Anonymous: The little brother recently saw some
pictures, discovered some Tibetan to spin an wheel, I would like to ask the
functions of this wheel?
Pleasant: You said that it should be the prayer wheel!
Anonymous: Prayer wheel indeed, a small thing in the hand turned and turned..
Military sound: Heard in Tibet, a person reach 30th birthday, his relatives and
friends would send a wheel to him, the meaning was already 30 years old, was
left over the day soon, has already had even more diligently to strive leads a
pious life. Therefore the significance of prayer wheel were the blessing, the
reminder, strives and so on, the Tibetan thought every time spins a prayer
wheel, was equal to speak mantras.
Pleasant: This is called the prayer wheel, you may write
Buddha mantras on the paper, coils as a small cylinder, installs on the
tube of the axle center. Every time turns, was similar to read or speak the
mantras, certainly in your mouth needed to be unceasing repeatedly speak
Low Yuan: If in the turning of prayer wheel wheel lays aside a ten thousand
wisdoms mantras, then represents every time spins prayer wheel, speaks the heart
mantras thousand times. In the turning of prayer wheel if asks the Buddhist shop
to install the mantra, check that the mantras whether are fundamentalist
Buddhist mantras, if you did not mind, asks Buddhist shop to help you to
install, if you want the mantras which own writes, the yellow paper red paper,
keep in mind that cannot invert the mantras.
Prayer wheel in Tibet territory, represented pure land, supposition some person
reach the end of the life, then certainly does not need some special method,
merely touches can eliminate serious sins and the obstacles, is reborn in
In Tibet gives by the view world sound Bodhisattva records the dragon tree
Bodhisattva to take out, therefore on the markets of prayer wheel mostly
engraves six words mantras, has this origin.
After cloud: Prayer wheel is for at the last generation, benefit all living
things, special convenience method, spins the prayer wheel is similar to saw
After it is said: Any person feeds for or replaces the prayer wheel cloth, the next
500 generations may result in the beautiful clothes, and prayer wheel to be
allowed the pure all strange diseases and the evil spirit.
Also cloud: Anyone spins a prayer wheel , all of them to protect by the Buddha,
the four great heavenly gods, simultaneously also may the pure five sins with
ten bad sins purifications this samaras, just before the end when is reborn in
paradise, the Amida Buddha pure land.
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