Given the context, this has been changed. A dharani (Devanagari: धारणी, IAST: dhāraṇī) is a Buddhist chant, mnemonic code, incantation, or recitation, usually a mantra consisting of Sanskrit or Pali phrases. Om (AUM): means oneness with the Supreme, the merging of the physical being with the spiritual. [33][2], The colonial era scholarship initially proposed that the dharanis and related rituals may have been an influence on Buddhism of other Indian religions such as from the esoteric tantra traditions of Hinduism around the mid-1st-millennium CE. : In the Mahayana, the teachings explain that "Emptiness is form", as in the words of the Heart Sutra. [12] The dharani records of East Asia are the oldest known "authenticated printed texts in the world", state Robert Sewell and other scholars. While they may once have been "memory aids", the dharanis that have survived into the modern era do not match with any text. Note 1: This transcript is not an official publication of Siddhartha's Intent. [16][17][18][note 1], Dharani recitation for the purposes of healing and protection is referred to as Paritta in some Buddhist regions,[20] particularly in Theravada communities. Avalokiteshvara claims that [for] each and every word, he has spent millions and millions of lifetimes just putting the words together, so to speak. sfn error: multiple targets (3×): CITEREFDavidson2014 (, sfn error: multiple targets (2×): CITEREFCopp2014 (, "Dharani and Spells in Medieval Sinitic Buddhism", One of the “One Million Pagodas” (Hyakumanto) and Invocation, "Studies in dhāraṇī literature II: Pragmatics of dhāraṇīs", "Signs of Power: Talismanic Writing in Chinese Buddhism", "Dharanis, Talismans, and Straw-Dolls: Ritual Choreographies and Healing Strategies of the "Rokujikyōhō" in Medieval Japan", Dhāraṇī and Pratibhāna: Memory and Eloquence of the Bodhisattvas, "Studies in Dhāraṇī Literature II: Pragmatics of Dhāraṇīs", "The Heart Sūtra: A Chinese Apocryphal Text? : DJKR said "second in command". It can be very rich. For instance, we are being hit by a pandemic situation. [...] The code explicitly exempted their use for "healing of the sick by chanting dharanis in accordance with the Buddha dharma". [4], The early Buddhism literature includes the dharani spells and incantations. : DJKR said "second in command". ngön gyi gewa dang (Tibetan: སྔོན་གྱི་དགེ་བ་དང་, Wylie: sngon gyi dge ba dang = sngon gyi "previous" + dge ba "virtue" + dang "because of"). The Dharani of Great Compassion Sanskrit. [1][29] According to the East Asian Buddhism studies scholar Paul Copp, some Buddhist communities outside India sometimes refer to dharanis with alternate terms such as "mantra, hṛdaya (hridiya), paritrana (paritta), raksha (Pali: rakkha), gutti, or vidyā" though these terms also have other contextual meanings in Buddhism. Anyway, for us, you and me, we may not understand this completely this time. Can't find any compound Sanskrit words containing udarani. In the Siddhartha's Intent Taiwan liturgy, this is translated as: The dharani of patience is the unborn mind, The dharani of dharma is knowing all that is to be known, The dharani of ultimate meaning is realizing non-duality, (1) ngön gyi gewa dang [i.e. Illustrations include:[96], Sanskrit mantra, siddham-dharani chant with commentary (135 secs). I recently … Press J to jump to the feed. Meaning of the Sanskrit Word: udarani udārāṇi—magnanimous SB 1.1.17. Right now, our mind is everywhere. [88] According to Ross Bender, these events and Empress Shōtoku's initiatives led to the founding of major new Buddhist temples, a "great acceleration" and the "active propagation of Buddhism" in Japan. It demonstrates that dharanis were valued and in use within Buddhist communities before the 1st-century CE, state Charles Prebish and Damien Keown. Dharani is written in Hindi as धरणी. due to hearing, Dharani is when any method - such as reading this dharani. Dharani is baby girl name mainly popular in Hindu religion and its main origin is Hindi. [48] Some of the oldest Buddhist religious inscriptions in Stupas (Dagoba, Chörten) are extracts from dharani-genre compositions such as the Bodhigarbhalankaralaksa-dharani. Wow, if you can really understand this. [76], The dharanis were an essential part of the rokujikyoho (six-syllable sutra) liturgy ritual in Japan. It was initially understood as "magical formula or phrase", but later studies such as by Lamotte and Berhard interpreted them to be "memory", while Davidson proposes that some dharani are "codes". The text suggests friendliness (maitri) and lists numerous invocations such as those to female deities, exorcisms, means to induce rains, along with a series of magical formulae such as "sara sire sire suru suru naganam java java jivi jivi juvu juvu etc. Like most Sanskrit mantras, the translation of the words is just one level of meaning. [78] According to Buddhologist Karel Werner, some Mahayana