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Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby vinodh » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:19 am

I know there are several pop versions of Heart Sutra floating around.

This one sounded cool !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FsrDaSgN0c

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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: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby kirtu » Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:43 am

:thanks: :twothumbsup: :woohoo: :rolling:

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Re: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby vinodh » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:57 am

The original album of the track is "Sound of Peace" (2013).

But Ironically, I encountered the track in the compilation album "Sex and the Chill: Sexy Lounge Tunes for Your Sensual Moments" :thinking:

I am not sure why the compiler thought the Heart sutra would be helpful in having sex :shrug:

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yo dharmaṁ paśyati, sa buddhaṁ paśyati

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]
saddharma-laṅkāvatāra-sūtra
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Re: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby Konchog1 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:42 am

For the people who haven't seen it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtcGJpOEHLc

Also, Imee Ooi is divine. But I don't consider her pop.
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Without attachment, self-liberating, like a snake in a knot.
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Re: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby Sherab Dorje » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:12 am

There's a Death Metal version out there too.

Ahhh... Here it is:

This is what happens when Buddhists lose their throat lozenges!

Speedcore version?

Cyber-Buddhists on amphetamines.

A slightly different Speedcore version (dig the graphic)


Technofunk anyone?


Asian pop?
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Re: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby Konchog1 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:13 pm

haha thanks Greg. Here's another one, but it only has part of the Sutra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBh_rwsbagg
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Without attachment, self-liberating, like a snake in a knot.
Through the qualities of meditating in that way,
Mental obscurations are purified and the dharmakaya is attained."

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Re: Heart Sutra - Pop

Postby Zhen Li » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:01 am

Konchog1 wrote:For the people who haven't seen it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtcGJpOEHLc

Also, Imee Ooi is divine. But I don't consider her pop.

As regards pronunciation, does anyone know if Imee Ooi is working with some particular version of the Heart Sutra? It sounds quite different from the saṁkṣiptamātṛkā one in the Mahāyāna-sūtra-saṁgrahaḥ ( part 1).

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