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Merit & Benefit of the Great Compassion Mantra
Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva (觀世音菩薩) said: Human beings and celestial beings who recite and uphold the Great Compassionate Heart Dharani will obtain fifteen kinds of good birth and will not suffer fifteen kinds of bad death.
The Great Compassion Heart Dharani Sutra
"Bhagavan, I have a mantra of Heart Dharani and now wish to proclaim it, for comforting and pleasing all living beings; for healing all illness; for living beings to attain additional lifespan; for living beings to gain wealth; for extinguishing all evil karma and weighty sins; for keeping away from hindrance and disasters; for producing merits of all White(pure) Dharmas; for maturing all virtuous-roots; for overcoming all fears; for fulfilling all good wishes.
"If there are monks (Bhikshus), nuns (Bhikshunis), laymen (Upasakas), laywomen (Upasikas), pure youth and maidens who wish to recite and hold (keep reciting) this mantra, they should first arouse heir great merciful and compassionate hearts for all living beings, and follow me in making these vows：
Kuan-Ru Dharma Tips
Using merciful heart to respect Buddha, Dharmas and Sangha and all life.
"Power to Turn Well" by Master Kuan Ru
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The Merits of Producing an Image of the Buddha
The Sutra on the Production of Buddha Images said: "A person of this world who produces an image of the Buddha will...
In a later life, have clear eyes and a handsome appearance; his body, hands, and feet will always be excellent. One born in heaven will also be exceptional among the gods in his purity, with exquisite eyes and countenance. Such is the fortune obtained by one who produce an image of the Buddha."
The Merits of Offering Lamps
When According to the Sutra, if we often make lamp offering to Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in Stupas and temples religiously, we will be rewarded with these benefits : 1. Both eyes and four limbs will always be free from defects.
Records of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva Witnessing 觀世音菩薩 感應錄
When Master Kuan-Ru was young, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva showed to her as a monk and gave her the enlightenment. The Master was given a book of the Great Compassion Mantra and was told that He should take advantage of the Great Compassion Dharani water to rescue all kinds of beings.
The Merits of Making Offerings to Dharma-Verse Relic
“The Sutra On The Merit Of Bathing The Buddha”said, “Noble son, all Buddhas, World Honored Ones, have three bodies. They are known as the Dharma body or Dharmakaya, the glorified body or the Sambhogakaya, and the manifestation body or the Nirmanakaya. After my Nirvana, if you wish to do homage to these three bodies then you should do homage to my relics. But these are of two kinds: the first is the bodily relics; the second is the Dharma-verse relics.” “Seeing the relics is the same as seeing the Buddha himself.”