The Dhārani of Yellow Jambhala’s Chief Form
NOR GYI WANG-CHHUK RIN-CHHEN TER NGA ZHING
All-mighty sovereign of wealth, you hold dominion over a treasury of precious things,
NÖ-JIN NOR CHHANG MANG-PO KÜN GYI JE
You are lord of all the many yakshas who wield riches,
JANG-CHHOK KYONG-WAY GÖN-PO DZAMBHA-LA
The guardian who protects the northern direction, Jambhala,
NGÖ-DRUP CHHOK TSÖL KHYÖ LA CHHAK-TS’HEL LO
He who bestows supreme siddhi: To you I bow down.
OM JAMBHALA JALENDRAYE SVĀHĀ
Recite this dhārani as much as possible.
KHYEY LA TÖ CHING SÖL-WA-TAP-PAY T’HÜ
Through the power of praising and supplicating you,
DAK SOK GANG-DU NAY-PAY SA-CHHOK DER
For myself and all others, in whatever places we live,
NAY DANG ÜL-P’HONG T’HAP-TSÖ ZHI-WA DANG
May sickness, poverty, and fighting be pacified,
CHHÖ DANG TRA-SHII P’HEL-WAR DZAY DU SÖL
And may Dharma and auspiciousness increase, I pray.
With that, make wishes and aspirations.
From the forthcoming book, The Compendium of Daily Name-Recitation and Dhārani Practices, by the 7th Panchen Lama.
Translated by Erick Tsiknopoulos.
Erick Tsiknopoulos (b. 1981) is an American translator of Tibetan, a scholar, researcher and postgraduate student in Buddhist Studies, a teacher and tutor of Tibetan language, a writer and editor, a voracious reader in various subjects, and an experienced world traveler. He is the founder and primary Tibetan translator of the Sugatagarbha Translation Group, and the creator of their main website, Tibetan-Translations.com, which currently features English translations of over 400 Tibetan texts. Many of his translations have been published in various forms, including as books.
He has been a student of Buddhism since 1999, a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 2003, and a student of Tibetan language since 2005. He has been translating Tibetan texts into English since 2007, has been based in India and Nepal studying Tibetan language and Buddhism intensively and translating Tibetan texts since 2008, and has been working professionally as a Tibetan-English translator and interpreter since 2009.
He is available for contact via email at: EmptyElephant@yahoo.com and SugatagarbhaTranslations@gmail.com