A collection of contemplations in prayer

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Description

9-page PDF / 32-page hardcopy booklet. This contemporary collection of prayers contains traditional Buddhist prayers and wisdoms expressed in modern English language. The text can be used as a full Puja text, or prayers can be read and contemplated individually as meditative practice. The text contains lovely prayers suitable to be used in ceremonies and celebrations, including weddings, births, and memorials. Prayers can be adapted and varied to suit the need, carrying the heart of the ideas and wisdoms involved.

Available as a 32-page hardcopy traditional format. Please contact tiglehouse@gmail.com to order.

Available as a 9-page PDF online download.

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Here are a couple of excerpts from the collection.

Brahma Viharas prayer:
May all beings have happiness and the causes of happiness,
May all be free from sorrow and the bonds that entangle us.
May no one be away from sacred happiness,
Bringing freedom, living peace to all lives.
Not loving just my dear ones while being unfriendly to another,
May I live more peacefully, acknowledging each being is born unique.

Refuge Prayer:
Living Refuge,
Protection, home,
Confident in one’s own nature,
Understanding the unfolding heart of compassion,
A pathway to living,
Guiding and supportive,
A vast potential,
Same in every life.