Translating some Tibetan

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ClearblueSky
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Translating some Tibetan

Postby ClearblueSky » Thu Nov 22, 2012 7:30 pm

Can anyone help me read what this says, as well as translate it? Thank you! :smile:
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ratna
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby ratna » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:08 pm

"Born to lose, live to win." It's not even Tibetan but English using a Tibetan font (with some strange connecting lines).

ClearblueSky
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby ClearblueSky » Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:05 am

Ohh okay, thanks for the help!

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby lotwell » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:32 pm

Wow that is absolutely bizarre! I would have never been able to figure that out!

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby conebeckham » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:13 pm

I'd love to know the source of that....it's wacky.
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby hayduke » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:09 pm

hello there if anyone could be so kind ...whats the meaning of ..
Om Sutra Tikta Benza Yi Swa Ha

please help! thanks!
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Clarence
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby Clarence » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:51 pm

It is Om Supra Tishtha Vajra Ye Sva Ha

Seems to be a mantra requesting to remain. According to FPMT.

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby hayduke » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:10 pm

Thank you ! but please pardon my ignorance, whats fpmt and this mantra is from which sutra? is it from green tara? :applause: :applause:

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Re: TRYING TO UNDERSTAND TIBETAN! HELP!

Postby hayduke » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:31 pm

Could anyone confirm that this the green tara mantra? :namaste:

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Re: TRYING TO UNDERSTAND TIBETAN! HELP!

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:47 pm

It is not the Tara mantra.

This is the Green Tara mantra:
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby Clarence » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:51 pm

www.fpmt.org

The mantra is a common one found in many Sadhanas I think. You can google it and see what you find. You can also google pratishtha

Om = om
Vajra = Dorje/Benzra/Benzar/thunderbolt :-)
Ye Sva ha = some kind of exclamation Long time since I really thought about that stuff.

BTW, and just curious, but why do you ask ?

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Re: TRYING TO UNDERSTAND TIBETAN! HELP!

Postby Clarence » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:53 pm

Yep, Greg is right.

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby conebeckham » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:50 pm

hayduke wrote:hello there if anyone could be so kind ...whats the meaning of ..
Om Sutra Tikta Benza Yi Swa Ha

please help! thanks!
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This is the mantra requesting the deity to remain firm and stable in the "support"--Thangka, Statue, or Torma.....
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hayduke
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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby hayduke » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:08 pm

wow thank you so much, you guys are so knowlegeable. I was reading a blog about uchen caligraphy and I didnt understand why the author finished the article about the heart sutra with that mantra. check it out ,let me know what you think,see if it helps clarify the meaning:
http://inkessential.blogspot.com.br/2009/06/heart-sutra.html

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby Dorje Jampel » Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:39 pm

In my opinion, Tashi Mannox is one of the best calligrapher I ever seen
May I be protector for those without one, 
A guide for all travellers on the way; 
May I be a bridge, a boat and a ship 
For all who wish to cross

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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby futerko » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:37 am

conebeckham wrote:I'd love to know the source of that....it's wacky.


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Re: Translating some Tibetan

Postby Karma Jinpa » Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:18 am

Hate to be that guy, but the script in the OP is quite sloppy, even for simple transliteration of an English phrase. Half of the AH syllables under the vowels are completely unnecessary if one knows the basic way Tibetan is written out and read (consonant, then vowel above or below).

And I have no idea what those weird connecting lines are, either. Seems to me that someone hastily ran a phrase thru one of those problematic online Tibetan transliteration sites, and chose a font option that was supposed to be the Uchen version of cursive (despite the fact that cursive would be done in any one of the myriad Umé scripts).

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