"We think happiness is what we get when attachment gets what it wants. Buddha says happiness is what we get when we give up attachment."

Ven. Robina

Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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PRAYERS

Included here are various prayers and practices to support Ven. Robina's lamas and projects, as well as a long-life prayer for Ven. Robina.

We are keeping count of the Prayer to Guru Rinpoche to Remove All Obstacles, recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for the success of Sherab Plaza in 2006. Over two million Guru Rinpoche prayers have been recited so far. If you would like to offer recitations, please email your count to Kate Macdonald at info@robinacourtin.com.


 

LZR tarzana CAPhoto Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive.

Supplication to Precious Protector Hayagriva

A prayer recommended for Ven. Robina's heart-lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in 2011, by Rinpoche's gurus.

Your pure three heads adorned with skull ornaments of the five Buddha
     families,
Your six hands holding weapons in the mudra of accomplishing siddhis,
In the nature of great bliss, your dignified horse head held high,
I supplicate you, o holy and powerful deity!



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Photo Walker Blaine.

Prayer to Guru Rinpoche to Remove All Obstacles

2,011,614+ prayers completed, and counting!

For the success of Sherab Plaza, as recommended by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2006.

Precious Guru, the embodiment of all Buddhas of the three times,
Great Bliss, the lord of all accomplishments,
Wrathful Power, the one who dispels all hindrances and subdues demons,
Pray, bestow your blessings!
Please remove the outer, inner, and secret obstacles
And grant your blessings to accomplish wishes spontaneously!

If you would like to offer recitations of this prayer, please email your count to Kate Macdonald at info@robinacourtin.com.


 

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Ven. Robina and students from the November 2010 Introduction to Buddhism Course at FPMT's Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala. Photo Tushita Meditation Centre.

A Rain of Nectar Extinguishing the Conflagration of Delusion

At the request of students of Ven. Robina, Lama Zopa Rinpoche composed this long-life prayer at Kachoe Dechen Ling in Aptos, California in October 2006. "A prayer for the long life of Ven. Robina Courtin, who is fully dedicated, compassionate, devoted and wise - a dynamic female teacher of the FPMT and all sentient beings," Rinpoche said.

Mother of the Victorious Ones of the three times and ten directions,
Dharmakaya, the great bliss embraced by great compassion,
My perfect Arya Tara, who in an ordinary form
Are the guide for us pitiful transmigrating beings left guideless-
How kind you are!
May all your wishes be instantly fulfilled,
And may your life be stable until samsara ends.

O mighty one-
You who destroy all the enemy of delusions,
Who reveal the dharma of scripture and realization,
Spreading it in the mental continuum of transmigrating beings,
Thereby eliminating the two obscurations, including their imprints-
How kind you are!
May all your wishes be instantly fulfilled.
And may your life be stable until samsara ends.

By the blessings of the guru, the deity, and the dharma protectors,
And unbetraying actions and their results,
As well as the truth of ultimate reality,
In all my lifetimes may I only please
And never displease for even one second, the guru,
And may the vital points of my prayers be fulfilled.