Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Shiyi Mian Shen Zhou Xinjing) 十一面神呪心經

Translated by Xuanzang


第 20 冊 No. 1071 十一面神呪心經 唐 玄奘譯 共 1 卷
Volume 20, No. 1071; Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Sutra of the Divine Spell of the Eleven-Faced); Translated by Xuanzang in the Tang in 1 scroll

Other names

Sutra of the Divine Spell of the Eleven-Faced; Japanese: Jūichimen shinju shingyō


Provdes the text of mantras, ritual procedure for reciting it, and the benefits. It also describes carving a wooden sculpture of Avalokiteśvara. The content is closely related in content to T 1069, T 1070, and T 1071.


Sanskrit title and date 656 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 310')

English translation


Primary Source

Xuanzang, 《十一面神呪心經》 'Avalokiteśvaraikādaśamukhadhāraṇīsūtra (Shiyi Mian Shen Zhou Xinjing),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 20, No. 1071, Accessed 2016-10-08, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T20n1071.


  1. Abé, R 1999, p. 548.
  2. Giebel 2011, pp. 27-36.
  3. Lancaster 2004, 'K 310'.
  4. Shinohara 2014, pp. 40-44

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