『大護明陀羅尼』<i>Mahāmantrānusāriṇī</i>別本について  [in Japanese] Two Versions of the <i>Mahāmantrānusāriṇī</i>  [in Japanese]

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<p>The <i>Mahāmantrānusāriṇī</i> (MN) is a Buddhist scripture associated with the <i>Pañcarakṣā</i>, a unit of five <i>dhāraṇī</i>. This <i>dhāraṇī sūtra</i> has two versions, an A version (MN-A) and a B version (MN-B).</p><p>In the MN-A, Buddha bestows the MN on Ānanda, who subsequently practices it. Moreover, in the MN-B, after the Buddha responds to Brahman, he preaches the MN to Ānanda. The main point in common between these two versions is preaching the <i>dhāraṇī</i> for the purpose of quelling plagues. However, many other contents of the MN-A differ from those in the MN-B. For example, the MN-A is set in Vaiśālī, but the MN-B is set in the Jetavana.</p><p>On the other hand, the MN-B is similar to the <i>Mahāmāyūrī</i> (MY) rather than to the MN-A. For example, both are preached in the same place, and both are described as being protected by knowing the names of many <i>rakṣasī</i>, etc. In this paper, I present the key features of the MN-B in the Tibetan translation.</p>

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  • Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies (Indogaku Bukkyogaku Kenkyu)

    Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies (Indogaku Bukkyogaku Kenkyu) 67(1), 351-346, 2018

    Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130007704159
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00018579
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    0019-4344
  • NDL Article ID
    029416235
  • NDL Call No.
    Z9-55
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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