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The Cintamani Chakra Dharani Sutra (如意輪陀羅尼經)
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(This sutra is originated from Maha-padma-vajra-samaya-adhiṣṭhāna-guhya-na-abavarana-sutra)
Chapter 1: Prelude
“Blessed One, I have maha-padma-kuta-vajra-guhya-na-abavarana-cintamani-chakra-dharani-samaya (大蓮華峯金剛祕密無障礙如意輪陀羅尼明三昧耶) that can satisfy all superb fortunate karma; whatever one wishes shall attain cintamani-siddhi.
Such is the mani jewel.
It can fulfill all supreme wishes of all sentient beings.
So speak and reveal this Cintamani-chakra-dharani-mantra.”
(1). Namo arya (2) avalokitesvaraya (3). Bodhisattvaya (4) mahasattvaya (5) mahakarunikaya (6). Tadyatah (7): om (8) cakra mirati cintamani (9) patumi (10) ruru (11) tista (12) jvala (13) akalisaya (14) hum (15) phat (16) svaha (17)
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Om (1) jvala patumi (2) hum (3)
All low down
All doors of hell opened up automatically.
Also various precious necklaces, hairpins, pendants, rings, armlets, precious canopies, precious crowns, deva garment and various decorative items rained down from the sky as offerings to the Buddha and the assembly.
All such magical manifestations are in fact due to the magical powers of Avalokitesvara-bodhisattva-maha-sattva-guhya-cintamani-cakra-dharani-mantra.
“If there are
kumara who wishes to beg for great merit this life, he/she should be diligent days and nights according to this Cintamani-cakra-dharani-mantra without having to choose an auspicious date.
It is also needless to fast for one day or two. Also no need to take bath and built an altar.
The person shall experience various very auspicious dreams. One should know this is the sign of sins diminishing. It is the protection of Avalokitesvara and from this kusala-mula (善根) hundreds and thousands of karma (事業) shall all attain siddhi with one hearted mantra recitation.
This is the reason that this dharani if anyone can believe and practise it, then all 4 heavy sins (四重), 5 rebilious sins (五逆) and dasa-kusala (十惡) bad karma; those who bear sins that ought to fall into Avici Hell (阿毘地獄) shall have the sins removed.
heat related illnesses,
poisons and curses (蠱毒厭禱),
limbs related illnesses,
If there are military conflicts and law suits, due to the mantra accomplishments all shall be able to be liberated. If one always recite this dharani between 3am to 5 am (五更) for 1,080 times, all of the matters mentioned above shall be liberated, free and easy.
If one can recites this dharani 6 times a day for 1,080 times each time, then the Avalokitesvara shall appear in his/her dreams. He shall come to the person and say: “Virtuous man/woman, please don’t be afraid. Whatever you wish shall be granted.”
Or he/she may see that all of his/her pass sins being removed.
He/she shall wear deva garment with ornaments.
On the other hand, the out-of-this-world dharma means
If one attain siddhi with this guhya-samaya (祕密三昧耶祕密三昧耶) then it is best just to keep it to oneself and not speaking out loud. If one indeed (wish to) accomplish this supreme dharani dharma, he/she should think of Avalokitesvara with perfect features as if morning rising sun shining with bright light one heartedly in whatever places (clean or otherwise) or during eating or otherwise.
anda-dana (安怛陀那) method,
ageless medicine method (住年藥法),
precious jewel rain method (雨寶雨法),
discovery of hidden treasure method,
entering asaru cave method,
shape shifting method and
various medicine methods.
If there are kings, queens, concubines, princes, princesses, ministers, brahmana, satria, vaisya (毘舍), sudra (首陀), bhiksu (比丘), men, women, kumara, kumara or follower of external paths (外道); whoever willing to be subdued under this dharma and upholds it must know the number of recitations.
If a concubine performs sadhana, then she should recite 900 times for each recitation. A prince should recite 800 times, a princess should recite 700 times, a minister should recite 600 times, a brahmana should recite 500 times, a ksatria should recite 400 times. If the person is a vaisya, then he/should recite 300 times.
A shudra should recite 200 times; a bhiksu should recite 108 times. A common man should recite 106 times and a common woman should recite 103 times. A boy should recite 100 times and a girl should recite 90 times.