and Vajrayana dharani texts influenced the paritta texts of Theravada tradition, such as the Gini (fire) Paritta, as the hymns are identical in parts and the Theravada text uses the same terms, for example, "dharani dharaniti". [43][44] For example, the Vajrasamadhi-sutra – a Korean Buddhist text likely composed in the 7th century by an unknown monk, one important to the Ch'an (Zen Buddhism) tradition in East Asia, the Dharani chapter is the eighth (second last), with a brief conversational epilogue between the Tathagata Buddha and Ananda being the last chapter. Year after year, we come. But here we are talking about incredible magic. The word zung (dharani) is quite a rich language also [i.e. [34], According to Winternitz, a Buddhist dharani resembles the incantations and mantras found in Hinduism. What magic! We are forgetful. First, as the general term to include all relative and ultimate dharanis. theravada. [You] occupy yourself with something specific instead of always falling into the traps of all kinds of entanglements. Please see note. Till the mid-20th-century, the Hyakumantō Darani found as charms in wooden pagodas of Japan were broadly accepted as having been printed between 764 and 770 CE, and the oldest extant printed texts. [9] They are a part of their ritual prayers as well as considered to be an amulet and charm in themselves, whose recitation believed to allay bad luck, diseases or other calamity. Eye-Opening Sutta) is a Pali chant text used during rites such as the consecration of a Buddha image. gzungs) — long mantras, which are placed inside sacred statues and stupas. According to the East Asian Buddhism studies scholar Paul Copp, some Buddhist communities outside India sometimes refer to dharanis with alternate terms … [86], According to languages and ancient manuscripts scholar Ernst Wolff, "it was Buddhism, above all, that eminently stimulated and sustained printing activities". They appeared at the end of the text, and they may be seen as a coded, distilled summary of Buddhist teachings in the chapters that preceded it. [37][3] The dharani-genre of Buddhist literature includes mantra, states Étienne Lamotte, but they were also a "memory aid" to memorize and chant Buddha's teachings. The three historic ritual practices of the Theravada community include the Buddha puja (triratna rite), the Five Precepts ceremony (pancasil), and the protective chanting of Paritrana (paritta). Dharani, in Buddhism and Hinduism, a sacred Sanskrit phrase of great efficacy, used as a verbal protective device or talisman and as a support or instrument for concentration. In the context “hold”, it has the connotation of being able to contain and maintain, and therefore “remembering”. So it’s making [them] relevant [to each other], or [making] a connection between these two, so to speak [Ed. Every effort has been made to ensure that this transcript is accurate both in terms of words and meaning, however all errors and misunderstandings are the responsibility of the editors of madhyamaka.com. [1][9][2] They were an essential part of the monastic training in Buddhism's history in East Asia. [65] The bija (seed) mantra condenses the protective powers of a Buddhist deity or a Buddhist text into a single syllable. [54][note 3] Coupled with Waddell's scholarship on the "dharani cult in Buddhism" in early 20th-century,[55] the post-colonial era scholarship proposed that dharanis did not develop with or after tantric Buddhism emerged, but preceded it and were a form of proto-tantrism. [32] The second council occurred about 200 years after the death of the Buddha in a grove provided by Ashoka, where the knowledge was compiled again, but it too did not write anything down. There are many different kinds of dharanis, and there are three categories of dharanis specifically mentioned here in the text3The part of the liturgy titled "Reciting the Dharani and Making Offerings" is divided into two. A dharani may contain simple magical syllables and words without any literal meaning (mantra-padani), or its power is believed to result from it containing words or wisdom in nunce from a Buddhist Sutta. tingédzin (Tibetan: ཏིང་ངེ་འཛིན་, tingédzin; Wylie: ting nge 'dzin) = samadhi, meditative absorption, stabilization, trance; the fourth and last stage of dhyana (meditative concentration) - see, guqin (Chinese: 古琴, pinyin: gǔqín) = a plucked seven-string Chinese musical instrument. tsen di töpa dang (Tibetan: ཚན་འདི་ཐོས་པ་དང་, Wylie: tshan 'di thos pa dang = tshan "instruction" + 'di "now, this, particular" + thos pa "hearing" + dang "because of"). Maha Cundi Dharani translation. So to put it together, to maintain and hold it together, [we have] the Mañjushri Dharani. Dhāraṇā - धारणा. The second part is the recitation itself, which is preceded by a section titled "Meditative Absorption" in which the "miracle dharani" is mentioned, on p.172.] Because this word [dharani] is so beautiful and so profound. due to previous virtue, (2) tsen di töpa dang [i.e. The popularity of Buddhist spells in China was probably because older native Chinese religions valued spells already. It has been played since ancient times, and has traditionally been favoured by scholars and literati as an instrument of great subtlety and refinement - see wikipedia. The guhya mantra are about male deity and female deity relationships and union. [32] The first council, according to this belief, compiled the Sutranta, the Vinaya and the Abhidhamma in Vimalabhada to the south of Rajagriha in India. Phonic mysticism and musical chanting based on dharanis – parittas or raksas in the Theravada Pali literature[note 4] – along with related mantras were important in early Buddhism. Transcribed and edited by Alex Li Trisoglio, drupchö (Tibetan: སྒྲུབ་མཆོད་, Wylie: sgrub mchod) = an elaborate and intensive form of sadhana practice held over several days (usually three to eight days) - see, Note 1: This transcript is not an official publication of Siddhartha's Intent. [1][2][3] These chants have roots in Vedic Sanskrit literature,[4] and many are written in Sanskrit scripts such as the Siddham[5] as well as transliterated into Chinese, Korean, Japanese and other regional scripts. : see image at top of page where DJKR indicates making a connection]. [63] The dharani mantras, in contrast, constitute that knowledge in tantric Buddhism which "causes one to hold onto the dhamma, to remember the dhamma, to remember virtue". [11] In an appointment recommendation letter dated 732 CE, as an example, a Japanese priest named Chishu supports the ordination of his student Hata no kimi Toyotari by listing that he can recite following dharanis: "the Greater Prajna-paramita, Amoghapasa Avalokiteshvara, Eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara, the Golden Light, Akashagarbha, Bhaisajyaguru, consecrating water, concealing ritual space" with the dharani rituals of prostration after eight years of training. It is said to be so powerful that anybody who hears it will never again be born from the womb. Alternatively they should make seventy-seven small clay pagodas, place one copy inside each, and make offerings. Trying to sort of hold it. And I believe for most of us, it will only get better. Ed. It could even refer to things like buttons. The dharanis and mantras overlap because in the Vajrayana tradition. [74] The dharanis as conceptualized by medieval era Buddhist intellectuals and eminent Chinese monks were an "integral component of mainstream Sinitic Buddhism", states Richard McBride. What’s the point of all these [flower] petals? dhāraṇī; Tib. These seeming opposites coexisting together so harmoniously. An alternate longer Sanskrit title is the Sarvadurgatiparisodhana Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra. ḍu ḍu ḍu ḍu–ru ru ru ru–phu phu phu phu–svāhā. “Bhagavan, I have a mantra of Great –compassionate Heart Dharani and now wish to proclaim it, for comforting and pleasing all livi… Log In Sign Up. Because while he is playing mahjongg you can just do all sorts of things. [11], Kūkai classified mantras as a special class of dhāraṇīs and argued that every syllable of a dhāraṇī was a manifestation of the true nature of reality – in Buddhist terms, that all sound is a manifestation of śūnyatā or emptiness of self-nature. [87], The 8th-century dharanis are the "oldest authenticated printed texts in the world", states Robert Sewell. [9], The dharani-genre of literature became popular in East Asia in the 1st millennium CE,[9] with Chinese records suggesting their profusion by the early centuries of the common era. Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra is an ancient Mahayana sutra from India. For example, in Digha Nikaya (DN I.116.14), Sonadanda remarks that wherever the Buddha stays, "non-humans do not harm the people of that town or village", states the Buddhism scholar Peter Skilling. That wish, that liking, that longing. What’s the point of these characters [i.e. Mahayana sutras – such as the Lotus Sutra and the Heart Sutra – include or conclude with dharani. གཟུངས་, zung; Wyl. If that’s what you’re satisfied with, why not? Like cufflinks, or like a zipper. The sutra narrates a discourse between Avalokitesvara and the Buddhas, wherein one learns that Lord Avalokitesvara brings salvation from all sins, even those … This root is likely derived from the Vedic religionof ancient India where chants and melodious sounds were believed to have innate spiritual and healing powers even if the sound cannot be translated and has no meaning (as in a music). : DJKR is using the word dharani in two different ways here. [23][24][25] They are a significant part of the historic Chinese dazangjing (scriptures of the great repository) and the Korean daejanggyeong – the East Asian compilations of the Buddhist canon between the 5th and 10th centuries.