Seven limb prayer

A basic meditation practice, often based on a prayer by Shantideva, entailing: (1) prostration, (2) making offerings, (3) openly admitting one's mistakes and shortcomings, (4) rejoicing, (5) requesting the teachings, (6) beseeching the teachers not to pass away and (7) dedication.

Tibetan: ཡན་ལག་བདུན་གྱི་སྨོན་ལམ། yan-lag bdun-gyi smon-lam

Synonyms: Seven-limb practice


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