In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there are many preliminary practices (ngöndro) we can engage in to purify our minds so that we can deepen our understanding of Buddhist teachings and go further in our meditation practice.

These include:
1. Prostrations
2. Vajrasattva mantra
3. Refuge
4. Mandala offering
5. Guru Yoga
6. Dorje Khadro
7. Water bowls
8. Tsa-tsa
9. Samaya Vajra mantra

Learn more about these practices in the subcategories in the left-hand sidebar.

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In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there are many preliminary practices (ngöndro) we can engage in to purify our minds so that we can deepen our understanding of Buddhist teachings and go further in our meditation practice.

These include:
1. Prostrations
2. Vajrasattva mantra
3. Refuge
4. Mandala offering
5. Guru Yoga
6. Dorje Khadro
7. Water bowls
8. Tsa-tsa
9. Samaya Vajra mantra

Learn more about these practices in the subcategories in the left-hand sidebar.