Today is the 9/11 that coincides with the monthly celebration of the Guru Rinpoche day, the 10th day of the 7th month.
5th Month. Guru Rinpoche is known as Guru Sengye Dradog in Sanskrit Guru Simhananda which means Undefeated Lion.
Guru Rinpoche is in North East India state of Bihar at Nalanda monastery.
When a great gathering of non Buddhist yogis and scholars came to challenge Buddhist monks of Nalanda on the instruction of the Lion Headed Dakini that came in a dream overnight to all monks simultaneously,
They requested Guru Rinpoche presence with the Immutable Seven Line Prayer, which is used ever since as most popular way to invoke mind of the Guru Rinpoche in Tibetan transliteration and English translation:
- Hung, Orgyen yul gyi nub jyang tsam
Hung, In the northeast country of Odiyanna,
- Pema gesar dongpo la
Born in the pollen heart of a lotus,
- Yatsen chog gi ngo drup nye
Endowed with the most marvelous spiritual attainments,
- Pema Jung ne she su drag
You are known as the Lotus Born.
- Khor du khandro mang po kor
Surrounded by retinue of Dakas and Dakinis,
- Khyed khi je su dag drub kyi
Following in your footsteps,
- Jyin gyi lab chir sheg su sol
I pray to you, please come forth and grant your blessings!
Abbreviated prayer, paying homage and requesting blessings in a form of short heart mantra:
Guru Pema Siddhi Hung
Commonly used heart mantra:
Om Ah Hung Benza Guru Pema Siddhi Hung
Guru Rinpoche arrives and assures that all debate is won and none of the followers of Buddha Dharma have to convert.
6th Month. Guru Rinpoche is known as Guru Pema Jungney.
Guru Rinpoche as prophesized by Buddha Shakyamuni appears on the lotus in the lake Dhanakosha in Odiyanna.
Giving teachings to the Dakinies that surround him.
7th Month. Guru Rinpoche is known as Khading Tsal.
When tirthikas throw Guru Rinpoche into the Ganges Guru Rinpoche reverses flow of the river and dances in the sky above, inspiring devotion in all.
…” -page 93. of the “What’s What” by Sherab Gyatso Alex