Recitation of Kung Te Pao Shan Shen Chou, or Guna Ratna Sila Dharani in Sanskrit, can help you to accumulate your positive karmas, merits and virtues, as well as eliminate your karmic obstacles due to negative karmas. Recitation of this mantra can help you to transform your good deeds and merits into virtues, as virtues can help to eliminate karmic obstacles. If during a certain period of time, you have performed many good deeds and collected much merits, and you would like to pray for a specific issue, then you can recite this mantra to help your wish to come true. For this mantra to be efficacious, the prerequisite is that this person has performed good deeds and accumulated merits as the foundation.

The full title of each sutra and mantra should be included each time before it is recited. For example, before reciting the content of the Guna Ratna Sila Dharani, you should recite its full title: Kung Te Pao Shan Shen Chou.

Recite as needed: Generally 21, 27 or 49 times per day; can be recited day or night.

Prayer: Before reciting this mantra, you can say your prayer or wish as follows, “May the Great Merciful and Great Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva protect and bless me, <your full name>, help me to convert and transform my positive karmas from the past into virtues in the present, help me to have success for <specific issue>.”

In addition, you can recite this mantra for an unborn child or for a child under 5 years of age. Recitation of the Guna Ratna Sila Dharnani helps to convert and transform your child’s positive karmas and merits from previous lives into virtues in the present life. The virtues can be used to protect and bless this child and help this child to eliminate calamities, and obtain safety and good fortune.

Prayer: Before reciting this mantra for your child, you can say your prayer or wish as follows, “May the Great Merciful and Great Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva protect and bless, <full name of your child>, help to convert and transform the child’s positive karmas from the past into virtues in the present, grant the child safety and good health.” For an unborn child, you can say your prayer or wish as follows, “May the Great Merciful and Great Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva protect and bless the child of <your full name>, help to convert and transform the child’s positive karmas from the past into virtues in the present, grant the child safety and good health.”

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