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Buddha Weekly’s hard-working volunteers create educational Buddha Dharma content in multiple formats and multiple languages — to help us “Spread the Dharma.” We remain committed with new content every week in online features, Dharma download PDF resources, videos, podcasts,...
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Amitabha Dharani

Amitabha Pureland Dharani for removal of obstacles The benefits of reciting the Amitabha Dharani, according to Sutra, are included in the full name of this mantra — “Dhāraṇī for pulling out the fundamental cause of karmic obstacles and obtaining rebirth in the Pure Lands” (Chinese: 拔一切業障根本得生淨土陀羅尼). It is also known as Pure...
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Avalokiteshvara Great Compassion Dharani

According to Sutra, chanting this great Heart Dharani of Avalokiteśvara ekadaśamukha,1000-armed, 11-faced Chenrezig Guanyin brings benefits of health, blessings, wealth, no fear, compassion, protection and boundless love. Here we provide PDF downloads of Pujas, Practices, Sadhanas, and Sutras for recitation: • Download Great Compassionate Heart Dharani of Avalokiteśvara • Other Available Downloads
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Medicine Buddha Dharani

Supreme Healing Dharani of Lapis Lazuli Light Medicine Buddha Long Sutra Dharani in Sanskrit The Sutra-delivered Dharani of Medicine Buddha, transmitted directly by Buddha, is famous for healing the faithful, especially when chanted in the original Sutra Sanskrit. Here we provide PDF downloads of Pujas, Practices, Sadhanas, and Sutras for recitation: •...
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Wisdom Compassion & Power Mantras: the Thee Great Bodhisattvas 1 Hour Sanskrit chanting

The Sacred Sanskrit Mantras of the Three Lords of the World -- Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri and Vajrapani, the Three Great Bodhisattvas -- are  among the most important practice mantras for many Buddhists. These syllables together represent the Wisdom, Compassion and Power of All the Buddhas. These three Bodhisattvas represent perfect wisdom and compassion...
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Buddhist practice and worldly obstacles — we all have them, but how do you overcome and purify negativities? Advice from Dalai Lama, Garchen Rinpoche and others.

The Dalai Lama and lamas faced many major and tragic obstacles in Tibet before being forced into exile. Here, the Dalai Lama and lamas leaving Tibet.
Buddhist practice and worldly obstacles — we all have them, but how do you overcome and purify negativities? Advice from Dalai Lama, Garchen Rinpoche and others. 2
Obstacles are plentiful in daily life. Whether we're dealing with an emergency with our children, rushing around trying to find an emergency...
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Fearless Buddhist: How to overcome fear in uncertain times, according to Pali Sutta, Mahayana Sutra and Tantra and King Gesar

Gesar of Ling on his magical horse Kyang Go Karkar, was a king in 1027. In his great Buddhist Epic of a million verses, we learn how to overcome our obstacles, including fear. His allegorical tale is treasured and loved by Buddhist around the world.
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Many of Buddha's...
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Supporting Member Video: Rain of Wealth Tara Mantra: Yellow Tara of Supreme Merit, Sanskrit, 3rd of 21 Taras

The Third of the 21 Taras one of the most popular, the bringer of prosperity and a "rain of wealth". She is also called “Tara of Supreme Merit” or Golden-Colored Tara, Giver of Supreme Virtue (Serdok Chen). Her mantra is for enrichment,  of auspicious circumstances, including enrichment of wealth, health, luck (good...
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Tara’s Great Dharani and the Sutra of Tara Who Protects from the Eight Fears

The Sutra of Tara Who Protects from the Eight Fears is important as a Sutra — Tara’s own beautiful, hopeful, evocative and powerful words. Both her Dharani and her Sutra are famous for protecting us against the eight great outer dangers and the eight great internal fears! Here we provide PDF downloads...
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Vajravarahi’s 8 Lines of Praise in Sanskrit

Anyone may honor the Supreme Sarva Dakini as a praise, here presented in Sanskrit. Her longer mantra requires empowerment, however her short namo mantra is fine for everyone as a generation of merit mantra. Here we provide PDF downloads of Pujas, Practices, Sadhanas, and Sutras for recitation: • DOWNLOAD Vajravarahi’s 8 Lines...
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VIDEO: Amoghasiddhi Buddha’s Fearless Activity, Practices and Mantras with Full Puja Visualization

Why is the Karma family, and especially the practices of Buddha Amoghasiddhi or Green Tara, important in modern times? Why is Amoghasiddhi described as absolute success or infallible? What are his praises, practices, and mantras? Why is he associated with "Chi" or prana and wind in the body? We answer these questions,...
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Amoghasiddhi Buddha Puja

Amoghasiddh's symbolic color is green, for life and the breath of life and growth and thriving life. His hand is held up in the Abhaya or "fearless" mudra and his right hand is in the pose of meditative equipoise.
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Buddha Weekly’s Special Section

Tara, Mother of all Buddhas

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Loving face of the Mother of All Buddhas Green Tara. Detail from art by Ben Christian.
Karma Mother

How does Tara Help?

Tara, like any Mother, is ready to jump to our aid, even in mundane areas of life. She is the “practical Buddha” — the “Karma Mother” — the Buddha most active in our lives. Her Sanskrit name translates as “a star by which to navigate” — and like a star, she is always with us whenever we look for her.

Tara 6 Tara Victorious Over Three Worlds Trailokya Vijaya Tara.
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21 Taras Mantra Video Playlist

An entire playlist of every one of the mantras for the 21 Taras. Don't miss the amazing Tara mantra chanting of Yoko Dharma for the each Tara of the 21 Taras according to Surya Gupta lineage. One video with many repetitions and visualized images for each Tara. The final video is the English-translated 21 Praises to Tara sung in English.

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