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1 12 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition Education Services Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 1 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death from the instructions of Lama Zopa Rinpoche

2 2 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death The powerful mantras contained in this booklet can be recited to benefit individuals who are dying or have died. They can also be laid on the body of someone who is dying or has died and will benefit that person immensely to have a peaceful death and to find a beneficial higher rebirth in the next life. FPMT, Inc. All rights reserved. Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition Education Services 125B La Posta Road Taos, New Mexico USA Tel: 1(505) The powerful purifying mantras to place on the body of one whos is dying Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death Mantras of Buddha Maitreya s promise Mantra of Maitreya Buddha s promise NAMO RATNA TRAYAYA / NAMO BHAGAVATE SHAKYAMUNIYE / TATHAGATAYA / ARHATE SAMYAKSAM BUDDHAYA / TADYATHA / OM AJITE AJITE APARAJITE / AJITAÑCHAYA HA RA HA RA MAITRI AVALOKITE KARA KARA MAHA SAMAYA SIDDHI BHARA BHARA MAHA BODHI MANDA BIJA SMARA SMARA AHSMA KAM SAMAYA BODHI BODHI MAHA BODHI SVAHA!,, / - 3R- <_ - Q -;- ;, / - 3R-S - $ J-> G -3- /B- ;J, + -,- $-+- ;, An - +J-? Mn(-0: -;, +H,, <- A - 6B- +J- A - 6B- +J- A - 0 -<- 6B- +J, A - 6B- +O - ; - < - < - 3N- QB-A- 7 - =R-!B- +J-! - < -! - < ; -?B:B-S - < - S - < - 2R-KB- 30-2B- 6-( - < -( - < - A -( -!(-? ; - 2R- KB- 2R-KB- 2R-KB- Heart mantra OM MOHI MOHI MAHA MOHI SVAHA!,,<- Close heart mantra OM MUNI MUNI SMARA SVAHA!,,<-3- /B-3- /B-( -<-

3 10 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 9. Stainless Beam mantra (1) NAMA SAPTANAM / SAMYAKSAM BUDDHA KOTINÄN PARISHUDDHE MA NA SI / ABHYA CHITA PATISHTHA TUNÄN / NAMO BHAGAVATE / AMRITA AH YU SHASYA / TATHAGATA SYA / OM SARVA TATHAGATA SHUDDHI / AH YUR BISHODHANI / SAMHARA SAMHARA / SARVA TATHAGATA BIRYA BA LE NA PRATI SAMHARA AYU SARA SARA / SARVA TATHAGATA SAMAYA/ BODHI BODHI/ BUDDHA BUDDHYA / BODHAYA / BODHAYA / MAMA SARVA PAPAM AVARANA BISHUDDHE / BIGATA MALAM / CHHARA SU BUDDHYA BUDDHE HURU HURU SVAHA!,,/-3:?9/(,?M!-?)-0: -!S-BB-//-0-<B->:K- 3-/-?B, A-U-4B BN-+-//, /-3R-S-$-7-+K, AWF-+-A-;- F-f, +-,-$-+-f, <-?j-+-,-$-+->:b, A-;<-2B->R-K - - < - <,?j-+-,- $-+-2B#-2-=K- < -A-;-?-<-?-<,?j-+-,-$-+-?-3-;, 2S-KB-2S-K, 0- :-0-<, 2R-K-;, 2R-K-;, 3-3-?j-0-0(-A-7-<-/-2B->:K, 2B-$-+-3-=%, 10. Stainless Beam mantra (2) NAMA NAWA NAWA TINAM / TATHAGATA GAM GANAM DIWA LUKA NAMA / KOTINI YUTA SHATA SAHA SVANAM / OM BO BO RI / CHARI NI CHARI / MORI GORI CHALA WARI SVAHA!,, / - 3: / / A- /(, + -,- $ $(-$- /(-.A-2- =-!