(The person who wishes to meditate, in a brief way, according to the actual procedure for the realization of Shri Hevajra as the principal Deity should first be seated upon a comfortable mat, and then he should dwell in the course of this meditation. The Hevajra Objects of Refuge should be imagined as if they were manifest.)
In the Most Holy Guru who is the quintessence of the qualities and deeds of the body, speech and mind of all the Tathagatas abiding in the ten directions and three times, the source of the eight-four thousand (84000) eight-four thousand articles of the Doctrine (eight-four thousand Dharmas, 84000 Dharmas, 84000 articles of the Doctrine and Master of the Noble Assemblies (Sangha) – I and all living beings, equal to the bounds of space, from this time forth until the essence of Enlightenment is attained steadfastly (Virya Paramita) take refuge in the Venerable Root Guru and in the Holy Masters of the lineage such as His Holiness Sakya Trizin and [His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Choden Rinpoche; take refuge in the Holy Teachings (Dharma); take refuge in the Noble Assemblies (Sangha).
(Recite the above 3 times)
Out of the state of Emptiness arises a Lotus enclosing a Sun Disk. Upon this, the Four Maras are laid, one on top of the other. Surmounting them is a HUM, from which arises a skullcup with its three segment lines visible. On the forehead is a vishvavajra marked in the center with HUM. On its left, arising from an AM appears a curved knife, blue-black in color and marks on its hilt with an AM.
Arising from a complete transformation of this, I appear a Shri Hevajra, who body is blue-black in color with eight faces, sixteen hands, and four legs. The principal face is blue, the right white, the left red, the upper face smoke-colored, and the two remaining pairs of faces are black.
My sixteen hands hold sixteen skullcups. The skullcup in the first right hand holds a white elephant, and the first left hand the yellow God of Earth. With these two hands I embrace the Mother. In the second right hand is a blue horse, in the third an ass with a white patch on its forehead, in the fourth a yellow bull, in the fifth an ash-colored camel, in the sixth a red man, in the seventh a blue sharabha, and in the eighth a cat with a white patch on its forehead.
In the second left hand is the white god of water, in the third the red god of fire, the in fourth the green god of air, in the fifth the white god of the moon, in the sixth the red god of sun, in the seventh the blue lord of death, and in the eighth the yellow holder of wealth.
In here right hand she holds a curved knife, while with her left, which holds a skullcup, she embraces the Father. Her head is adorned with five human skulls. She has a necklace fifty skulls and five ornaments of bone. Her left leg is outstretched and with her curved right leg she embraces the Father. Both the Mother and Father are standing in the midst of the burning flames of transcendental wisdom.
For the eyes is Mohavajra, for the ears is Dveshavajra, or the nose is Matsaryavajra, for the mouth is Ragavajra, for the body Irshtavajra, for the mind Nairatmyayogini, for the top of the head Kayavajra, for the throat Vagvajra, for the heart Chittavajra.
From the letter HUM within my heart, blue light rays issue forth. All the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas of the ten directions and three times now converge in the form of Shri Hevajra and his Consort Nairatmya.
As I speak, the Tathagatas give their consecration by pouring water from a vase over the top of my head. As the consorts sing vajra songs, the Bodhisattvas give auspicious blessings, the wrathful ones drive away karmic obstacles and interferers, and the goddesses make their offerings.
Om Devapichu Vajra Hum Hum Hum Phat Svaha
Om Vajra Katari Hevajra Hum Hum Hum Phat Svaha
Om Ah Hum Phat Svaha
May all living beings and I be blessed with the body-speech-mind, qualities, and deeds of all the Sugatas. May we be blessed to attain quickly Hevajra's stage, the quintessence of Mahamudra's Highest Perfection.
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His Holiness (H.H.) Sakya Trizin - His Holiness Sakya Trizin - H.H. Sakya Trizin - will offer Hevajra Initiation (Hevjara Empowerment) at Evam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center in Kensington, California on Sunday July 31, 2011 and Monday August 1, 2011
Sunday, 7/31 will be the preparatory teachings in the afternoon, with the main teaching being all-day on Monday, 8/1.
According to the requirements of the teaching, while an unlimited number of returning students of the Hevajra teaching can attend, only 25 new recipients may receive the Hevajra empowerment each time it is offered.
The requirements for new recipients is that you have taken Refuge and received the Rig Sum Gonpo or Triple Bodhisattva empowerments – Avaloketishvara Avalokiteshvara / Chenrezig, Manjushri and Vajrapani.
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