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The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha (Bhaisajya-guru-vaidurya-prabh Masa)

Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life

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THE REPENTANCE-DHARMA OF MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA..........................................................................1 (BHAISAJYA-GURU-VAIDURYA-PRABH MASA)..........................................................................................................1 WHO DISPELS CALAMITIES AND LENGTHENS LIFE...............................................................................................1 INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4 THE COMPLETE MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA ........................................................................................................5 REPENTANCE CEREMONY ....................................................................................................................................................................................................5 CEREMONY FOR PURIFYING THE BOUNDARIES.................................................................................................. 5 Willow Branch And Pure Water Praise.............................................................................................................................5 Great Compassion Mantra................................................................................................................................................5 Ten Small Mantras.............................................................................................................................................................5
Dharani of the Wheel-Turning Kings Wish-Granting Jewel.........................................................................................................6 Spiritual Mantra for Ending Disasters and Bringing Good Fortune................................................................................................6 Spiritual Mantra for a Precious Mountain of Merit & Virtue.........................................................................................................6 Chundi Bodhisattvas Spiritual Mantra .........................................................................................................................................6 Ji shou gwei yi su syi di, tou myan ding li chi jyu jr. Wo jin cheng dzan da jwun ti, wei ywan tsz bei chwei jya hu: Na mwo sa dwo nan - San myau san pu two - Jyu jr nan - Da jr two - Nan - Je li ju li - Jwun ti - Swo pe he..................................................6 Dharani of the King of Holy Infinite Life, Determination and Light..............................................................................................6 Medicine Master Buddhas Crown-Anointing True Words............................................................................................................6 Gwan Yins True Words for Miraculous Response........................................................................................................................6 Seven Buddhas True Words for Removing Offenses....................................................................................................................6 Spiritual Mantra for Rebirth in the Pure Land................................................................................................................................6 Mantra of the Goddess of Good Fortune.........................................................................................................................................6

The Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra.................................................................................................................................7 Dharani of the King of Holy Infinite Life, Determination and Light...............................................................................7 In Praise of Avalokiteshvara, the Great Lord...................................................................................................................7 Verse of Transference........................................................................................................................................................7 REPENTANCE CEREMONY AND THE TWELVE GREAT VOWS OF MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA................8 Incense Praise....................................................................................................................................................................8 Twelve Great Vows of Medicine Master Buddha..............................................................................................................8 Verse to Recite upon Opening a Sutra............................................................................................................................12 ROLL NUMBER ONE (OR PART I).................................................................................................................................. 12 THE REPENTANCE-DHARMA OF MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA, WHO DISPELS CALAMITIES AND LENGTHENS LIFE...........12
Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva..........................................................................................................................13 Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva.......................................................................................................................13 Medicine Master Buddha Praise...................................................................................................................................................16

ROLL NUMBER TWO (OR PART II)................................................................................................................................ 16 The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life.........................16
Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva..................................................................................................................................................20

Medicine Master Eulogy..................................................................................................................................................22 Medicine Master Buddha Verse......................................................................................................................................23 ROLL NUMBER THREE.................................................................................................................................................. 23 The Feng Yi Mountain Vows and Transference of Merit................................................................................................27 CONSUMMATING THE CEREMONY................................................................................................................................. 29 THE THREE REFUGES................................................................................................................................................... 29 MEAL OFFERING..................................................................................................................................................... 30 Incense Praise..................................................................................................................................................................30 The Meal Offering Before the Buddhas..........................................................................................................................30 Universal Offering True-Words.......................................................................................................................................31 Page 2 of 32 Text from the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association www.drba.org

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Praise and Mantra...........................................................................................................................................................31

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Introduction
Repentance-Dharma is a Buddhist method of confessing the sins and offenses that we have committed, intentionally or unintentionally, in our past and present lives. It includes making a pledge that from now on we will not create any more evil, which originates from greed, hatred and delusion. By performing this repentance-dharma we can eliminate bad karma and its retribution. The Buddha informs us that, ultimately, the nature of sins has no reality in itself. Sins exist only because of the discriminating mind. If our minds are pure, without a trace of delusive thought, nothing exists nor does not exist. How do we purify our minds? One way to do it is by means of repentance. The Medicine Master Buddha Repentance-Dharma is one of several liturgies of repentance compiled by venerated Buddhist monks in the past, all of which are based on Sutras expounded by the Buddha. The liturgy includes the twelve great vows made by Medicine Master Buddha to assist and rescue sentient beings from difficulties and sufferings. As in all liturgies of repentance, our chanting and reciting, bowing and kneeling, are to be carried out with sincerity and an honest, straightforward, proper mind. These qualities are the only requisite for repentance. May the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas bless those who hear about or see a copy of this text. Medicine Master Repentance-Dharma Translating Committee February 23, 1991

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CEREMONY FOR PURIFYING THE BOUNDARIES
Willow Branch And Pure Water Praise With a willow branch, the Pure Water is sprinkled everywhere in the galactic system of a billion worlds. Its nature is empty, yet its eight virtues benefit humans and gods, So their blessings and wisdom will greatly increase. Eradicating offenses and eliminating faults, It turns flames into red lotuses. Homage to the Bodhisattvas, Mahasattvas of the clear cool ground. (Bow) Homage to the Bodhisattvas, Mahasattvas of the clear cool ground. (Bow) Homage to the Bodhisattvas, Mahasattvas of the clear cool ground. (Bow,rise and half-bow) Homage to the Bodhisattva, Sage Who Contemplates at Easei. (Recite 3 times) Great Compassion Mantra Na mwo he la da nwo dwo la ye ye - Na mwo e li ye - Pwo lu jye di shau bwo la ye - Pu ti sa two pe ye - Mwo he sa two pe ye - Mwo he jya lu ni jya ye - Nan - Sa pan la fa ye - Swo da nwo da sye - Na mwo syi ji li two yi meng e li ye - Pe lu ji di shr fwo la leng two pe - Na mwo nwo la jin chr - Syi li mwo he pan dwo sa mye - Sa pe e two dou shu peng - E shr yun - Sa pe sa dwo na mwo pe sa dwo - Na mwo pe chye - Mwo fa te dou - Da jr two - Nan - E pe lu syi - Lu jya di - Jya la di - Yi syi li - Mwo he pu ti sa two - Sa pe sa pe - Mwo la mwo la - Mwo syi mwo syi li two yun - Jyu lu jyu lu jye meng - Du lu du lu fa she ye di - Mwo he fa she ye di - Two la two la - Di li ni Shr fwo la ye - Je la je la - Mwo mwo fa mwo la - Mu di li - Yi syi yi syi - Shr nwo shr nwo - E la shen fwo la she li - Fa sha fa shen - Fwo la she ye - Hu lu hu lu mwo la - Hu lu hu lu syi li - Swo la swo la - Syi li syi li - Su lu su lu - Pu ti ye pu ti ye - Pu two ye pu two ye - Mi di li ye - Nwo la jin chr - Di li shai ni nwo - Pe ye mwo nwo - Swo pe he - Syi two ye - Swo pe he - Mwo he syi two ye - Swo pe he - Syi two yu yi - Shr pan la ye - Swo pe he - Nwo la jin chr - Swo pe he - Mwo la nwo la - Swo pe he - Syi lu seng e mu chywe ye - Swo pe he - Swo pe mwo he e syi two ye - Swo pe he Je ji la e syi two ye - Swo pe he - Bwo two mwo jye syi two ye - Swo pe he - Nwo la jin chr pan chye la ye - Swo pe he - Mwo pe li sheng jye la he - Swo pe he - Na mwo he la da nwo dwo la ye ye - Na mwo e li ye - Pwo lu jye di - Shau pan la ye - Swo pe he - Nan - Syi dyan du - Man dwo la - Ba two ye - Swo pe he. Ten Small Mantras

