Vajrayana Sadhanas includes specific deity puja rituals, mantra recitations and deity meditation. These session usually requires suitable deity empowerment and transmissions , however people without such initiations can also attend the programs and receive blessings.
Following are the Vajrayana practices done under this stream:
Healing Buddha Meditation can help in healing physical, emotional and mental ailments. This is particularly effective for diseases arising out of imbalance of elements.
Tara is the female Buddha of compassion, representing fearlessness, swiftness in saving beings and protection from suffering. At the ultimate level, Tara is the compassionate energy of innate wisdom inseparable from the vast expanse of emptiness.
Riwo Sangchoe (the offering of a mountain of smoke) is a treasure teaching from Guru Rinpoche, revealed in Sikkim by terton Lhatsun Namkha Jigme in the 17th Century. It is an effective practice to purify our karma as well as environment.
Buddha Amitabha is the personification of the primordial wisdom of discernment. Realizing Amitabha at the ultimate level means realizing the inseparability of wisdom and emptiness, and attaining enlightenment.
Meditation on Shakyamuni Buddha
is a simple and beautiful meditation on Sakyamuni Buddha that anyone can practice. This practice was revealed by Mipham Rinpoche in 19th Century. It combines visualization, mantra chanting and meditative absorption.
Sampa Lhundrup and Barched Lamsel
This includes prayers to Guru Rinpoche, reflecting upon his qualities to develop devotion, prayers for spontaneous accomplishments and pacification of obstacles.
Vajrakilaya is the wrathful heruka deity who embodies the enlightened activity of all the Buddhas. Vajrakilaya is one of the eight heruka deities of the Nyingma tantras.
In addition to above, during tsok days (10th and 25th of lunar calendar) we do one of the elaborate group practices of tsok offering.
Rigdzin Dupa (Gathering of the Masters of Pristine Awareness) – once every month on Guru Rinpoche day
Yumka Dechen Gyalmo (The Great Bliss Queen) – once every month on Khandro day
Shower of Blessing (Tsig Duen Lha Drup)
We also do regular group Ngondro accumulations under this stream.