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Buddhist Chanting - Nothing But Everything (Japanese) - Shingon Teaching - Shingon is a form of Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, it is also called Shingon Mikkyo. This school was founded in 804 AD by Kukai (Kobo Daishi) in Japan. The teachings of Shingon are based on the Mahavairocana Sutra and the Vajrasekhara Sutra, the fundamental sutras of Shingon. Through the cultivation of three secrets, the actions of body, speech and mind, we are able to attain enlightenment in this very body.
Buddhist Rosary A #mala (threngwa) is a set of beads commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists, usually made from 108 beads. Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity. In Tibetan Buddhism, traditionally malas of 108 beads are used. Malas are mainly used to count mantras. Shot in Leh (the old capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, now the Leh District in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.)
Avalokiteshvara/Chenrezig Short Mantra: OM MANI PADME HUM. According to Buddhist teachings, the benefits of chanting this mantra are as vast as the infinite sky. The words of the mantra literally mean “Hail to the Jewel in the Heart of the Lotus” and when chanted, actualize great compassion while simultaneously purifying obscurations, especially those of ignorance and hatred.