From October 4 to November 5, hundreds of participants will collectively recite OM MANI PADME HŪM, the mantra of Chenrezig. This retreat is organized by Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa (ILTK) in Pomaia, Italy, and helps to fulfill one of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization that retreats such as this take place around the world.
During the retreat, Lama Zopa Rinpoche has taught on the benefits of the Chenrezig mantra and also offered the lung of the Longest Chenrezig Mantra to participants. You can listen to this advice on YouTube:
Short Chenrezig Mantra
OṂ MAṆI PADME HŪṂ
Long Chenrezig Mantra
NAMO RATNA TRAYĀYA / NAMA ĀRYA JÑĀNA SĀGARA VAIROCHANA VYŪHA RĀJĀYA / TATHĀGATĀYA / ARHATE / SAMYAKSAṂ BUDDHĀYA / NAMAḤ SARVA TATHĀGATEBHYAḤ / ARHATBHYAḤ SAMYAKSAṂ BUDDHEBHYAḤ / NAMA ĀRYA AVALOKITEŚHVARĀYA / BODHISATTVĀYA / MAHĀSATTVĀYA / MAHĀKĀRUṆIKĀYA / TADYATHĀ / OṂ DHARA DHARA / DHIRI DHIRI / DHURU DHURU / IṬṬE VAṬṬE / CHALE CHALE / PRACHALE PRACHALE / KUSUME / KUSUMA / VARE / ILI MILI / CHITI JVALAMAPANAYA SVĀHĀ
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