November 07, 2001 diamond cutter sutra pt1 16k version diamond cutter sutra pt2 16k version diamond cutter sutra lung 16k version diamond cutter sutra pt1 32k version. It was warmly appreciated by many, but i have decided to replace it by 2 different versions. In english, shortened forms such as diamond sutra and vajra sutra are common. Chogyal namkhai norbu rinpoche the song of the vajra by. His holiness the dalai lamas two day teaching on the diamond cutter sutra from bodhgaya, bihar, india on january 2223, 2018. Rarity of the sanghata sutra at buddhism support forum, topic. The sanghata manifests, out of kindness, even bodies of buddhas. Although limitless sentient beings have thus been caused to pass completely beyond sorrow, no sentient being whatsoever has been caused to pass completely beyond sorrow so on page 5 of the translation from fpmt of the vajra cutter sutra is the above quoted line.
The diamond sutra vajracchedika prajnaparamita sutra is one of the prajnaparamita perfection of wisdom sutras of mahayana buddhism. Access the fpmt website for the latest translations in many languages, a special dedication written by lama zopa rinpoche, and rinpoches teaching on the benefits of reciting this. City of 10,000 buddhas the vajra prajna paramita sutra. According to buswell, the vajrasamadhi sutra is thought to be an apocryphal scripture written by a korean monk around 685 ce. Vajrasattva is an essentially tantric, essentially vajrayanic figure. The diamond cutter sutra also known as the diamond sutra or the vajra cutter sutra is a discourse on the buddhist concept of emptiness or wisdom gone beyond. Then we become free from oceans of samsaric sufferings, achieving ultimate happiness. Read the benefits of reciting the vajra cutter sutra by lama zopa rinpoche. It is one of the most profitable practices, because the root of all sufferings, yours and others, is the ignorance holding i as truly existent even though it is empty of that.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Namjong, cksl, choe khor sum ling, vajra cutter, sutra. My most dear, most kind, most precious, wishfulfilling ones, please recite the vajra cutter sutra seventy times. The sutra of golden light is a mahayana sutra with great power and benefit. When you have achieved dorje shugden you can go to a place that is not spiritually clean such as the site of a disaster, where people have been killed, near someone possessed by something malevolent, or near someone who is under the influence of black magic or spirit disturbances, and recite the mantra of dorje shugden coupled with an. Smashwords vajra cutter sutra english ebook a book by fpmt. Lama zopa rinpoches advice for daily practice lama. Transmission of the vajra cutter sutra kirti tsenshab. Master norbu will forever be with us, as we are with him. Jun 15, 2016 a year ago i posted my chanting of the heart sutra in english on this site. This sutra is renowned for its ability to cut off the afflicted obscurations to omniscience. Lama zopa rinpoche advises students to recite the dedication prayer by mipham rinpoche, available below, after reciting or reading the vajra cutter sutra. What i do now is recite the zung of the exalted pure stainless light and the mantra taught by buddha droden gyalwa chho, wear the hat with mantras on it, recite andor listen to the sanghata sutra, the vajra cutter sutra, the heart of the perfection of wisdom sutra, the king of prayers, medicine buddha puja, and the long life mantras of tara. Benefits of reciting the vajra cutter sutra the vajra cutter sutra is unbelievable.
The vajra prajna paramita sutra a buddhist library. Reading the sutra helps bring peace to the world, promotes healing, gives great protection, and most importantly, plants the seed of enlightenment. Rinpoche began the teaching explaining the reason for reading the vajra cutter sutra and heart sutra, how important they are to realize. Illustrations of emptiness from the vajra cutter sutra play all venerable sangye khadro explains nine illustrations of emptiness from the vajra cutter sutra also known as the diamond cutter sutra. The exalted mahayana sutra on the wisdom gone beyond called the vajra cutter. Lama zopa rinpoche advises students to recite the dedication prayer by mipham. Smashing the delusions, a living in the path module posted in education. In particular a cycle of 18 texts studied by amoghavajra, which included both tattvasa. Vajracchedika prajnaparamita sutra is a mahayana buddhist. Again rinpoches advice was to wear the vajra cutter sutra and the sutra of golden light.
Purifying the negative karma of abortion lama yeshe. The sutra is actually a discourse that happened between gautam buddha and a senior monk named subhuti. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The vajra prajna paramita sutra also known as the vajracchedika or diamond sutra based on audio recordings of lectures given by master hua at the buddhist lecture hall in san francisco, 1968 paperback price.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading vajra cutter sutra ebook. Venerable sangye khadro follows up with the verse from the vajra cutter sutra and links the simile of the mirage to the current pandemic. The page features translations of the vajra cutter sutra also known as diamond cutter sutra or diamond sutra into ten languages. In the tang dynasty, during the nineteenth year of the jen gwan reign period 648, dharma master sywan dzang translated the sutra and reversed dharmaguptas title, calling it the cutting vajra prajna paramita sutra. It is also sometimes called the diamond cutter sutra, or the vajra sutra. The sutra s title in sanskrit, vajracchedika prajnaparamita sutra, could be very roughly translated as the diamondcutting perfection of wisdom sutra. Literally, adamantine, often translated as thunderbolt but usually left untranslated, the vajra is the four or fivespoke implement used in tantric practice. Of course do all the recitations with bodhicitta, to purify past negative karma and the causes of being in samsara, to achieve enlightenment for sentient beings quickly, and to free sentient beings from samsara and bring them to enlightenment. The commentary to the diamond cutter sutra that geshe michael is using for the basis of this teaching is by master kamalashila. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The nalanda commitee translation, under the guidance of chogyam trungpa rinpoche, and the translation made by the dharmachakra commitee, under the guidance of. There are two famous commentaries to the diamond cutter sutra that were written in sanskrit in india. Reading based on the sutra text published on the website of the city of ten thousand buddhas 2017 translated by buddhist text.
From time to time, you can also print the arya sanghata sutra and the diamond cutter sutra. Vajra cutter sutra ebook kindle edition by buddha, shakyamuni, fpmt, churinoff, ven. Smashing the delusions, a living in the path module fpmt. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. Vajracchedika prajnaparamita sutra is a mahayana sutra from the prajnaparamita sutras or perfection of wisdom genre. Praise for dependent origination and vajra cutter sutra. The vajrasekhara sutra is an important buddhist tantra used in the vajrayana schools of buddhism, but can refer to a number of different works. Lama zopa rinpoche giving the oral transmission of the vajra cutter sutra at the mahabodhi temple, bodhgaya, india, march 2015. The vajra cutter sutra also known as diamond cutter sutra or diamond sutra is one of most wellknown sutras of mahayana buddhism. He added the word cutter, calling it the vajra cutter prajna paramita sutra. The fpmt is an organization devoted to preserving and spreading mahayana buddhism worldwide by creating opportunities to listen, reflect, meditate, practice and actualize the unmistaken teachings of the buddha and based on that experience spreading the dharma to sentient beings. See things like a mirage bbcorner by sravasti abbey.
Vajra cutter sutra the exalted mahayana sutra on the wisdom gone beyond called the vajra cutter contains teachings by the buddha on the perfection of wisdom. Hagiograpic accounts claim a supernatural origin for the text. The vajra that he holds is almost identical to some of the stylized thunderbolts held by zeus in ancient greek statues. Rinpoche explains how the i is merely labeled by the mind, and teaches. In other words vajra armor is considered a very powerful and effective. Translated into a variety of languages over a broad geographic range, the diamond sutra is one of the most influential mahayana sutras in east asia, and it is particularly prominent within the chan or zen tradition, along with the h. When i am in nepal you can come and i can give you the lung, the oral transmission of the vajra cutter sutra. The sanghata is a text that talks about itself by nameand talks in great detail about what it will. Refer to heart sutra practices and instruction for retreat booklet, available from fpmt foundation store.
Thich nhat hanh says the title means the diamond that cuts through afflictions, ignorance, illusion, or delusion. A general explanation of the vajra prajna paramita sutra. A vajra is a weapon used as a ritual object to symbolize both the properties of a diamond indestructibility and a thunderbolt irresistible force. Mp3 download recited by lama zopa rinpoche through the foundation store. Please do this especially when you have financial difficulties with projects. This is the second in a fourpart series based on master kamalashilas commentary on the diamond cutter sutra led by geshe michael roach. A comicstrip artist in mexico and director of the rechung dorje dharma center in xalapa leaves a cd of the sanghata playing loudly and continuously when he goes out, so the animals in the. Along with the heart sutra, the diamond cutter sutra is one of most wellknown prajnaparimita scriptures in the mahayana. Feb 15, 2011 vajra cutter sutra is also known as the diamond sutra or in tibetan as dorje chopa.
To download an mp3 file directly to your hard disk, right click on a link below and use the command save target as. To the best of my knowledge he doesnt appear anywhere in the other two yanas either in the hinayana or in the mahayana. Lama zopa rinpoches advice for daily practice lama yeshe. The title relies on the power of the vajra diamond or thunderbolt, but also an. The patriarch who compiled the heart sutra wanted to encourage followers of tantric buddhism to practice and recite the heart sutra, so thats why he presented the heart sutra as a kind of mantra.
