EVO - Offering Lamp & Exquisite Ornaments for the Medicine Buddha (Limited Sets)
A. Offering description :
A donation as an offering to the monastery supports efforts in propagating the Dharma for the benefit of all sentient beings.
B. Merits accumulated :
🔸 A Buddha’s Altar signifies the Pureland where Buddhas & Bodhisattvas reside. Offering an altar to the Buddha signifies the offering of one Pureland. Merits include staying in grand and dignified residences for many lifetimes, in a peaceful country and harmonious society.
🔸 With the offering of Lamps for the interior of the altar, it will light up the entire altar and Buddha’s image. The merits of such an offering include radiant appearance for many lifetimes, unrestrained growth in wisdom and eloquence.
🔸 The Dhvaja Banner represents the Buddha’s victory in overcoming afflictions and reign as Conqueror of the Three Worlds. With the offering of the Dhvaja Banner (embellished with blue stone) to the Buddha, we sow seeds to be reborn in distinguished households across lifetimes, to amass great blessings & success, and to gain Buddhahood.
🔸 Making an offering of the Golden Dharma Wheel represents the aspiration to encounter the Buddha's turning of the Dharma wheel across lifetimes and attaining profound wisdom, while an offering of exquisite ornaments sows seeds of prosperity and nobility in successive lives.
🔸 Making an offering of Golden Flowers & Adornment to the Buddha sows seeds for sophisticated elegance and beauty across lifetimes.
C. Overall merits :
⭐ rebirths as universal monarch, heavenly king or king of human realm, or born into virtuous and noble family.
⭐ receive blessings and happiness on human and heavenly realms, with innumerable wealth and treasures, and endless blessings.
⭐ mostly attain the body of a male and not that of a female.
⭐ wisdom beyond comparison; endowed with skillful speech that pleases everyone who hears it.
⭐ clear eyes and perfect physical features that are always respected and loved by everyone.
⭐ longevity without illness, will not be harmed by poison, war, water, fire, resentful thieves, etc.
⭐ born in a place where one can often encounter Buddhas and make offerings to them.
⭐ elimination of non-virtuous deeds. All nonvirtuous karma will be eliminated, and swift liberation from life and death without hindrance.
⭐ protection from the Buddhas of the ten directions.
⭐ cause for thirty-two auspicious marks, and swift attainment of Buddhahood.
C. Donor benefits:
🧧 Offering of one golden bell within BWM for one year.
🧧 You will get to participate in the Bell Offering Puja on 23 Sep 2023, Sat.
🧧 Your name will be printed on the leaf of the bell.
🧧 Merits will be dedicated to you at our year-end Great Compassion Repentance Puja.
D. Offering method:
☘️ Each offering of $1,500 includes one name for blessing (Individual / Business / Name & Family)
☘️ Each offering lasts for one year (from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2024)
☘️ Closing date: 1 Dec 2023, or till slots last