Pearls of Wisdom: Prayers for Engaged Living 11 Professions and Society Buddhism and Dharma Service

Pearls of Wisdom: Prayers for Engaged Living 11 Professions and Society Buddhism and Dharma Service

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780971749566
Publisher: Buddha's Light Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordi
Prefaceiii
Introductionix
Acknowledgmentsx
A Prayer for Our Armed Forces1
A Prayer for Explorers5
A Prayer for Sanitation Workers9
A Prayer for Farmers, Fishery Workers, and Laborers13
A Prayer for Health-Care Professionals17
A Prayer for Police Officers21
A Prayer for Our Volunteers25
A Prayer for Construction Professionals29
A Prayer for Emergency Rescue and Relief Workers33
A Prayer for Firefighters37
A Prayer for Performing Artists40
A Prayer for Transportation Industry Professionals44
A Prayer for Maritime Professionals48
A Prayer for Prostitutes52
A Prayer for the Drivers of All Vehicles56
A Prayer for Our Teachers60
A Prayer for Mass Communication Professionals64
A Prayer for Postal and Cable Service Professionals68
A Prayer for Recycling Professionals72
A Prayer in Honor of Servicepeople Killed in Action76
A Prayer for Blessings on Our Nation80
A Prayer for World Peace83
A Prayer for Our Natural Environment87
A Prayer for People of All Vocations and Endeavors91
A Prayer for Victims and Families of the September 11th Disaster95
A Prayer To Respectfully Welcome a Relic of the Buddha's Tooth99
A Prayer for the Buddha's Birthday103
A Prayer for the Consecration of a Newly-Completed Statue of Buddha107
A Prayer for Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem111
A Prayer for Receiving and Upholding the Five Precepts115
A Prayer for the Offering of Light119
A Prayer for Those Who Are Becoming Monastics123
A Prayer for Devotees127
A Prayer for People Who Build and Support Schools132
A Prayer for a Buddhist Wedding Ceremony136
A Prayer for the Dharma Propagators140
A Prayer for a Visitation to a Buddhist Family145
A Prayer for the People Who Listen to the Dharma149
A Prayer for Parents of Monastics153
A Prayer for Children Who Are Monastics157
A Prayer for the Dharma Service162
A Prayer to Amitabha Buddha166
A Prayer to the Medicine Buddha170
A Prayer to Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva174
A Prayer for Devoir Chanting in Three Periods178
A Prayer for the Repentance Service of Emperor Liang182
A Prayer for the Repentance Service of Compassionate Samadhi Water186
A Prayer for the Yogacara Dharma Service190
A Prayer for Pilgrimage195
A Prayer for Deities and Ghosts199
Endnotes and Glossary203

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