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At that time, Guru Shakyamuni Buddha (Destroyer Qualified Gone Beyond One) said to the great Mugalyana (one of the heart disciples of the Buddha) and to the bodhisattvas and mahasattvas, Maitreya, and so forth: “A son of the race must memorize and should hold these words of the great mantra called the Unchangeable Wheel Essence offered by the Great Perfected One, Deva Garbha, in order to protect the country with the mantra.” The Buddha explained elaborately to all the king’s race and to all the virtuous kings, “In the future, in this world, due to this cause and condition, the king’s race and the virtuous kings with their entourage and all the people living in the country will receive benefit and happiness.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (July 15, 2015)


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