An Dong Maitreya Hill morning lesson

A guide on Sutra recitation

Meditate for 3 minutes ,regulate your breathing, focus on your mind

Eye focus on the sutra, finger points on the sutra, recite the sutra, listen to the sutra, mind concentration, breath naturally and unhurriedly.

Sutra begins in your heart, clearly and peacefully

Sutra passes your eyes, with clarity

Sutra comes out from your mouth, clear words and sound

Sutra enter your ears , clearly

Sutra enters your conscience and clearly heard.


(四)坦蕩、平常的心,才能隨遇而安之 (2)

Be open-hearted and forthright, have an ordinary and humble heart so that we will be able to adapt to different circumstances.

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Fertile farmland refers to our hearts which also governs our body,

因此,做事若心不在焉,則不會成功, 佛家所說的「掃三心飛四相」,
Therefore, if we are not attentive and absent-minded when performing our task, we will not be successful. Buddhists call this sweeping the three hearts and get rids of four form.

儒家說的「三省其身、四勿其心」, 在在皆指此心。
Confucianism said that " examine and reflect oneself on three points, avoid four kinds of unruly heart" are referring to this heart.

If cultivation can help to keep your heart ordinary, then you have already benefited. The pursuit of your goal and meaning in life will also depend on it.

One of the most important things is – to stay steadfast. The Moral scripture says:" People who speak many words often make mistakes, they might as well observe neutrality and keep their words in their hearts.

就是強調踏實的重要, 修道人踏實才能久遠。
These are to emphasize the importance of steadfastness, Tao's practitioner who knows how to steadfast can go a long way .


《三國演義》中「楊修之死」, 就是一個典型的實例。
The death of Yang Xiu in{ Three Kingdoms) is a typical example.

Yang Xiu, counting on his intelligence, would speak without restrain and consideration and make his presence felt in front of Cao Cao. This caused Cao Cao to take notice of him and dislike him out of jealousy.

When Cao Cao sent his troops to attack Liu Bei in Hanzhong, they were trapped at the mouth of an inclined gorge and could neither retreat nor advance forward. When Cao Cao was having his meals he became emotional when he saw the chicken ribs in his bowl.

正巧夏侯惇入帳,稟請夜間口號。 曹操隨口答道:「雞肋,雞肋。」 於是,夏侯惇以「雞肋」傳於眾官。
At that same moment, Xiahou Dun happened to walk in and asked Cao Cao for the night password. Cao Cao replied casually:" Chicken ribs, chicken ribs" As a result, Xiahou Dun spread the words to all the officers telling them that the password was" chicken ribs, chicken ribs"

楊修見上面傳下「雞肋」二字, 便教隨行軍士收拾行裝,準備歸程。
When Yang Xiu heard the words" chicken ribs" he told his accompanying soldiers to begin packing up and prepare to leave and return.

Xiahou Dun was alarmed and asked Yang Xiu why he was packing up and preparing to leave?

Yang Xiu replied: " Well, chicken ribs have no meat but to throw them away would be a waste. The situation we are in is like the chicken ribs, we cannot win if we move forward and we will be humiliated if we retreat. There is no benefit in remaining here either"

We might as well return early. I am sure King Wei will also withdraw his troops and return. This is why I order for things to be packed to avoid chaos for when we are ready to go.

Therefore, Xiahou Dun and his commanding troops began to get ready to return home.

Cao Cao was furious when he heard what was happening. He summoned Yong Xiu for questioning:" How dare you start a rumor to stir up trouble and unsettle the army? He ordered Yang Xiu to be executed.


Hemingway, the famous novelist of the 20th century. There is a famous saying:

It took us two years to learn how to speak, but it took us sixty years to learn how to shut up.

楊修的才學智慧的確令人佩服, 壞就壞在他說了不該由他說的話而招了殺身之禍。
Yang Xiu was admired for his wisdom and talent in learning. However, he had the bad habit of saying things that weren't his to say. This resulted in his own execution at the end.


一、踏實的把握人生, 才能活出精采的價值。
1. In order to live a brilliant life with great value, we must first grasp it steadily and dependably.

二、成長需要時間,循序漸進努力, 才能收穫。
2. Time is needed for us to grow and mature. Learn to work hard, follow in order, and advance step by step so that we can reap the rewards at the end.

三、與人互動,最重要的是: 學會說話。
3. The most important thing when interacting with people is: To learn to speak timely, appropriately and exercise constrain.

對不起 請原諒我
I am sorry,please forgive me

謝謝你 我愛你
Thank you and I love you

Grateful for your advice

Happiness is with those who have a contented heart.

Good fortune, happiness, and contentment in life are with those who are always grateful.

Basic homework:

( 1 ) 叩首 Kow - shou
( 2 ) 讀經 Reading Sutra
( 3 ) 運動 Exercise
( 4 ) 持無字真經 Practicing the Heavenly Password

1. 常來佛堂學好禮節
Come to Temple often and learn the etiquette

2. 渡人吃素清口安壇
Propagate Tao , Being vegetarian diet , Make vegetarian vow , Establish Temple

3. 管好自己改變自己
Self - discipline , change ourselves

心若改變 , 態度就會改變
Changing the mind , the attitude will be altered

態度 改變 , 習慣 就會改變
Changing the attitude , the habits will be altered

習慣改變 , 人生就會改變
Changing habits , the life will be altered

♦︎ 如何懺悔迴向 (1)
作揖,跪,求明明上帝慈悲十叩首,求諸天神聖慈悲五叩首,餘蘊 (信士) ○○○ 虔心跪在老母蓮前,跪求老母大慈大悲諸佛菩薩護持;凡人六萬年來,今生今世因一切的無明造作,傷害了身旁很多的人、動物、四生六道的眾生,讓你們身心靈,痛苦煎熬,一切都是我的錯,我在老母蓮前,向你們懺悔求饒,請你們原諒我,並護持我,讓我身體健康平安的修辦道、財施、法施、無畏施、三施並進,並將所做的一切功德,都迴向給你們,讓我們共沾天恩師德,將我們的惡緣化做善緣,並在佛光普照,佛力的加持下,大家一起離苦得樂,往生淨土。求明明上帝慈悲一千叩首。

♦︎ 如何懺悔迴向 (2)

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