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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Dharani of the Wheel-Turning Kings Wish-Granting Jewel Na mwo fwo two ye - Na mwo da mwo ye - Na mwo seng chye ye - Na mwo gwan dz dzai pu sa mwo he sa - Jyu da bei syin je - Da jr two - Nan - Jau jye la fa di - Jen dwo mwo ni - Mwo he bwo deng mi - Lu lu lu lu - Di shai ja - Shau la e jye li - Sha ye hung - Pan swo he - Nan - Bwo ta mwo - Jen dwo mwo ni - Shau la hung - Nan-Ba la two - Bwo tan mi hung. Spiritual Mantra for Ending Disasters and Bringing Good Fortune Na mwo san man dwo mu two nan - E bwo la di - He dwo she - Swo nang nan - Da jr two - Nan Chywe chywe - Chywe syi - Chywe syi - Hung hung - Ru wa la - Ru wa la - Bwo la ru wa la Bwo la ru wa la - Di shai cha - Di shai cha - Shai jr li - Shai jr li - Swo pan ja - Swo pan ja - Shan di jya - Shr li ye - Swo wa he. Spiritual Mantra for a Precious Mountain of Merit & Virtue Na mwo fwo two ye - Na mwo da mwo ye - Na mwo seng chye ye - Nan - Syi di hu lu lu - Syi du lu - Jr li pe - Ji li pe - Syi da li Bu lu li - Sa wa he. Chundi Bodhisattvas Spiritual Mantra Ji shou gwei yi su syi di, tou myan ding li chi jyu jr. Wo jin cheng dzan da jwun ti, wei ywan tsz bei chwei jya hu: Na mwo sa dwo nan - San myau san pu two - Jyu jr nan - Da jr two - Nan - Je li ju li - Jwun ti - Swo pe he. Dharani of the King of Holy Infinite Life, Determination and Light Nan - Nai mwo pan ge wa di - Ya ba la mi da - Ya you li ya na - Su bi ni - Shr jr da - Dye dzwo la dzai ye - Da ta ge da ye - E la he di - San yau san pu da ye - Da ni ye ta - Nan - Sa li ba - Seng sz ge li - Ba li su ta - Da la ma di - Ge ge nai - Sang ma wu ge di - Swo ba wa - Bi su di - Ma he nai ye - Ba li wa li swo he. Medicine Master Buddhas Crown-Anointing True Words Na mwo bwo chye fa di - Bi sha she - Jyu lu bi lyou li - Bwo la pwo - He la she ye - Da two jye dwo ye - E la he di - San myau san pu two ye - Da jr two - Nan - Bi sha shr - Bi sha shr - Bi sha she - San mwo jye di swo he. Gwan Yins True Words for Miraculous Response Nan - Ma ni ba mi hung - Ma ha ni ya na - Ji dau two ba da - Ji two sye na - Wei da li ge - Sa er wa er ta - Bu li syi ta ge - Na bu la na - Na bu li - Dyou te ba na - Na mwo lu ji - Shwo la ye Swo he. Seven Buddhas True Words for Removing Offenses Li pe li pe di - Chyou he chyou he di - Two la ni di - Ni he la di - Pi li ni di - Mwo he chye di Jen lin chyan di - Swo pe he. Spiritual Mantra for Rebirth in the Pure Land Na mwo e mi dwo pe ye - Dwo two chye dwo ye - dwo di ye two - E mi li du pe pi - E mi li dwo Syi dan pe pi - E mi li dwo - Pi jya lan di - E mi li dwo - Pi jya lan dwo - Chye mi li - Chye chye nwo - Jr dwo jya li - Swo pe he. Mantra of the Goddess of Good Fortune Na mwo fwo two - Na mwo da mwo - Na mwo seng chye - Na mwo shr li - Mwo he ti bi ye - Da ni ye two - Bwo li fu lou nwo - Je li san man two - Da she ni - Mwo he pi he lwo chye di - San man two - Pi ni chye di - Mwo he ja li ye - Bwo mi - Bwo la - Bwo mi - Sa li wa li two - San man two Syou bwo li di - Fu li nwo - E li nwo - Da mwo di - Mwo he pi gu bi di - Mwo he mi lei di lou bwo seng chi di - Syi di syi - Seng chi syi di - San man two - E two e ou - Pe lwo ni.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com The Heart of Prajna Paramita Sutra When Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara was practicing the profound Prajna Paramita, he illuminated the five skandhas and saw that they are all empty, and he crossed beyond all suffering and difficulty. Shariputra, form does not differ from emptiness; emptiness does not differ from form. Form itself is emptiness; emptiness itself is form. So too are feeling, cognition, formations, and consciousness. Shariputra, all dharmas are empty of characteristics. They are not produced, not destroyed, not defiled, not pure, and they neither increase nor diminish. Therefore, in emptiness there is no form, feeling, cognition, formations, or consciousness; no eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body or mind; no sights, sounds, smells, tastes, objects of touch, or dharmas; no field of the eyes up to and including no field of mind consciousness; and no ignorance or ending of ignorance, up to and including no old age and death or ending of old age and death. There is no suffering, no accumulating, no extinction, no Way, and no understanding and no attaining. Because nothing is attained, the Bodhisattva through reliance on Prajna Paramita is unimpeded in his mind. Because there is no impediment, he is not afraid and he leaves distorted dream thinking far behind. Ultimately, Nirvana! All Buddhas of the three periods of time attain Anuttara-samyak-sambodhi through reliance on Prajna Paramita. Therefore know that Prajna Paramita is a great spiritual mantra, a great bright mantra, a supreme mantra, an unequalled mantra. It can remove all suffering: it is genuine and not false. That is why the mantra of Prajna Paramita was spoken. Recite it like this: Gate Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bodhi Svaha! Maha Prajna Paramita. (Recite 3 times) Dharani of the King of Holy Infinite Life, Determination and Light Nan - Nai mwo pan ge wa di - Ya ba la mi da - Ya you li ya na - Su bi ni - Shr jr da - Dye dzwo la dzai ye - Da ta ge da ye - E la he di - San yau san pu da ye - Da ni ye ta - Nan - Sa li ba - Seng sz ge li - Ba li su ta - Da la ma di - Ge ge nai - Sang ma wu ge di - Swo ba wa - Bi su di - Ma he nai ye - Ba li wa li swo he. In Praise of Avalokiteshvara, the Great Lord Avalokiteshvara, the Great Lord, Known as the Universally Penetrating One, Made merciful, great vows, so vast and profound. He ferries the confused across the sea of suffering And saves the sufferers by searching out their sounds. There are no lands where he does not appear. Verse of Transference May the merit and virtue from these sutras and mantras Be dedicated to the Dharma-protecting dragons and gods, To the mountain and river spirits of the Three Realms of Existence, And to the guardians who watch over our Sangharamas. We pray that blessings, peace and goodness Will be adornments to the unsurpassed Bodhi. We vow that all living beings throughout the Dharma Realm Will enter the sea of Vairochanas nature together.

