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Understanding the Significance of Namasakāra Dhammakāya Manuscript

Brief Content:

“Ħbuddho the Buddha who awakens to the fourfold of Dhamma ativirocati is more brilliant aññesaṃ devamanussānaṃ than other men and gods yassatamܳٳٲṅg徱ñāṇaṃ anusaritabbanti imaṃ 󲹳ⲹṃ this collection of Dhamma ññܳ徱첹ṃ begins with Omniscience Knowledge taṃ ñāṇaṃ this Knowledge ܳٳٲṅg徱 is the head [of the 󲹳ⲹ] so far and so forth  yassa tathāgatassa the Buddha 󾱲ٲṃ has reached ṃ nametaṃ lokanāyakaṃ ahaṃ I namemavā namāmi venerate at this time taṃ buddhaṃ the Buddha who is sublime uttamaṃ lokanāyakaṃ who [teaches] all beings the way to liberate themselves from the cycle of rebirth and to reach the shore of Nibbāna imaṃ 󲹳ⲹṃ this 󲹳ⲹ ܻ󲹱󲹲Բṃ is the set of Buddha’s characteristics  Dz屹ܱܳٳٱԲ the keen man who has efforts پñṇeԲ possesses of sharp wisdom patthentena aspires to ññܻܲ󲹲屹ṃ the state of Buddhahood Գܲٲṃ should recall the set of qualities of the Buddha or [the 󲹳ⲹ] ܲԲܲԲṃ again and again. By which this Gāthā should be remembered by heart and recited [everyday]. By doing so, it would result the attainment of Nibbāna in the future. This is all for the Dhammakāya Gāthā

 

Benefits from studying this text

The text not only describes what the 󲹳ⲹ looks like ( this is also recorded in Ṭīk Braḥ Dhammakāya and Braḥ Dhammakāyādi manuscripts), but also suggests the practitioners to remember the Dhammakāya Gāthā by heart and recite it as daily basis in order to gain living prosperity and result the attainment of Nibbāna in the future.

Namasakāra Dhammakāya
Date: 1900 AD
Material use:White leporello
Location:Wat Phat That Hiriphunchai, Lamphun
Script:Tham (Dhamma) Lanna
Language:Pāli and Lanna (bilingual Pāli-Lanna text)
Researcher:Woramate Malasart