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The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby affter333 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:05 am

The Great Compassion Mantra

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The Great Compassion Mantra

The Vast, Great, Perfect, Full, Unimpeded Great Compassion Heart Dharani

By The Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

The great mantra of great compassion penetrates heaven and earth. One hundred
recitations for one thousand days causes ten kings to rejoice. Its great compassion
and kindness cure all disease. And so an announcement is projected high upon the
offense screen.

When you recite the Great Compassion Mantra, the heavens quake and the earth
trembles as the mantra penetrates heaven and earth. If you recite it 108 times
every day for a thousand days (that's about three years) reciting at the same
time everyday without missing a day no matter how busy you are, then the ten
kings who are directors in the hells in the courts of Yama are delighted.

Why is it called the "Great Compassion Mantra"?

Because its compassion can relieve living beings of all their sufferings and
difficulties. Because it relieves suffering and bestows happiness, it's called
the Great CompassionMantra.

Most important, it can cure ilness. No matter what your illness, if you recite
the Great Compassion Mantra, you will be cured.

Someone asks, "I recite it. Why haven't I been cured?"

You haven't been cured because your heart is not sincere.

With a sincere heart, you will certainly obtain a response from the mantra.
When you have recited 108 times every day for a thousand days, the ten directions
in the courts of Yama will be delighted and all illness will be cured. You will
have earned a great deal of merit because for three years: while reciting the
mantra, you were not creating offences, you weren't drinking wine, eating meat,
or eating the five pungent plants.

In the hells there is a platform on which stands everything you've ever
done--killing, stealing, arson--reliving all those experiences again. But you
have no karma, then nothing will show up on the screen.

Because you are devoid of karmic obstacles, they hang a sign up in the hells
which says, "So and So recites the Great compassioon Mantra and has already
detroyed his offense-karma."

All ghosts and spirits in the hells must bow down in respect to him if they were
meeting the Buddhas of the past, present and future. They protect him as they
would the Buddhas and they must inform all other ghosts and spirits not to give
him any trouble. So the power of the Great Compassion Mantra is inconceivable.

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The Great Compassionate Mantra : ( Sanskrit )

Namo Ratna Trayaya, Namo Arya, Valokite Svaraya, Bodhisattvaya,
Mahasattvaya, Mahakarunikaya, Om, Sarva Raviye, Sudhanadasya, Namas Krtva Imam Arya,
Valokite Svara Ramdhava, Namo Narakindi, Hrih Mahavat Svame, Sarva Arthato Subham, Ajeyam,
Sarva Sat Namo Vasat Namo Vaka, Mavitato, Tadyatha, Om Avaloki, Lokate, Krate,
E Hrih, Mahabodhisattva, Sarva Sarva, Mala Mala, Mahima Hrdayam, Kuru Kuru Karmam,
Dhuru Dhuru Vijayate, Maha Vijayate, Dhara Dhara, Dhrni, Svaraya, Cala Cala,
Mama Vimala, Muktele, Ehi Ehi, Sina Sina, Arsam Prasali, Visa Visam, Prasaya,
Hulu Hulu Mara, Hulu Hulu Hrih, Sara Sara, Siri Siri, Suru Suru, Bodhiya Bodhiya,
Bodhaya Bodhaya, Maitreya, Narakindi, Dhrsnina, Vayamana, Svaha, Siddhaya, Svaha,
Mahasiddhaya, Svaha, Siddhayoge, Svaraya, Svaha, Narakindi, Svaha, Maranara, Svaha,
Sira Simha Mukhaya, Svaha, Sarva Maha Asiddhaya, Svaha, Cakra Asiddhaya, Svaha,
Padma Kasiddhaya, Svaha, Narakindi Vagalaya, Svaha, Mavari Sankharaya, Svaha,
Namo Ratna Trayaya, Namo Arya, Valokite, Svaraya, Svaha,
Om Sidhyantu, Mantra, Padaya, Svaha.

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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby affter333 » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:02 am

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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby GarcherLancelot » Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:57 pm

Although I am not a purelander(not now anyway),I must say that this mantra is very soothing and nice ,and its great to listen to when you are stressed out.
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby DarwidHalim » Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:19 am

I have 2 questions here.