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REPENTANCE CEREMONY AND THE TWELVE GREAT VOWS OF MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA
Incense Praise Incense in the censer now is burning; All the Dharma realm receives the fragrance. From afar the sea-vast host of Buddhas all perceive its sweetness. Everywhere auspicious clouds appear, as our sincere intentions deepen, And all Buddhas perfect bodies manifest. Namo Incense Cloud Canopy Bodhisattva, Mahasattva! (3 times, bowing, end with half-bow.) Twelve Great Vows of Medicine Master Buddha (Recite while kneeling:) The Buddha told Manjushri, Passing from here to the east, beyond Buddhalands numerous as the sand grains in ten Ganges Rivers, is a world called Pure Vaidurya. The Buddha there is named Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One; One Worthy of Offerings; Of Proper and Total Enlightenment; Perfect in Knowledge and Conduct; Well Gone One; One Who Understands the World; Unsurpassed Lord; Taming and Regulating Hero; Teacher of Gods and Humans; Buddha; Bhagavan. Manjushri, when that Buddha, World Honored One, Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, was practicing the Bodhisattva way, He made twelve great vows that enable all living beings to obtain what they seek: The First Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Anuttarasamyaksambodhi, my body will be splendrous with dazzling light that will illumine countless, boundless, measureless worlds. With the thirty-two hallmarks of a great hero and the eighty subsidiary features that adorn my body, I will enable all beings to become as I am. The Second Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, my body will be like vaidurya, transparent within and without, pure and flawless, radiant and vast, majestic with virtue, sitting serenely, adorned with blazing nets brighter than the sun and the moon. I shall reach all living beings in the gloomy underworld, so they all attain understanding and perform deeds according to their intent. The Third Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will, by means of limitless, unbounded wisdom and skill in means, enable all sentient beings to obtain an inexhaustible supply of all material necessities so they are without the slightest want. The Fourth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I shall lead those who practice deviant paths to reside in the Bodhi way, and those who travel on the vehicles of the Shravaka or Pratyekabuddha to abide securely in the Great Vehicle. The Fifth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I shall enable limitless and boundless sentient beings who cultivate Brahma conduct within my Dharma to be complete with the threefold categories of precepts without any deficiency. Should there be any violation, upon hearing my name they will regain their purity and not fall into the evil destinies. The Sixth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause sentient beings whose bodies are inferior and whose sense-faculties are imperfect, who are ugly, dull, blind, deaf, mute, paralyzed, crippled, hunchbacked, leprous, insane, or have various other kinds of sickness and suffering, to become upright and intelligent upon hearing my name. May they all possess perfect faculties and be free of illness and misery.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com The Seventh Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause sentient beings who are oppressed by many illnesses and who are without aid, without sanctuary, without a doctor, without medicine, without relatives, without a family, who are poverty-stricken and filled with suffering, to be cured of all their various sicknesses upon hearing my name, so they are peaceful and happy in body and mind. They will have family and relatives, as well as abundant property and wealth, up to and including that they will certify to unsurpassed Bodhi. The Eighth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, if there are women who loathe their female form and wish to renounce it because they are oppressed and disturbed by the myriad sufferings of being female, I will cause them, upon hearing my name, to be able to turn from being women and become men, replete with the hallmarks of a great hero, and so forth, until they become certified to unsurpassed Bodhi. The Ninth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause all living beings to escape the demons nets and be liberated from all their entanglements with heretics. If they have fallen into the dense forest of various evil views, I shall guide them and draw them into proper views, and gradually teach them to cultivate the practices of Bodhisattvas, so they will quickly be certified to Unsurpassed, Proper and Total Bodhi. The Tenth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause beings who have been convicted of crimes and are sentenced to be bound, whipped, fettered, imprisoned, restricted, harassed, executed, or subjected to endless, disastrous hardships which make their bodies and minds endure the sufferings of humiliation, grief, despair, and persecution to obtain, upon hearing my name, liberation from all anxiety and suffering by means of the blessings and virtue of my awesome spiritual power. The Eleventh Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause all sentient beings who are so plagued by hunger and thirst that they create all kinds of bad karma in their quest for food, upon hearing my name and single-mindedly accepting and maintaining it, to be filled with delicious food and drink; and afterwards, by means of the flavor of Dharma, to settle in ultimate peace and happiness. The Twelfth Great Vow: I vow that in the future, when I attain Bodhi, I will cause all sentient beings who are poor and lack clothing, troubled day and night by mosquitoes and flies, cold and heat, upon hearing and accepting my name and singlemindedly keeping it, to obtain all kinds of fine and wonderful garments which accord with their tastes, to possess a variety of decorative jewelry, flower garlands, perfumes, and the enjoyment of various kinds of music and other entertainment, so that all their hearts delights will be fulfilled. Manjushri, these are the twelve sublime and wonderful vows that the World Honored One, Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, One Worthy of Offerings, Of Proper and Total Enlightenment, made while cultivating the Bodhisattva Way. (Cantor): Universal Worthy King, Bodhisattva, riding upon His elephant, now draws near. (Assembly): The Bodhisattva sits in full lotus; He is named Universal Worthy. His body is the color of white jade, With fifty lights, each of fifty hues, Radiating as an aura from His neck. Rays of golden light stream from every pore on His body. The radiant beams bear myriads of transformation-Buddhas, Each with its retinue of transformation-Bodhisattvas
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Moving majestically with peaceful assurance. Large, delicate flowers rain down before the procession. The elephant opens its mouth, And upon its tusks are beautiful maidens from the heavenly pools, Singing subtle, wondrous songs. With the music of drums and strings, They praise the Great Vehicle, the Path to the One Reality. Cultivators who see Him joyfully bow in worship, And more earnestly read and recite the most profound Sutras. We bow to the infinitely many Buddhas throughout all ten directions; We bow to the stupa of Many Jewels Buddha, To Shakyamuni Buddha, to Universal Worthy Bodhisattva, And to all Great Bodhisattvas, with this vow: If my blessings from the past enable me to see Universal Worthy, may the Venerated One who is everywhere exalted, display for me His form! Namo Bodhisattva, Mahasattva, King, Universal Worthy. (3 times) (Cantor): Let all be respectful and reverent! (Assembly): (Alternate sides bowing) With one mind I bow in worship of the everlasting Buddhas of the ten directions of the Dharma Realm. With one mind I bow in worship of the everlasting Dharma of the ten directions of the Dharma Realm. With one mind I bow in worship of the everlasting Sangha of the ten directions of the Dharma Realm. (Cantor): Let all members of this Assembly kneel down and solemnly present an offering of incense and flowers, as the Dharma instructs us to do. (Assembly kneels) (Cantor): May this incense and these flowers pervade all ten directions of the Dharma Realm, (Assembly contemplates in silence): ...and change into a subtle and wondrous platform of light. May it manifest divine music, rare fragrances, heavenly delicacies, and jewelled garments. May these inconceivably wondrous Dharma objects each put forth other objects, and each in turn put forth all Dharmas, turning and spiralling without hindrance, each one decorating the others. May they reach the presence of the Triple Jewel of the ten directions. And before the Triple Jewel throughout the ten directions of the Dharma Realm, a body of mine appears in order to make these offerings. Each body pervades the entirety of the Dharma Realm without impeding the other, as they span infinite future time, doing the work of the Buddhas. Let all beings of the Dharma Realm receive rare fragrance, which inspires them to become resolved on Bodhi. (Cantor): May we all together enter the Uncreated, (Assembly): ...and realize the Wisdom of the Buddhas! (Still kneeling, Cantor begins & Assembly sings the verse of offering): May this cloud of incense and flowers reach everywhere Throughout the ten directions, as an offering to all Buddhas,
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com To the esteemed Dharma, and to all Bodhisattvas, The assembly of Pratyeka Buddhas, Sound-hearers, And to all gods and immortals. From it a platform of light is formed, that shines Beyond worlds without end, and in these endless Buddhalands, It serves the means of the Buddhas. Let the fragrance diffuse through the worlds of all beings, So they can express the wish for Bodhi. A countenance, most exquisite and fine, Radiates effulgence throughout all ten directions. We have made such offerings before. Now, once again, We draw near and pay respect by bowing to the Holy Lord, The King of all Gods, whose voice is like the kalavinka-bird, And who feels deep sympathy for all living beings! Namo Precious Udumbara-blossom Bodhisattva, Mahasattva (3 times) (Cantor:) Medicine Master Thus Come One, (Assembly:) Witness and certify our repentance and worship! (Cantor sings verse:) Our false-thoughts cause creation and destruction; True Suchness, however, never changes or shifts. The strength of Dharani is hard to conceive, And we, unattached, proclaim to emptiness: We respectfully request the Triple Jewel of the Ten Directions, Medicine Master Thus Come One, the Gods and Dragons from oceans and lands, and all members of the Sages Assemblies, To have compassion for us. May they deign to certif our supplication, as we now make entreaty, Hoping they will kindly pay heed, draw near, and accept our recitation of this text. (Assembly recites together:) Reverently have we announced the above statement of intent. May it be approved within the great AllEncompassing Mirror. We now return to and rely on the Thus Come Ones ocean-vast Nirvana, as all here make offerings of incense and flowers, and decorations of lamps and candles, on behalf of those who wish to practice the method of repentance. We take our refuge in the Universal Door of the Great King of Compassionate Vows. May we banish our karmic offenses to the Lost Village; may we uproot all conflicts with others from the Field of Infertility. With our hearts set purely on the Dharma, there will surely be a response; as principles and specifics interfuse and penetrate, our practices and vows will meet complete success. It being so, the Buddhas will certainly bestow their sympathetic concern. We bow and pray that their kindness will invisibly bring us their blessings and aid. (Assembly sings:) The Buddhas visage looks just like a pure, full moon. Its brilliant light sheds radiance like a thousand suns.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com This perfect light shines throughout all ten directions. His kindness and compassion, joy and equanimity are complete in every way. We now commence the liturgy of the Repentence Dharma of Medicine Masters Way-Place, by devoting our lives to all Buddhas of the past, present and future. Namo Vipashin Buddha of Antiquity; Namo Shikhin Buddha; Namo Vishvabhu Buddha; Namo Krakucchanda Buddha; Namo Kanakamuni Buddha; Namo Kashyapa Buddha; Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha; Namo Maitreya, Honored Buddha of the Future; Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One. (Kneel) Namo Medicine Master Assembly of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas as vast as the sea. ( Repeat 3 times) Verse to Recite upon Opening a Sutra The most supreme, profound, subtle, wondrous Dharma Is difficult to encounter through a billion aeons. I now am able to see, hear, receive and maintain it. I vow to understand the meaning of the Thus Come Ones Repentence-Dharma.

