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Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:56 pm

Namaste,
my obeisances to all,
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I would like to propose to everyone a day (Sunday maybe)
to chant the Shurangama Mantra, together, as much as we
can, for the benefit of all the sentient beings on earth.
Any date..? What about Sunday 7th of July?
Together we can make the diference.
At least 1 mantra (10 minutes). I'll try at least 7.
Just say "I'm in"

Yours Gratefully
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby kirtu » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:00 am

Sounds like a good idea. I'm in.

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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby remm » Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:47 am

That sounds nice. I'm in.

What time?
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:12 am

remm wrote:That sounds nice. I'm in.

What time?


Sorry, I was out for the weekend, with no PC.

Since we all have a different time zones,
I suggest that we chant soon in the morning,
like that, we can make a chain of mantras
during all the day.
Then, at the end of the session, we can offer
the merits to mother earth and all its inhabitants.
Good things can happen if we gather enough
people. Spread the idea please! Sunday the 7th. :smile:

Namaste,
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Dave The Seeker » Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:06 am

I will also be part of this.

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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:35 pm

"The very best is for those who want to recite the Shurangama Mantra to do it for the sake of the entire world; transfer all the merit to the whole world. There isn't anything more important in Buddhism than the Shurangama Mantra."
Venerable Master Hsuan Hua
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Dave The Seeker » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:55 pm

I can't seem to find a copy of this mantra online so that I may copy it.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Jainarayan » Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:01 pm

I don't know if this helps, but here is a Sanskrit version. You could probably watch and listen and chant along with it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3tEEgf_Ruc
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:25 pm

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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:27 pm

and the last 3...
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby jonaz108 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:40 pm

Check the pages order please
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Will » Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:07 pm

See post #2 in this old thread for the Sanskrit: viewtopic.php?f=39&t=232&hilit=shurangama

Or this version & translation: http://www.drbachinese.org/online_readi ... engyan.pdf
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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Dave The Seeker » Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:51 pm

:anjali:
Thank you all!
I will check the page order jonaz


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They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
Yet with tremendous potential for joy and fulfillment.
~Lama Surya Das~

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~Lama Thubten Yeshe~

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Re: Shurangama Mantra day.

Postby Dave The Seeker » Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:03 pm

Thanks Will for the link to that thread.
Here is a quote from plwk and a link to the English translation for those interested.

plwk wrote:Shasta Abbey's English translation of the Dharani here

:anjali: plwk

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They teach us that life is what life is; flawed.
Yet with tremendous potential for joy and fulfillment.
~Lama Surya Das~

If your path teaches you to act and exert yourself correctly and leads to spiritual realizations such as love, compassion and wisdom then obviously it's worthwhile.
~Lama Thubten Yeshe~

One whose mind is freed does not argue with anyone, he does not dispute with anyone. He makes use of the conventional terms of the world without clinging to them
~The Buddha~
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