By two in the morning, Yeshi lay asleep on a cot. After Meme rested from the soul-calling rites, he ended the healing by chanting a prayer of “departure” (btang shag, “shyasal”) that asked the various deities to depart from the gtor ma altar and return to their respective “domains” (dal).
Deities, to the domain of lha, depart
Serpent-deities, to the domain of klu, depart
Gods, to the domain of jo, depart
Goddesses, to the domain of jomo, depart
… The goddess of land, Sapsi Gyalmo, depart
The goddess of sky, Gurumai Lhamo, depart
One hundred thousand diseases (nad pa), to...