Offerings and Practice
Praising Bodhisattva Guan Shi Yin
Benefitting sentient beings.
In memory of, and gratefulness for,
Venerable Old Master Ren Jun
(仁俊法師 1919 – February 9, 2011)
Planting seeds of Bodhichitta
Strong roots establish
Saplings gradually develop
Protecting kindheartedly with virtue and wisdom
Upholding faith with great compassionate actions
Your lotus flowers blossom
Continuing the lineages of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas
Benefiting sentient beings
Kong Hu Shi (空護法師)
The Yin Shun Foundation will be hosting a Dharma Retreat at Bodhi Monastery in English from July 2 – July 5, 2016. Please consider participating in this wonderful Dharma Activity. Selected Mahayana Sutras will be elaborated. This is a wonderful opportunity to Hear the Dharma, Contemplate the Dharma, and Meditate.
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Honoring and Practicing for the benefit of all:
Anniversary of Buddha Shakyamuni’s Birth, Enlightenment & Parinirvana (the 15th of the 4th month)
On May 21st, 2016, it is the anniversary of Buddha Shakyamuni’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana. (known in Tibetan as Saka Dawa Duchen)
We would like to suggest you to recite Buddha Shakyamuni’s mantra and ‘The Praising of Buddha’s Twelve Deeds‘.
It is said that the effects of positive or negative actions are multiplied 100 million times on this special day, so practice is strongly advised.
The first day of Summer
We would like to suggest you to read “The Prayer of Kuntuzangpo-The Primordial Buddha Samantabhadra” .
We thank Gampopa Vajrayana Buddhist Center for sharing this information.
May all sentient beings benefit!
March 27, 2016, the 19th day of the second month of the Lunar calendar, we celebrate the Birthday of Guan Shi Yin Pusa.
We suggest reciting the Universal Gateway of Guan Shi Yin Bodhisattva chapter from the Lotus Sutra. Here is a PDF of the chapter for convenient download: Universal Gateway of Guanyin Bodhisattva Sutra
Namo Guan Shi Yin Pusa
Mindfulness Peace Prayer
There is peace of mind.
May I realize peace of mind.
There are obstacles to peace of mind.
May all obstacles to realizing peace of mind be removed.
There are causes to experience peace of mind.
May all causes arise to facilitate my experiencing peace of mind.
There are pathways leading to stabilizing peace of mind.
May all pathways leading to stabilizing my peace of mind arise.
There is peace.
May there be peace.
There are obstacles to peace.
May all obstacles to peace be removed.
There are causes of peace.
May all causes of peace arise and stabilize.
There are pathways leading to peace.
May all pathways leading to peace be revealed and cultivated.
There is happiness.
May there be happiness.
There are obstacles to happiness.
May all obstacles to happiness be removed.
There are causes of happiness.
May all causes of happiness arise and stabilize.
There are pathways leading to happiness.
May all pathways leading to happiness be revealed and cultivated.
May all sentient beings desire to pursue peace and happiness!
May all sentient beings cultivate peace and happiness!
May all sentient beings experience peace and happiness!
May all sentient beings assist in stabilizing peace and happiness
in the world!
(composed by Venerable Ani Drubgyudma)
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