The power of Usnisa Vijaya Dharani

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Jingang
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The power of Usnisa Vijaya Dharani

Post by Jingang » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:47 pm

This is a practice I struggled to learn and - to my shame - gave up on because it is both long and the pronunciation of the Sanskrit is difficult. However it struck me today to try it again.

I read the sutra this afternoon and the benefits, especially for a pure land practitioner are many indeed.

https://buddhaweekly.com/sutra-troubled ... alamaties/

I managed about six or seven repetitions of the dharani, which took me around 30 minutes or so. After practicing I feel a deep inner peace that I have never felt before. I'm not normally an emotional type but I have tears welling up in gratitude.

Truly this is a powerful practice and well worth persisting.

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Re: The power of Usnisa Vijaya Dharani

Post by moonbun » Fri May 11, 2018 7:49 pm

Great reminder! It really is hard to get the pronunciation right during the first few times.

I went about it slowly before I could recite it properly. The fast paced version was the one that helped guide me after several times of listening to it. I found breaking it down in sections, and feeling the rhythm also helps too. I'm glad I found it again. Thanks.

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Re: The power of Usnisa Vijaya Dharani

Post by Palzang Jangchub » Sun May 13, 2018 2:06 am

Just found this video of my Dharma sis reciting the Dharani after reading your post. Not sure her recitation is pronounced how you were taught (it definitely has a Tibetan influence), but maybe it will help you?


https://youtu.be/f4KpjvmgsgY
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"The Sutras, Tantras, and Philosophical Scriptures are great in number. However life is short, and intelligence is limited, so it's hard to cover them completely. You may know a lot, but if you don't put it into practice, it's like dying of thirst on the shore of a great lake. Likewise, a common corpse is found in the bed of a great scholar." ~ Karma Chagme

དྲིན་ཆེན་རྩ་བའི་བླ་མ་སྐྱབས་རྗེ་མགར་ཆེན་ཁྲི་སྤྲུལ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་ཁྱེད་མཁྱེན་ནོ།།
རྗེ་བཙུན་བླ་མ་མཁས་གྲུབ་ཀརྨ་ཆགས་མེད་མཁྱེན་ནོ། ཀརྨ་པ་མཁྱེན་ནོཿ

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