This week in Buddhism: Pu Xian Bodhisattva (Samantabhadra) Birthday

by | Mar 29, 2024 | Blog

Coming up on 30th March 2024 (21st day of the 2nd Lunar Month) is Pu Xian Bodhisattva (Samantabadra) Birthday.

Let us use this day, to cultivate a Bodhi mind and connect with our aspirations, just like Samantabadra.

Samantabhadra Bodhisattva is a bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism associated with great vows in actions and practices.

Samantabhadra Bodhisattva is known for his Ten Magnificent Great Vows:

1. Pay homage to all buddhas
2. Praise the Tathagatas
3. Practice offering extensively 
4. Repent all unwholesome karma
5. Rejoice in others’ merits and virtues
6. Request the turning of the Dharma Wheel
7. Request the presence of buddhas in the world
8. Always learn the Dharma
9. Forever assist according to sentient beings’ needs and abilities
10. Dedicate merit and virtue to all sentient beings”

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