The Po Praise, a
moving homage to the elegant
appearance and enlightened qualities and activities of
Avalokitesvara, the bodhisattva of compassion, comes from the Nyungne
practice. It carries the promise that if anyone, on waking at dawn,
“Purely and clearly recites this supreme praise, all their mundane and
supramundane needs will be fulfilled in this life and all future lives.”
Lama Zopa Rinpoche
incorporates the Po Praise in his advice on prostration practice.
Rinpoche recommends that, after the names of the Medicine Buddhas, one could
recite the long Vajrasattva mantra twenty-one times and then the Po Praise
while prostrating. (See his The Preliminary Practice of Prostrations to the
Thirty-Five Buddhas of Confession, Portland: FPMT, 2011).
Composed by Gelongma Palmo
This booklet contains the text of Po Praise in Chinese.