The above is known as ‘recitation method’ (課法). All supreme matters shall be accomplished by reciting mantra and calling name: rich, famous, fortune, happiness, properties, money, grains, silk, slaves, maids, elephants, horses.
All matters shall increase according to one’s wish.
The mantri should start from later night (後夜, 2am-6am) until dawn and the recitation should be 1,080 times continuously then unlimited affairs shall be accomplished. Men and women on heaven and earth shall come speedily as wind to seek refuge and praise (the mantri).
If one wishes to see Avalokitesvara materialize and grant wishes, then he/she should bath and clean his/her body and then use perfume powder to rub his/her body. He/she should always change into clean clothing and eat three white foods (三白食).
The mantri should prepare incense, flowers, perfumes, three white drinks and foods, fruits (果蓏) as offerings according to his/her ability. Agarwood, white cendana incenses etc should be mixed with butter and honey.
After one recitation, a portion of the mixture is burnt for a total of 100,000 times.
If one wishes to see vajra-grabha-graha-bodhisattva (執金剛藏菩薩) to materialize, then the mantri should use agarwood, benzoin etc and mix with butter and honey then with once mantra recitation and calling vajra-grabha-graha-bodhisattva, a portion of the material is burnt for a total of 100,000 times.
After that a portion of the material is burnt and the ritual is repeated for a total of 100,000 times, various buddhas and bodhisattvas shall materialize and remove obstacles of the mantri and fulfill his/her wishes.
“This guhya-cintamani-dharani-mantra-mudra is used as protection, making offerings, summoning and dispatching all must used according to method of visualizations clearly and no mistakes should be made. Then one shall accomplish this secret samaya.
First both hands making anjali mudra then using two index fingers, middle fingers and ring fingers erect and opening up but slightly bending.
The index finger tips should be parted half an inch away.
Thumbs and small fingers erect touching but slightly bent.
Namo ratnatrayaya (1) namo aryavalokitesvaraya (2) bodhisattvaya (3) mahasattvaya (4) mahakarunikaya (5) om (6) samaekjami (7) santi danti (8) sarva samaya (9) rupra bhisaj (10) nuru runi (11) svaha (12)
After that he/she should calm his/her mind and visualize the mudra transforms into hundred thousand petals 7-jewel lotus as offering to all buddhas, bodhisattvas, devas, nagas and spirits so that they are happy.
When the mantri wishes to wash and bath, he/she should use the hina-hrdya-mantra with ‘jah’ ([打-丁+(姊-女)]) syllable (to empower) mantra water 7 times and then he/she uses his/her right hand to touch the water.
Small fingers and ring fingers crossing in the palms right holding on the left.
Both middle fingers erect with tips touching each other. Both index fingers each bent as if hooks lying three quarters (三分) on the back of middle fingers. Two thumbs erect and leaning onto each other.
Om (1) jvala (2) hum (3)
The mantri should collect clean soil and divide it into three piles. Then he/she should use this mantra to empower the soils 7 times: the first pile of soil is used to wash his/her waist and below, the second pile is used to wash both shoulders and the third is used to wash own head and neck.
Two index fingers, ring fingers, small fingers crossing between palms with right on top of left. Two middle finger tips bent and meet on the back of index finger nails. Two thumbs erect and pressing onto the side of middle finger nails.
Om (1) kurudrana (2) hum joh (3)
Next the mantri makes this mudra and recites mantra 3 times for protection and then seals various parts/places and on entering toilet. One should perform as such when entering or exiting as if normal cleansing.
Fifthly, the mudra for rinsing mouth (漱口印):
Right thumb, index finger and middle finger slightly bent; ring finger and small finger bent as if hook.
Om (1) dhudhuri (2) jurujuru (3) svaha (4)
Om (1) tisaisaibodha (2) svaha (3)
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Second time bathing then remove the ‘bodha’ and replace it with ‘dharma’ and finally remove the ‘dharma’ word and replace it with ‘sangha’. Each time one should pour 3 scoops of water to bath the 3 gems.
After that, one should bath the satya-devata.
(Also the mantri takes water to pour down from his/her head)
The mantra reads:
Two ring fingers to cross between the palms right on top of left.
Two index fingers each lying at the middle section of middle fingers; two thumbs holding two index finger tips.
