In Butter Lamp offerings Package we will light 25 butter lamps for you as per your request you for any kind of celebration or ceremonies. This Butter Lamp offering will be done in Monastery located in Nepal.
You can offer butter Lamp in celebrations such as weddings, the birth of a child, the birthday of a friend, or on the wedding anniversary of one’s parents.
But they are also made during difficult periods such as times of illness, after difficult changes in one’s life, and also after the death of a relative.
In the latter case, butter lamps are traditionally offered for the deceased for 49 days after the person’s death.
All the ceremony will be performed in the presence of Lama from the Monastery.
Benefits of Butter Lamp Offering
- One becomes like the light in the world.
- One achieves the clairvoyance of the pure flesh eye [as a human].
- One achieves the devas’ eye.
- One receives the wisdom of knowing what is a virtue and what is non-virtue.
- One is able to eliminate the darkness of ignorance, the concept of inherent existence.
- One receives the illumination of wisdom, even in samsara one never experiences darkness.
- One receives great enjoyment wealth.
- One is reborn in the deva or human realms.
- One quickly becomes liberated.
- One quickly attains enlightenment.
History of Butter Lamp offering
Light offerings symbolize Buddha Shakyamuni’s enlightenment over 2,500 years ago. Every light offering celebrates this and brings with it the accumulation of a great deal of merit.
For practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism, a light offering also contains the wish to achieve Buddhahood and the strong intention to recognize the clear light at the time of death. Light offerings are also closely linked to transitional phases in life.
Light offerings are preferably offered in front of consecrated depictions of buddhas, bodhisattvas, or high-ranking masters who symbolize perfectly awakened loving-kindness, compassion, and wisdom.
The Buddha statue, the Tara shrine, the Karmapa shrine, and the Medicine Buddha statue in the stupa are representatives of these. They make our meditation rooms good and auspicious places for Buddhist light offerings.
Light Offering Prayer
Composed by Lama Atisha
After lighting a candle or a butter lamp or any lights, the prayer should be recited in conjunction with the visualization. May the light of the lamp be equal to the great three thousand worlds and their environment, May the wick of the lamp be equal to the King of Mountains – Mount Meru. May the butter be equal to the Infinite Ocean. May there be billions of trillions of lamps in the presence of each and every Buddha. May the light illuminate the darkness of ignorance of all sentient beings From the peak of samsara down to the most torturous hell, Whereby they can see directly and clearly all the ten directions Buddhas and bodhisattvas and their pure lands.
OM VAJRA ALOKE AH HUNG EH MA HO
I offer these beautifully exulted clear and luminous lights To the thousand Buddhas of the fortunate eon, To all the Buddhas and bodhisattvas of the infinite pure lands and of the ten directions, To all the gurus, meditation deities, dakas, dakinis, dharma protectors and the assembly of deities of all mandalas.
Due to this, may my father, mother and all sentient beings in this life and in all their future lives, Be able to see directly the actual pure lands of the complete and perfect buddhas, May they unify with Buddha Amitabha in inseparable oneness, Please bless me and may my prayers be actualized as soon as possible Due to the power of the truth of the Triple Gem and the assembly of deities of the three roots.
TAYATHA PANTSA DRI AWA BUDDHA NAYA SOHA
The light transforms into single brilliant five-bright-color wisdom. On a lotus and moon disk the syllables OM and DHI appear. From them, one hundred and eight beautiful goddesses of light, Marmema, appear, wearing beautiful garments and precious garlands. Every goddess holds lights in her hands and from them emanate billions of trillions of infinite replicas of light-offering goddesses, Marmema. All of them make light offerings uninterruptedly to all the buddhas in the buddha fields throughout the entire space, to the peaceful and wrathful deities.
Thus due to the merits of having made such a light offering
- May all the benefactors, the deceased and migrating beings of the six realms benefit
- May all their degenerated samaya and broken vows are restored
- May all their superstitious obscurations are purified
- May all their bad karma, negativities and obscurations be purified
- May the three realms of samsara become empty immediately
- Please grant control, power and realization.
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