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The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha , Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life (Cantor or Assembly) Because all Buddhas are moved to pity as they think of living beings, they told us of the Way-Place Repentance Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha . But we living beings have serious defilements. The darkness of ignorance covers us. We do not understand cause and effect. We are not diligent in repenting and reforming. Our wanton greed, hatred, and stupidity, our unrestrained killing, theft, and lust are without measure or limit. The sins and defilements we commit are also measureless and boundless. The karma of hatred we tie up with others imperceptibly grows deeper and stronger with each passing day. These causes lead us to experience rapid aging and premature death; we are demoted from high office to servile positions. Our abundant wealth diminishes until we are poverty-stricken; our sons and daughters die young, and we live solitary, lonely lives. Meeting any of the nine kinds of untimely deaths, we fall into the three evil destinies. These many painful results plague us. We must endure what we ourselves have created. The results of bad karma are certain to come, immediately or in the future. The retribution for evil is never off by even a hairs-breadth. At that time, compassionately wishing to save us, Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One spoke this Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of His Past Vows. It suggests that those who read this Sutra or recite it from memory should create seven images of that Thus Come One, and then light seven lamps before each of the images (each lamp to be as large as a cart-wheel) and keep them lit for fortynine days, so that the radiance shines without ceasing.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Only the kshatriyas and laypeople from powerful families with stores of abundant wealth are capable of making such adornments. Living beings of lesser means, although they might take delight in making those offerings, have no way to provide the adornments according to the above method. That is why the following method of repentance, which dispels calamities and lengthens life, has been translated from within the Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Buddhas Fundamental Vows. Living beings who cultivate this method should all eat pure vegetarian food, observe precepts, and cleanse themselves. Staying perhaps in a monastery or convent, or at home, they should arrange for fellow Chan meditators or persons of good conduct to participate, and wash and sweep the halls, then adorn them well. Offerings should be made, as much as their ability permits, of incense, flowers, lamps, and candles. And then they should follow the liturgy in making praise, chanting the ceremonies, and bowing most sincerely. When this formula is practiced, all that one seeks will be fulfilled, and all vows will be accomplished. The Sutra says, As for repenting of former sins, The Pure Names Sutra recommends that we change past habits and cultivate correctly in the future. Wash clean the body and mind. Put an end to all evil-doing, and vow never to commit such errors again. In this way you will be purified of the transgressions created through many past aeons, and whatever you seek will be fully realized. So now, I, disciple ___________, and the others pray for mercy as we repent and reform. ( Rise and half-bow) (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Attainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight-thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half-bow) (Kneel, Cantor or Assembly) After bowing to the Buddhas, we continue to repent and reform. Let us consider the situation at hand during the Dharma semblance age: there may be living beings who want advantages, peace, and happiness, or who want to be free of their obstructions due to karma, or who want to be established in
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com most excellent merit and virtue. There may be those who wish to cultivate to success the great vows of all Buddhas, or to perfectly take up and hold the names of the Buddhas, and guard their precious treasury of Proper Dharma. They may wish to obtain Most Supreme, Right and Total Enlightenment, and to adorn their persons with the Thirty-two Hallmarks and Eighty Subsidiary Features; they may wish to obtain limitless wisdom and skill-in means which can lead all beings to securely set up the standards of the Great Vehicle. They may wish to cultivate moral conduct so that their precepts are not defective, and to be complete with all Three Categories of Precepts, ultimately pure and free of any transgression. They may wish to be perfect in their sense-faculties, and to be free of all illness, and to enable their families and kin to be wealthy and affluent; or they may wish to break through the nets of the demons, and to be set free from the ties of heretical sects, further to uproot the thick forest of evil views. Women who wish to become men, with all the attributes of a great hero, or who wish to give birth to sons or daughters, will have their wishes granted. Should they hope for long life, their hopes will be realized. If they have been convicted of violations of the law, and now want to be set free from anxiety and pain; or if they wish fine-tasting food and drink, and to be filled to satisfaction with the flavor of Dharma, or to own an excellent wardrobe and many luxuries, their wishes will come true. They may want to practice charity, and to be able to graciously give all they have to anyone who asks, and to do so without harboring greed or resentment. Perhaps they want to have proper views and vigor in order to subdue and calm their minds, to be learned and intelligent in order to understand profound principle, and to always seek supreme Dharma and to meet with wholesome friends. They may wish to retain what theyve learned, to be reborn in the Land of Happiness of Limitless Life Buddha, and to hear the Proper Dharma. Perhaps they have broken the moral precepts and wish to return to purity. Perhaps their alloted life-span has reached its end, but they wish to go on living. There may even be citizens of a country who wish to put an end to all disasters and hardships in that land, thus securing their happiness. All people such as these should do as the Dharma instructs and adorn the Way-place, then return in devotion to the Thus Come One Medicine Master Vaidurya Light with single-minded vigor and cultivate Samadhi. Why is it so? When that Thus Come One cultivated the Bodhisattva Way, he made twelve wondrous, excellent vows. The magnificent merit and virtue of these vows can lead all those who hear them to wipe away their karmic obstacles, and to have their every wish fulfilled. Only those Bodhisattvas who are to ascend to become Buddhas in one life can fully understand this Dharma and believe in it as it actually is. They can cultivate exactly as taught. We should not spare our bodies, lives and wealth, but should extend our strength to the utmost in making adornments. Then the desired results will most certainly come to pass. For that reason, Today I, Disciple _________ and others resolutely devote our lives and respectfully bow. ( Rise and half-bow) (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the end of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the end of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the end of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight-thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half-bow) (Kneel, Cantor or Assembly) After bowing to the Buddhas, we resolutely devote our lives, wishing that the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas will join in compassion to descend to this Way-place. We wish that the gods, dragons, and others of the eight-fold spiritual pantheon, as well as the many yaksha generals will all have mercy on us, and come to our Way-place. May the multitude of Sages all verify that we, on this day, wish to cultivate Unsurpassed Bodhi for the sake of all living beings in the six paths of rebirth throughout all ten directions. May all our karmic obstructions be wiped away so that together we may enter the ocean-wide fundamental vows of the Thus Come One. May we be able to make bodies appear everywhere, and in a single thought make offerings to the Triple Jewel of the Ten Directions. May we in a single thought everywhere rescue all living beings in the six destinies, so that they can unite with impartial, great Wisdom. For these reasons, today we wholeheartedly advance with vigor and cultivate as we are taught to do, with the wish that the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, with the strength of Medicine Master Thus Come Ones fundamental vows, will accept our confession and repentance, so that in everything we practice, we will surely smash through all obstructions brought on by our sins, and our practices and vows will be perfectly realized! May the Holy Sages certify that everything taught in the Sutras comes to pass! Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, One Worthy of Offerings, Of Proper and Total Enlightenment, Perfect in Knowledge and Conduct, and Whose Radiance is Vast and Great. How awesome is His merit and virtue! His body rests in good and peaceful repose. His splendid net of blazing adornments, unmatched by the radiance of the sun and moon, shines upon and illuminates the living beings in the realms of darkness, bringing them to understanding, granting their prayers, filling their needs and wiping away all the misery of their many illnesses. If we were to speak continuously for an entire aeon, or for even longer, of His measureless number of Bodhisattva practices, of His measureless, wholesome, skillful resourcefulness, of His measureless, vast, great vows, that aeon would quickly end, but the Buddhas infinite practices, vows, and wholesome, skillful resources would have no end. For this reason, we resolutely devote our lives and bow down. Na mwo bwo chye fa di - Bi sha she - Jyu lu bi lyou li - Bwo la pwo - He la she ye - Da two jye dwo ye - E la he di - San myau san pu two ye - Da jr two - Nan - Bi sha shr - Bi sha shr - Bi sha she - San mwo jye di swo he. (how many times?)