Om (1) hakhariri (2) hum jah (3)
Nineth, changing clothing mudra (著衣印):
Om (1) vimamra (2) svaha (3)
One’s right middle finger, ring finger and small finger making fist while he thumb holding onto the middle surface line of thumb.
The mantra reads:
Om (1) juru juli (2) svaha (3)
Secondly make this mudra at the top of one’s head and recites mantra 3 times. During bathing ritual and in between, one should not be angry and give rise to asrava-hrdaya (漏心/affliction heart), he/she also should not see various stinking and filthy stuffs and bad companies.
The mantri should think of Arya-Avalokitesvara and enters the bodhi-mandala (道場) to prostrate to the 3-gems and then he/she should prostrate to Arya-Avalokitesvara and uses the hina-hrdaya-mantra to empower water 5 times for sprinkling at various offering substances and medicines and also to sprinkle the bodhi-mandala.
Small fingers crossed between palms, ring fingers bent and holding onto crossing point of small fingers.
The mantra reads:
Om (1) jvalananya (2) hum jah (3)
Both palms opening facing upwards with 10 fingers spreading.
Om (1) tupitupigayatupi (2) prajvalarini (3) svaha (4)
Om (1) arali (2)
The 15th: [[mudra] for protecting mandala boundaries]] (結壇界印):
Two middle fingers, ring fingers and small fingers crossing and hooking amongst others between palms with right on top of left.
Two index fingers erect but slanting with tips touching.
This mantra is recited when one wishes to conjure.
Two middle fingers, ring fingers and small fingers crossing and hooking at each other while palms facing upwards; right on top of left. Two index fingers erect but slanting with both tips touching.
Two thumbs facing forward. Two middle fingers move to and fro: if the middle fingers move inwards, then it is summoning; if the middle fingers move outward, that is called ‘the method to dispatch the saints’ (送諸聖者法).
The mantra reads:
Om (1) duru duru (2) svaha (3)
All ten fingers crossing each other between palms thus making fist with right on top of left. Each fingers protruding middle section. Erecting right thumb and moving it to and fro.
The mantra reads:
Namo ratna trayaya (1) namo arya (2) valokitesvaraya (3) bodhisattvaya (4) mahasattvaya (5) mahakarunikaya (6) patuma patuma (7) patuma pani (8) sara sara (9) yiksi yaksi (10) bhagavan (11) nariyavalokitesvaraya (12) anugan pamo pataya (13) arali (14)
All 10 fingers crossing each other right on top of left between palms making a fist with left thumb erecting.
The mantra: Om (1) aruli (2)
The 20th: padma-asana-mudra (華座印):
Both palms facing upward, two index fingers, middle fingers, ring fingers and small fingers each erect and back to back. Two index fingers each attaches to the back of middle fingers. Tips of both index fingers are at level with middle finger upper lines. Two thumbs lying on the lower line of index fingers.
The mantra reads:
Om (1) patuma mairaya (2) svaha (3)
Next one should make this mudra and recite mantra 3 times as a means of laying flower seats. He/she should speak to the saints: “Do come with kindness and from the power of pūrvapranidhāna (本願/original vow) and without forsaking great compassion.
Ascend to this humble place and please open up your unsurpassed grace so as to bestow adhiṣṭhāna (加持) hence enjoying these offerings. Please fulfill all sentient beings’ wishes hence please be seated.
Two index fingers, ring fingers, small fingers crossing each other between palms with right on top of left forming fist. Two thumbs bent into palms, two middle fingers erect with tips touching; middle finger tips are moved to and fro.
Next makes this mudra and reciting the hina-hrdaya-mantra 3 times to invite Arya-Avalokitesvara and various bodhisattvas to be seated. Then the mantri one should conjure kuntali vajra (軍茶利金剛) to perform a tight boundary protection.
Two middle fingers, two ring fingers, two small fingers crossing each other between palms; right on top of left. Two index fingers erect but slanting with tips touching each other.
Two thumbs erect with tips touching.
The mantra reads:
Om (1) alianangkhapalipaya (3) bhinini (4) svaha (5)
With hands creating the anjali mudra (合掌) then two thumbs, middle fingers, ring fingers and small fingers cross each other right on left; two index fingers lying onto the back of middle fingers at upper sections.
