Podcast: Boundless Compassion: Avalokiteshvara’s Mantra Om Mani Padme Hum 108 times beautifully chanted
Avalokiteshvara Compassion Mantra chanted 108 times beautifully by the amazing Hrishikesh Sonar — with stunning meditative images of the Great Compassionate Bodhisattva. His compassion mantra is Om Mani Padme Hum. This is considered the most precious of all mantras, chanted millions of times daily by people around the world, and found in nearly all prayer wheels.
Avalokiteshvara (Avalokiteśvara (Sanskrit: अवलोकितेश्वर) In Tibet, he is known as Chenrézik on Chenrezig. In East Asia, he or she is commonly known as Guānshìyīn or Guānyīn. Due to Avalokitesahvara’s vast compassion, she or he can appear in any form and manifests in at least 108 forms.
Transcript of Introduction: “Avalokiteshvara’s boundless compassion for all beings is the ultimate expression of Bodhichitta and the ideal manifestation of the Bodhisattva hero. His mantra is the highest expression of Metta, or love, and Karuna, or Compassion.
Listen or chant along with the Sanskrit version of his mantra — famous for generating boundless compassion, chanted beautifully by Hrishikesh Sonar:
Om Mani Padme Hum”
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