Le Mahakaruna Mantra d’Avalokiteshvara.

 

Aussi connu sous les noms de : Nīlakaṇṭha Dhāraṇī, Mahākaruṇā(-citta) Dhāraṇī, Mahākaruṇika Dhāraṇī ou Mantra de la Grande Compassion.

 

Une approximative traduction française de la version courte :

Namo Ratna Trayāya, (Hommage aux triple gemmes)
Namah Aryā Jñāna Sāgara, (Hommage à l’océan de la noble sagesse)
Vairocana, (à Vairocana)
Vyuharajāya, (le roi disposé)
Tathagatāya, (le Tathagata)
Arhate, (l’Arhat)
Samyak sambuddhāya, (le parfaitement éveillé.)
Nama Sarva Tathagatebhyah (Hommage à tous les tathagatas)
Arhatebhyah, (les arhats)
Samyak Sambuddhebhyah, (les parfaitement éveillés.)
Nama Aryā Avalokiteshvarāya (Hommage au noble Avalokiteshvara)
Bodhisattvāya, (le Bodhisattva)
Maha Sattvāya, (le grand être)
Maha Karunikāya, (le grand compatissant)
Tadyatha (Ainsi):
Om Dhāra Dhāra, (à celui qui supporte)
Dhīri Dhīri, (qui supporte fermement)
Dhuru Dhuru (supporte la charge.)
Itte Vatte, (demande parle)
Cale Cale, (bouge)
Pracale Pracale, (bouge encore)
Kusume (dans la fleur)
Kusume 
Vare, (l’excellente  fleur)
Hili Mili (assemble le bavardage)
Citi Jvālam, (embrase la compréhension)
Apanaye Svāhā. Va loin, Salut !

 

Version courte (en prononciation française approximative) :

Namo ratna trayaya namah arya jnana sagara vairochana
vyouha radjaya tathagataya
arhaté samya sambouddhaya
namah sarwa tathagatebyah aradbhyah
samyaksamm bouddhéb­hyah
namah arya avalokitèshvaraya
bodhisattvaya mahasatt­vaya mahakarunikaya tadyatha
om dhara dhara dhiri dhiri dhourou dhourou
itti vatté tchalé tchalé pratchalé pratchalé
kousoumé kousoumé waré
ili mili citi djwalam apanayé soha

 

Version longue (avec les diacritiques) :

1. Namo ratnatrāya / Nama āryĀvalokiteśvarāya bodhisattvāya mahasattvāya mahākāruṇikāya sarvabandhanacchedanakarāya sarvabhavasamudraśoṣaṇakarāya sarvavyādhipraśamanakarāya sarvetyupadravavināśanakarāya sarvabhayeṣu trāṇakarāya / Tasmai namaskṛtvā imaṁ āryĀvalokiteśvarabhāṣitaṁ Nīlakaṇṭhanama /
2. Hṛdayaṁ vartayiṣyāmi sarvārthasādhakaṁ śubham/ Ajeyaṁ sarvabhūtānāṁ bhavamārgaviśodhakam//
3. Tadyathā / Oṁ āloka e ālokamati lokātikrānta ehi Hare āryĀvalokitesvara mahābodhisattva he bodhisattva he mahābodhisattva he vīryabodhisattva he mahākāruṇika smara hṛdayam / Ehyehi Hare āryĀvalokiteśvara Maheśvara paramārthacitta mahākāruṇika / Kurukuru karma / Sādhayasādhaya vidyām / Dehidehi tvaraṁ kāmam gama vihaṅgama vigama siddhayogeśvara / Dhurudhuru viyanta e mahāviyanta e / Dharadhara dharendreśvara / Calacala vimalāmala āryĀvalokiteśvara Jina/ Kṛṣṇajaṭāmakuṭā ’varama prarama virama mahāsiddhavidyādhara/ Balabala mahābala mallamalla mahāmalla calacala mahācala / Kṛṣṇavarṇa dīrghakṛṣṇapakṣanirghātana he padmahasta / Caracara niśācareśvara kṛṣṇasarpakṛtayajñopavīta/ Ehyehi mahāVarāhamukha Tripuradahaneśvara Nārayaṇabalopabalaveśadhara / He Nīlakaṇṭha he Mahākāla halāhalaviṣanirjita lokasya rāgaviṣavināśana dveṣaviṣavinasana mohaviṣavināśana huluhulu malla / Hulu Hare MahāPadmanābha/ Sarasara sirisiri surusuru murumuru / Budhyabudhya bodhayabodhaya maitriya Nīlakaṇṭha / Ehyehi vāmasthitaSiṁhamukha / Hasahasa muñcamuñca mahāṭṭahāsam/ Ehyehi bho mahāsiddhayogeśvara / Bhaṇabhaṇa vācam / Sādhayasādhaya vidyām ̣ smarasmara taṁ bhagavantaṁ lokitavilokitaṁ Lokeśvaraṁ tathāgatam / Dadāhi me darśanakāmasya darśanam / Prahlādaya manaḥ svāhā/
Siddhāya svāhā/ Mahāsiddhāya svāhā/ Siddhayogeśvarāya svāhā/ Nīlakaṇṭhāya svāhā/ Varāhamukhāya svāhā/ MahāNarasiṁhamukhāya svāhā / Siddhavidyādharāya svāhā / Padmahastāya svāhā / Kṛṣṇasarpakṛtayajñopavītāya svāhā / MahāLakuṭadhāraya svāhā/ Cakrāyudhāya svāhā / śaṅkhaśabdanibodhanāya svāhā / Vāmaskandhadeśasthitakṛṣṇājināya svāhā / vyāghracarmanivasanāya svāhā/ Lokeśvarāya svāhā / Sarvasiddhesvarāya svāhā/
4. Namo bhagavate āryĀvalokitesvarāya bodhisattvāya mahāsattvāya mahākārṇikaya/ Siddhyantu me mantrapadāni svāhā//