A Prayer Composed
        Honoring and Invoking the Great Compassion
         of the Three Jewels; the Buddha, the Teachings,
        and the Spiritual Community
           O Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and disciples
     of the past, present, and future:
    Having remarkable qualities
          Immeasurably vast as the ocean,
              Who regard all helpless sentient being
             as your only child;
                Please consider the truth of my anguished pleas.
               Buddha's full teachings dispel the pain of worldly
                       existence and self-oriented peace;
         May they flourish, spreading prosperity and happiness through-
               out this spacious world.
                      O holders of the Dharma: scholars
                  and realized practitioners;
                  May your ten fold virtuous practice prevail.
                      Humble sentient beings, tormented
                 by sufferings without cease,
                  Completely suppressed by seemingly endless
                      and terribly intense, negative deeds,
                May all their fears from unbearable war, famine,
                 and disease be pacified,
            To freely breathe an ocean of happiness and well-being.
                       And particularly the pious people
              of the Land of Snows who, through various means,
                  Are mercilessly destroyed by barbaric hordes
                on the side of darkness,
                 Kindly let the power of your compassion arise,
                  To quickly stem the flow of blood and tears.
             Those unrelentingly cruel ones, objects of compassion,
                    Maddened by delusion's evils,
                    wantonly destroy themselves and others;
                     May they achieve the eye of wisdom,
                   knowing what must be done and undone,
                 And abide in the glory of friendship and love.
              May this heartfelt wish of total freedom for all Tibet,
                    Which has been awaited for a long time,
                  be spontaneously fulfilled;
                  Please grant soon the good fortune to enjoy
              The happy celebration of spiritual with temporal rule.
                O protector Chenrezig, compassionately care for
                 Those who have undergone myriad hardships,
                Completely sacrificing their most cherished lives,
                bodies, and wealth,
                   For the sake of the teachings, practitioners,
               people, and nation.
                Thus, the protector Chenrezig made vast prayers
                     Before the Buddhas and Bodhisativas
                     To fully embrace the Land of Snows;
           May the good results of these prayers now quickly appear.
                 By the profound interdependence of emptiness
            and relative forms,
                  Together with the force of great compassion
                 in the Three Jewels and their Words of Truth,
                And through the power
                 of the infallible law of actions and their fruits,
                    May this truthful prayer be unhindered
                 and quickly fulfilled.

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