The mantra reads:
He/she should also make various verses to praise the three gems and Avalokitesvara and then the mantri should perform dedications (迴向) according to his/her own will and also to repent of sins and generate bodhi heart (發菩提心).
Two thumbs and small fingers erect but slightly bent; tips touching each other. Two index fingers, middle fingers and ring fingers each erect and spread but slightly bent. Let the distance in between be one inch.
The mudra reads:
Om (1) patu mubahvaya (2) svaha (3)
Two hands making anjali mudra but center of palms do not touch each other. Two thumbs erect and leaning side by side. Two index fingers bent and tips touching onto the tips of thumbs. Recite the maha-hrdaya-mantra and hina-hrdaya-mantra onto medicine and protection.
As before mudra but left hand moves to level of the heart and palm facing upeards; right hand palm facing outwards. Recite the maha-hrdaya-mantra 3 times and make the mudra. This represents the wish of Avalokitesvara to accomplish all matters.
The 27th: The purification of mani pearl:
Om (1) anmari dahyanmei sriye (2) svaha (4)
Om (1) vasupati (2) sriye (3) patimamangru (4) svaha (5)
The mantri should use 10 fingers each to hold and turn the mala.
One bead should be held while reciting mantra once before proceeding to the next bead.
When one wishes to exit the bodhi-manda/mandala, he/she should again present scented water and makes this thought: “What methods should I use so that all sentient beings can be freed from the cycles of life and death and achieve enlightenment?”
If one wishes to attain medicine siddhi (成就藥), he/she should think of Avalokitesvara and one heartedly concentrate on the medicine while reciting mantra earnestly until waning and waxing of moon or sun.
Two ring fingers hooking at each other right on top of left between palms.
Two thumbs holding onto the ring finger nails. Two middle fingers erect with tips touching. Two index fingers resting onto the back of the middle fingers back-to-back and tow small fingers erect touching each other.
The mantra reads:
Next one should make this mudra and recites mantra 7 times while turning the mudra counter-clockwise 3 times to remove boundary protection. After the boundary is removed, he/she should further present scented water as offerings and then dispatch the saints. One should make the above invitation mudra but dial the finger outwards to send off the saints.
Om (1) yaksudi (2) svaha (3)
If a mantri accidentally touched or consumed dirty food, he/she should recite this 5 pure mantra for 108 times at cow’s 5 pure substances. Then the mantri should use a piece of weed (茅草) to stir the substances until they mixed well and then he/she should consume the mixture.
This shall remove the defilement and restores purity. All medicine, offering utensils, perfume, flowers, incense pastes, incenses, foods and drinks, oil lamps, incense powders, consumable foods, clothing, sprinkling water, bath water and purification; all should use the hina-hrdaya-mantra to empower the substances 5 times to enhance victorious aura and also to remove obstacles. Chapter 5: Cintamani Cakra Dharani Sutra Mandala Upacara 如意輪陀羅尼經壇法品第五
It can accomplish 3 types of worldly medicine. It can make people happy to see and listen and beloved. When during solar or lunar eclipses, 2 or 7 days before the time, one should go to a quiet place and measuring a square of 4 elbows’ length or 5 elbows’ length, or 8 elbows’ length according to one’s ability.
After that according to the method, all dirty soil, rubbles, stones, bones and woods should be removed.
There should be two courts.
The center of the inner court should be drawn a 32 petals opened lotus flower.
His right hand is making a gesture of giving dharma talk.
On the external east side should be drawn Indra-deva (天帝釋) and various devas accompanied both sides. On the south side should be drawn Yama-raja with preti (鬼母/hungry ghosts) accompanied on both sides.
All of the daivata each holding ritual implements and wearing various types of garments adorned accordingly and sitting with half-lotus asana. Jewel staircases should be drawn in internal and external court boundaries.
On the boundaries of internal court should be drawn various colorful cintamani surrounded by flames. On the boundaries of external court should be drawn single-pronged vajra (獨股金剛杵) with tips touching and surrounded by flames.
If anyone who cannot satisfy the power of this secret mandala samaya, he/she can only draw seats and then inscribes names on the seats. After that he/she can perform offerings and he/she too shall attain accomplishment.
