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 Sūtra of the Original Vows of Seven Medicine Buddhas (T14n0451, 0414b29–c3). The popular Tibetan version differs in its last phrase, which is given below for … Read moreMantra of the Medicine Master Vaiḍūrya-Light King Tathāgata

The 12 Great vows of the Medicine Buddha

12 ĐẠI NGUYỆN CỦA ĐỨC PHẬT DƯỢC SƯ THE 12 GREAT VOWS OF THE MEDICINE BUDDHA 1- Nguyện con sau này, khi được tuệ giác vô thượng, thì bản thân ánh áng rực rở chiếu soi vô số thế giới hệ. Thân ấy lại được trang hoàng bằng ba mươi hai tướng tốt của bậc … Read moreThe 12 Great vows of the Medicine Buddha

The Sutra On The Original Vows And Merits Of The Medicine Master Lapis Lazuli Light Tathagata

The Sutra On The Original Vows And Merits Of
The Medicine Master Lapis Lazuli Light Tathagata

Translated by the Chung Tai Translation Committee
September 2009
From the Chinese translation by
Tripitaka Master Xuan Zang, 7th Century
Prior English translation by the Buddha Text Translation Society was used as base texts and other translations were used as references.

1-1 Thus have I heard: Once the World Honored One was traveling through various lands to teach the Dharma. When he arrived in Vaishali, he rested under the Tree of Music, accompanied by eight thousand great bhiksus and thirty-six thousand bodhisattvas and mahasattvas, as well as kings, ministers, Brahmins, laymen, dragons, yakshas, and other human and non-human beings. This enormous assembly gathered respectfully around the Buddha as he preached the Dharma. At that time, Manjusri, Prince of the Dharma, through the marvelous power of the Buddha, rose up from his seat, exposed his shoulder, and knelt on his right knee. Bowing deeply, with palms joined, he addressed the Buddha:

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