1. Is that sankrit language?

2. Is Ta Pei Chou the chinese version of it?
I am not here nor there.
I am not right nor wrong.
I do not exist neither non-exist.
I am not I nor non-I.
I am not in samsara nor nirvana.
To All Buddhas, I bow down for the teaching of emptiness. Thank You!
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby GarcherLancelot » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:20 pm

DarwidHalim wrote:I have 2 questions here.

1. Is that sankrit language?

2. Is Ta Pei Chou the chinese version of it?

Da bE I zhOU IS THE CHINESE VERSION YES.sorry I forgot capslock is on lol.I think there are diff. versions personally I think I like the sanskrit one.
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby Ikkyu » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:14 am

"The great mantra of great compassion penetrates heaven and earth. One hundred
recitations for one thousand days causes ten kings to rejoice."

And we know this is true how...?
"Nothing can be known, not even this."
-- Arcesilaus (but I'm not sure)
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby Kaji » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:37 am

This is the version that I use, in Sanskrit transliteration:
http://www.dharanipitaka.net/2011/2008/ ... mantra.pdf
(You might need to install the Sanserif Pali font to view all the characters properly: http://www.dharanipitaka.net/2011/2008/ ... nspali.ttf )

Audio recording: http://www.dharanipitaka.net/2011/2008/ ... 110504.mp3
Namas triya-dhvikānāṃ sarva tathāgatānām!
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby Kunga Lhadzom » Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:18 pm

English Translation of the Great Dharani
by D.T. Suzuki

Adoration to the Triple Treasure!
Adoration to Avalokitesvara the Bodhisattva-Mahasattva who is the great compassionate one!
Om, to the one who performs a leap beyond all fears!
Having adored him, may I enter into the heart of the blue-necked one known as the noble adorable Avalokitesvara! It means the completing of all meaning, it is pure, it is that which makes all beings victorious and cleanses the path of existence.
Thus:
Om, the seer, the world-transcending one!
O Hari the Mahabodhisattva!
All, all!
Defilement, defilement!
The earth, the earth!
It is the heart.
Do, do the work!
Hold fast, hold fast!
O great victor!
Hold on, hold on!
I hold on.
To Indra the creator!
Move, move, my defilement-free seal!
Come, come!
Hear, hear!
A joy springs up in me!
Speak, speak! Directing!
Hulu, hulu, mala, hulu, hulu, hile!
Sara, sara! siri, siri! suru, suru!
Be awakened, be awakened!
Have awakened, have awakened!
O mercifule one, blue-necked one!
Of daring ones, to the joyous, hail!
To the successful one, hail!
To the great successful one, hail!
To the one who has attained master in the discipline, hail!
To the blue-necked one, hail!
To the boar-faced one, hail!
To the one with a lion's head and face, hail!
To the one who holds a weapon in his hand, hail!
To the one who holds a wheel in his hand, hail!
To the one who holds a lotus in his hand, hail!
To the blue-necked far-causing one, hail!
To the beneficient one referred to in this Dharani beginning with "Namah," hail!
Adoration to the Triple Treasure!
Adoration to Avalokitesvara!
Hail!
May these [prayers] be successful!
To this magical formula, hail!

:namaste:
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby Kaji » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:03 am

Kunga Lhadzom, is that translation based on the 84-sentence version (the most popular version)?

I have seen a Chinese translation of the Sanskrit for the full version, at http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_a387f12601015mpr.html . If there is enough interest I will have a go translating it into English - all help from Chinese-literal posters is welcomed!
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby Aemilius » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:57 am

Transliteration of the mantra doesn't understand the sandhi rules of sanskrit language, for example Arya+ Avalokitesvara= Aryavalokitesvara. If you now break it up it is not correct to put it as Arya Valokite!
Also: Avalokita+Isvara= Avalokitesvara, and so on...
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby lifelearner » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:54 am

Thanks for all the useful info about the Great Compassion Mantra.

I came across a Sanskrit version of the mantra on Youtube that seems to be distinctly different from the version here starting from the second line onwards.



Can someone kindly advise why there's a discrepancy and which is the correct version?

Thanks so much!
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby vinodh » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:11 pm

lifelearner wrote:Thanks for all the useful info about the Great Compassion Mantra.

I came across a Sanskrit version of the mantra on Youtube that seems to be distinctly different from the version here starting from the second line onwards.



