April 30, 2008

Om Mani Padme Hum - Buddhism Mantra's and Prayer

This Months has been the Busiest Months for me, I couldn't Get Pictures nor any Post for this Blog. Anyway, Back Agian, How You doing?
The Om mani padme hum (Derived from the Sanskrit, Devanagari ॐ मणि पद्मे हूँ, IAST oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ) is probably the most famous mantra in Buddhism, the six syllabled mantra of the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara (Tibetan Chenrezig, Chinese Guanyin). The mantra is particularly associated with the four-armed Shadakshari form of Avalokiteshvara.

The Dalai Lama is said to be an incarnation of Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara, so the mantra is especially revered by his devotees and it is commonly carved onto rocks and written on paper which is then inserted into prayer wheels to increase its effects.(Read More) - Source - Wikipedia

Om mani padme hum Carved onto Rock (Bumthang)
Om mani padme hung Carved onto Rock (Bumthang)
Om mani padme hum Carved onto Rock (Bumthang Tang Valley)


SMD Alumni said...

OM MANI PEDME HUNG! May all the sentient beings be free from suffering and live happy and peaceful lives.

Om Mani Pedme Hung

arcibaldo said...

so that's how the mantra is written. welcome back online!

ugyen said...

Hey Bhandarrrr!!!!,
Thanks for Always Checking, well i was busy with my work and had little time to check mail and write anything, anyway how was your exam?? Hope all went Well.

Arcibald, i am sure that the Mantra is written what the wikipedia says so, i am still not back yet, have lot of works to do but will keep an eye on getting new pictures... and yeah, i have to get the Pictures of the Changlimithang Stadium, it has come up really well and looks good as of now.. Lot of new Changes..


SMD Alumni said...

Hi! Ugyen,

Thank you for making my time the most enjoyable one by taking me back to our home, Bhutan. I am missing it so terribly. Nobody must have ever missed h/her home as much as I am missing mine now. Anyways, my exams were ok, could have been much better, you know as it happens in a normal life. The real one is yet to come, which starts from next week. I am little bit stressed and scared about it. But let's see how it goes, shall we?

I look forward to seeing what the new stadium looks like pretty soon. So please do keep us updated.


SMD Alumni said...

Hey! Ugyen, I hope all is fine with you. I am fine and can't wait to finish with the exams. By the way, I have a question i.e. Has the date for the official coronation of the fifth King been announced? Looks like it because I can't get an access to the website www.bhutan2008.bt. Anyways, if you do anything about it, will you please let me know as soon as possible? That's all I wanted to say for today. Your initiative is much appreciated, my friend. Thanks a lot for everything and keep us posted whenever you can. Take care and good luck with everything you do.

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