Before an artist starts to draw, he/she should bath and then change into new clothing.
Coloring materials and pens should be clean and in good order. After the drawing is done, the mantri should bath and wear new clothing.
He/she should make mudras to protect and empower. Each according to individual sequence that offerings of perfume, flowers, fruits, three white foods and drinks and various foods, beverages, butter , oil lamps and flower garlands.
This is where all sentient beings remove all sinful obstacles. This is where one accomplishes worldly and non-worldly medicines; it is the place where sentient beings increase in blessing accumulation and when their lives end, they shall be reborn into the Pure Land.
The ingredients are:
white chendana (白栴檀香),
true cardamom (白荳蔻),
stamen of red lotus flowers (紅蓮花鬚),
utpala leaf (青蓮花),
sumaranapotala (the Chinese and
western mandara (coral tree)) leaves, and
phānita (石蜜/stone honey).
If the medicine multiplies and the medicine is burnt to fumigate the clothing and also anoint; then the person shall increase in fortune and he/she shall have long life. All spirits shall be afraid and they will not dare to bother the mantri; all illnesses caused by spirits shall be cured.
From the empowered medicine one’s fortune increases, no one will be tired of seeing him/her. He/she shall have his/her major wishes fulfilled as if the sun: where ever it goes, the darkness shall be gone.
If there is anyone who being bounded by handcuffs and shackles; and being imprisoned in jail. If he/she uses this medicine to fumigate and wears it, he/she shall be freed.
When this mantri performs ritual, he/she should be one heartedly and faithfully believe the ritual and he/she should not doubt. If one follows the ritual to solve problems then he/she shall not be empty-handed (this medicine is poisonous, please do not consume simply).
The ingredients should then be made into pills the size of hemp seeds.
The medicine pills should be filled into a container and then placed in the mandala in front of Avalokitesvara. The mantri should recite the fundamental dharani, maha-hrdaya-mantra and hina-hrdaya-mantra.
When a mantri wish to perform siddhi ritual, he/she should wait until the moon or sun is full. If the medicine becomes warm, emits smoke and emits light; then the medicine should be dried in a dark place.
If the medicine becomes warm, then it should be held in the mouth and then recites mantra. In this way, all people shall be attracted to him/her and everyone shall rush to pay him/her respect and praise her. All oral illnesses shall be gone and one’s breath shall be fresh and clean.
When this mantri holds the medicine in his/her mouth, the power enables him/her to remember whatever he/she heard. He/she shall obtain worldly wisdom and he/she shall be victorious in debates. His/her voice shall be pleasant as if kinara and people shall love to hear.
If anyone who holds the medicine and fight in war, then he/she shall be victorious over the enemy. If one always holds the medicine and performs sadhana, Arya-Avalokitesvara shall appear in front of the person and fulfill his/her wishes.
Also, if one constructs a mandala measuring 4 elbows size with base height 1 foot and 2 inches after flatten, filled and wiped. One should use cow dung, yellow soil, and white sandalwood mud to paint.
The head of the post should be decorated with colorful silk and dangling banner ties. A mani pearl should be placed at the head of the post. The pearl should be made of red crystal (紅頗梨) or crystal; all shall be clean and flawless.
Each time he/she should recite mantra for 1,080 times.
The quantity of medicine should be in the form of pulverized pills depending on the number of days accordingly. The powder should be mixed with stone honey and then made into pill form. After that they should be stored in a silver container. The mantri should recite maha- and hina-hrdaya-mantra for 1,080 times each. He/she should hold the medicine and recites mantra once; and then touch the medicine onto the bodhisattva’s feet for 108 times. Once done, the medicine is stored in a clean and secret place.
Before one is to put a pill into his/her mouth, he/she should recite mantra for 3~7 times. After that he/she can put a pill into his/her mouth and recite the 3 mantras silently for 108 times. Then those difficult to subdue spirits shall be able to be overcome and they shall be able to be deployed willfully to accomplish all matters.
Whether one holds a pill in his/her mouth or carries it along, where ever he/she goes shall be welcomed and all secretly wonderful matters can be accomplished. If one enters a palace or amongst monks, or he/she enters a village or amongst external paths, and because he/she holds medicine in his/her mouth and silently recites mantra; all shall be kind and listen to his/her teaching. All shall be according to the mantri’s will and happy to be in his/her company. Whatever the mantri wishes shall be given. He/she shall be able to beloved and supported by honorable persons.
