Manjushri Song and Mantra

This video is posted by Pandara99, whom I must know because he or she is affiliated with the Thousand Stars Foundation. He (I think I know now who he is) has posted this beautiful video about the Bodhisattva Manjushri. In Tibetan his name is “Jampelyang.” The song contains his mantra “Om A Ra Pa Tsa Na Dhi”. Manjushri is the bodhisattva of wisdom and symbolizes the wisdom of enlightenment of all the Buddhas:

Medicine Buddha Mantra

I’ve found a very good website based in Thailand on aspects of Mahayana Buddhism. For those who do not understand Thai, you don’t need to. Just open the following link and listen to a very beautiful rendition of the Medicine Buddha Mantra, Om Bekandze Bekandze Maha Bekandze Raja Samudgate Soha. May the Medicine Buddha bless you with good health in both the body and the spirit.

Praise of the Twenty-One Taras

It is quite well known that the Bodhisattva Tara has twenty-one emanations so that she could help sentient beings in every which way possible. The praise of Twenty-One Taras is one of the most widely chanted and universally loved by Tibetan Buddhists. The first video here presents translated texts of the Praise, accompanied by beautiful pictures and music:

Here is another praise, very beautifully chanted. The words you see in the pictures are those of the Praise to Twenty-One Tara while the words chanted — Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha — is Tara’s seed mantra:

Namo Ratnatrayaya

คราวนี้ขอเขียนบล๊อกเป็นภาษาไทยบ้าง ผมไปเจอวิดีโอนี้ในยูทูบ แล้วชอบมาก คนสวดได้แก่ Ani Choying Drolma ซึ่งเป็นสามเณรีชาวทิเบตที่เกิดในเนปาล บทสวดนี้ได้แก่บท “นโม รัตนตรยายะ” ซึ่งเป็นบทบูชาพระอวโลกิเตศวรโพธิสัตว์แบบยาว

ขอให้พรจากพระอวโลกิเตศวรโพธิสัตว์จงช่วยให้สัตว์โลกทั้งปวงในสังสารวัฏ พ้นจากทุกข์ ข้ามพ้นห้วงโอฆสงสารทั้งหมดทั้งสิ้นด้วยเทอญ!