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Field of Merit II

This picture depicts the main visualization for Offering to the Spiritual Guide, which is a special spiritual practice of Je Tsongkhapa’s tradition, done twice a month at all Kadampa Buddhist Centers.

The main practice is relying upon the Spiritual Guide, but it also includes the essence of all the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as well as all the Tantric practices.

The “Field of Merit” is so called because by developing faith and making prayers and offerings to this assembly of holy beings, we create a vast amount of merit, or good karma. See the book Mahamudra Tantra for a detailed description.


Thousand Arm Avalokiteshvara
Thousand Arm Avalokiteshvara
Amitabha
Amitabha
Amitayus
Amitayus
Asanga
Asanga
Atisha
Atisha
Avalokiteshvara
Avalokiteshvara
Bodhisattva Manjushri
Bodhisattva Manjushri
Buddha Shakyamuni
Buddha Shakyamuni
Chandrakirti
Chandrakirti
Dorje Shugden
Dorje Shugden
Dromtönpa
Dromtönpa
Field of Merit 1
Field of Merit 1
Field of Merit II
Field of Merit II
Geshe Chekawa
Geshe Chekawa
Ghantapa
Ghantapa
Green Tara
Green Tara
Hero Vajradharma
Hero Vajradharma
Heruka
Heruka
Je Tsongkhapa & Sons
Je Tsongkhapa & Sons
Kinkara
Kinkara
Geshe Langri Tangpa
Geshe Langri Tangpa
Lama Losang Tubwang Dorjechang
Lama Losang Tubwang Dorjechang
Buddha Maitreya
Buddha Maitreya
Medicine Buddha
Medicine Buddha
Manjushri
Manjushri
Nagarjuna
Nagarjuna
Naropa
Naropa
Shantideva
Shantideva
Samayavajra
Samayavajra
Stupa
Stupa
Vajradhara
Vajradhara
Vajradharma
Vajradharma
Solitary Vajrasattva
Solitary Vajrasattva
Vajrayogini
Vajrayogini
White Tara
White Tara
Wheel of Life
Wheel of Life

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