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  • Kokuzo Bosatsu - Storehouse of Space Bodhisattva

    $265.00

    Description Of Form
    Kokûzô Bodhisattva appears with a wish-granting gem (Cintâmani or Nyoihôshu), by means of which he bestows worldly blessings on all beings. This jewel represents joy and virtue. In his right hand he carries a sharp sword which represents wisdom.

    Purpose and Vow
    Kôbô Daishi was able to encounter Esoteric Buddhism in his youth by praying to Kokûzô Bodhisattva, reciting his mantra a million times, and practicing the physical and mental discipline of the Kokûzô Gumonji method, the Kokûzô ritual that he learned from his master Gonzô. This was the reason that he practiced this method on Mt. Tairyu in Awa province and at Cape Muroto in Tosa province, and decided to leave home to become a monk.

    Since Kokûzô is the great wisdom of the Buddha that exists throughout the entire universe, he has the virtue of enabling those who chant his mantra, form his mudras, discipline themselves to a strict regimen, and practice this Gumonji method to obtain the wisdom of the Buddha and become enlightened. Kôbô Daishi embodied the wisdom of Kokûzô Bodhisattva into himself, and became the Bodhisattva of the Three Realms.

    In addition to wisdom, Kokûzô Bodhisattva grants good fortune.

    Mantra
    Nôbô akyasha kyarabaya on arikya mari bori sowaka (Jpn)

    Namo Âkâsagarbhaya om ârya kamari mauli svâhâ (Skt)

    Homage to the great Space-bearer who holds a flower and
    wears a garland and a jeweled crown svâhâ
     


    *All rings are handmade in the USA in Nickel FREE Sterling Silver.

     

    *All rings are made to order and generally take about 2 to 3 weeks. 


    *All rings are also available in 10K, 14K, or 18K yellow, white or rose gold, platinum and palladium. Prices available upon request.


    *Stones and engraving can be added to most rings.  Prices available upon request.