38 True Blessings

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A Power Point Presentation of the 38 Blessings as found in the Buddha's Discourse on Blessings. ( Mangala Sutta ). Good Dhamma points for Reflection.
The pics were taken from a Buddhist Pilgrimage to India in Feb/March 2010.
Content taken from T Y Lee's 'A Life of Blessings'.

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38 True Blessings

  1. 1. 38 True Blessings
  2. 2. 1 To avoid the company of fools LUMBINI – Where Siddhartha Gautama was born
  3. 3. 2 To associate with the wise LUMBINI
  4. 4. 3 To honour those worthy of honour LUMBINI
  5. 5. 4 To live in a suitable place LUMBINI
  6. 6. 5 To have done good deeds in the past LUMBINI
  7. 7. 6 To be on the right path BODHGAYA – Where Buddha attained Enlightenment
  8. 8. 7 To have a good education BODHGAYA
  9. 9. 8 To be proficient at work BODHGAYA
  10. 10. 9 To follow a code of discipline BODHGAYA
  11. 11. 10 To practice pleasant speech BODHGAYA
  12. 12. 11 To support our parents BODHGAYA
  13. 13. 12 To take care of our spouse and children SARNATH – Where The Buddha preached The First Sermon
  14. 14. 13 To have occupations which do not cause harm SARNATH
  15. 15. 14 To be charitable SARNATH
  16. 16. 15 To practice virtuous conduct SARNATH
  17. 17. 16 To be of help to relatives and friends SARNATH
  18. 18. 17 To do social services KUSINARA – Site where Buddha was cremated
  19. 19. 18 To abstain from evil KUSINARA
  20. 20. 19 To have no desire for evil KUSINARA
  21. 21. 20 To refrain from intoxicants KUSINARA
  22. 22. 21 To be diligent in wholesome practice KUSINARA
  23. 23. 22 To have reverence KAPILAVATTHU – Where Siddhartha grew up
  24. 24. 23 To be humble KAPILAVATTHU
  25. 25. 24 To be content KAPILAVATTHU
  26. 26. 25 To be grateful SAVATTHI – Where The Buddha preached The Metta Sutta and The Mangala Sutta
  27. 27. 26 To hear the Dhamma at the right time SAVATTHI
  28. 28. 27 To have patience SAVATTHI
  29. 29. 28 To listen to advice SAVATTHI
  30. 30. 29 To associate with monks and spiritual teachers NALANDA – Where the Nalanda University Complex was founded
  31. 31. 30 To discuss and talk about Dhamma NALANDA
  32. 32. 31 To practice self-restraint NALANDA
  33. 33. 32 To live according to The Noble 8-Fold Path VESALI – Where The Buddha preached The Ratana Sutta
  34. 34. 33 To understand The Four Noble Truths VESALI
  35. 35. 34 To attain Nibbana VESALI
  36. 36. 35 To be unaffected by worldly conditions VESALI
  37. 37. 36 To be free from sorrow RAJGIR – Where The Buddha meditated and preached many discourses
  38. 38. 37 To be free from defilements RAJGIR
  39. 39. To have lasting peace and security RAJGIR
  40. 40. The End “ True Blessings will be upon one who walks The Noble Eightfold Path” Points from The Buddha’s Discourse on Blessings. From ‘A Life of Blessings’ By T Y Lee With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin

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