The Dharani of Parnashavari

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The Dharani of Parnashavari (Skt. Parṇaśavarīdhāraṇī; Tib. རི་ཁྲོད་ལོ་མ་གྱོན་མའི་གཟུངས།, Wyl. ri khrod lo ma gyon ma’i gzungs) is a short dharani dedicated to the pishachi Parnashavari, who is renowned in Buddhist lore for her power to cure disease, avert epidemics, pacify strife, and otherwise protect those who recite her dharani from any obstacles they may face.[1]


The Tibetan translation of this text can be found in the Compendium of Dharanis Section of the Tibetan Dergé Kangyur, Toh 995. It is also catalogued as Toh 736 in the Action Tantra section of the Tantra Collection.


  1. 84000 Translating the Words of the Buddha.