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The Shurangama Mantra (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shurangama_Mantra) is the longest in the Buddhist canon. It contains 5 major Sections and 554 lines of Siddham Sanskrit. It is considered to be the king of mantras because it is the longest and most important.

 

It bestows numerous Dharmas, including :


- Dharma of Accomplishment : that means by reciting the Shurangama Mantra, whatever method you are practicing will be perfected; whatever thing you want to do will get done.

- Dharma of Increasing Benefits : that means, for example, if you don't have enough resolve for the Way in your practice, by reciting the mantra you can increase your wisdom; increase your Bodhi mind; increase the power of your vows; everything will get better. When you recite the mantra, everything you hope increases will surely do so! It will increase for others, too.

- Dharma of Quelling Disasters : that means that if a calamity is due, reciting the mantra will make it disappear.

(source : The Shurangama Mantra, The Efficacious Language of Heaven and Earth / http://online.sfsu.edu/~rone/Buddhism/Shurangama/Shurangama%20Mantr...)

 

Learning tools, including audio files and PDF version of the mantra, are available on this page :

http://www.longbeachmonastery.org/NEWShurangama.htm

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