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A Study of the Karandavyuha Sutra The Karandavyuha— the earliest textual source for Om Manipadme Hum—which describes both the compassionate. “The Kāraṇḍavyūha Sūtra is a Mahayana sūtra which extols the virtues and powers of the great Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara, and which is. To do so, I shall study and analyze the ideas regarding the Buddhas, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva and Adibuddha as found in the Karandavyuha Sutra.

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All articles of CBE. Sets out a history of the famous Buddhist mantra, Om Manipadme Hum, and offers new insights on its meaning. This page was last edited on 4 Aprilat The Karandavyuha Sutra reflects historical situation in which the Buddhist monastic establishment was coming into contact with Buddhist tantric practitioners, themselves influenced by Saivite stra.

The sutra introduces the Buddhist mantraOm Mani padme Humwhich it states can lead to liberation moksha and eventual Buddhahood. Studholme sees this famous mantra as being a declarative aspirationpossibly karandaavyuha ‘ I in the jewel-lotus ‘, with the jewel-lotus being a reference to birth in the lotus made of jewels in the Buddhist Paradise of Buddha Amitabha Sukhavati. Through a detailed analysis of this sutra, Studholme explores the historical and doctrinal forces behind the appearance of Om Manipadme Hum in India at around the middle of the first millennium c.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. This book presents a new interpretation of the meaning of Om Manipadme Hum, and includes a detailed, annotated precis of Karandavyuha Sutra, opening up this important work to a wider audience.

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Om Manipadme Hum, perhaps the most well-known of all Buddhist mantras, lies at the heart of the Tibetan system and is cherished by both layman and lama alike.

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Om Manipadme Hum, perhaps the most well-known and most widely used of all Buddhist mantras, lies at the heart of the Tibetan system and is cherished by both laymen and lama alike. He argues that karandavyuuha Karandavyuha Sutra has close affinities to non-Buddhist puranic literature, and that the conception of Avalokitesvara and his six-syllable mantra is influenced by the conception of the Hindu deity Siva and his five-syllable mantra Namah Sivaya. Users browsing this forum: Alexander Studholme larandavyuha Author.

Makers of Modern Korean Buddhism. The sutra reflects an historical situation in which the Sutta monastic establishment was coming into contact with Buddhist tantric practitioners, themselves influenced by Saivite practitioners. Avalokitesvara himself is linked in the versified version of the sutra to the first Buddhathe Adi-Buddhawho is ‘ svayambhu ‘ self-existentnot born from anything or anyone.

He argues that the Karandavyuha has close affinities to non-Buddhist puranic literature, and that the conception of Avalokitesvara and his six-syllable mantra surra informed sugra the conception of the Hindu deity Siva and his five-syllable mantra Namah Sivaya.

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A Study of the Karandavyuha Sutra. Through a detailed analysis of this sutra, Studholme explores the historical and doctrinal forces behind the appearance of Om Manipadme Hum in India at around the middle of the first millennium C. And in all things, then, influences went in both directions. Views Read View source View history.

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Alexander Studholmein his monograph on the sutrawrites:. A striking feature of Avalokitesvara in this sutra is his creative power, as he is said to be the progenitor of various karandavguha bodies and major divinities.

The mantra is the very heart of Avalokitesvara the supreme Buddha of Compassion and can usher in Awakening. This book documents the origins of the mantra, and presents a new interpretation of the meaning of Om Manipadme Hum, and includes a detailed, annotated precis of the Karandavyuha Sutra, opening up this important Mahayana Buddhist work to a wider audience.

This link previously given should be ignored for it is now worthless ; yet I was able, this morning, to download the sutra just fine. From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Buddhist Terms Karandavyuha Sutra.

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We would also appreciate your feedback on Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. The Origins of Om Manipadme Hum: We find 3 surviving texts out of and fee impelled to use those 3 texts to explain each other as if they were a representative sample. Makransky, author of Buddhahood Embodied: