Medicine Buddha Mantra



 This is a very auspicious Tibetan Healing Mantra exemplified by the Blue Medicine Buddha. The Mantra: TAYATHA OM BEKANDZE, BEKANDZE, MAHA BEKANDZE, RANDZHA SAMUDGATE, SOHA The meaning of the Medicine Buddha Mantra: Bekandze means eliminating pain, maha bekandze means great eliminating of pain. One explanation of the meaning of the first bekandze is that it refers to eliminating the pain of true suffering, not just of disease but of all problems. It eliminates the pain of death and rebirth that are caused by karma and disturbing thoughts.

The first bekandze eliminates all the problems of body and mind, including old age and sickness. The second bekandze eliminates all the true cause of suffering, which is not external but within the mind. This refers to karma and disturbing thoughts. It is the inner cause that enables external factors such as food and exposure to sunlight to become conditions for disease.