DBC - Collective Offering of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Mandala Altar

A. About the grand altar: 
Offer a Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva main statue, together with 100 other smaller statues of Ksitigarbha that surround the main statue, 3 grand monk’s staff, 70 monk robes, 70 alms bowls and 1 whisk, together with limitless fresh flowers, lamps, 7 Dharma items, 8 auspicious items, that form the dignified mandala altar.

Sponsorships for the grand altar before the Buddha would be for dedication and supplication of bliss and wisdom.
☘️ Offering of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva statues: make aspiration for oneself that regardless of where one is, Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva will always be accompanying us at all times, to save, bless us, stabilize our cultivation and for all matters to be successful at every moment.
☘️ Offering of monk’s staff: it is one of the symbols of all Buddhas, revealing noble wisdom, and virtues. It represents the 4 Noble Truths, 12 links of dependent arising, also representing the 6 perfections and 4 ways of gathering disciples. By offering staff, it could help prevent various harms of the mundane world, awakening sentient beings in the downfalls.
☘️ Offering of monk robes: not falling into miserable realms life after life, be reborn in happy realms, have abundance of clothes and food, eventually be liberated from the 6 realms of cyclic existence.
☘️ Offering of alms bowl: the alms bowl is the insignia of Buddhas in the 10 directions, representing the method of eliminating greed/desires. Alms bowl has 6 great characteristics:
1) contains pure and clean food,
2) food equality,
3) purification of health and body,
4) planting blessings for all beings,
5) sublime and noble,
6) all Buddhas’ lineages.
☘️ Offering of whisk: A Bhikkhu’s item. For all afflictions to be whisked off life after life, attaining a purified body.
☘️ Other offering items: flowers for dignified appearance, light for wisdom, 7 Dharma items for nobility, power and prestige, 8 Auspicious items for all matters to be successful. 

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🪔 Dedication of merits to those seeking blessings: healthy body and mind, elimination of all sicknesses, karmic obscurations, and afflictions, all matters are auspicious, increase in bliss and wisdom, and swiftly attain Buddhahood. 


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