DBC - The Supreme Enlightenment 1080 Lights
A. Introduction: For hundred thousand million eons, Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva has been cultivating the 6 perfections or Paramitas of the Bodhisattva path, and attained Buddhahood in fact. Yet, he manifested as a Bodhisattva to benefit all beings through trillions of ways, where the merits are unimaginable.
“I will offer the 1080 lights for myself or loved ones, supplicating for Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva to blessing and guide me with compassion, eliminating all calamities, increase favourable conditions, bright and promising future, for all matters to be fulfilled perfectly. I also aspire to be walk the path like Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, and swiftly attain Buddhahood . ”
B. Donor’s merits: merits accumulated from supporting the monastery to propagate the Dharma to benefit all beings, will be dedicated to sponsors.
C. In return, monastery will be:
🪔 From the beginning of the puja, Sangha and all volunteers will be reciting the 6-syllable mantra for the sponsors and offer the 1080 Lights, for sponsors to have peace, safety, happiness and wisdom.
🪔 Flower offering: fresh flowers will be prepared for those seeking blessings to be offered to the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas for a dignified and beautiful appearance life after life.
🪔 Sponsors to offer incense and light: sponsors are welcome to bring loved ones to the monastery to light the 1080 lights together.
🪔 Dedication of merits by Three Hundred 8-Precept holders from Maha-Prajnaparamita Repentance on 30 Sep 2023
🪔 Dedication of merits from 1 Oct 2023 Great Compassion Repentance Practice
🪔 Dedication of merits from 1 Oct 2023 Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Repentance Practice
🪔 Merits accumulated will be dedicated to the ones seeking blessings for: healthy body and mind, all sickness, karmic obscurations and afflictions to be eliminated, for all matters to be auspicious, increase bliss and wisdom, and swiftly attain Buddhahood.