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A Special Mantra for Overcoming Pandemics, by the 4th Dodrupchen Rinpoche

༈ནད་རིམས་ཀུན་ཐུབ་སྔགས་རྒོད་ཟབ་མོ་བཞུགས།

The Profound Warrior Mantra for Overcoming All Epidemics

by the Fourth Dodrupchen Rinpoché, Tubten Trinlay Pelzangpo (1927-)

Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos


ཨོཾ་བྷེ་ཧུ་ན་ཁེ༔ ཙ་ན་དུ་ཧེ་ཧུ༔ བྷི་ཤ་མ་ཧི་ར་ཧོཾ༔ ཏྲི་ན་དུ་ཁེ༔ བྷི་ཤེ་ན་ཏ༔ བྷི་ན་ཡ་སྭཱ་ཧཱ༔1

OṂ BHEHUNAKHE/ CANADUHEHU/ BHIŚAMA HIRAHOṂ/ TRINADUKHE/ BHIŚENATA/ BHINAYA SVĀHĀ

[Tibetan pronunciation:

OṂ BHEHUNAKHE/ TSANADUHEHU/ BHISHAMA HIRAHONG/ TRINADUKHE/ BHISHENATA/ BHINAYA SWŌHĀ]


སྐྱབས་རྗེ་རྡོ་གྲུབ་ཆེན་གྱི་ཞལ་གསུངས་ལ་ཕབས་པའོ།།

This was transcribed from the spoken instructions of His Holiness Dodrubchen Rinpoché.

Translated from the Tibetan by Erick Tsiknopoulos, October 13th, 2020. Special thanks goes to Geshe Thubten Künkhen, Khenpo Guru Dorjé, Khenpo Künga Rinchen, Ven. Ngawang Gyaltsen, Ven. Lobsang Yarphel, Ven. Lobsang Jinpa and the others who helped with the Tibetan transcription and explanation of the text.

1 The ‘Terma marks’, ༔, after each line of the mantra indicate that this is a revealed treasure teaching (gter ma) by His Holiness the 4th Dodrubchen Rinpoché.

The original handwritten Tibetan text.

By Erick Tsiknopoulos

* Linguistic specialist and translator of Asian languages and Buddhist texts (Tibetan, Japanese, Pali, Sanskrit, etc.)
* Tibetan-English translator and interpreter since 2008, specializing in Tibetan-English textual translations
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* Scholar and researcher in Buddhist, Tibetan and Asian Studies
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Erick Tsiknopoulos (b. 1981) is a translator, scholar and researcher in Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, instructor of Tibetan language, writer and editor, avid reader on various subjects, and experienced expat and world traveler.

He is the founder and primary Tibetan translator of the Trikaya Translation Group, and the creator of their main website, tibetan-translations.com. Many of his translations have been published in various forms.

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 was based in the Himalayan region of India and Nepal from 2008 to 2019, where he studied Tibetan language and Buddhism intensively and translated Tibetan texts. He has been working professionally as a Tibetan-English translator and interpreter since 2008.

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