[26]. Hence, this Dharani is also known as the Auspicious Dharani, which can purify all evil paths. Language: Sanskrit, Transliterated script: Chinese. And I guess we have that. Making a connection between two pieces of fabric. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology. This dharani chapter, states Buswell, "encodes (dharayati) the important meanings, without forgetting them, and it reminds and codes the points to remember. The second part is the recitation itself, which is preceded by a section titled "Meditative Absorption" in which these three kinds of dharanis are mentioned, p.172. Oxford: Clarendon Press. There exist "single seed-syllable bija like dharanis, treated as having special powers to protect chanters from dangers such as "snakes, enemies, demons and robbers". Not just the [pandemic] situation, many times our life has lots of challenges. There are different versions and different translations of this mantra, but all of them are lengthy – even the shortened versions. The same root gives dharma or dhamma. The part of the liturgy titled "Reciting the Dharani and Making Offerings" is divided into two. These texts are a part of any "meagre library of Buddhist Sri Lankan households" and they are called Pirit Pota. Request. For example, the single letter "a" (अ) condenses the 100,000 verses of the Prajna-paramita sutras into a single syllable. : in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the highest practices are those of "non-meditation". [80] In Myanmar, all classes of the Theravada community more widely know about the paritta incantation literature than any other Pali Buddhist work. You understand? It’s scattered. The part of the liturgy titled "Reciting the Dharani and Making Offerings" is divided into two. The next one is tsen di töpa, which means hearing. The Sanskrit version of the chant has been published in the book Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin.The text also appears on the Daily Pure Land Practice webpage, and I have reproduced it below.. Namo Ratna Trayaya Namah Arya Avalokiteshvaraya In Nattier's view, the term dharani is "peculiar to Buddhism". [88][89] The Japanese records[note 7] state a million dharanis were so produced and distributed through Buddhist temples by the order of Empress Shōtoku – previously a Buddhist nun – after an attempted coup against her court. But at the same time, [you will be] as adaptable as the one blade of grass on the peak of a windy mountain. HUM: Vajra power or Vajra energy mantra: magical-formula or invocation with occult power of sound. to play mahjongg the whole night. To be more specific, what is it that acts as the hinge or the button or the zipper? 11 months ago. One-pointed concentration, fixing one’ s full attention on one place, object, or idea at a time. [59], Dharanis are not limited to an esoteric cult within Buddhism, states Paul Copp, rather the "dharani incantations and related mystic phrases and practices have been integral parts of nearly all Buddhist traditions since at least the early centuries of the common era". User account menu. The same root gives dharma or dhamma. According to Paul Copp, one of the earliest attestable literary mandate about writing dharanis as an effective spell in itself is found in a Chinese text dated between 317 and 420 CE. [58] The Buddhist tantra traditions added another layer of sophistication and complexity to the rituals with deities and mandalas. The ancient palm-leaves: containing the Pragna-paramita-hridaya-sutra and the Ushnisha-vigaya-dharani. A ritsuryo code for Buddhist clerics dated 718 CE, promulgated by the Nara government in Japan, forbid the use of dharani for any unauthorized medical treatment, military and political rebellion. [You might be wondering] what’s the point of the umbrellas? It’s the magic of looking at something that is truth and at the same time hundreds of thousands of beings just see it as a lie. Basically what we are trying to do is [to] hinge or zip or button two pieces of fabric [together] so both become relevant. In this context, dharani were acknowledged in the Buddhist tradition by about 2nd-century BCE, and they were a memory aid to ground and remember the dhamma teachings. [40] A dhāraṇī can be a mnemonic to encapsulate the meaning of a section or chapter of a sutra. Now the third one, the more complicated dharani, which is the samadhi-dharani. For instance, we use the [term] “vidyadhara” [to refer to] someone who has wisdom. A submission from Sri Lanka says the name Dharani means "Love" and is of English origin. Her mantra has infinite benefits. For this reason, the Great Dharani Mantra should be chanted in Sanskrit. "hold") certain elements of Buddhist doctrine in one's memory". [39], According to Jan Nattier, Vedic mantras are more ancient than Buddhist dharani, but over time they both were forms of incantations that are quite