How Mindfulness Of Āmítuófó Protects From Evil Unseen Beings 念佛如何免受鬼难


Today, the 28th day of the 4th lunar month, is the sacred birthday of Medicine King Bodhisattva, who is one of the 25 Bodhisattvas who protect Pure Land practitioners, as below. Homage To Medicine King Bodhisattva.

‘【释迦牟尼】佛告大众:“… 若有众生,深信是经,念阿弥陀佛,愿往生者,彼极乐世界

‘[Śākyamuni] Buddha told [the] great assembly, “… If [there] are sentient beings, [with] deep faith [in] this sūtra, [who are] mindful [of] Amitā[bha] Buddha[‘s name – Āmítuófó], aspiring [to be] reborn, [in] that Land [Of] Ultimate Bliss [of his],


Amitā[bha] Buddha, [will] immediately send Contemplation [Of The] World’s Sounds [Avalokiteśvara] Bodhisattva, Great Power Arrived [Mahāsthāmaprāpta] Bodhisattva, Medicine King [Bhaişajyarāja] Bodhisattva, Medicine Supreme [Bhaiṣajyasamudgata] Bodhisattva, Universal Virtues [Samantabhadra] Bodhisattva,


Dharma Ease Bodhisattva, Lion’s Roar Bodhisattva, Dhāraṇī Bodhisattva, Empty Space Treasury [Ākāśagarbha] Bodhisattva, Virtues’ Treasury Bodhisattva,


Treasures’ Treasury Bodhisattva, Golden Treasury Bodhisattva, Vajra Bodhisattva, Wisdom [Of] Mountains [And] Seas Bodhisattva, King [Of] Bright Light Bodhisattva,


King [Of] Flower Adornment Bodhisattva, King [Of] Many Treasures Bodhisattva, King [Of] Moonlight Bodhisattva, King [Of] Sunshine Bodhisattva, King [Of] Samādhi Bodhisattva,


King [Of] Ease Bodhisattva, King [Of] Great Ease Bodhisattva, King [Of] White Elephants Bodhisattva, King [Of] Great Majestic Virtues Bodhisattva, [and] Boundless Body Bodhisattva,


[with] these 25 Bodhisattvas, supporting [and] protecting them, if walking, if standing, if sitting, if lying [down], if [in] day, if [in] night, [at] all times, [at] all places, not letting evil ghosts [and] evil gods attain advantage [over] them.“‘

Sūtra [On] Ten [Methods Of] Rebirth [In] Amitā[bha] Buddha’s Land

Namo Āmítuófó : Translation by Shen Shi’an

Please be mindful of your speech, Amituofo!

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