Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Liturgy (Dizang Pusa Yi Gui) 地藏菩薩儀軌

Translated by Shupo Jialuo


第 20 冊 No. 1158 地藏菩薩儀軌 唐 輸婆迦羅譯 共 1 卷
Volume 20, No. 1158; Dizang Pusa Yi Gui; Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Liturgy; Translated by Shupo Jialuo in the Tang in 1 scroll

Other names

A Ritual Manual on the Bodhisattva Dizang


Ksitigarbha teaches mantras. After Ksitigarbha recited the mantras divine changes take place, including flowers raining from the sky. Visualization, mudras, and other ritual procedures are described.


This text does not appear in the Korean canon. A Taishō footnote for this text reads: <原>享保年間刊豊山大學藏本, <甲>永久五年寫東山三密藏本 Source: Buzan College Canon version published in the Kyōhō era [1716-1736]; 1. Tōsan Sanmitsu Canon manuscript, fifth year of the Kyōwa era [1801-1804].

English translation

Zhiru 2007, The Making of a Savior Bodhisattva: Dizang in Medieval China, Google Play edition, Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, pp. 253–257.

Primary Source

Shupo Jialuo, 《地藏菩薩儀軌》 'Dizang Pusa Yi Gui,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 20, No. 1158, Accessed 2016-10-08, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T20n1158.


  1. Giebel 2011, pp. 27-36.
  2. Lancaster 2004, 'K 457'.

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