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The Seed Syllable hrīḥ

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hrīḥ is the seed syllable of Amitābha and so represents the qualities of the Buddha of the western quarter: chiefly meditation and compassion. In Tibet it is also associated with Avalokiteśvara or Chenresig.

Read my essay on the seed syllable hrīḥ.

Pronounced /hriːh/ (IPA)


Other bījas: a | āḥ | dhīḥ | hūṃ | maiṃ | oṃ | tāṃ | traṃ | phaṭ | svāhā |

Examples

[[File:Hrih.png|thumb|250px|hrīḥ
Siddham)]
ह्रीः

hrīḥ
Devanāgarī
[[File:Hrih-tibetan.gif|thumb|250px|hrīḥ
Tibetan, Uchen.]]
[[File:Hrih-lantsa.png|thumb|250px|hrīḥ
Lantsa)]
[[File:Hrih-lantsa2.png|thumb|250px|hrīḥ
Lantsa - alternative]]
hrīḥ
Chinese immitation Seal Script
Picture of hrīḥ on a Japanese cellphone strap. Courtesy of solemn.still
This carving of hrīḥ in the Tibetan script on a piece of stone was bought in Sikkhim by a friend for another friend.

Source

visiblemantra.org