Heart Dhāraṇī of Avalokiteśvara-ekadaśamukha (Tibetan Great Compassionate Mantra)

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The text introduces the heart dhāraṇī of the Bodhisattva, Avalokiteśvara, as the following lines, translated by Professor Abe indicate:

Bhagavat [World-Honored One; the Buddha], this dhāraṇī of mine [Avalokiteśvara] is impregnated with magnificent power. A single recitation will instantaneously eliminate the four cardinal sins and release all the sinners in the five eternal hells. How much greater power will be attained by the practitioner who studies it as I will describe now! (more…)