similar. [66], The Japanese Buddhist monk Kūkai drew a distinction between dhāraṇī and mantra and used it as the basis of his theory of language. They were greatly popular between the 11th- and 15th-centuries and a part of comprehensive solution to various ailments, a ritual performed by Buddhist monks and practitioners of onmyōdō. Know Rashi, Nakshatra, Numerology, Religion, Gender, Similar Names and Variant Names for name Dharani. There are many different ways to understand [dharani], on the ultimate level and on the relative level. [71][73] While a 443 CE Chinese translation of Lankavatara Sutra does not contain some of the dharani chapters, other Chinese translations dated to the 2nd-century and 4th-century CE of Mahayana texts do contain dharanis. And in the Avalokiteshvara Dharani, there are many parts that are actually a lot to do with healing. [41] According to the Buddhism-related writer Red Pine, mantra and dharani were originally interchangeable, but at some point dhāraṇī came to be used for meaningful, intelligible phrases, and mantra for syllabic formulae which are not meant to be understood. In the liturgy, the Tibetan is on p.168 and the English on p.172. That is [what is] holding you. I chant in both Sanskrit and Chinese. Translation does not do it justice. [9][60] Mantra and dharani are synonymous in some Buddhist traditions, but in others such as the Tibetan tantric traditions a dharani is a type of mantra. In it, the snake deities appear before the Buddha and offer him adoration, then ask how the suffering of snakes, as well as people, can be alleviated. the words of the Ushnishavijaya Dharani], the great display, the miracle dharani, chötrul mé jung tsik gi zung17chötrul mé jung tsik gi zung (Tibetan: ཆོ་འཕྲུལ་་རྨད་བྱུང་ཚིག་གི་གཟུངས་, Wylie: cho ‘phrul rmad byung tshig gi gzungs), translated in the liturgy as "The dharani of words is the extraordinary manifestation". Ed. Like the radiance of the sun at day break. [61][62] According to Jose Cabezon, in the tantric traditions, mantra (sngags) is all knowledge and the mind of all the Buddhas, that which possesses the dharma-dhatu (essence of dhamma). I don’t know whether you think like this. In the Vajrayana, this "form" is often spoken of as a "magical display", chotrül (Tibetan: ཆོ་འཕྲུལ་, Wylie: cho ‘phrul) or gyutrül (Tibetan: སྒྱུ་འཕྲུལ་, Wylie: sgyu 'phrul). Others evidence the use of dharani chanting by monks and nuns as "one of the common methods of healing during the Nara period", states Ryûichi Abé. Origin of Dharani. That is actually your most fundamental zung (dharani). The publication also contains the Great Compassion Dharani well known throughout the Buddhist world because invoked by many schools of Buddhism such as Zen. For example, the discoveries of dharani fragments by Duan Yuquan show that the ancient Buddhist. This is the magic. Hearing the teachings is really one of the most important dharanis. This important Sutra was broadly practiced and circulated in China during the Song and Tang dynasties. They should have the charm copied out seventy-seven times, and out of respect for the ceremony should give the copyist perfume, flowers, food and drink, clean clothes and a bath, and reward him either by anointing and covering him with perfumes or by giving him much money, or by paying him according to his ability. [37] The historic Mahayana dharanis have survived as single manuscripts as well as large collections. Request. I don’t know whether they are in the Chinese one. Every effort has been made to ensure that this transcript is accurate both in terms of words and meaning, however all errors and misunderstandings are the responsibility of the editors of madhyamaka.com. Note: to read footnotes please click on superscript numbers. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. [Words] such as “HI LI MI LI, I LI MI LI …”, all of those. There’s always a dead end. That will do. [79], The Pali canon makes many references to protective (raksha, paritta) incantations and magical spells. — Buddha to monk Mahamati, in Lankavatara 9.260Translator: Daisetz Teitarō Suzuki[27], The word dhāraṇī derives from a Sanskrit root √dhṛ meaning "to hold or maintain". In Sanskrit, the ancient language of yoga, it is called Mahakaruna Dharani or Nilakantha Dharani. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. 8 8. This dharani is what we need to count on. Here the words chötrul mé (Tibetan: ཆོ་འཕྲུལ་རྨད་, Wylie: cho ‘phrul rmad) mean "wondrous magical display". ; Search for more names by meaning. Some are a part of various suttas, while others are dedicated texts. Time, your mouth is occupied of a section or chapter of a Sutra click superscript. Of Holy syllables, where not just understand, if animals hear it, they will never again be from... Almost [ like ] they continue to be like Mount Meru there is evidence! 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