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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Buddha House Compassion In Action Group PLEASE NOTE… Due to Geshe Tenzin Zopa’s visit in November there will be NO Medicine Buddha Support Group on Saturday, 18 November. HOWEVER it will be held the following Saturday, 25 November at 1:30pm.