Anyone who always perform this ritual, then on daily basis that he/she shall be able to enjoy supremely wonderful offerings. If he/she goes to war, then he/she shall be victorious. This is because Arya-Avalokitesvara protects this person at all times as if his own beloved son hence he/she is in great freedom. One should be one hearted in performing this ritual (to be effective) except otherwise.
One should get equal quantity of the below ingredients: manah-sila (雄黃), kakobaniyasan (In Tang Dynasty, it is the leftover of burnt 蒼耳子/xanthium sibiricum), stamen of red lotus flowers (紅蓮花鬚), utpala leaf (青蓮花), go-rocana (牛黃), tulip (欝金香), turmeric ((黃[木*薑]) other translation said dried ginger) small fold (one translation said aloe barbadensis a second one mentioned small cypress), piper longum (蓽茇), pepper and sea water bubbles (海水沫).
He/she should anoint the mandala and performs boundary protection; and recites mantra to empower medicine for 1,080 times. After that the ingredients are grind into fine power. In addition, the person should get some kasturi (麝香), karpura (龍腦香) and authigenic stone honey (自生石蜜) half of the quantity of the above medicine. He/she should mix and grind the ingredients into fine powder and then put them in a copper container; and place the container in the mandala in front of Avalokitesvara.
The mantri should recite the fundamental mantra, the maha- and hina-hrdaya-mantra. He/she should wait until the time when the sun and moon is full and perfect. When the medicine becomes warm, emits smoke or light; these are signs that the medicine is accomplished.
He/she should first use the medicine to anoint the feet of Avalokitesvara and then give rise to great compassion heart towards sentient beings. The mantri should recite the above 3 mantras for 108 times.
After that, if he/she rubs the medicine on the eyes, then all icy cataract (翳障), white halo (白暈), rheum (眵淚), red membrane (赤膜), night blindness (雀目), fetal redness (胎赤), blepharitis (風赤) and eye pterygium (眼中努肉) shall be removed. On the second rub, all of headache, or migraine (頭半痛), various oral illnesses, high fever (壯熱病) for 1 day, two days or 3 days; or those who are frequent sufferers shall be cured.
On the 7th rub, the king, prince, queen, concubines, maids, ministers, officials, assistants and all men and women shall bow to him/her. All will trust, follow and love the mantri and willing to serve and support him/her.
On the 42nd rub, all maha-bala (大力/Hercules), illusive ones (幻化), flying genie (飛空), raksa (洛剎) and yogini (瑜吉尼) shall appear in various forms and willing to be deployed by the mantri. They shall follow and protect the mantri until he/she attains boddhi.
On the 77th rub, the mantri can see all medicine spirits (藥精) materialize in mountains and forests. He/she shall emit victorious light and obtain longevity; and also he/she shall obtain great power and he/she shall obtain whatever he/she wants.
On the 84th rub, the person can open all palace doors of mountain gods. The mountain gods shall come and welcome the mantri. He/she should bring the medicine if he/she wants to enter and all shall be wishful.
On the 106th rub, he/she can walk and see in the dark as if under daylight.
On the 141th rub, the mantri can see Arya-Avalokitesvara and whatever he/she wishes shall be granted.
On the 148th rub, he/she shall obtain magical power and this person can see various palaces in the kamadhatu heaven. He/she shall be able to play, enter and exit without problems. And that he/she can see buddha and bodhisattva realms of 10 directions.
If one applied the medicine for 1 year and he/she secretly recites the 3 mantra in secrecy, then he/she shall obtain the ‘pure 5 eyes’ (淨五眼), merits, skandha-punya (福蘊/concealed fortune) and magical powers. In addition, the above shall further increase until at par with all devas.
Before one wishes to anoint the medicine, he/she should use a copper chopstick to stir the medicine and at the same time recite medicine mantra for 3~7 times. After that the medicine is applied in the eyes and mantra is recited accordingly. If all sentient beings follow this practice to request for supreme wishes, they shall have deep faith and they should not doubt. And that they should always give rise to great compassion heart and learn about the wisdom of the Buddha. Then they shall at once obtain accomplishment that has been preached about.
