The Four Hundred Offerings is one of the biggest obstacle-clearing ritual in Tibetan Buddhism. The ritual of the Four Hundred Grand Offerings Puja was specially passed down by Lord Buddha to subdue the four demons. Due to its effectiveness, this is one of the most widely-conducted pujas in Tibetan Buddhism. The 400 grand offerings include 100 stupas – to overcome the Demon of the Five Contaminated Aggregates, 100 ritual cakes – to conquer the Demon of Desires; 100 light offerings – to eradicate the Demon of Delusions; and 100 human-effigies (made from dough) to subdue the Demon of Death.
Performing this puja helps significantly in overcoming all major obstacles, especially those relating to supernatural forces. This puja aids in overcoming charms and spells, pacifies inauspiciousness from small conflicts to major calamities, avoid attacks from plague and other diseases; and is especially effective in overcoming supernatural attacks of evil spirits and demons,
Note: Interested participants, kindly bring along a worn and unwashed shirt to participate in this puja. These old shirts will be disposed off as part of process of the puja, symbolizing eradication of our negativities, bad energy and all obstacles. Please also bring some coins and half-eaten biscuits for the puja. There are specific offerings for participation of this puja, please kindly invite it at an offering of $10 per set at the puja event.
During the puja, visualize all your obstacles & negativity of your past & present lives are being taken away by the substitute figurine. Throw away your shirt which takes away your physical pain, and generate in your mind infinite food and money offerings to offer to all your debtors. Once the substitute is being sent out, think you have no more relationship with all these supernatural beings, and all your obstacles are ceased.