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Medicine Master Buddha Praise To Medicine Master Thus Come One, Whose world is like Vaidurya, Whose kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity Are ever as they should be, Whose Repentance-Dharma delivers all who are confused, We bow in worship, and rely on Him for refuge As we pray that our vows will be fulfilled! Medicine Master Buddha! Medicine Master Buddha! Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. Namo Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. (Circumambulate the Mandala reciting the verse that follows; then hold the Buddhas name and make transference) Medicine Master Buddha Verse: Bowing in worship to the Eastern Full Moon Realm, To the Esteemed Medicine Master, With His subtle, fine, Proper Enlightenment, Whose fruition is perfected, after three uncountable aeons, In ways inconceivable. His ten epithets, far beyond compare; His vows are twelve in number, made on the causal stage; His hundred-thousand hallmarks and features, full On the stage of results. Wide and hard to fathom is the sea of His compassion, Soaring is His mountain of virtue; our praises never end! Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One of the Eastern World of Pure Vaidurya. Namo Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. (Recite the Holy Name one hundred times, one thousand times, or as many as you like, before making transference.) (End Of Roll Number One Of The Repentance-Dharma Of Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities And Lengthens Life.)

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The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life (Assembly sings, alternate sides bowing:) Kind, Compassionate Lord of the Three-thousandfold Realms; Great Dharma-King of a hundred, million continents Please open wide Your lotus-like eyes and survey common living beings, So that their every wish will invoke a response! Because all Buddhas, out of pity for living beings, teach the Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha's Way-Place, let us devote our lives to all Buddhas (Bow)

