Aspirational prayer

(1) A prayer for the attainment of a spiritual goal or of the circumstances conducive for reaching that goal. (2) In the context of the ten Mahayana far-reaching attitudes, a special discriminating awareness concerning phenomena toward which to aspire. This discriminating awareness is in connection with the aspiration never to be parted from a bodhichitta aim in all one's lifetimes and for the continuity of one's far-reaching activities for benefiting all beings never to be broken.

Tibetan: smon-lam

Sanskrit: pranidhana


Other languages

العربية: الصلاة الطموحة
Italiano: Preghiera d’aspirazione

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