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The Bodhisattva Vajrasattva represents primordial purity. We can clean our minds of greed, hatred, and delusion by meditating on him. He carries a vajra thunderbolt in his heart, which signifies his upaya, or talent in liberating creatures via compassion.
Table of Contents
- 1 - Who is Vajrasattva?
- 2 - Vajrasattva Mantra
- 3 - What is the meaning of Vajrasattva Mantra?
- 4 - What are the benefits of the Vajrapani Mantra?
- 5 - The Hundred-Syllable Mantra of Vajrasattva
Who is Vajrasattva?
Vajrasattva is a significant figure in the tantric Buddhism of the Kathmandu Valley’s Newar people. He is commonly invoked in the guru maala, which is the fundamental ritual for all other Newar Buddhist rituals as well as the daily duty for Newar priests.\
Vajrasatva is the esoteric element of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra and is often connected with the student practitioner who gains an ever-enriching delicate and rarefied basis in their esoteric practice through the master’s teachings.
The mantra of Vajrasattva is Om Vajrasattva Huṃ.
Siddham Mantra of Vajrasattva
Tibetan Uchen Mantra of Vajrasattva
om va jra sa ttva hum
om Vajrasattva hum
What is the meaning of Vajrasattva Mantra?
What are the benefits of the Vajrapani Mantra?
Vajrasattva Mantra is often chanted to purify the negative karma of the individual.
The Hundred-Syllable Mantra of Vajrasattva
To meditate on Vajrasattva is the same as to meditate upon all the buddhas. His hundred-syllable mantra is the quintessence of all mantras. -Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Vajrasattva’s mantra is a powerful purification prayer that invokes the mind streams of all the buddhas. Khenpo Sherab Sangpo suggests that his students recite this mantra 21 times or more each day. We have collected various translations to help with your study. Additional resources can be found on Lotsawa House.
100 syllable mantra of Vajrasattava in Sanskrit
Om is the supreme expression of praise.
vajrasattva samayam anupālaya vajrasattva
Vajrasattva, ensure your samaya remains intact.
tvenopatistha drdho me bhava
Be steadfast in your care of me.
sutosyo me bhava
Grant me unqualified contentment.
suposyo me bhava
Enhance everything that is noble within me.
anurakto me bhava
Look after me.
sarvasiddhim me prayaccha
Grant me all accomplishments,
sarvakarmasu ca me
And in everything I do
cittaṃ sreyaḥ kuru
Ensure my mind is virtuous.
The huṃ syllable is Vajrasattva’s wisdom mind.
ha ha ha ha
These represent the four immeasurable, the four empowerments, the four joys, and the four kayas
ma me munca
Never abandon me!
Grant me the realization of vajra nature!
I am one with you.
100 syllable mantra of Vajrasattava in Tibetan
Syllable of the most supreme exclamation of praise.
BENZAR SATO SA MA YA
MA NU PA LA YA BENZAR SATO
O Vajrasattva, protect the samaya.
TE NO PA TISHTHA DRI DHO ME BHA WA
May you remain firm in me.
SU TO KA YO ME BHA WA
Grant me complete satisfaction.
SU PO KA YO ME BHA WA
Grow within me (increase the positive within me).
ANU RAKTO ME BHA WA
Be loving towards me.
SARVA SIDDHI ME PRA YATSA
Grant me all the accomplishments,
SARVA KARMA SU TSA ME
As well as all the activities.
TSITTAM SHRE YAM KU RU
Make my mind virtuous.
Syllable of the heart essence, the seed syllable of Vajrasattva.
HA HA HA HA
Syllables of the four immeasurables, the four empowerments, the four joys, and the four kayas.
Syllable of joyous laughter in them.
BHA GA WAN SARVA TA THA GA TA
Bhagawan, who embodies all the Vajra Tathagatas,
BENZRA MA ME MUNTSA
Do not abandon me.
BENZRI BHA WA
Grant me realization of the vajra nature.
MA HA SA MA YA SATO
O great Samayasattva,
Make me one with you.