Completely image collection of Sakyamuni Buddha – until the end of 2018

The collection includes approximately 350 images. The major subjects are: the Birthday, the nirvana, the Buddha in mediation, the Buddha under Bodhi tree, … Please click on every image below…

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Kalama Sutta

Kalama Sutta: The Buddha’s Charter of Free Inquiry Translated from the Pali by Ven. Soma Thera The Instruction to the Kalamas The Kalamas of Kesaputta go to see the Buddha…

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Music of Great Compassion Mantra in Sanskrit Transcription

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Sūtra of Mahā-Prajñā-Pāramitā Pronounced by Mañjuśrī Bodhisattva

文殊師利所說摩訶般若波羅蜜經 Sūtra of Mahā-Prajñā-Pāramitā Pronounced by Mañjuśrī Bodhisattva Translated from Sanskrit into Chinese in the Southern Liang Dynasty by The Tripiṭaka Master Mandra from Funan Fascicle 1 (of 2) Thus I have…

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The Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters

The Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters Translated by D.T. Suzuki Having attained Buddhahood, the World-honored One thought thus: “To be free from the passions and to be calm, this is the…

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The Meaning of Sangha – Ajahn Brahmavamso

Like the young teenagers who delight in doing things differently from their parents, new Buddhists in non-Asian countries seem to be going through their own proud adolescence by challenging the…

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Buddha Pronounces the Sūtra of Amitābha Buddha

佛說阿彌陀經 Buddha Pronounces the Sūtra of Amitābha Buddha Translated from Sanskrit into Chinese in the Later Qin Dynasty by The Tripiṭaka Master Kumārajīva from Kucha Thus I have heard: At…

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Sūtra of the Prophecy Bestowed upon Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva

觀世音菩薩授記經 Sūtra of the Prophecy Bestowed upon Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva Translated from Sanskrit into Chinese in the Liu Song Dynasty by The Śramaṇa Dharmodgata from China Thus I have heard: At…

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How to Recite a Mantra

At that time the great Brahma-king rose from his seat and arranged his attire. Joining his palms respectfully, he said to Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva, “Very good! Great One, I have attended…

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Mantra Pronounced by Samantabhadra Bodhisattva for Upholders of the Lotus Sūtra

普賢菩薩所説咒 Mantra Pronounced by Samantabhadra Bodhisattva for Upholders of the Lotus Sūtra adaṇḍe daṇḍapati daṇḍāvartani daṇḍa-kuśale daṇḍa-sudhāri | sudhārapati buddha-paśyane sarvadhāraṇi | āvartani saṁvartani saṁgha-parīkṣite saṁgha-nirghātani | dharma-parīkṣite sarva-sattva ruta…

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Mantra of the Medicine Master Vaiḍūrya-Light King Tathāgata

藥師灌頂真言 Mantra of the Medicine Master Vaiḍūrya-Light King Tathāgata namo bhagavate bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-rājāya | tathāgatāyārhate samyak-saṁbuddhāya | tad-yathā oṁ bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajya-samudgate svāhā* || ———————————— *This mantra is based on the…

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The Great Cundī Dhāraṇī

准提神咒 The Great Cundī Dhāraṇī namaḥ saptānāṁ samyak-saṁbuddha koṭīnāṁ | tad-yathā oṁ cale cule cundi svāhā || Meditation on the Syllables Oṁ, signifying the three bodies of a Buddha, means…

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