Can someone kindly advise why there's a discrepancy and which is the correct version?

Thanks so much!


This is actually another popular Dharani called "Ekadashamukha Dharani" (The Dharani of 11-faced Avalokitesvara).

Somehow, people label this also as the Nilakantha Dharani a.k.a Great Compassion Mantra. Both are different Dharani's.

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One who sees the Dharma, sees the Buddha
śālistamba sūtra

na pudgalo na ca skandhā buddho jñānamanāsravam
sadāśāntiṁ vibhāvitvā gacchāmi śaraṇaṁ hyaham

Neither a person nor the aggregates, the Buddha, is knowledge free from [evil] outflows
Clearly perceiving [him] to be eternally serene, I go for refuge [in him]
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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby lifelearner » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:37 am

Thank you so much for clarifying my doubt, V!

All the best to you!

vinodh wrote:This is actually another popular Dharani called "Ekadashamukha Dharani" (The Dharani of 11-faced Avalokitesvara).

Somehow, people label this also as the Nilakantha Dharani a.k.a Great Compassion Mantra. Both are different Dharani's.

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Re: The Great Compassion Mantra

Postby devoid » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:22 am

May I know why this version of nilakantha dharani isn't mentioned much.
Is this the full version of nilakantha dharani? And may I know the difference between reciting the
Shorter version and this? Thanks!

oṃ namo ratnatrayaya. namah arya avalokitesvaraya bodhisattvaya mahasattvaya mahakarunikaya sarva bandhana chedana karaya. sarva bhava samudram sosana karana. sarva vyadhi prasamana karaya. sarva mrtyu upa-drava viansana karana. sarva bhaye su trana karaya. tasmat namas – krtva idam arya avalokitesvara bhastinam nilakantha pi nama hrdayam avarta isyami sarvartha-sadhanam subham ajeyam sarva bhutanam bhava marga visuddhakam tadyatha, om aloke aloka-mati lokati krante. he hare arya avalokitesvara maha bodhisattva, he bodhisattva, he maha bodhisattva, he virya bodhisattva he mahakarunika smara hrdayam. hi hi, hare arya avalokitesvara mahesvara parama maitra-citta mahakarunika. kuru kuru karman sadhaya sadhaya vidyam. ni hi, ni hi varnam kamam-game. vitta-kama vigama. siddha yogesvara. dhuru dhuru viryanti, maha viryanti. dhara dhara dharendresvara. cala cala vimala amala murte arya avalokitesvara jina krsna jata-makutavalam ma pra-lamba maha siddha vidya dhara. vara vara maha vara. bala bala maha bala. cala cala maha cala krsna-varna nigha krsna – paksa nirghatana. he padma-hasta cara cara desa caresvara krsna – sarpa krta yajnopavita ehyehi maha varaha-mukha, tripura-dahanesvaranarayana va rupa vara marga ari. he nilakantha, he mahakara, hala hala visa nir-jita lokasya. raga visa vinasana. dvesa visa vinasana. moha visa vinasana huru huru mala, huru huru hare, maha padmanabha sara sara, siri siri, suru suru, bucruc bucruc, bodhiya bodhiya, bodhaya bodhaya maitri nilakantha ehyehi vama shitha simha-mukha hasa hasa, munca munca mahattahasam ehiyehi pa maha siddha yogesvara bhana bhana vaco sadhaya sadhaya vidyam. smara smaratam bhagavantam lokita vilokitam lokesvaram tathagatam dadahi me drasana kamasya darsanam pra-hia daya mana svaha. siddhaya svaha. maha siddhaya svaha. siddha yogesvaraya svaha. nilakanthaya svaha. varaha-mukhaya svaha. maha-dara simha-mukhaya svaha. siddha vidyadharaya svaha. padma-hastaya svaha. krsna-sarpa krta yajno pavitaya svaha. maha lakuta daharaya svaha. cakra yuddhaya svaha. sankha-sabdani bodhanaya svaha. vama skandha desa sittha krsna jinaya svaha. vyaghra-carma nivasa naya svaha. lokesvaraya svaha. sarva siddhesvaraya svaha. namo bhagavate arya avalokitesvaraya bodhisattvaya mahasattvaya mahakarunikaya. sidhyanthu me mantra-padaya svaha.
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