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The Prayer Liberating Sakya from Disease Edit
Once an [[wp>epidemic]] was spreading from one person to another at the great monastery of the Glorious [[wp>Sakya]] (tradition of [[wp>Tibetan]] [[wp>Himalayas]]). Whatever the mantric masters tried - [[wp>effigies]], tormas, medicines, Mantras, protection-amulets, and so forth - had no effect, and the monastery was in danger of [[wp>annihilation]].
At that time, the master Monk Mahasiddha (Thang Tong Gyalpo) performed the 'space' refuge, recited a number of Mani Mantras, and proclaimed this prayer called 'Attainment,' during which the entire [[wp>epidemic]] immediately ceased in dependence upon its performance. Thereby, it became renowned, as the Vajra speech radiating masses of clouds of blessing entitled, 'The Prayer Liberating; [[wp>Sakya]] from Disease.'
The Actual Prayer and Dedication of Healing Merit Edit
May all the diseases that sadden the minds of sentient beings that result from karma and temporary conditions, such as the harms of spirits, illnesses, and the elements, not occur in the realms of the world.
May whatever sufferings there are from [[wp>life]]-threatening diseases that, like a [[wp>butcher]] leading a being to be [[wp>slaughter]]ed, separate the [[wp>body]] from the mind in a [[wp>mere]] instant, not occur in the realms of the world.
May all embodied beings be unharmed by [[wp>acute]], [[wp>chronic]], and other [[wp>infectious]] diseases, the [[wp>mere]] sound of whose names terrifies beings, as though they had been placed inside the mouth of Yama, the Lord of Death.
May whatever sufferings there are due to disturbances of the four elements (air-vata, fire-water-pitta, water-earth-kapha), depriving the [[wp>body]] and mind of every pleasure, be totally pacified, and may the [[wp>body]] and mind have radiance and power and be endowed with long life, good health, and well-being.
By the compassion of the Gurus (Namo Arya Shen-Nong-Bhaisajya-Raja, Jivaka, Charaka-Patanjali, Nagarjuna, Ashvaghosha, [[AryaDeva]], Jian Jen Shr, Da Xin Fa Shr, Shen Kai Shang Ren Shr, Hsuan Hua Shang Ren Shr, Upasaka Vasant Lad, Vagbhata Namaha) and the Triple Gem (medicine Buddha, Buddhist Ayurveda - Buddha Dharma, Sangha of Arya Bodhisattva Vaidya doctors), by the power of the dakinis and dakas, Arya yogis and yoginis, Rishis, Dharma Protectors, guardians and Devas and Devis (Gods and Goddesses), and by the strength of the [[wp>infallibility]] of karma and its results (cause and effect - Maha Prajna Paramita), may these many Dedications and prayers be fulfilled as soon as they are made -- which is NOW.
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These Good and Wise Advisors (Kaliyanamitra) Dharma Master teachers include Arya Venerables Monk Doctors Nagarjuna (Sushruta Samhita), Ashvaghosha, Aryasura, Aryadeva, Jian Zhen Shr and other lay healers such as Shen Nong - a transformation body of (Bhaisajya Raja Bodhisattva, Jivaka, Charaka (Caraka Samhita), Vagbhata (Astanga Hridayam), Zhang Zhongjing, Hua Tuo, Wang Shuhe, Huangfu Mi, Ge Hong, Tao Hongjing, Chao Yuanfang, Sun Simiao, Wang Tao, Qian Yi, Liu Wansu, Zhang Zihe, Li Dongyuan / Li Gao, Zhu Danxi, Li Shizhen, Wang Kentang, Wang Youxing, Zhang Jingyue, Ye Tianshi, Wang Qingren, Wu Shangxian, Vasant Lad, and Dharma Healers such as Kumarajiva, Shantideva, Chandrakirti, Chandragomin, Vasubandhu, Asanga, Hui Neng, Atisha, Kamalashila, Dharmarakshita, Tsong Khapa, Thogme Zangpo, Patanjali, Sushruta, Charaka, Vagbhata, Nichiren, Hsu Yun, Hsuan Hua, Shen Kai, Tenzin Gyatso, Kyabje Zopa, Ajahn Chah, and other modern day masters. We consider them to be in accord with Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua’s "Seven Guidelines for Recognizing Genuine Teachers"
Nalanda Online University's teachings are based especially on the Sutra tradition of the Dharma Flower Lotus Sutra, the Avatamsaka Sutra, the Shurangama Sutra, the Ksitigarbha Sutra, the Bhaisajya Guru Sutra, the Dharani Sutra, the Vajra Sutra, the Prajna Paramita Hridayam Heart Sutra, and their commentaries (shastras) by the above Arya Tripitakacharya Dharma Masters and the Mantra tradition (see Mantra). In respect (bhakti), we say "Om Namo" to them all for their often selfless (no self) and anonymous contributions to Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine.
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