- /( -3,!R- BA- /A-;- + - > - + -? - J/(, <- 2R- 2R- <A, 4 - <A- EA- 4 - <A, 3R- <A- $R- <A- 4 - = <A- Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 3 The Five Great Mantras for Liberating Sentient Beings from the Lower Realms Tsong chen dreng wa 1. Mantra of Kunrig (the deity who liberates from the lower realms) OM NAMO BHAGAVATE / SARVA DURGATE PARI SHODHANI RAJAYA / TATHAGATAYA / ARHATE SAMYAKSAM BUDDHAYA / TADYATHA / OM SHODHANI / SHODHANI / SARVA PAPAM BISHODHANI / SHUDHE BISHUDHE / SARVA KARMA AVARANA BISHODHANI SVAHA!,,<- / - 3S-S - $ J,?j-. c - +J- 0 - <B- >R-K -/B- <-6- ;, + -,- $-+- ;, An- +K-? -;, +H -,, <- >R-G -/B, >R-G -/B,?j-0-0(- 2B- >R-G -/B, >GK- 2B- >GK,? j -! k:a- 7 - < -/- 2B- >R-G - / - J

4 4 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 2. Mantra of Buddha Mitrugpa NAMO RATNA TRAYAYA OM KAMKANI KAMKANI ROCHANI ROCHANI TROTANI TROTANI TRASANI TRASANI PRATIHANA PRATIHANA SARVA KARMA PARAM PARA NI ME SARVA SATTVA NANCHA SVAHA!,, / - 3R -<_ - Q -; -;, < -!) -! - /A -!) -! - /A, <R /A - <R- 4 - /A, QR - B - /A -QR - B - /A, Q-? - /A -Q-? - /A, T - +A - / - T - - /,?\ -!e <) - 0 -< -EA -3J -?\ -?< -/O 3. Mantras of Namgyalma (Ushnishvijaya) Long mantra: OM NAMO BHAGAVATE SARVA TRAILOKYA PRATIVISHISHTAYA / BUDDHAYA TE NAMA / TA YA THA / OM BHRUM BHRUM BHRUM SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / ASAMA SAMANTA AVABHASA SPHARANA GATI GAGANA SVABHAVA VISHUDDHE / ABHISHINCHANTU MAM / SARVA TATHAGATA SUGATA VARA VACHANA AMRITA ABHISHEKARA / MAHAMUDRA MANTRA PADAI / AHARA AHARA / MAMA AYUS SAMDHARANI / SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / GAGANA SVABHAVA VISHUDDHE / USHNISHA VIJAYA PARISHUDDHE / SAHASRA RASMI SANCHO DITE / SARVA TATHAGATA AVALOKINI / SHAT PARAMITA PARIPURANI / SARVA TATHAGATA MATE / DASHA BHUMI PRATISHTHITE / MUDRE MUDRE MAHA MUDRE / VAJRA KAYA SAMHATANA PARISHUDDHE / SARVA KARMA AVARANA VISHUDDHE / PRATINI VARTAYA MAMA AYUR / VISHUDDHE SARVA TATHAGATA / SAMAYA ADHISHTHANA ADHISHTHITE / OM MUNI MUNI MAHA MUNI / VIMUNI VIMUNI MAHA VIMUNI / MATI MATI MAHA MATI / MAMATI SUMATI TATHATA / BHUTA KOTI PARISHUDDHE / VISPHUTA BUDDHE SHUDDHE / HE HE JAYA JAYA / VIJAYA VIJAYA / SMRARA SMRARA / SPHARA SPHARA / SPHARAYA SPHARAYA / SARVA BUDDHA ADHISHTHANA ADHISHTHITE / SHUDDHE SHUDDHE / BUDDHE BUDDHE / VAJRE VAJRE MAHA VAJRE / SUVAJRE Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 9 Short mantra: OM BHRUM SVAHA / OM AMRITA AYUR DA DAI SVAHA!,,<-W)- <- AWF-+-A-; h -.N- At the conclusion, recite: OM AMITE / AMITODA BHAVE / AMITE VIKRANTE / AMITA GATRE / AMITO GAMINI / AMITA AYURDADE / GAGANA KIRTI KARE