THE CUNDI MANTRA

 
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"If a person always remembers to recite this mantra diligently, he will develop immeasurable roots of goodness." - The Maha Cundi Dharani Sutra
Pronunciation and meaning of the Cundi Mantra

Nama
(Pronounce as Na-Mah): take refuge in
Saptānā
(Pronounce as Sap-Ta-Nam): seven
Samyak-sa
buddha (Pronounced Some-Yak-Some-Buddha): Perfectly Enlightened One
Ko
īnā (Pronounce as Ko-Ti-Nam): One koti is equivalent to ten million
Tad-yathā (Pronounce as Tart-Yah-Ta): This is it
O
(Pronounce as Ah-Um): A sacred word in the Vedic religion, which the Mahayana Buddhists borrowed. "Om" has no literal meaning and is regarded as a symbol for the original sound of the Universe
Cale (Pronounce as Cha-Leh): a variation of Cundi’s name
Cule (Pronounce as Chu-Leh): another variation of Cundi’s name
Cundi (Pronounce as Chun-Di): Purity
Svāhā (Pronounce as Sva-Ha): May it be true!

I take refuge in Seven Million Perfectly Enlightened Buddhas. This is the mantra: Om! Cale Cule Cundi. May this be true!