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Shakyamuni Mantra - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 2

On Sat, 16 May, 2020 - 06:12
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Sadayasihi

The central image of this home retreat is based on the story of the Buddha when Mara attacks him with all the weapons he can muster: the Buddha sits in complete peace and openness; the arrows from his opponents drift down around him as flower petals. So you may wish to dwell with that image while chanting the mantra of the historical Buddha – the Shakyamuni mantra. 

Listen to the Shakyamuni Mantra chanted at the Young Buddhist Big One in 2018

Visit the Turning Arrows into Flowers home retreat page

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