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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:30 pm 
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Can anyone help me read what this says, as well as translate it? Thank you! :smile:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:08 pm 
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"Born to lose, live to win." It's not even Tibetan but English using a Tibetan font (with some strange connecting lines).


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:05 am 
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Ohh okay, thanks for the help!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:32 pm 
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Wow that is absolutely bizarre! I would have never been able to figure that out!

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:13 pm 
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I'd love to know the source of that....it's wacky.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:09 pm 
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hello there if anyone could be so kind ...whats the meaning of ..
Om Sutra Tikta Benza Yi Swa Ha

please help! thanks!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:51 pm 
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It is Om Supra Tishtha Vajra Ye Sva Ha

Seems to be a mantra requesting to remain. According to FPMT.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:10 pm 
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Thank you ! but please pardon my ignorance, whats fpmt and this mantra is from which sutra? is it from green tara? :applause: :applause:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:31 pm 
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Could anyone confirm that this the green tara mantra? :namaste:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:47 pm 
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It is not the Tara mantra.

This is the Green Tara mantra:
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:51 pm 
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www.fpmt.org

The mantra is a common one found in many Sadhanas I think. You can google it and see what you find. You can also google pratishtha

Om = om
Vajra = Dorje/Benzra/Benzar/thunderbolt :-)
Ye Sva ha = some kind of exclamation Long time since I really thought about that stuff.

BTW, and just curious, but why do you ask ?


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:53 pm 
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Yep, Greg is right.


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hayduke wrote:
hello there if anyone could be so kind ...whats the meaning of ..
Om Sutra Tikta Benza Yi Swa Ha

please help! thanks!
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This is the mantra requesting the deity to remain firm and stable in the "support"--Thangka, Statue, or Torma.....

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:08 pm 
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wow thank you so much, you guys are so knowlegeable. I was reading a blog about uchen caligraphy and I didnt understand why the author finished the article about the heart sutra with that mantra. check it out ,let me know what you think,see if it helps clarify the meaning:
http://inkessential.blogspot.com.br/2009/06/heart-sutra.html


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In my opinion, Tashi Mannox is one of the best calligrapher I ever seen

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:37 am 
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conebeckham wrote:
I'd love to know the source of that....it's wacky.


It's a Motorhead song. I take it you're not a headbanger Cone?

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:18 am 
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Hate to be that guy, but the script in the OP is quite sloppy, even for simple transliteration of an English phrase. Half of the AH syllables under the vowels are completely unnecessary if one knows the basic way Tibetan is written out and read (consonant, then vowel above or below).

And I have no idea what those weird connecting lines are, either. Seems to me that someone hastily ran a phrase thru one of those problematic online Tibetan transliteration sites, and chose a font option that was supposed to be the Uchen version of cursive (despite the fact that cursive would be done in any one of the myriad Umé scripts).

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