Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Om Mani Padme Hum…

This six syllabled mantra , the chant with which the Tibetan Buddhists  aspire to transform the impure body, speech, and mind of the individual into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha is associated with the Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva or the Compassionate Bodhisattva

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The image above is of the Cintâmanicakra Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva seen at the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum at Singapore.

Given below is the text of the mantra in Tibetan script

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Image courtesy: Restore Your Soul

14 comments:

  1. I listen to Om Mani Padme hum from time to time. I first heard it when I was visiting Nepal. I found it so soothing; it takes me to another world.:)

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  2. This mantra recharge a lot... Beautiful pictures...

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  3. You wont believe , I visited this place two weeks back and have some pics sitting on my iPhone and that was what I was planning for my next post :)

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  4. Such a serene and beautiful picture. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. beautiful....gives a sense of peace. very nice!

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  6. nice image!!

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  7. As soft as one of your other posts on the Serene Buddha...a photoblogger who is also a weaver of the ancient and the modern, words and images...you continue to surprise me, Santosh....

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  9. Fascinating... chants and mantras do have special vibrations to soothe you. Thanks for my moments of peace and calm here.

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  10. Lord Buddha and his teachings inspire me always...

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