Great Discourse on Blessings

To associate not with the foolish

To be with the wise

To honor the worthy ones

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To reside in a suitable location

To have good past deeds done

To set oneself in the right direction

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To be well spoken

Highly trained

Well educated

Skilled in handicraft

And highly disciplined

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To be well caring of mother and father

To look after spouse and children

To engage in a harmless occupation

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

Outstanding behavior

Blameless action

Open hands to all relatives

And selfless giving

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To cease and abstain from evil

To avoid intoxicants

To be diligent in virtuous practices

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To be reverent and humble

Content and grateful

To hear the Dharma at the right time

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To be patient and obedient

To visit with spiritual people

To discuss the Dharma at the right time

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

To live simply and purely

To see the Noble Truths

And to realize Nirvana

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

A mind unshaken when touched by worldly states

Sorrowless, stainless and secure

This is a Blessing Supreme.

 

Those who have fulfilled all these

Are everywhere invincible

And find well being everywhere.

This is a Blessing Supreme.

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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