SARVA KLESHA KSHAYAM KARI YE SVAHA 6. Padmasambhava s mantra OM AH HUM VAJRA GURU PÄDMA SIDDHI HUM!,,<-=>- 2#-$-<- 0E -?B:B->,, 7. Mantra of Kunrig (the deity who liberates from the lower realms) OM NAMO BHAGAVATE / SARVA DURGATE PARI SHODHANI RAJAYA / TATHAGATAYA / ARHATE SAMYAKSAM BUDDHAYA / TADYATHA / OM SHODHANI / SHODHANI / SARVA PAPAM BISHODHANI / SHUDHE BISHUDHE / SARVA KARMA AVARANA BISHODHANI SVAHA!,,<- / - 3S-S - $ J,?j-. c - +J- 0 - <B- >R-K -/B- <-6- ;, + -,- $-+- ;, An- +K-? -;, +H -,, <- >R-G -/B, >R-G -/B,?j-0-0(- 2B- >R-G -/B, >GK- 2B- >GK,? j -! k:a- 7 - < -/- 2B- >R-G - / - J 8. Milarepa s mantra OM AH GURU HASA VAJRA SARVA SIDDHI PHALA -? - 2# -? j -?B:B- 1 - = ->,,

5 8 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 5. Mantras of Namgyalma Long mantra: OM NAMO BHAGAVATE SARVA TRAILOKYA PRATIVISHISHTAYA / BUDDHAYA TE NAMA / TADYATHA / OM BHRUM BHRUM BHRUM SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / ASAMA SAMANTA AVABHASA SPHARANA GATI GAGANA SVABHAVA VISHUDDHE / ABHISHINCHANTU MAM / SARVA TATHAGATA SUGATA VARA VACHANA AMRITA ABHISHEKARA / MAHAMUDRA MANTRA PADAI / AHARA AHARA / MAMA AYUS SAMDHARANI / SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / GAGANA SVABHAVA VISHUDDHE / USHNISHA VIJAYA PARISHUDDHE / SAHASRA RASMI SANCHO DITE / SARVA TATHAGATA AVALOKINI / SHAT PARAMITA PARIPURANI / SARVA TATHAGATA MATE / DASHA BHUMI PRATISHTHITE / MUDRE MUDRE MAHA MUDRE / VAJRA KAYA SAMHATANA PARISHUDDHE / SARVA KARMA AVARANA VISHUDDHE / PRATINI VARTAYA MAMA AYUR / VISHUDDHE SARVA TATHAGATA / SAMAYA ADHISHTHANA ADHISHTHITE / OM MUNI MUNI MAHA MUNI / VIMUNI VIMUNI MAHA VIMUNI / MATI MATI MAHA MATI / MAMATI SUMATI TATHATA / BHUTA KOTI PARISHUDDHE / VISPHUTA BUDDHE SHUDDHE / HE HE JAYA JAYA / VIJAYA VIJAYA / SMRARA SMRARA / SPHARA SPHARA / SPHARAYA SPHARAYA / SARVA BUDDHA ADHISHTHANA ADHISHTHITE / SHUDDHE SHUDDHE / BUDDHE BUDDHE / VAJRE VAJRE MAHA VAJRE / SUVAJRE VAJRA GARBHE JAYA GARBHE / VIJAYA GARBHE / VAJRA JVALA GARBHE / VAJROD BHAVE / VAJRA SAMBHAVE / VAJRE VAJRINI / VAJRAMA BHAVATU MAMA SHARIRAM / SARVA SATTVA NANCHA KAYA PARISHUDDHIR BHAVATU / ME SADA SARVA GATI PARISHUDDHISHCHA / SARVA TATHAGATASHCHA / MAM SAMASHVAS YANTU / BUDDHYA BUDDHYA / SIDDHYA SIDDHYA / BODHAYA BODHAYA / VIBODHAYA VIBODHAYA / MOCHAYA MOCHAYA / VIMOCHAYA VIMOCHAYA / SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / SAMANTANA MOCHAYA MOCHAYA / SAMANTA RASMI PARISHUDDHE / MUDRE MUDRE MAHA MUDRE / MAHAMUDRA MANTRA PADAI SVAHA Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 5 VAJRA GARBHE JAYA GARBHE / VIJAYA GARBHE / VAJRA JVALA GARBHE / VAJROD BHAVE / VAJRA SAMBHAVE / VAJRE VAJRINI / VAJRAMA BHAVATU MAMA SHARIRAM / SARVA SATTVA