The seven branches ~ Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

The seven branches serve as antidotes: prostration is the antidote to pride; offering is the antidote to attachment, greed, meanness, and poverty; confession is the antidote to aggression and anger; rejoicing is the antidote to envy and jealousy; requesting the turning of the Wheel of Dharma is the antidote to ignorance; requesting the buddhas and teachers to remain is an antidote to wrong views; and dedication is an antidote to uncertainty and doubts.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

from the book Guru Yoga: According To The Preliminary Practice Of Longchen Nyingtik

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