The voynich code the worlds most mysterious manuscript the secrets of nature duration. Vajra cutter sutra is also known as the diamond sutra or in tibetan as dorje chopa. Reciting this sutra purifies mountains of negative karma, clears away obstacles to the success of virtuous activities, and plants seeds to realize emptiness directly. New heart sutra translation by thich nhat hanh plum village. The mani is a dharani, so here is a sutra system for chanting it. The vajra cutter sutra is a discourse on the buddhist concept of emptiness, the wisdom gone beyond. The page even features an amuletsized version of the. It is popularly known in the west as the diamond sutra and venerable george will present to us the wisdomteachings of this sutra. The heart sutra made a late appearance at a time when tantric buddhism had begun to flourish. Relax, close your eyes and keep an eye on words even in tibetan language to assimilate in the subconscious the energy of the sutra. The tantras you are mentioning are so called kalpa tantras, sections of sutra that are also classfied as kriya tantra, so again, no contradiction. Sakyamuni buddha originally spoke the vajra sutra in india.
If you receive the oral transmission, then if you recite the sutra one time it is like reciting it 100 times. Most of the mantras that chinese people are chanting are from sutra or dharani texts. It seems a bit contradictory to me unless a limitless sentient being is different from a sentient being here. Another use of this precious text is for those who travel to use this small size version on ones portable altar the small size vajra cutter sutra is available in tibetan here. Like other sutras, the sanghata records a discourse given by the buddha, but unlike other sutras, the buddha tells us he himself had heard the sanghata from a previous buddha. The vajracchedika prajna paramita sutra the diamond sutra this is what i heard one time when the buddha was staying in the monastery in anathapindikas park in the jeta grove near shravasti with a community of 1,250 bhikshus, fully ordained monks. The thunderbolt was the most powerful force, while the diamond was the most indestructible object known. As a star, a visual aberration, a lamp, an illusion, dew. The vajra cutter sutra also known as diamond cutter sutra or diamond. From the exalted mahayana sutra on the wisdom gone beyond called the vajra cutter.
Palyul pema mani center was founded by his holiness karma kuchen rinpoche in 2012 the 12th and current throne holder of palyul monastery, for buddhist studies and meditation for the benefit of all sentient beings and to preserve tibetan buddhism and its cultures. At one time the buddha was staying in the jeta grove of the garden of the benefactor of orphans and the solitary together with a gathering of great bhikshus, twelve hundred fifty in all. Return to text 11 go to the arya sanghata sutra website. The vajra guru mantra of guru rinpoche dharma wheel. Everyone needs to take care of and subdue their mind fpmt. Lama zopa rinpoche at nalanda monastery oral transmission of the vajra cutter sutra 24 june 2019 duration.
As many grains of sand as the ganges holds, in just that many forms it teaches. At the request of different dharma groups from taiwan and all over the world, the h. Ebook the vajra paramita sutra buddhist text translation. That is what reading the vajra cutter sutra eventually does. The root of all sufferings is the ignorance holding the self and aggregates as truly existent. The vajra prajna paramita sutra t ranslated by tripitaka master kumarajiva of yao qin t hus i have heard. This is the great vajra armor mantra of padmasambhava, healing all 404 types of diseases. You can also print copies of the longlife sutra that i have just finished translating. Known also as the vajra cutter, a discourse on the wisdom gone beyond, it is a succinct text explaining the ultimate view of reality. Pages in category vajra prajna paramita sutra the following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total. The diamond sutra, also called the vajra cutter sutra, available in multiple languages from the fpmt. So on page 5 of the translation from fpmt of the vajra cutter sutra is the above quoted line. Vajra cutter sutra mp3 download this sutra is known as the vajra cutter sutra for its ability to cut off the afflicted obstructions and the subtle obstructions to omniscience, which are as difficult to destroy as the vajra. Access the fpmt website for the latest translations in many languages, a special dedication written by lama zopa rinpoche, and rinpoches teaching on the benefits of reciting this sutra.
The sanghata sutra is a teacher, manifesting in the form of a sage. Recordings of recitations of the sanghata sutra are now available for free download in chinese, tibetan, english, vietnamese and spanish link below. The high master hsuan hua, professor of the tripitaka tripitakacarya and of the. Just reading the vajra cutter sutra is unbelievably powerful but, of course, the main thing is to realize emptiness, to eradicate the very root of samsara. May 05, 20 the diamond perfection of wisdom sutra chanted sung by kumuda. Practices for financial problems lama yeshe wisdom archive. The small size sutra of golden light is available here. Vajra means thunderbolt, although it can also mean diamond. The reasons for the dharma assembly, one thus i have heard, at one time the buddha dwelt at shravasti in the jeta grove in the garden of the benefactor of orphans and the forlorn, together with a gathering of great bhikshus, twelve hundred fifty in all. When the buddha dharma was transmitted to china, the great patriarchs certified translations into chinese. It is believed the mantra was given by guru rinpoche and concealed as terma and later revealed to beings by the great terton dorje lingpa. This version is the much anticipated translation by losang dawa, done at the direct request of lama zopa rinpoche.1430 1563 582 321 138 328 106 1479 1339 1104 628 844 931 829 1149 1111 379 1094 674 1423 767 1008 1244 205 671 320 157 1482 1279