Common Mahayana Mantras

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Common Mahayana Mantras

Postby Namu Butsu » Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:37 am

What are some common Mahayana Mantras that are shared between many different mahayana paths? :buddha1: :buddha2: :heart:
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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Postby Will » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:05 am

One should refrain from biased judgments and doubting in fathoming the Buddha and the Dharma of the Buddhas. Even though a dharma may be extremely difficult to believe, one should nonetheless maintain faith in it. Nagarjuna
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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Postby plwk » Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:18 am

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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Postby Namu Butsu » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:44 pm

Excellent this information is most appreciated. I love the link that shows proper pronounciation of the mantras. :namaste:
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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Postby Jechan » Sat Feb 26, 2011 12:57 pm

How about the Lotus Sutra, The Heart Sutra, and the big one, The Avatamsaka Sutra.
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