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Q&A 166. Performing recitations on Chong Yang Festival (Double Ninth Festival)

06/05/2020 | About the Little House    
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Q: Dear Master Lu, could you please tell us which particular sutras or mantras we should recite for the Chong Yang Festival (the Double Ninth Festival)?


Chong Yang is a special festival. According to the latest teachings by Master Lu, you can perform recitations as follows:

  • You can recite the Eighty-Eight Buddhas Great Repentance no more than 63 times on this day.
  • You can offer up to 21 Little Houses to each recipient. For example, you may offer 21 Little Houses to a miscarried child, 21 to a deceased person, 21 to the karmic creditor of your house, and another 21 to your own karmic creditor.
  • You can recite a special combination of sutras and mantras as follows: The Great Compassion Mantra 3 times and the Ru Yi Bao Lun Wang Tuo Luo Ni 49 times.
    Before reciting, you may say the following prayer: “May the Greatly Merciful and Greatly Compassionate Guan Yin Bodhisattva protect and bless me, <your full name>, and help me have my wishes fulfilled and grant me good health.” You can recite this combination several times a day. There is no limit to the number of recitations; adjust according to your own capability. More recitations and praying will ensure smoother sailing in the future.
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