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Cundi Practice

Postby Devotionary » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:22 am

Hello everyone,

Recently I have been thinking of deepening my practice of Cundi Mantra recitation. (My spiritual adviser has long ago recommended daily recitation of the Cundi Mantra;I have been somewhat inconsistent, but I still want to practice it.)

Would you guys please share some insights into what I found online:

http://staffweb.ncnu.edu.tw/hdcheng/psytalk/tuti.htm

THis is from Nan Huai Chin. I don't know if it's proper Buddhist or not...

Thanks everyone!

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby plwk » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:23 am

Do you have an English translation of the article? Not everyone here can read Chinese... :thanks:

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby lobster » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:49 am

It is proper


Here is my improper Cundi page


NAMO SAPTANAM SAMYAKSAMBUDDHA KOTINAM. TADYATHA: OM, CALE, CULE, CUNDI SVAHA

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby Kaji » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:43 pm

In Chinese Esoteric Buddhism, Cundi practice is quite widely known and practised. One of its features that is particularly appealing to some is it does not require the practitioner to refrain from eating meat and eggs, eating the five pungent vegetables, drinking alcohol, having a sexual relationship, etc. for it to be effective.

From what I know, proper Esoteric Cundi practice is best initiated and taught by a teacher with lineage. Proper practice requires things such as a special mirror, mandala, etc.

Of course, one may simply recite the mantra without the most proper Esoteric practice.
Namas triya-dhvikānāṃ sarva tathāgatānām!

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Re: Cundi Practice

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby icylake » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:41 pm

reciting mantra can be considered as "esoteric "? , maybe the origin would be esoteric one, but in Korea and China, it seemed that mantra chanting has nothing to do with esoteric practice now. (at least most mantras) they don't need transmissions, recited by all lay-people- especially aged ladies - , in Korea in every ji-jang celebrating day(地藏齋日) the 13th day of every lunar month, all of old women machanically, recite it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V0UvPyv ... ults_video

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby icylake » Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:58 am

oh.. my mistake...i mistook cundi dharani for other one :tongue: ...in fact cundi dharani is one of main dharanis in Korean buddhism. at least recited 3times in temple as a basic dharani for preparation of service (道場結界) it is contained in Thousand hand sutra(千手經: the brief version of 千手千眼觀自在菩薩廣大圓滿無碍大悲心大陀羅尼經 plus many other mantras and chantings) recited before every ceremony(there are other 30 mantras including maha karuna mantra in this Koreanized manual sutra) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQF9BWr-yQM

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby Kaji » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:59 am

Namas triya-dhvikānāṃ sarva tathāgatānām!

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Re: Cundi Practice

Postby Rakshasa » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:06 pm

Cundi Dharani is a full esoteric practice and even involves Mudras, mantras, visualization etc. Nan Huai Chin has written about the full Cundi Dharani Sadhana here
http://www.meditationexpert.com/meditat ... enment.htm

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