Buddhist Sūtras & Main Texts

Benefits of Guru Rinpoche mantra

The Vajra Guru Mantra is the mantra is also called mantra of Guru Rinpoche, who is also known as Padmasambhava. Originally it was concealed during the time Guru Rinpoche was living and teaching in Tibet and later re-discovered by the great tertön Karma Lingpa in 14 th century, who wrote it on sheets of golden paper. It is known as “Syllable by syllable commentary and...

Tilopa's Mahamudra Song

This is the great Tilopa’ Mahamudra Song. Tilopa was a great Buddhist sage, living at the beginning of 11 th century (988–1069) in India and a very mythical person indeed. It is believed he has received Mahamudra teachings from primordial Buddha Vajradhara himself – the primordial essence of all things, the absolute Wisdom and Compassion. This Mahamudra Song he later transmitted to Naropa near the...

Amitayus Long Life Sutra

I am publishing this Amitayus Long Life Sutra for the benefit of all beings. May be it doesn’t carry so much discursive knowledge as some other sutras; it is rather a hymn and mantra to the Buddha Amitayus. But it is said it carries a large spiritual benefit to sentient beings. You can read it to acquire a long life for yourself or your loved...

Buddha Amitabha Sutra

At one time the Blessed One, the Buddha Shakyamuni, was staying near the city of Shravasti, in the cloistered garden that the generous Anathapindada gave to the Buddhist Order in Prince Jeta's grove. He was staying there with a large gathering of monks numbering one thousand two hundred fifty. These monks were well known for their extraordinary powers. They were true elders, great disciples. They...

Medicine Buddha Sutra

Once Buddha Shakyamuni, the World-Honoured One, was traveling throughout the various lands to teach and convert the people. When he arrived in Vaisali, he rested under the Tree of Music, accompanied by 8,000 great Bhiksus. An immeasurably great Assembly, including 36,000 great Bodhisattvas as well as kings, great ministers, Brahmins, laymen and women, the Eight Types of Divinities and other human and non-human beings, gathered...

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