NANCHA KAYA PARISHUDDHIR BHAVATU / ME SADA SARVA GATI PARISHUDDHISHCHA / SARVA TATHAGATASHCHA / MAM SAMASHVAS YANTU / BUDDHYA BUDDHYA / SIDDHYA SIDDHYA / BODHAYA BODHAYA / VIBODHAYA VIBODHAYA / MOCHAYA MOCHAYA / VIMOCHAYA VIMOCHAYA / SHODHAYA SHODHAYA / VISHODHAYA VISHODHAYA / SAMANTANA MOCHAYA MOCHAYA / SAMANTA RASMI PARISHUDDHE / MUDRE MUDRE MAHA MUDRE / MAHAMUDRA MANTRA PADAI SVAHA Short mantra: OM BHRUM SVAHA / OM AMRITA AYUR DA DE SVAHA!,,<-W)- <- A-WB- + -A-; h -.N- At the conclusion, recite: OM AMITE / AMITODA BHAVE / AMITE VIKRANTE / AMITA GATRE / AMITO GAMINI / AMITA AYURDADE / GAGANA KIRTI KARE SARVA KLESHA KSHAYAM KARI YE SVAHA 4. Stainless Pinnacle (Tsug tor dri me) NAMA TREYA DHIKANAM / SARVA TATHAGATA HRI DAYA GARBHE JVALA JVALA / DHARMA DHATU GARBHE SAMBHARA MAMA AH YU SAMSHODHAYA / MAMA SARVA PAPAM SARVA TATHAGATA SANTOSHNISHA BIMALE BISHUDDHE HUM HUM HUM HUM / AM BAM SAM JA SVAHA 5. Wish-Granting Wheel mantra (Tong gyu ye pai shag pa) OM PÄDMO USHNISHA BIMALE HUM

6 6 Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death Powerful Mantras for Benefiting Sentient Beings, Especially at the Death Time 1. Mantras of Chenrezig Short mantra: OM MANI PÄDME HUM!,,<-3-EB- 0EJ->,, Long mantra: NAMO RATNA TRA YA YA / NAMA ARYA JÑANA SAGARA / VAIROCHANA BYU RAJAYA / TATHAGATAYA / NAMA SARVA TATHAGATE BHYA / ARHATE BHYA / SAMYAKSAM BUDDHE BHYA / NAMA ARYA AVALOKITESHVARAYA / BODHISATTVAYA / MAHA SATTVAYA / MAHA KARUNI KAYA / TADYATHA / OM DHARA DHARA / DHIRI DHIRI / DHURU DHURU / ITTE VATTE / CHALE CHALE / PRACHALE PRACHALE / KUSUME KUSUME VARE / ILI MILI / CHITI JALA APANAYE SVAHA!,, / - 3S- <_- Q -;- ;, / - 3:A# -x - / -? - $ - <, 2N- <S- 4 - / -R -<-6- ;, + -,- $-+- ;, / - 3:? j - + -,- $- +J-U: An - +K-U:? M! -?)-2:K-U: / - 3:A# - A =R-!B- +K-I - < - ;, 2R-KB-?< -;, -;, EB-!- Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death 7 ;, +H-,, <-K - < -K - <, KB- <B-KB- <B, K -<-K-<, AB-yJ- 7 -yk, 4 - =K- 4 - =K, T =K- T =K,!-?- 3K-!-?- 3K- 7 - <K, AB- =B- 3B- =B, 4B- +B-6- = - A / - ;K- 2. Medicine Buddha mantra (short) TADYATHA / OM BHEKHANDZYE BHEKHANDZYE MAHA BHEKHANDZYE [BHEKHANDZYE] / RADZA SAMUDGATE SVAHA NOTE: Syllables in brackets [ ] are optional.!,, [ SJ-F-!J ], 3. Wish-Granting Wheel mantra (Tong gyu ye pai shag pa) OM PÄDMO USHNISHA BIMALE HUM 4. Mantra of Buddha Mitrugpa NAMO RATNA TRAYAYA / OM KAMKANI KAMKANI ROCHANI ROCHANI TROTANI TROTANI TRASANI TRASANI PRATIHANA PRATIHANA SARVA KARMA PARAM PARA NI ME SARVA SATTVA NANCHA SVAHA!,, / - 3R -<_ - Q -; -;, < -!) -! - /A -!) -! - /A, <R /A - <R /A, QR - B - /A -QR - B - /A, Q -?-/A-Q -!e <) - 0 -< -EA -3J -?\ -?< -/O

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