, health, happiness, and prosperity. This ceremony is interactive. Your participation is essential and will provide you new insights in your living space.

Blessing your living space is aiming at energizing it with prayers, mantras and positive intentions. It is highly recommended before you move in into a new space or when you want to bless a space you already occupy in a new, purposeful way.

LAND - PROPERTY

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Promote peacefulness, and happiness of the land and its residents.

Spiritual traditions invite property owner's to fulfill their responsibility to cherish, protect and offer a positive environment for all who live on their land. It is up to them to work toward making that relationship a healthy one.

This constitutes an opportunity to show gratitude for the soil, water and growth, and to inspire your relatives, friends or collaborators to value the food they eat as well as to care for water, earth and seeds. These form indeed the basis of a harmonious existence.

The land-blessing ceremony harmonizes the relationship of the residents and the local deities and spirits inhabiting the site. It is done with “Sang” (Incense) and “Serkyem” (golden libation) offerings presented to the local deities and spirits.

HEALTH RECOVERY

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Regardless to our personal beliefs and choice of medical system, the invocation of the Medicine Buddha's blessings is a direct and entrusting reliance upon the universal source of healing.

Buddha Sakyamuni taught that one can benefit greatly from invoking the Medicine Buddha even from just hearing or remembering his name. There is no contradiction to do so may it be in order to improve our own health, to help someone else or to benefit all beings.

Tibetan masters let us know that to practice the Medicine Buddha meditation with the aim of improving our mental and physical health in this life, can deeply benefit ourselves and others and ultimately lead to Buddhahood. Its blessings impact the environment and all the beings in that environment.

BIRTHDAY OFFERING
Long-life Ceremony

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White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom, were Nagarjuna and Atisha.

White Tara’s special function is to promote long life, peace, prosperity and health through her enlightened activities, both for the practitioner and for others.

UNION | MARRIAGE

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The ceremony is following a Tibetan scripture written in 19th century by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Thayay; it may be supplemented by the couple’s own additional wishes and prayers.

We recommend scheduling a planning meeting here at THEG-CHOG NORBU LING monastery, so that the couple can discuss the details of the ceremony, as well as meet the resident Lama who would perform the ceremony.

The ceremony will be followed by a drink and happiness sharing with the family members and friends. 

NEWBORN

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The newborn baby is blessed with mantra and blessed water and is given a Dharma name.

Some verses of auspiciousness and wishes are recited for the prosperity and good health of the child.

A praise to the Bodhisattva Chenrezig is recited and the Mantra chanted to bring the blessing and seed of loving kindness to the newborn and family members.

CHILDREN BLESSING
Sarasvati Puja

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This is a blessing that promotes the safety, health and auspicious development of children.

The Sarasvati puja calls for the blessings of the consort of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva embodying Transcendental Wisdom.

This ceremony conveys a tremendous influence for the success in learning and study.

DIVINATION
Manjushri MO

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Mo is a form of divination that is part of the culture and religion of Tibet. The Tibetan people consult this system of divination when making important decisions about health, work or travel.

Mo employs dice and there are books written by various lamas on interpretations for the casting of dice. The answers given by the Mo are regarded as coming from Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom.

One Mo prediction manual was composed by the great scholar and saint, Jamgon Ju Mipham Gyatso.

ELIMINATING OBSTACLES
Barchäd Lamsel Recitation

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The ceremony starts with the Invocation of Guru Padmasambhava followed by a request of Initiation of Body, Speech and Mind. It is then followed by the recitation of the Barched Lamsel sadhana is done repeatedly as requested.

This recitation carries the blessing of the twelve emanations of Guru Rinpoche. It is most efficient to eliminate all obstacles one is facing at the moment of request.

ACCOMPANYING AT DEATH
Support to the dying person

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A support is given to the dying. We can assist with creating a harmonious environment and acting on behalf of the dying to prevent unwanted circumstances that could impede the serenity before and at the time of dying.

Preparation for death with sacred pills and substances to appease the person in a natural way; assistance through prayers and protective material as well as mental, verbal and physical support easing the dying to go through the dissolution of the elements occurring at the time of death are many services that can be rendered upon request.

BLESSING THE ASHES

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This ritual is the last blessing being given to the remains of the deceased. It comprises several possible actions:

Simple blessing and recitation of the Bardo prayers as well as the Dewachen Monlam;

Scattering of the ashes in the ocean accompanied with special prayers;

A more elaborate way to dispose of the remaining ashes of the deceased by molding small "Tsas-Tsas" or stupas, with a substance obtained from mixing the ashes with pure clay and blessing these before remitting them to the family to be laid at places of their choice.

PRAYER FOR THE DECEASED
Amitabha Puja

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We offer an adaptable set of Tibetan Buddhist Funeral Ceremony to promote the enlightenment and good migration of the departed.

The Amitabha Puja is conducted at several levels according to the request. The Dewachen Monlam prayer is recited. Extra rituals include reciting the "Bardo" Prayer; the "Powa" practice (transfer of consciousness); the invocation of "Shing Kyong" protectors; a Ganachakra puja etc.

Further support to the dying person can also be done upon request during the 49 days after death, thus supporting the departed towards a good rebirth if necessary.

TSHOK CEREMONY

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Twice monthly – on the 10th and 25th days of the Tibetan lunar month, as well as on other auspicious days – the TNG resident sangha practices “tshok,” or a feast offering, which accumulates merit, purifies negative karma and repairs the broken vows (called “samaya”) of Vajrayana practitioners. 

PRAYERS | MANTRA RECITATIONS

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Mantra Recitations 

  •  Mani Mantra -> 1.000, 10.000, 100.000
  • Sangyay Menla -> 1000, 10.000
  • Guru Mantra -> 1.000, 10.000

Prayers

  • Praise to 21 Tara -> 7, 21, 35
  • Tsig-Dün Sol-Deb -> 7, 21, 35
  • Barchäd Lamsel -> 7, 21, 35
  • Sampa Lhundrub -> 7, 21, 35

Recitations include Lamps offerings:

Mantras
1.000 10.000 100.000 
Prayers 7 21 35
Number of Lamps
7 21 108

FASTING RETREAT

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THEG-CHOG NORBU LING® offers regularly NyungNay fasting retreats, which constitues  a unique opportunity to purify negative mental afflictions and subsequent wrong doings. It is an ideal time to make vast offerings on behalf of all suffering beings.

NyungNay retreats are often sponsored by families to benefit their loved ones who have died.

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