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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha; Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha; Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One; Namo Limitless Life Buddha; Namo all Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo all Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo all Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One; Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva; Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva; Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva; Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva; Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva; Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva; Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva; Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva; Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva; Maitreya Bodhisattva; Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva; Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva; Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree; Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight Thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha; Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (end with half- bow) (Kneel) After bowing to the Buddhas, we continue to repent and reform. I, disciple ____________, and others, for the sake of Heaven and Earth, for its leaders and the nation, for fathers and mothers, for teachers and elders; for the sake of all beings in the Desire Realm, those in the Form Realm, and those in the Formless Realm; and on behalf of all living beings in the Dharma Realm; vow to put an end to the threefold obstructions of afflictions, karma and retribution, and to devote our lives to repentance and reform. I, along with all living beings, from beginningless time until the present, because of craving and views, inwardly discriminate between self and others, and outwardly consort with bad friends. I do not follow and rejoice in even a hair's breadth of the good deeds done by others. Instead, I only vastly commit all manner of offenses by three means: physically; in speech; or in thought. Even if these deeds were not extensive, the evil mind behind them is pervasive. It continues day and night without cease, covering up its transgressions and sins, not wanting people to know, heedless of the evil destinies, lacking both shame and remorse, and vehemently denying cause and effect. Having not yet confessed and repented of offenses and obstacles such as these, I now on this day, before all Buddhas of the ten directions and before Medicine Master Thus Come One, have come to believe deeply in cause and effect. I have deep shame and guilt, beget great fear, and confess and repent. I cut off that incessant mind and bring forth the Bodhi Mind. I cut off evil-doing and cultivate good deeds; discipline the body, mouth and mind; reform all my past errors; and joyfully support even the smallest good deeds done by common people and Sages. I recall that
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Medicine Master Buddha's great strength of vows can rescue us from the sea of the Two Kinds of Death and take us to the shore of the Three Virtues. We pray that He will have compassion and sympathy for us, and gather us back in. Thus each of us, with resolute mind, devotes our lives in worship, and bows down. (Bow. Rise and half bow) (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha; Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One; Namo Limitless Life Buddha; Namo all Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo all Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo all Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm; Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One; Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva; Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva; Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva; Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva; Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva; Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva; Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva; Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva; Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva; Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva; Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva; Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva; Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree; Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight Thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha; Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half- bow) (Kneel) After bowing to the Buddhas, we continue our repentance and reform: I, disciple ____________, and others, from beginningless time until this very day, have suffered the illnesses of greed, hatred, and envy; the illnesses of arrogance and pride; the illness of not clearly recognizing good from evil; the illness of not believing in offenses and blessings; the illness of being unfilial and committing the five rebellious acts; the illness of defamation and insolence towards the Triple Jewel; the illness of failing to observe a vegetarian diet; the illness of committing moral transgressions; the illness of praising oneself and defaming others; the illness of insatiable greed; the illness of infatuation with fine sounds and pursuing objects of lust; the illness of craving fragrances and pleasurable contact; the illness of believing in perverted, inverted views; the illness of addiction to promiscuity, intoxication, and unrestrained hedonism; the sickness of meeting a doctor who prescribes the wrong medicine; as well as the illnesses of innumerable disasters, troubles and insults which oppress, vex and distress our bodies and minds. We wish that all such illnesses and pains will be eliminated, and that all wishes will be fulfilled. At that time the Thus Come One Medicine Master Vaidurya Light entered a Samadhi called Expeller of All Living Beings' Pains and Miseries. Once he entered this Samadhi, a great radiant light was put forth from His
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com crown. From the light a great dharani was proclaimed: Na mwo bwo chye fa di - Bi sha she - Jyu lu bi lyou li - Bwo la pwo - He la she ye - Da two jye dwo ye - E la he di - San myau san pu two ye - Da jr two - Nan - Bi sha shr - Bi sha shr - Bi sha she San mwo jye di swo he. And then, as the mantra from within the light came to an end, the earth trembled and radiated great brightness, which put an end to all the pain and illness that afflicted living beings. It brought them all peace, security and joy. From this we know the power of repentance and reform. It acts as an efficacious medicine for all the mind's ills and it is a rare prescription for ending birth and death. There is a Great King of Healers who dispenses the right medicine to cure each illness. That is to say: kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity are medicines; patience and gentleness are medicines; proper faith in the Triple Jewel is medicine; diligent cultivation of blessings and wisdom is medicine; the Six Paramitas are medicine; consuming one's fill of sweet-dew is medicine; craving the flavor of Dharma is medicine; cultivating the truth and nourishing the life-energy is medicine; returning to our origin and reverting to our source is medicine; the ability to mend one's errors is medicine; wholesome, clever, resourceful means are medicine; not being tempted by sights and sounds is medicine; purifying the mind by severing desire is medicine. Always use medicines such as these. Make them properly ground, strained, mixed, and administered in the right dosage. When living beings are sick, they get sick from the same illness; and the medicine they need is essentially the same medicine. To speak of many dharmas is called being upside-down. If we contemplate from the ultimate reality of the One True Vehicle, then what increases and what decreases? What is pure and what is defiled? What is good and what is evil? What are offenses and what are blessings? What is sickness and what is medicine? Contemplate the expedient means given above like a person who dreams that he is stricken with a grave illness, that he needs a doctor to prescribe medicine, and that the medicine he takes cures his sickness. If he then awakes from his dream, he will realize that basically there is no illness. There is neither illness nor any absence of illness, how much the less a doctor or medicine. Therefore the sicknesses of living beings are one single illusory sickness, and the medicines given by the Thus Come One are, likewise, one illusory medicine. So we can know that all the Dharma spoken by the Thus Come One has a single quality and a single flavor. It is the quality of liberation, the quality of separation, the quality of cessation, and ultimately, Nirvana. In the end, it returns to Emptiness. It is like the rain from a single cloud: the large and small plants and trees are each nurtured by it. The others and I now receive the strength of the Buddha's kindness. Having heard the name of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, we have no more difficulty with sickness and pain, and are enabled to realize ultimate, supreme Bodhi. Therefore on this day, we follow in harmony, and unite our hearts with the resolve to rely on the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha for the rest of our lives. Let us now devote our lives to all Buddhas. (Bow, rise, half- bow) (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight-thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half- bow) (Kneel) Having bowed to the Buddhas, we continue our repentance and reform. If there is a living being who desires liberation from sickness and pain, then for the sake of that person others should receive and keep, for seven days and nights, the eight lay precepts and vegetarian observance. They should offer to the Bhikshu Sangha, as much as they are able, food, drink, and the other requisites. Through all hours of the day and night, they should bow in worship and practice the path. They should make offerings to the World Honored One, Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, by reading His venerated Sutra forty-nine times, and keep lit forty-nine lamps throughout forty-nine days, never letting the light die out. Then the sick person will get through the time of crisis and peril safely, without being apprehended by misfortune or by evil ghosts. That is the reason each member of this Assembly gathered here today extends his utmost efforts to present incense and spread flowers, light lamps and hang banners, liberate living creatures and cultivate blessings. Then the misery and the crisis will pass, and the many troubles will be avoided. We only wish that the Thus Come One will certify our repentance and reform. I, Disciple _________, and the others here, moreover, should recognize that everything in our lives from beginningless time until this very day which fails to go our way, comes about as retribution for our past evil karma. For this reason we now earnestly seek to repent and to reform. We repent of the retribution in this world of nightmares, bad omens, and unlucky events. We repent of the retribution in this world of chronic illness which lingers for months and years without improvement, leaving invalids bedridden and disabled. We repent of the retribution in this world of epidemics in winter, plagues in summer, or sickness from toxins, ulcers, colds and influenza. We repent of the retribution in this world of the danger of floods, fires, robbers, bandits, and warring armies.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com We repent of the retribution in this world of harm from lions, tigers, wolves, venomous snakes, vicious scorpions, centipedes and poisonous insects. We repent of the retribution in this world of birth, old age, sickness, death, worry, grief, suffering and distress. We repent for living beings whose retribution of karma done with body, mouth and mind continues to increase their accumulated evil karma. We repent for living beings whose retribution compels them to fall into the three evil destinies, where they must endure many grievous sufferings throughout countless thousands of years. We repent for living beings whose retribution makes them turn endlessly through the realms of the hells, the animals, and the hungry ghosts. We repent for living beings whose retribution makes it impossible for them to avoid rebirth in other evil destinies. We repent for living beings whose retribution is to be others' slaves, so that they are forced to serve them. We repent for living beings whose retribution makes them into oxen, horses, camels and mules, who constantly undergo whipping and punishment, and who further must ever travel the roads bearing heavy burdens, oppressed by hunger and thirst. We repent for people in the world whose retribution brings them into contact with nightmare-ghosts, voodoo, zombies, sorcerers, monsters and the like, and who experience such creatures' unnerving, malicious haunting. Thus for the sake of humans and gods of the present and the future, whose retributions involve such countless misfortunes, calamities, disasters, plagues, deaths, troubles, and dissipations which distress them, I, Disciple __________, and the others, today, with utmost sincerity, turn to Medicine Master Buddha and His holy assembly, oceanwide in extent, seeking their mercy, as we repent and reform, wishing that all the many retributions named above will be wiped away completely, without a trace. The sicknesses and the medicines both return to an identical illusion. It is evil karma that brings about all retributions and obstacles. Next in order, we should now make vows of transference: I, Disciple____________, and the others dedicate all merit and virtue resulting from repenting and reforming of the threefold obstacles to all living beings, that we might all make this repentance together. We wish that together with all living beings, from this moment on until we realize Bodhi, we will recall the pain of birth and death, make the resolve to attain Bodhi, change from evil-doing to cultivate goodness, and turn away from deviant behavior to what is proper. May we be peaceful and happy in body and mind, enjoying an infinite lifespan of wonderful years; May we have clothing and food in abundance. May our family and kin enjoy wealth, property, and overflowing storehouses; May we be handsome and perfectly formed, intelligent and wise, courageous, strong and healthy; May we receive the protection of generals, the help of the Buddhas and Sages, and in all the things we do may we be sheltered with kindness. Further, may I, Disciple __________, and the others soon realize Bodhi. May we be splendidly adorned with the light of the hallmarks and subsidiary features. We wish that all living beings may gain this light and develop understanding, and then in all they do, everything will be as they wish. We wish that all living beings receive an infinite quantity of necessities, so that they lack nothing whatsoever. We wish that all living beings will make the Great Vehicle well established, so that everyone will be placed securely on the Path of Bodhi.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com We wish that all living beings will hold flawless precepts, and that if they should violate them, they will quickly return to purity in precepts. We wish that all living beings will be upright, intelligent, endowed with perfect faculties, and free of any illness. We wish that all living beings will be rid of disease, and that their families and kin will enjoy ample wealth and property. We wish that all living beings will be reborn as men, complete with the hallmarks of a Great Hero, including realization of Bodhi. We wish that all living beings may escape the nets of demons, and be freed from the ties and fetters of those of heretical paths. We wish that living beings who have encountered trouble with the law, and who suffer torment and oppression, will be set free. We wish that living beings will receive sufficient food and drink, and then, by means of the Dharma-flavor, gain ultimate peace and happiness. We wish that living beings will gain any kind of clothing that suits them, and be fully satisfied. We wish that all living beings will live long, be wealthy, obtain official positions, have sons and daughters, and that all their wishes will be fulfilled. We wish to put an end to the myriad disasters and nine untimely means of death in all countries of the world, and put an end to the eightfold difficulties and the three kinds of calamities. We wish to prevent invasion of the nation by other countries, and the turmoil of bandits and thieves. May all such evils and hardships be completely wiped away for good. May the country know peace, with wind and rain in the proper season. May the crops ripen to full harvest, and may all beings be well and happy. May their practices and vows for Bodhi increase with each passing thought. May they rescue suffering living beings, always regarding them as they do themselves. Further, we vow that in every life, at all times and in all places, we will not be born as barbarians, but will be born into a family that follows proper faith. We will have an upright and majestic appearance, wisdom and eloquence. We will leave evil dharmas far behind, and we will keep company with wholesome friends. We will firmly maintain our virtuous conduct, and make the Great Vehicle well-established. We vow, furthermore, that in every life, at all times and in all places, we will cause the Buddha-Dharma to prosper. We will destroy the nets of demons and cultivate to perfection the Six Paramitas, and do so with vigorous resolve. As we extensively make offerings, we will be resplendent with blessings and wisdom, so that with patience and vigor we will realize the Path of Bodhi. We who gather here on this day should remember to repay the virtue and kindness of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, as he always brings benefits, peace and happiness to all living beings. For this reason, with hearts resolved, we devote our lives and bow down in worship. Na mwo bwo chye fa di - Bi sha she - Jyu lu bi lyou li - Bwo la pwo - He la she ye - Da two jye dwo ye - E la he di - San myau san pu two ye - Da jr two - Nan - Bi sha shr - Bi sha shr - Bi sha she San mwo jye di swo he. (Recite 3 times) Medicine Master Eulogy Majestic in His meditation, in the Eastern Land is the Unsurpassed King of Physicians. Beyond measure in their wonder are His twelve great vows. Wiping out our sins, dispelling calamities,bringing blessings and good fortune, Increasing every benefit and lengthening our lives: Medicine Master Buddha!
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Medicine Master Buddha! Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. Namo Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. Medicine Master Buddha Verse Bowing in worship to the Eastern Full Moon Realm, To the Esteemed Medicine Master, With His subtle, fine, Proper Enlightenment, Whose fruition is perfected, after three uncountable aeons, In ways inconceivable. His ten epithets, far beyond compare; His vows are twelve in number, made on the causal stage; His hundred-thousand hallmarks and features, full On the stage of results. Wide and hard to fathom is the sea of His compassion, Soaring is His mountain of virtue; our praises never end! Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One, of the Eastern World of Pure Vaidurya. Namo Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. (As before, after singing this praise, circle the Mandala, reciting the Buddha's name, and then transfer the merit) (End of Roll Number Two of The Repentance-dharma of Medicine Master Buddha, Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life)

