- OM MANI PADME HUM -
(in tibetan language: Om Mani Peme Hung)
....can easily be recitated and combines the substance of all buddhistic writings.
It’s the essence of Buddha’s heart and inexhaustible blessing. Those, who practice it,
will obtain people’s good-will and beyond this a life free of illnesses and hindrances.
The rustling of the wind and the rivers, the fire’s crackling, the calls of animals, the singing of the birds, human voices- all
sounds of the universe are vibrations of the “6 syllables Mantra”. The self-raising sound of Dharma. By recitation you will with no effort achieve most usual, but also highest abilities. In the heart of Buddha you
visualise a 6-leaved Lotus blossom, on which there is a fullmoon-disk. In the middle of this disk you find the syllable HRIH surrounded by the 6 syllables OM MA NI PAD NE HUM, like pearls on a string arranged clockwise
in a circle. Light is floating and the endless rays streaming out of the Mantra’s circle, easen the sufferings of all beings in the 6 fields of existence: burning heat and freezing cold, unappeasable hunger and
unquenchable thirst, cruelty and stupidity, enslavery and exploitation of all creatures, the sufferings of birth, old age, illness, death, jealousy and feuds.
All these sufferings will be dissolved by a shining
light, raising from the Mantras- just like the early morning sun thawing out the meadow’s frost in wintertime.
(recitation of “ Das Herzjuwel der Erleuchteten” by the great tibetan master Dilgo Khyentse)
- OM MANI PEME HUNG HRIH -
Houndreds of times this Mantra was repeated in my studio, while composing and
arranging, and every time, after a certain period, it formed a covering of light, in which all my moods and hinderances were completely dissolved. Easiness and joy remained. Like this I created a Mantra composure of OM
MANI PEME HUNG HRIH- for everybody to sing along.(title 11).
Sing the Mantra “with stolid confiance in its wisdom, with persuasion and determination. Sing and recitate the Mantra of 6 syllables and get to know its
essence”. (Dilgo Khyenze)
- PRESSETEXT -
"OM MANI PADME HUM"
OM MANI PADME HUM
is the Mantra of sympathy and this is what you feel, while listening to this very sensitive and very recommandable music. In 1999 Büdi Siebert, a
multi-instrumental musician, was asked to compose an accompanying music for the multivision show “Tibet Impressions”of Gerd Aumeier, photographer and Tibet-traveller. For 12 months he concentrately was able to
get into the spirits of life and wisdom of the Tibetan people.He said:”these exceptional pictures of Tibet’s soul deeply moved and inspired me. I want to thank all the participants for the beauty they put into this
music and for all the support I received on all levels. I dedicate this music to the people in Tibet and to the freedom of all beings.
OM MANI PADME HUM
if the word “Dichtung”(poetry) comes from “verdichtet”(compressed), then this is poetry within the true sense of the word. Almost one hour of music with 12
song-and instrument-titles, that end up in an inspiring and inspired overall composition. Due to Büdi Siebert’s talents as a composer as well as to his virtuosity as a musician with bamboo flutes, sikku, octave
flute, clarinet, marimba, guzheng udu, framedrum percussion, gong, synthesizer and sampler, neither the filigran diversity nor the joy in the detail get lost.E-Bow sounds:Ralph Illenberger,concert guitar: Klaus
Schöpfer. Bass:Troy Perkins.And the instruments of tibetan musicians..
OM MANI PADME HUM
is a lucky chance, due to a musician, who with concentration and very sensitively was able to get into the spirits of tibetan wisdom. The voices very
characteristically show the two poles. Dorothea ferber was engaged for solo and record singing. Chagdug Tulku Rimpoche sings the Vajra Guru Mantra, you can hear the voices of tibetan monks and the choir
Billatinger Madrigalchor.The most important mantra of the Tibetan Buddhisme can only be set to music by an European, who on one hand is careful and sensitive enough, and one the other hand is a true master of
OM MANI PADME HUM:
worldmusic in the true sense of the word[up]
- FACTS -
Composition and arrangement: Büdi Siebert
Mixing and production: Büdi Siebert and Gibb Horizon-Platen
Solo: Dorothea Ferber
Solo “Om Mani Oeme Hung Hrij”: Vajra Guru
Mantra: Chagdud Tulku Rimpoche
Choir on Om Mani Padme Hum: Billafinger Madrigalchor
And the voices of tibetan monks .
Guitars and E-Bow: Ralf Illenberger
Concert guitar “Om Mani Padme Hum”: Klaus Schöpfer
Bass: Troy Perkins
Bamboo flutes, sikku, clarinet ,octave flute, marimba, guzheng, udu, percussion, gong,
synthesizer and sampler: Büdi Siebert
And the Instrumentsof tibetan monks