Grand Sanctification Ceremony of Cundi

4th to 6th November 2022

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Introduction

Shine brightly by connecting with Lhamo Cundi through this sublime spiritual experience; gain abundant merits and dispel immense inauspiciousness!

As advised by H.E. Jhado Rinpoche, Lhamo Cundi is the patron deity of Thekchen Choling. He had especially transmitted the esoteric lineage of Lhamo Cundi to our Spiritual Director Singha Rinpoche, thus establishing a direct connection between our temple and Cundi practice. 

During the Grand Sanctification Ceremony of Cundi, we make strong supplications to Cundi as a group. Throughout the entire ceremony lasting three days and two nights, Lhamo Cundi’s short mantra “Om Cale Cule Cundi Soha” will be chanted continuously. Practicing collectively like this greatly magnifies our efforts, bestowing multitudes of blessings and benefits. Through this powerful ceremony, we pray for the happiness of all sentient beings, long and stable lives of our Lineage Gurus, as well as the quick fruition of all our virtuous wishes and that of our sponsors’ and devotees’. 

Come participate in this prayer ceremony with us—for those who cultivate a strong link with her, through effective practice she will lead us all the way to enlightenment. 

Introduction

Shine brightly by connecting with Lhamo Cundi through this sublime spiritual experience; gain abundant merits and dispel immense inauspiciousness!

As advised by H.E. Jhado Rinpoche, Lhamo Cundi is the patron deity of Thekchen Choling. He had especially transmitted the esoteric lineage of Lhamo Cundi to our Spiritual Director Singha Rinpoche, thus establishing a direct connection between our temple and Cundi practice. 

During the Grand Sanctification Ceremony of Cundi, we make strong supplications to Cundi as a group. Throughout the entire ceremony lasting three days and two nights, Lhamo Cundi’s short mantra “Om Cale Cule Cundi Soha” will be chanted continuously. Practicing collectively like this greatly magnifies our efforts, bestowing multitudes of blessings and benefits. Through this powerful ceremony, we pray for the happiness of all sentient beings, long and stable lives of our Lineage Gurus, as well as the quick fruition of all our virtuous wishes and that of our sponsors’ and devotees’. 

Come participate in this prayer ceremony with us—for those who cultivate a strong link with her, through effective practice she will lead us all the way to enlightenment. 

Our Patron Deity - Lhamo Cundi

In this short clip, Singha Rinpoche shares how Lhamo Cundi came to be the patron deity of Thekchen Choling.  

 
 

BENEFITS OF THIS CUNDI CEREMONY 

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Cundi has been highly revered since ancient times for her powerful blessings in granting spiritual and worldly successes. Hence, one may request Cundi to gain Dharma realizations, growth in businesses or personal careers, having a harmonious family, or having good interpersonal relationships through making offerings and supplicating to Cundi in this ceremony. 

Through sincere cultivation with Arya Cundi, we can purify mountains of negative karma, including karma accumulated from our broken vows. Cundi helps to dispel misunderstandings and hatred within us and towards others that has risen from holding onto wrong views. Also, Cundi protects us from life obstacles caused by non-human entities and is able to transform all adverse conditions into auspicious ones. 

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE 

Join Us at Thekchen Choling  

The annual Grand Sanctification Ceremony of Lhamo Cundi is held on-site at Thekchen Choling Singapore’s main hall, where we recite a sadhana led by a member of the sangha within our allocated two-and-a half hour time slots. The key section of the sadhana is where we recite Lhamo Cundi’s long mantra 100 times and then proceed to accumulate Lhamo Cundi’s short mantra. 

The opening of this ceremony starts on 4 Nov 2022, followed by overlapping sessions staggered in a relay format all the way to its auspicious completion on 6 Nov 2022. Participants can choose to join any of the 29 sessions to be part of our continuous supplication to Lhamo Cundi.

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Join Us Online   

If you are not able to attend this ceremony at our temple, you can still join us in accumulating short Cundi mantras during these sessions via Facebook Live, scheduled as follows: 

4th Nov Fri - 9pm – 11.30pm 
5th Nov Sat - 7pm – 9.30pm
6th Nov Sun - 1pm – 3.30pm (completion) 

Your mantra recitations will also count towards our grand total tally. The QR code/link for mantra count submission will be provided during the Facebook Live. 

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Dietary Observations

As a ritual requirement, we request all participants to kindly adhere to a ‘pure vegetarian’* diet, starting from the last sunrise that is before your session. For overseas participants in a different time zone from Singapore, please base the sunrise timing on your own time zone and not Singapore’s time zone.  

*This diet specifically refers to avoid: meat, garlic, onion, leek, white radish, chives, egg and cheese. However, the following are allowed: milk, powdered milk, butter, yoghurt and margarine. 

 OFFERINGS & BLESSINGS 

You can make offerings for the ceremony in advance online and during the ceremony the temple will assist to make light and flower offerings with stickers stating your preferred names for merits dedication. Your offerings will be placed on the Cundi ceremony altar and rotated at intervals. We are unfortunately unable to guarantee a specific interval to make offerings. 

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Vitality Dragon Light

Make auspicious light offerings that continue to stay lit for weeks. Offered at the Cundi altar during the Ceremony, may this help to create the auspicious conditions for good health, strong and stable life, and great wealth! 

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Merit Lamp

Make an auspicious light offering on these auspicious days. Offered at the Cundi altar during the Ceremony, may this help to create the auspicious conditions for good health, strong and stable life, and great wealth!

Offer here

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Support a Prayer

Contribute with any amount by donating to Support a Prayer. The donation will be for the offerings such as flowers and fruits for the various prayer session. We rejoice in your merit and practice of generosity! 

Offer here

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Holy Amulet of Lhamo Cundi

The Cundi amulet has great all-encompassing benefits that will help its bearer to dispel harm and spiritual hinderances, attract success in business or personal career, and create conditions for virtuous aspirations to be fulfilled. Acquire all of Cundi’s blessings and benefits by bearing a special blessed emblem – The Holy Amulet of Lhamo Cundi. 

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 The Creation of Our Lhamo Cundi Amulet 

We are extremely fortunate to have received from lineage holder H.E. Kyabje Jhado Rinpoche the esoteric practice of Cundi, as well as a special Cundi mantra wheel for the creation of this exclusive Holy Amulet of Lhamo Cundi. 

This year, the amulets will be consecrated again through The Grand Sanctification Ceremony of Cundi, thus imbuing them with even more blessings!

Learn more about the creation of this special amulet through this video.

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