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A mantri should choose a clean and quite place and make a square measuring 3 elbows length on the ground. And then he/she should purify the place and paint the floor. In the center is a circle hole about one elbow deep and half elbow through (一肘深半肘穿). This would be the fire pit. Cow dung and yellow soil should be used to rub and wipe (the floor) according to the prescriptions.
White sandalwood measuring two and a half holds (二把半) in length should be chopped and burn in the furnace. Equal quantity of rice flowers (稻穀花), white mustard seeds and agarwood should be mixed well with butter, honey and cheese.
If a person performs the homa ritual for 14 days, then his fortune and lifespan shall increase and exceed. The king, prince, prime minister and subjects shall respect and serve him/her after seeing this person as if that of the Agni (火天).
If one performs the homa ritual for 21 days, then the Tra-yastrim-sat-deva (三十三天) and Śakro-devānāmindra (釋提桓因) together with all devas, Suryadeva and Candradeva (日月天子) shall come to support the mantri and grant him/her wishes.
The vajradhara-bodhisattva shall come to grant him/her supreme wishes. Avalokitesvara shall materialize himself to grant him/her big wishes so that he/she can be satisfied. All subjects shall respect and subdued.
If there is excessive drought, then a mantri can mix well butter and white mustard seeds and perform homa accordingly for 3 days and 3 nights. Then the long awaited rain shall fall. If the rain falls unceasingly, then one can collect some homa ashes and recites mantra for 108 times facing the sky. After that the ashes are thrown towards the sky and the sky shall be sunny again.
If (a place) is besieged by increasing number of disaster wind, hailstorm, rain mortality, then a mantri can recites mantra for 108 times to homa ash. After that he/she should stare at the direction then the wind and hail shall cease.
If a mantri always perform sadhana accordingly, then he/she shall possess victorious power and fearlessness such as that of the Narayana. When he/she dies, this person shall be born in the supreme joyful world of Sukhavati.
If bhiksu, bhikṣunī, upasaka, upasika, kumara and kumara can follow this dharma without doubt, and those who always write and recites (the sadhana); whatever their hearts’ desires are shall be willful and victorious.
At all times the catuṣ-prakāra (四部/four classes) men and women shall respect and beloved him/her. The king of magicians and various rsi shall protect this person in secrecy. He/she shall receive extra blessings and all matters automatically accomplished.
He/she shall be bestowed with great honorability and being supported with all treasures, pearls, mani, gold, silver, glass, sankha (珂貝/cowrie shell), jade, clothing, musical instruments etc shall all be in abundance.
Since the mantri obtain great fortune and all wishes granted, he/she who is bestowed with these auspicious willfulness shall not reveal these to others simply. Otherwise magical powers bestowed to him/her shall fade forever.
Blessed One, this Cintamani Cakra dharani, mantra and mudra have magical powers and they are extremely rare. Those clean or not clean that can become sentient beings and that they can calm their minds into the ocean of dharma and enter various samaya; all those shall be able to achieve enlightenment with their magical plays. Because of this hetu-pratyaya (因緣/cause), I use great compassion to guide sentient beings to maturity. It is my hope that the Buddha gives adhiṣṭhāna (加持), coverage and protection.”
If sentient beings give adhimukticaryābhūmiḥi (發心/decided) to this Cintamani Cakra Dharani Mantra, and that they can recite and uphold it unceasingly; then in this life they shall attain the rūpa-darśana-mauna-siddhah-chaya-ṛddhi-vikrīḍita-prajna-samaya (見色寂圓照神通遊戲智三昧耶).
Not only that they shall obtain great merits this life, they too shall obtain great merits in the next life. Hence all 8 division beings (天龍八部) should all respect, protect and serve (this dharma) as if serving Agni.
“Since immeasurable number of kalpas, I depended on the power of great compassions embracing the teaching of Buddha to urge sentient beings. I always follow and support; and bestow efficacies. Only the Buddha can prove for the benefits of sentient beings that I speak this Cintamani Cakra Dharani mantra. If a beholder performs the sadhana as his/her practice, it is not difficult that his/her wishes fulfilled.
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This is the practice of Cintamani Cakra Dharani Sutra.