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Wang Fengyi chants

1. Opening Prayer

To be recited before any recitation of the five element chants.

闻钟声,
Wen zhong sheng
Listen to the bell sound

烦恼清,
Fan nao qing
Clear up all the troubles

智慧长,
Zhi hui zhang
Cultivate the wisdom

菩提生,
Pu ti sheng
Develop Heavenly Nature (become Buddha)

愿成就,
Yuan sheng jiu
Craving for the achievements

渡众生。
Du zhong sheng.
To save .... to ferry across all sentient beings.

 

2. Affirming the Heavenly Nature 叫性

Wood:    Lǎo shànrén kàn wǒ yǒu zhǔ yì. Wǒ yǒu zhǔ yì.

老善人看我有主意。我有主意。
Cleansing anger & affirming 主意zhǔ yì the virtue of direction, motivation of the life force & boundless compassion

Fire:    Lǎo shànrén kàn wǒ míng lǐ. Wǒ míng lǐ.

老善人看我明理。我明理。
Cleansing hatred. Affirming明理míng lǐ the virtue of sacred connection, politeness & gratitude. Finding the light of spirit in everyone & everything

Earth:     Lǎo shànrén kàn wǒ xìn shí. Wǒ xìn shí.

老善人看我信实。我信实。
Cleansing doubt & blame. Affirming信实xìn shí, the virtue of deep trust, integrity & trustworthiness.

Metal:    Lǎo shànrén kàn wǒ xiǎng liàng. Wǒ xiǎng liàng.

老善人看我响亮。我响亮。
Cleansing criticism, judgment, lack of xiao, ingratitude. Affirming
响亮xiǎng liàng, the radiance of sound and light. Seeing the positive in everything. Deep gratitude for all phenomena. Unwavering connection to the Great Source.

Water:    Lǎo shànrén kàn wǒ róu hé. Wǒ róu hé.

老善人看我柔和。我柔和。
Cleansing restlessness & disdain. Affirming柔和róu hé, the virtue of humility, wisdom, harmony. Yielding. Letting others go first.


Return to Wood to complete the cycle.