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The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life (Alternate sides bowing) The Buddha's body fills the Dharma Realm Appearing everywhere before all living beings According to conditions responding, excluding none, Yet always seated upon the Bodhi throne. Buddhas of the Three Times, pitying living beings, Tell us of the Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master's Way-place. Now we should dedicate our lives to all these Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight Thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half-bow) (Assemly Kneel) Having bowed to the Buddhas, we continue to repent. I, Disciple ________, and the others, having just repented, should bring up thoughts free of stain and turbidity, thoughts free of anger and hatred. We should bring up thoughts of benefit, peace and joy, kindness, compassion, happiness and even-mindedness toward all sentient creatures. As we engage in this correct contemplation, we do not cut off the fetters, nor do we linger in the ocean of fetters. Instead, we contemplate the emptiness of all dharmas, such being the characteristic of Reality. What does it mean to contemplate the emptiness of all dharmas? Cultivators should contemplate well how this present mind arises because of its being conditioned with false thoughts. Does the mind occur because of these thoughts or not because of these thoughts? Does it arise both because of and not because of these thoughts? Does it arise neither because of the thoughts nor not because of these thoughts? Does it arise within the three periods of time? Is it found inside, outside, or in between? Where are its traces? In which direction should we look for the mind? When we use these various causes and conditions to locate the mind, we find it ultimately cannot be obtained. It exists like a dream, like an illusion, lacking both name and features. Since the cultivator at this point still cannot identify the mind as part of the process of birth and death, how can he identify it as Nirvana? Since he cannot locate anything to contemplate, how can he identify a contemplator? He neither grasps the mind, nor rejects it. He neither relies on it, attaches to it, nor does he stay in stillness. The path of words and language is cut off and there is nothing left to say. Aware now that the mind has no mind, then both sins and blessings have no owner. Emptiness being the nature of sins and blessings, then all dharmas are totally empty, and there is no mind, and dharmas cannot lodge in dharmas. Repenting in this way is known as Great Repentance, and is also known as the Repentance which breaks apart the mind consciousness. Due to these causes and conditions, thought after thought is still and quiescent; thought after thought does not abide anywhere, just like the vastness of space, which also cannot be gotten at. Ultimately, this not being gotten at cannot be gotten at either. At this point we spontaneously transcend all Samadhis with a brilliantly shining light. The myriad
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com dharmas appear, mutually penetrating without any obstruction vast and great as the Dharma-nature, and ultimately like the void of space. I wish now to achieve what I have aspired to, and to fulfill my vow for Bodhi. May the Assembly members gathered here each concentrate, devote our lives and bow down in worship. (bow, rise and half-bow) (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight Thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half-bow) (Kneel) Having bowed to the Buddhas, we continue to contemplate the ultimate reality of the mind. At all times, as we carry out our various activities, whether walking or sitting, whether coming or going, when answering the calls of nature, when sweeping or cleaning; in every action and movement, whether bending down or stretching upwards, while looking or listening, we should singlemindedly hold the Triple Jewel in our thoughts and contemplate the empty nature of our mind. We won't permit our thought even for an instant to linger on the five objects of desire or any worldly matter at all. We won't permit our minds to engage in deviant, crooked thoughts, nor can we allow ourselves to join in casual conversation with non-believers. If we are careless or frivolous when looking at sights and listening to sounds, we will create attachments to sensory states, and make bad karma. Then with forgetfulness, afflictions and scattered thoughts, we would not be able to cultivate as the Dharma teaches us. But if instead we continuously, in every thought, never abandon ultimate reality, nor spare our
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com bodies and lives, but practice the methods of repentance on behalf of all living beings, then this is known as true single-minded vigor, being resplendent with the Dharma. Therefore, we members of this assembly, once again with utmost sincerity, place our five limbs on the ground in reverence, and devote our lives in worship to the everlasting Triple Jewel. (Alternate sides bowing) Namo Vairochana Buddha Namo Original Teacher, Shakyamuni Buddha Namo Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Limitless Life Buddha Namo All Buddhas of the Past, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Present, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo All Buddhas of the Future, to the ends of the ten directions throughout the Dharma Realm Namo Sutra on the Merit and Virtue of the Fundamental Vows of Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One Namo Universal Sunlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Universal Moonlight Radiance Bodhisattva Namo Manjushri Bodhisattva Namo Observer of the Worlds' Sounds Bodhisattva Namo Obtainer of Great Strength Bodhisattva Namo Infinite Resolve Bodhisattva Namo Precious Udumbara-Blossom Bodhisattva Namo King of Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Supreme Medicine Bodhisattva Namo Maitreya Bodhisattva Namo Dispeller of Disasters and Obstacles Bodhisattva Namo Bestower of Blessings and Long Life Bodhisattva Namo Thirty-six Thousand Bodhisattvas beneath the Melodious Tree Namo Venerable Ananda and the Eight Thousand Bhikshus of the Holy Sangha Namo Bodhisattva Who Rescues and Liberates. (End with half-bow) (Kneel) Having bowed to the Buddhas, we resolutely repent and reform: I, Disciple ________, and the others, as well as all beings in the Dharma Realm, from beginningless time, have been tied up by the three obstacles of afflictions, karma and retribution. Because our minds have been covered by these obstacles, we crave and attach to all situations which we encounter. Being stupid and unwise, we lack the root of faith, and create many mistakes in karma with our bodies, mouths and minds, even to the point of slandering and rejecting the Proper Dharma, and violating the Shila (moral codes), thus incessantly doing unbeneficial deeds. Even though we may dwell in holy places, we fail to achieve the fruition of Sagehood. With even subtle outflows, Samadhi is hard to realize. But now that we have met...(bow)...Medicine Master Vaidurya Light Thus Come One... (kneel), we hope to quickly cast off all offenses and obstacles and then accomplish Wonderful Enlightenment. For these reasons, with straightforwardness and devotion, we bow our heads in total sincerity, to reveal our many transgressions, and seek to repent and reform. (Bow) May the sea of great kind vows impartially gather in and assist us...(kneel) so that we and all beings
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com in the Dharma realm, alike, can expel our obstacles from the past, and be free from our many troubles. May we crack open the shell of ignorance, and dry up the river of sorrows. May we come to awakening with proper views, so that our wonderful mind can thoroughly understand, and can rest securely in Bodhi. May an everlasting radiance appear; may we all be free from illness, our hearts full of peace and joy; may all that we hope for be just as we would have it, all splendid, in accord with our wishes, perfect in every way. May our sense-faculties be keen, may we be well-learned and intelligent. May we be vigorous in Brahma-practice, and able to enter Samadhis. May we use measureless numbers of wise, resourceful means in the service of all living beings, filling their material needs without any deficiency, and then by means of skillfully cultivating the many Bodhisattva-practices, rapidly certify to Supreme, Proper and Equal Bodhi. Even at the moment of death, may we be clear in mind and able to discern, so that we will surely reach the Western Land of Bliss of Limitless Life Buddha, with eight great Bodhisattvas showing us the way. May we spontaneously be born by transformation from a precious lotus-blossom. May we receive a prediction for enlightenment from the Buddha, and attain certification to measureless Dharani doors, thus succeeding in all kinds of merit and virtue. Afterwards with innumerable division-bodies, may we, in the instant of a single thought, reach Buddhalands in the Ten Directions, where we make offerings to all Buddhas of the Dharma realm; in that brief thought-instant, may we use all modes of spiritual strength to rescue and set free the living beings of the Dharma Realm who will go on to accomplish Equal, Proper Awakening. Empty space might end, but my vows are infinite and unending. Now having repented and made my vows, I devote my life in refuge to the Everlasting Triple Jewel. Na mwo bwo chye fa di - Bi sha she - Jyu lu bi lyou li - Bwo la pwo - He la she ye - Da two jye dwo ye - E la he di - San myau san pu two ye - Da jr two - Nan - Bi sha shr - Bi sha shr - Bi sha she - San mwo jye di swo he. (Three times) (Rise and half-bow) To The Glory of Medicine Master Buddha: Medicine Master Buddha's sea-vast gathering, O King of Glorious Light. Eight Majestic Bodhisattvas herald good fortune, Seven Buddhas of the Past help to proclaim. Sun and moon reflect their light On blessings, long life, and eternal peace and health. Medicine Master Buddha, Medicine Master Buddha, Medicine Master Buddha Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. Namo Medicine Master Buddha Who Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life. The Feng Yi Mountain Vows and Transference of Merit (Assembly): We devote our lives To the Regulating Master of the ten directions,. To the pure, wonderful Dharma
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Which has been proclaimed, To the liberated Sangha of the three vehicles and four fruitions, Wishing that they will bestow compassion, And mercifully gather us in and accept us. I, Disciple, ____ and the others have personally opposed the true nature, wrongly entered the flow of confusion, and followed birth and death, thereby floating and sinking. Pursuing forms and sounds, we are attached to defilement. The ten bonds and ten servants accumulate to become the cause of outflows. The six roots and six dusts falsely create boundless offenses. Confused and engulfed in the sea of suffering, seriously lost in deviant paths, we attach to self and hinder others, encourage wrong actions and criticize right behavior. With accumulated karmic obstacles and all manner of offenses and crimes, we look up to the Triple Jewel to be kind and compassionate. We sincerely and wholeheartedly repent and reform. We hope they will be benevolent and rescue us, and that good friends will lead us by the hand out of the deep abyss of affliction to the other shore of Bodhi. May blessings establish a foundation in our present life so that our different wishes will be fulfilled. May we, in our next life, wisely plant sprouts efficacious, and together aspire for increasing brilliance. May we be born in a civilized country and meet a knowledgeable teacher when we grow up. May we have proper belief and leave the household life to pursue the spiritual path when we are still young and innocent. May we have keen and clear perceptions with the six faculties, and may our three karmas (body, mouth and mind) be pure and harmonious. Unstained by worldly conditions, may we constantly cultivate and maintain the precept-discipline, so the defilements cannot encroach upon us. May we sternly protect the awesome deportment to the extent that we do not harm even a mosquito. May we not meet with the eight difficulties nor be deficient in the four conditions. May our prajna wisdom be revealed and our resolve for Bodhi be irreversible. May we cultivate the proper Dharma and completely understand the Great Vehicle, develop the way of practice of the Six Paramitas and leap over three asamkhyeyas in the ocean of kalpas. In every place may we erect the Dharma banner and layer by layer break through the net of doubts. May we subdue the masses of demons and carry on the prosperity of the Triple Jewel, serving the Buddhas of the ten directions without any weariness. May we cultivate all dharma doors so that we thoroughly understand them all. May we extensively foster blessings and wisdom, universally benefitting beings as numerous as particles of dust and grains of sand. May we obtain the six kinds of spiritual penetrations, perfecting in this one life the Buddha fruit. Afterwards, not renouncing those in the Dharmarealm, may we pervasively enter the wearisome mundane world. May we have the same compassionate heart and practice as Avalokiteshvara and the oceanic vows of Samantabhadra. In other places as well as in this land, may we, according with the forms and species of beings, manifest appropriate forms in response, to expound the wonderful Dharma. For those in the mire of suffering destinies and in the path of the suffering of hungry ghosts, may we emit immense bright light or manifest spiritual penetrations. May those who see our form as well as those who hear our name all bring forth the Bodhi heart and eternally transcend the suffering of the cycle of birth and death. May the lands of the cauldrons of fire and rivers of ice transform into fragrant groves. May those who undergo the punishment of the bronze drink and iron food be born by transformation in the Pure Land. May animals, bound in fur and capped with horns, as well as debtors who owe debts of karma and harbor resentment, get rid of their bitter distress completely, and become steeped in beneficence and bliss. During worldwide epidemics may we manifest the medicine needed to cure the critical illnesses. In time of famine and death may we create paddies of rice and millet to relieve the impoverished.
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com There is nothing we will not strive to do to help and benefit others. We also hope those enemies and loved ones of past lives and those with affinities in our present life can escape drowning in the four kinds of births and forsake myriad aeons in the bonds of love. May all living beings alike realize the Buddha Way. May sentient and insentient beings alike bring to perfection the seeds of wisdom. Consummating the Ceremony All merit from this supreme practice of bowing in repentance, And all countless superior blessings I now transfer and dedicate, Wishing that all beings infatuated with the world Will soon be reborn in Limitless Light Buddha's Land. All of the above causes and conditions I dedicate to the Buddhas of the three periods of time, To Manjushri, Samantabhadra, and Avalokiteshvara, To all revered Bodhisattvas and Mahasattvas. Mahaprajnaparamita! They remain in our world like empty space Like lotus-blossoms unstained by the water. Their minds are pure and clean, Far beyond all others. We bow our heads in worship To the Peerless Honored Ones. The Three Refuges To the Buddhas I return and rely, Vowing that all living beings Understand the Great Way profoundly And bring forth the unsurpassed mind. (Bow and Rise) To the Dharma I return and rely, Vowing that all living beings Deeply enter the sutra-treasury And have wisdom like the sea. (Bow and Rise) To the Sangha I return and rely, Vowing that all living beings Form together a great assembly One and all in harmony. (Bow and Rise) Reverence to the multitude of sages. (Three bows and a half-bow) (Three bows and a half-bow to the Elder Esteemed Master) (End of Roll Number Three of The Repentance-Dharma of Medicine Master Buddha, Who
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com Dispels Calamities and Lengthens Life.) MEAL OFFERING Incense Praise Incense in the censer now is burning. All the Dharma Realm receives the fragrance. From afar the sea-vast host of Buddhas all inhale its sweetness. In every place auspicious clouds appearing, our sincere intention thus fulfilling, as all Buddhas now show their perfect body. Na mo! Incense Cloud Canopy Bodhisattva, Mahasattva! (Bow; rise) Na mo! Incense Cloud Canopy Bodhisattva, Mahasattva! (Bow; rise) Na mo! Incense Cloud Canopy Bodhisattva, Mahasattva! (Bow; rise, half-bow) The Meal Offering Before the Buddhas Na Mo Magic Mountain Assembly of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas (Three times) Na Mo eternally abiding Buddhas of the Ten Directions Na Mo eternally abiding Dharma of the Ten Directions Na Mo eternally abiding Sangha of the Ten Directions Na Mo Fundamental Teacher Shakyamuni Buddha Na Mo Quelling Disasters Lengthening Life Medicine Master Buddha Na Mo in the Land of Ultimate Bliss Amitabha Buddha Na Mo Maitreya Honored Future Buddha Na Mo All Buddhas of the Ten Quarters and Three Times Na Mo Manjusri Great Wisdom Bodhisattva Na Mo Universal Worthy Great Conduct Bodhisattva Na Mo Earth Treasury King Great Vow Bodhisattva Na Mo Gwan Shr Yin Great Compassion Bodhisattva Na Mo Great Strength Bodhisattva Na Mo Great Pure Sea-like Assembly of Bodhisattvas Na Mo Dharma Guardian Wei Tou Venerated Deva Bodhisattva Na Mo all Dharma Guarding Deva Bodhisattvas Na Mo Sangharama Guarding Host of Bodhisattvas Na Mo Descending Line of Patriarchs Bodhisattvas Na Mo Great Holy Kinnara King Bodhisattva (Recite the above three times) Food-Transforming True-Words
NA MWO SA WA DAN TWO YE DWO - WA LU JR DI - NAN - SAN BWO LA - SAN BWO LA - HUNG. (Recite three times)

