The Dhāraṇī of Enchanting Vasudhārā
(yid ‘phrog nor rgyun ma’i gzungs bzhugs so)
From ‘Compendium of Regular Practices for Names and Dhāraṇīs’
(mtshan-gzungs rgyun-khyer phyogs-bsgrigs)
Extracted from ‘The Treasure Mine of Practice Methods’
(sgrub-thabs rin-chen ‘byung-gnas)
by the 7th Panchen Lama, Lobzang Pelden Tenpay Nyima
(pan-chen sku-phreng bdun-pa blo-bzang dpal-ldan bstan-pa’i nyi-ma, 1782–1853)
Arranged and published by the Gansu Ethnic Publishing House
(kan-su’u mi-rigs dpe-skrun-khang), 1996
Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos
& the Sugatagarbha Translation Group
GANG NGÖN JIN-PA GYAM-TS’O’I GÉ SAK-PAY
To the one who previously accumulated the virtue of an ocean of generosity,
TS’É DANG NOR DANG T’U YI PEL NYEY SHING
Thereby found the glory of longevity, wealth and power,
DRUP-PA-PO LA YIK GI CH’AR BEP-PA’Y
And brings down a rain of treasure upon practitioners:
PEL-MO NOR-GYÜN-MA LA CH’AK-TS’EL LO
To the Glorious Lady Vasudhārā, I deeply bow.
OṂ MANO HARA HARA/ OṂ ADKUŚA/ ADKUŚA/ HRĪḤ HRĪḤ HRĪḤ/ HŪṂ HŪṂ HŪṂ PHAṬ SVĀHĀ
OṂ MANO HARA HARA/ OṂ ADKUSHA/ADKUSHA/ HRI HRI HRI/ HŪNG HŪNG HŪNG PHAṬ SWĀHĀ
Or more commonly:
OṂ MANO HARA HARA/ OṂ ADKUSHA/ADKUSHA/ HRI HRI HRI/ HŪNG HŪNG HŪNG P’AYT SOHĀ]
Recite as much as possible.
KHYEY LA TÖ CHING SÖL-WA TAP-PA’Y T’Ü
By the power of praising and supplicating you,
DAK SOK GANG-DU NAY-PA’Y SA-CH’OK DÉR
In whatever places I and others may dwell,
NAY DANG UL-P’ONG T’AP-TSÖ ZHI-WA DANG
Please pacify illness, poverty and conflict;
CH’Ö DANG TRA-SHIY P’EL-WAR DZAY DU SÖL
And ensure the flourishing of Dharma and good fortune.
Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos, September 11th 2016, in Pokhara, Nepal. Finalized on December 30th 2016 in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal Curio Art.
Special thanks to Ned Branchi for his work with the Sanskrit and dhāraṇī.