Uṣṇīṣacakravartitantra (Yizi Qite Fo Ding Jing) 一字奇特佛頂經

Translated by Amoghavajra


第 19 冊 No. 953 一字奇特佛頂經 唐 不空譯 共 3 卷 Volume 19, No. 953 Uṣṇīṣacakravartitantra (Yizi Qite Fo Ding Jing) Translated by Amoghavajra in the Tang in 3 scrolls


Sanskrit title and date 746-774 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 1277')

English translations



The text is one of a group that describes a 一字 'one word' mantra, which is a magic word.

Primary Source

Amoghavajra, 《一字奇特佛頂經》 'Uṣṇīṣacakravartitantra (Yizi Qite Fo Ding Jing),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 19, No. 953, Accessed 2016-10-02, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T19n0953.


  1. Lancaster, L.R. 2004, The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue, http://www.acmuller.net/descriptive_catalogue.

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