Hymn to the Perfection of Wisdom

Homage to the Perfection of Wisdom, the lovely, the holy. The Perfection of Wisdom gives light. Unstained, the entire world cannot stain her. She is the source of light, and from everyone in the triple world she removes darkness. Most excellent are her works. She...

METTA SUTTA

This is what should be accomplished by the one who is wise, who seeks the good and has obtained peace: Let one be strenuous, upright and sincere, without pride, easily contented and joyous. Let one not be submerged by the things of the world. Let one not take upon...

Inconceivable Life Span of the Buddha

Lotus Sutra, chapter, 16 Since I attained buddhahood, The number of kalpas that have passed Is incalculable hundreds, thousands, myriads, And billions of long aeons. Constantly I have voiced the Dharma, teaching Countless millions living beings, So that they entered...

Universal Gateway of Kanzeon Bodhisattva

Louts Sutra, chapter 25 Listen to the deeds of Kanzeon (Regarder of the Worlds Sounds): Aptly responding in every quarter, Who with immense vow deep as oceans, Throughout kalpas beyond reckoning, Has served many billions of Buddhas, Bringing forth this great pure vow...

SANDOKAI

The Harmony of Difference and Sameness The mind of the great sage of India is intimately transmitted from west to east. While human faculties are sharp or dull, the Way has no northern or southern ancestors. The spiritual source shines clear in the light; the...

SOANKA

Song of the Grass Hut I’ve built a grass hut where there’s nothing of value. After eating, I relax and enjoy a nap. When it was completed, fresh weeds appeared. Now it’s been lived in-covered by weeds. The person in the hut lives here calmly, not...