Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Sutra of the Divine Spell of the Eleven-Faced Avalokiteśvara) 佛說十一面觀世音神呪經

Translated by Yaśogupta

Colophon

第 20 冊 No. 1070 佛說十一面觀世音神呪經 北周 耶舍崛多譯 共 1 卷 Volume 20, No. 1070 Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Sutra of the Divine Spell of the Eleven-Faced Avalokiteśvara) Translated by Yaśogupta in the Northern Zhou in 1 scroll

Notes

Sanskrit title and date 564-572 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 309') English translations: None

Summary

Provdes the text of mantras, the benefits of reciting them, including liberating sentient beings from suffering, curing sickness, and eradicating hindrances. The text also describes carving a wooden sculpture of Avalokiteśvara. Closely related in content to T 901, T 1069, and T 1071.

Primary Source

Yaśogupta, 《佛說十一面觀世音神呪經》 'Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Fo Shuo Shiyi Mian Guanshiyin Shen Zhou Jing),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 20, No. 1070, Accessed 2016-10-08, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T20n1070.

References

  1. Yü, C. 2001, Kuan-yin: The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara, United States: Columbia University Press, pp. 54-56.
  2. Lancaster, L.R. 2004, The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue, http://www.acmuller.net/descriptive_catalogue.
  3. Shinohara 2014, pp. 40-41

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