The six syllables: om ma ni pad me hum, mean that you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha. The first known description of the mantra appears in the Karandavyuha Sutra (Buddha speaks Mahayana Sublime Treasure King Sutra), which is part of certain Mahayana canons. In this sutra, Shakyamuni Buddha states: This is the most beneficial mantra. Even I made this aspiration to all the million Buddhas and subsequently received this teaching from Buddha Amitabha.
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Lam Rim 2017
Lam Rim Venerable Thubten Dondrub will give an Introductory Talk on Thursday, 26 October, 7:15pm. For this special introduction there will be no facility fee, however a donation would be very welcome. Chai and Cake will be available.
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MEDITATIONS at BUDDHA HOUSE Buddha House offers a range of meditations in the course of each week, including • Lam Rim Meditation • Finding The Calm Meditation • Open Meditation • Mindfulness Meditation • Healing Meditation • Learn to Meditate … Continue reading