Great Discourse on Blessings

To associate not with the foolish
to be with the wise
to honor the worthy ones

this is a Blessing Supreme

To reside in a suitable location
to have good past deeds done
to set oneself in the right direction

this is a Blessing Supreme

To be well spoken
highly trained
well educated
skilled in handicraft
and highly disciplined

this is a Blessing Supreme

To be well caring of mother
of father
to look after wife and children
to engage in a harmless occupation

this is a Blessing Supreme

Outstanding behavior
blameless action
open hands to all relatives
and selfless giving

this is a Blessing Supreme

To cease and abstain from evil
to avoid intoxicants
to be diligent in virtuous practices

this is a Blessing Supreme

To be reverent and humble
content and grateful
to hear the Dharma at the right time

this is a Blessing Supreme

To be patient and obedient
to visit with spiritual people
to discuss the Dharma at the right time

this is a Blessing Supreme

To live austerely and purely
to see the Noble Truths
and to realize Nirvana

this is a Blessing Supreme

A mind unshaken when touched by
the worldly states
sorrowless, stainless and secure

this is a Blessing Supreme

Those who have fulfilled all these
are everywhere invincible
they find well being everywhere

this is a Blessing Supreme

Healing Prayer

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Buddhist Sacred Texts

 

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