A major Buddhist repentance service is named after the emperor. Titled the Emperor Liang Jeweled Repentance(梁皇寶懺), the repentance. The Liang Huang Jeweled Repentance liturgy was written and compiled in the One night, a few months after the death of his Queen Chishi, Emperor Wu. Today the practice and reciting of the Emperor Liang Repentance Sutra is carried out as a Filial 23/4, Wednesday, Scroll #8, Jewel, PM.
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His reign, until the end, was one of the most stable and prosperous during the Southern Dynasties. Emperor Wu created universities and extending the Confucian civil jeweeld exams, demanding that sons of nobles study. He was well read himself and wrote poetry and patronized the arts. Although for governmental affairs he was Confucian in values, he embraced Buddhism as well. He himself was attracted to many Indian traditions.
He banned the sacrifice of animals and was against execution. It was said that he received the Buddhist precepts during his reign, earning him the nickname The Bodhisattva Emperor. According to legend, the empress was reborn in the woeful state of a huge snake because of her negative karma. She appeared to Emperor Wu in his dreams liangg begged to be saved from this woeful state. Emperor Wu asked the Venerable Bao Zhi, a Buddhist monk, for advice to help relieve the suffering of his wife.
Venerable Bao Zhi then gathered many high ranking monastic members to help the Emperor.
Liang Huang Jeweled Repentance Ceremony
Together, they created a chapter repentance sutra for the Emperor. After performing the Repentance Ceremony by reciting 10 chapters of the sutra, the empress again appeared to Emperor Wu in his dreams to thank and inform him that she was then reborn in the heavens.
Today the recitation of the chapters of this sutra is jewleed annually in many Buddhist temples.
It has become a major Buddhist repentance service named after Emperor Wu. It involves prostrations or paying the great homage to thousands of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas more than times. The chants in many places of this repentance book quoted relevant Buddhist sutras on this subject. Today the practice and reciting of the Emperor Liang Repentance Sutra is carried out as a Filial Piety Dharma Assembly in relation to the Filial Piety practice to share merits with the departed and remembrance of our departed parents, past relatives, ancestors and friends.
It benefits both the living and the deceased. The sutra allows everyone to repent all wrongdoings comes from your body, speech and mind.
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If you show your sincerity and utmost faith, all negative karma will be eradicated. Besides, it will improve your career, health and interpersonal relationships.
During April, it is the period when people with Chinese heritage to pay respect to the deceased ancestors. Also to register them in the ceremony in order to remove negative karma from them, improve their spiritual levels and show them the way to the Western Paradise. This entry was posted on Saturday, March 8th, repentancf is filed under Activities. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.
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