Sutra on the Spell for Children (Fo Shuo Zhou Xiao Er Jing) 佛說呪小兒經

Translated by Tan Wulan


第 21 冊 No. 1329 佛說呪小兒經 東晉 曇無蘭譯 共 1 卷
Volume 21, No. 1329; Fo Shuo Zhou Xiao Er Jing; Sutra on the Spell for Children; Translated by Tan Wulan in the Eastern Jin in 1 scroll


One of a group of texts relating to healing sickness (T 1324-1330).


Date 317-420 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 438e')

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

Tan Wulan, 《佛說呪小兒經》 'Fo Shuo Zhou Xiao Er Jing,' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 21, No. 1329, Accessed 2016-10-09,


  1. Lancaster 2004, 'K 438e'.

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