Kuan Yin, also called Kuan Shih Yin, means “the one who regards, looks on, or hears the sounds of the world.” In Mahayana Buddhism, Kuan Yin is the bodhisattva of compassion; a bodhisattva is literally a “being of wisdom” who is destined to become a Buddha but has foregone the bliss of nirvana with a vow to save every being on earth. According to legend, Kuan Yin was about to enter heaven but she paused on the threshold as she heard the cries of the world.
Devotees invoke the bodhisattva’s power and merciful intercession with the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM, which means “Hail to the jewel in the lotus!” It has also been interpreted, “Hail to Avalokitesvara, who is the jewel in the heart of the lotus of the devotee’s heart!”
The mantra (Hail! the blue-throat Kuan Yin) is:
“Na-mo Ch’ing Ching Kuan Yin”
pronounced: Nah-mo Ching Jing Gwan Een.
Venerated in China since the seventh century, the blue-throat Kuan Yin is one of thirty-three manifestations of the Boddhisatva.
Some Buddhist scholars believe that the blue-throat Kuan Yin is modeled after Shiva, Third Person of the Hindu Trinity. According to legend, Shiva saved the world from destruction by swallowing the poison that issued from the mouth of the lord of serpents. The poison would have killed him had it reached his stomach but instead it remained in Shiva’s throat, causing a blue spot on his white throat.
The Messenger teaches on this mantra: in addressing Kuan Yin we tie into the power of her throat chakra whereby the divine Word is released in all of her mantras and manifestations.
You tie into the absolute blue-flame will of God that is your protection from
Give this mantra:
Mrs. Prophet said this mantra “assists us to support El Morya” and “gives us a shaft of blue flame for the transmutation of all misuses of the sacred fire in the throat chakra.”
Adapted from Pearls of Wisdom, Vol. 31 No. 79.
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