Common Mahayana Mantras

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Namu Butsu
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Common Mahayana Mantras

Post by 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

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:05 am

Here are some mentioned: http://www.sutrasmantras.info/mantra0.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And another source: http://www.visiblemantra.org/mantra.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Post by 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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"Just say the nembutsu and be liberated" Shinran Shonin
"However hard it may be to bid farewell to this world, when the conditions that bind us to this saha [samsara] realm run out, we are powerless to do anything as the final hour arrives and we are swept away to that Land." -A Record in Lament of Divergences

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Re: Common Mahayana Mantras

Post by 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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