Yamantaka Mantra Used In TV Series 'Breaking Bad' Episode

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Yamantaka Mantra Used In TV Series 'Breaking Bad' Episode

Postby asunthatneversets » Sun Apr 08, 2012 7:49 am

I was catching up on this show the other day and was surprised to hear Yamantaka's mantra used during a scene(Season 3 Episode 13 "Full Measure"). It's a violent scene where Mike(resident dirty work handyman) goes on a bit of a killing spree. Weird they'd choose the mantra for a sound bite, not sure if it has any significance other than sounding ominous to the untrained ear. The mantra can be heard at various points through the scene (at the start and then again around 3:10 in the clips linked below). Sounds like Gyuto monks. Couldn't find a code that would embed the video but here's some links to the scene.

http://www.amctv.com/breaking-bad/videos/breaking-bad-talked-about-scenes-mikes-killing-spree

http://www.mefeedia.com/movie/49857878
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Re: Yamantaka Mantra Used In TV Series 'Breaking Bad' Episode

Postby kirtu » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:14 pm

This is very, very bad ...
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Re: Yamantaka Mantra Used In TV Series 'Breaking Bad' Episode

Postby Konchog1 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:37 am

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"All memories and thoughts are the union of emptiness and knowing, the Mind.
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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