Mantras

Lama Zopa Rinpoche writing mantras on a patio umbrella in order to bless all those that sit underneath it, Aptos, California, US, June 2017. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

Lama Zopa Rinpoche writing mantras on a patio umbrella in order to bless all those that sit underneath it, Aptos, California, US, June 2017. Photo by Ven. Roger Kunsang.

Mantras, meaning “mind protection” are Sanskrit syllables, usually recited in conjunction with the practice of a particular meditational deity, and embody the qualities of the deity with which they are associated.

For extensive advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche about the benefits of reading, writing or reciting particular mantras, or how to engage with mantras to eliminate or reduce potential or ongoing obstacles, please visit the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Online Advice Book and fpmt.org for Advice from Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Mantras
  • Amoghapasha – Lotus Pinnacle of Amoghapasha Mantra: A Brief Explanation of the Meaning | Order
  • Amoghapasha – Lotus Pinnacle of Amoghapasha Mantra: Ten Condensed Benefits | Order
  • Arya Avalokitesvara Simhanada Visualization and Mantras | Order
  • Celestial Mansion Extremely Secret Sublime Success Mantra | Order
  • Clouds of Offerings Mantra: Eight Benefits | English | Vietnamese
  • Five Powerful Mantras | Order
  • Holy Name and Mantra for Offering Flowers | Order
  • Four Dharmakaya Relic Heart Mantras | Order
  • The Four Dharmakaya Relic Mantras and their Benefits | Order
  • The Four Dharmakaya Relic Mantras – formatted for rolling | Order
  • The Great Wisdom Mantra – Lankavatara Sutra | Order
  • Ksitigarbha – Ksitigarbha Mantras | Order
  • Manjushri Mantras | Order
  • Microfilm Mantras for Stupas and Prayer Wheels | Webpage
  • Mantra from The Sutra of Great Liberation | Order
  • Mantra of Great Wisdom Vimaloshnisha – Mantra and Commentary (Mantra Taught by Buddha Droden Gyälwa Chhö) | Order
  • Mantra that Fulfills Wishes (Tathagata Earth-Holder King: Homage and Mantra) | Order
  • Mantra to Avert the Pollution from Consuming Offerings | Order
  • Mantras to Recite for the Dying | Order
  • Miscellaneous Mantras | Order
  • The Perfection of Wisdom Praise and Mantra | Order
  • Powerful Mantras for the Body at Death Time | Order
  • Ten Powerful Mantras for the Time of Death | Order
  • Zung of the Completely Pure Stainless Light – Mantra and Commentary | Order
Holy Names
  • Benefits of Three Buddhas’ Holy Names | Download
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Request and Holy Name Mantra | Order
  • Lama Tsongkhapa – Migstsema and Name Mantra | Order
  • Lama Zopa Rinpoche Holy Name Mantra | Order
  • Name Recitations that Reap the Same Benefit as Reading the Kangyur | Order
  • Rinchen Tsugtor Chen – The Holy Name of Buddha Rinchen Tsugtor Chen | Order