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    • Respect for Buddhist Sutra

      Published:2015/03/03Read:525

      助印经典、阅读经书、恭敬经书,皆可启发无限的智慧;但若对经书不恭敬,也能令人堕落不如意处。安置经书所应注意事项,略说如下: 佛经是法宝,为众生离苦的指南,应尊重恭敬,若有破损,应速修补,不...

    • Offering to the sangha

      Published:2015/02/17Read:530

      一、佛经中说供僧功德 《俱舍论》云:“若能一昼夜持不杀戒,于未来生,决定不逢刀兵灾;若能以一粒诃子,以殷净心奉施僧众,于当来世,决定不逢疾疫灾;若以一抟之食,起殷净心奉施僧众,于当来世,决定不逢饥馑...

    • How to Put On Hai-Qin?

      Published:2015/01/06Read:580

      How to put on hai-qin in Chinese Buddhism? 1、海青的含义与穿着海青应注意之事项 海青本属于宽袍大袖的唐装,身腰、下摆、袖口都很宽阔,穿着自在,为我国佛门僧俗二众礼佛时所穿的衣服。海青由隋代以后...

    • How to Enter the Buddha Hall?

      Published:2014/12/24Read:545

      进入佛殿,态度要恭敬。 入佛殿不行走中央大门,须缘左右边门进入。 缘左门进,左足先跨入;缘右门进,右足先跨入。 进入殿堂后,不得穿堂横越或左右驰走、奔跑。 进入大殿时,如须脱鞋,应将鞋子整...

    • Buddhist Ritual–Pay Respect to Buddha

      Published:2014/12/22Read:528

      Buddhist Ritual–Pay Respect to Buddha 【顶礼】 顶礼名词,也出自佛经,佛每次说法,听众弟子都用头,而伏地,顶礼佛足而后就座。所以自己的头顶,礼佛双足,表显恭敬至极的意思。 【合十】 合十即...

    • Four Etiquette

      Published:2014/12/22Read:576

      Four Etiquettes 【行如风】 修道之人,举止动步,安详徐行,犹如清风徐拂。行进时,两眼平视,不左窥右瞄,不向外攀缘;移步时,勿踏虫蚁,勿仓仓惶惶,或令鞋履拖拉出声;当收摄身心,举止动步,心存正念...

    • Life Enlightenment

      Published:2014/08/08Read:391

      众生皆可学佛,不分在家出家,学佛一律平等,因为戒相少示差别。出家的男女众有五类:一、比丘 (Bhiksu),男子受过二百五十大戒的。二、比丘尼 (Bhiksuni),女子受过五百大戒的。三、式叉摩那尼 (Siksamana),是...

    • The Wooden Fish in The Temple

      Published:2014/08/08Read:366

      在佛教寺院的佛事活动中,木鱼是最常用,也是最主要的法器之一,不管是诵经礼忏,还是念佛上殿,都要用到木鱼。很多人不仅要问:寺院里面念经为何总要用木鱼呢?因为即使在晚上,鱼在水里也不会闭眼睡觉,为了勤...

    • Shapes of wooden fishes

      Published:2014/08/08Read:380

      制作木鱼,一般都是把一整块木料雕刻成鱼的形状,然后把中间挖空,在头部、尾部、鳞甲等部分漆上黑漆,押上金箔,其余部分漆上红漆。大型木鱼一至六尺长,小型木鱼三至五寸长不等。 佛教寺院中使用的木鱼分为两...

    • 32 Signs of Buddha

      Published:2014/08/08Read:440

      释迦佛在过去生中,为了度化众生而累劫精勤地行持菩萨道,于此世示现成佛,具备了圆满的身相。在佛教中,常常用“相好”形容佛陀身体的庄严殊胜。如云:“百劫修相好,三祇修福慧。”在《增一阿含经》等原始佛教经典...

    • Buddhism Etiquette: The Language

      Published:2014/08/08Read:395

      走进寺院,遇到出家人,怎样和他们打招呼?与他们交谈有哪些礼节?这可能是许多人想了解的。 佛家在称呼上有一些特殊的名词,有特定的规矩。比如一寺的主持叫“方丈”,也叫“住持”。住持是“住于世而保持法统传承”...

    • How Many Buddhist Festivals Are There in the World?

      Published:2014/08/08Read:438

      节日,是人类生活的一种浪漫。不同的国家、不同的民族、不同的宗教乃至不同文化范畴的社会组织都有其不同的节日。人们把对过去美好的记忆赋予节日,也把对未来的美好希望寄托于节日。人们通过节日忘掉过去的得失...