Medicine Buddha Liturgy (Yaoshi Rulai Niansong Yi Gui) 藥師如來念誦儀軌

Translated by Amoghavajra


第 19 冊 No. 924A 藥師如來念誦儀軌 唐 不空譯 共 1 卷
Volume 19, No. 924A, Yaoshi Rulai Niansong Yi Gui, Medicine Buddha Liturgy, Translated by Amoghavajra in the Tang in 1 scroll

Alternative Namaes

Japanese: Yakushi nyorai nenju giki


One of a group of 諸佛儀軌類 ritual texts for buddhas (918-943).


This text does not appear in the Korean canon. A Taishō footnote for this text reads: <原>享和元年刊長谷寺藏本 Source: Hase-dera temple canon published first year of the Kyōwa era [1801-1804].

English translation

Salguero, C. Pierce 2017, “Healing Dhāraṇīs: A Collection of Medieval Spells from the Taishō Tripiṭaka,” In: P. Salguero (ed.), Buddhism and Medicine - An Anthology of Premodern Sources, New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 292-303.

Primary Source

Amoghavajra, 《藥師如來念誦儀軌》 'Yaoshi Rulai Niansong Yi Gui,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 19, No. 924A, Accessed 2016-10-01,


  1. Abé, R 1999, p. 550.
  2. Giebel 2011, pp. 27-36.

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