# Long Life Practice for Patrul Rinpoche

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__Long Life Practice for Patrul Rinpoche__)

**every day**at

**8pm**(Belgium time)

### Objective:

In 2004, Khenpo Thubten Lodru Nyima suggested that we accumulate a million recitations of the **Tsepame** **dharani mantra**** **for the good health and long life of Patrul Rinpoche between 2004 and 2011.

### The total amount has been reach in November 2011. According to Khenpo, we should continue reciting this dharani mantra, as much as we can.

In December 2005, the total amount was 120 000 mantras (12%).

In August 2006, the total amount was 252 800 mantras (25%).

In October 2006, the total amount was 255 608 mantras (26%).

In January 2007, the total amount was 263 608 mantras (26%)

In February 2007, the total amount was 276 233 mantras (28%).

In April 2007, the total amount was 278 083 mantras (28%).

In May 2007, the total amount was 279 353 mantras (29%).

In August 2007, the total amount was 305 620 mantras (31%).

In May 2008, the total amount was 324 026 mantras (32%).

In July 2008, the total amount was 361 321 mantras (36%).

In September 2008, the total amount was 388 733 mantras (39%).

In December 2008, the total amount was 404 039 mantras (40%).

In June 2009, the total amount was 429 155 mantras (43%).

In September 2009, the total amount was 464 399 mantras (46%).

In January 2010, the total amount was 496 238 mantras (50%).

In May 2010, the total amount was 514 373 mantras (51%).

In September 2010, the total amount was 534 311 mantras (53%).

In January 2011, the total amount was 644 006 mantras (64%).

In March 2011, the total amount was 738 441 mantras (74%).

In August 2011, the total amount was 823 223 mantras (82%).

In October 2011, the total amount was 915 649 mantras (91%).

In October 2011, the total amount was 1 020 106 mantras (102%).

In December 2012, the total amount was 1 143 602 mantras.

In March 2013, the total amount was 1 185 120 mantras.

In November 2014, the total amount was 1 389 118 mantras.

In May 2015, the total amount was 1 469 631 mantras.

### How to tell how many mantras you have recited?

You can let us know the number of your own recitations by emailing __longlife@patrulrinpoche.net____ __

### Where to find the text and audio?

You can download the prayer booklet - the Heart Essence of All The Tsepames of Limitless Life; as well the recording of Khenpo reciting the long life prayer.

### A word-by-word commentary by Khenpo Thubten Lodrö Nyima

This is a transcript of the teaching Khenpo gave on the subject on 22/01/2006 at the Brussels Dzogchen Centre.