Sweet Dew True-Words NA MWO SU LU PE YE - DAN TWO YE DWO YE - DA JR TWO - NAN - SU LU SU LU BWO LA SU LU BWO LA SU LU - SWO PE HE. (Recite three times) The color, scent and flavor of this food, above is offered to the Buddhas everywhere,
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Medicine Buddha Healing Center www.MedicineBuddha.com between to every sage and worthy one, below to living beings on the turning wheel, bestowed without distinction equally so every wish is satisfied accordingly, and those who made this offering now are caused immeasurable Paramitas to attain. The three virtues and the six flavors are offered to the Buddha and the Sangha, to all beings of the Dharma Realm, we render this universal offering. Universal Offering True-Words NAN - YE YE NANG - SAN PWO WA - FA DZ LA - HUNG (Three times) Praise and Mantra Wondrous offerings from the heavens' kitchens, bliss of Dhyana's rare, delightful flavor. HU NAN SU LU SA LI WA - DAN TWO E YE DWO - DAN NI YE TWO - SU LU SWO WA HE. Na Mo Bliss of Dhyana Treasury Bodhisattva, Mahasattva. Maha Prajna Paramita! (Assembly bows three and a half bows, then with palms together proceeds to dining hall intoning:) NA MO MEDICINE MASTER BUDDHA, WHO DISPELS CALAMITIES AND LENGTHENS LIFE.

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Sage Who Contemplates at Ease-----Avalokiteshvara.