Ritual to Help Heal and Pray for the Massive amounts of suffering

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LittleDee
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Ritual to Help Heal and Pray for the Massive amounts of suffering

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How do you pray or perform puja to pray all beings suffering from war, police brutality and dying from health problems due to COVID?

Medicine Buddha?
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javier.espinoza.t
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LittleDee wrote: Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:37 pm How do you pray or perform puja to pray all beings suffering from war, police brutality and dying from health problems due to COVID?

Medicine Buddha?
it depends. there are prayers like

"may i be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this room be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this street square be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this town be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this city be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this state be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this country be well, happy and at peace.
my all beings in this continent be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this planet be well, happy and at peace.
may all beings in this solar system be well, happy and at peace.
...

may all of them with no exception be be well, happy and at peace. may all of them without exception be free from suffering. may all of them without exception posses the causes for being well, happy and at peace. may all of them without exception know boddhicita, be in the path and attain complete perfect buddhahood in their respective places.
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so forth until you consider all beings you conceive be possibly somewhere in existance.

there are many of this kind, and if seriously done with universal unreserved loving kindness they can have concrete effect.

other methods belongs to the vajrayana, but are technicaly more complicated. for this kind you need to find a guru that can help you.
SilenceMonkey
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Ask a lama!
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To awake is the best service you can offer.

After mantras, deep into yourself wish to everyone « may you all awaken, even before me, may you all be well, may you all be free ». Send wave of blessings. Radiate love. Dedicate.

Chant Medicine Bouddha for all the world. Let your heart ride upon this mantra and unites with the source of love and compassion.

Chant Chenrezig mantra and see beams of light and compassion feeling the world.

Ask that whatever in you that feeds this darkness is purified.
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Re: Ritual to Help Heal and Pray for the Massive amounts of suffering

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In my (Soto Zen) temple, we chant the Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani for Averting Disaster and the Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo for Protecting Life, and we dedicate the merit of our practice to suffering beings.
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