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Mantra 6 (posted 04/2007, updated 11/2012)  Book information on Home page

無量壽如來根本陀羅尼
Root Dhāranī of Infinite Life Tathāgata

namo ratna trayāya | nama āryāmitābhāya tathāgatāyārhate samyak-saṁbuddhāya | tad-yathā oṁ amṛte amṛtod bhave | amṛta saṁbhave | amṛta garbhe | amṛta siddhe | amṛta teje | amṛta vikrānte | amṛta vikrānta-gāmini | amṛta gagana kīrti-kare | amṛta dundubhi svare | sarvārtha sādhane | sarva karma kleśa kṣayaṁkare svāhā ||

Compound words and their components are given below:

āryāmitābhāya = ārya-amitābhāya
tathāgatāyārhate = tathāgatāya-arhate

The Heart Mantra

oṁ amṛta teje hara hūṁ ||