Liturgy of Lotus Happiness Dharma Sanctuary

Liturgy of Lotus Happiness Dharma Sanctuary

Lotus Happiness Dharma Sanctuary is a community that practices the Lotus Sutra in a refreshing and yet, empowering way. It helps you to connect with the Buddha-nature within you so that you are empowered to transform your lives to become happy, peaceful, and fulfilled.

Here are our Three Steps Daily Practice to grasp the heart of Enlightenment:



Step 1: Recite the Liturgy of Lotus Happiness 

The following liturgy is contains the Essence of Practice. It is directly extracted from the Lotus Sutra, Heart Sutra, and Mahayana Mahaparinirvana Sutra to form a concise liturgy that encapsulates the heart of Enlightenment.


Liturgy in English (Liturgy in Chinese):


Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara


Homage to Shakyamuni Buddha

Homage to the Marvellous Dharma of the White Lotus

Homage to the Great Prajna Paramita

A great divine mantra

A great illuminating mantra

An unsurpassed mantra

An unequalled mantra


The One Vehicle is the Buddha-nature.

All living beings have the Buddha-nature;

the true nature of Tathagata is Eternity, Happiness, True Self, Purity.


I am Tathagata, Worthy of Offerings, Perfect in True Wisdom and Enlightenment, Perfect in Knowledge and Conduct, Well-Liberated, the Omniscient, the Almighty, Master Trainer, Teacher of Heavenly Gods and Humans, Buddha-Lord of the World.


The Buddhas, the Saviors of the Worlds, abide in great divine powers.

For the purpose of bringing delights to living beings, they manifest immeasurable divine powers.



Homage to Akshobhya Buddha,

Homage to Sumeru Peak Buddha

Homage to Lion Voice Buddha

Homage to Lion Appearance Buddha

Homage to Space Dwelling Buddha

Homage to Eternal Extinction Buddha

Homage to Emperor Appearance Buddha

Homage to Brahma Appearance Buddha

Homage to Amida Buddha

Homage to Saving All from the Suffering of the World Buddha

Homage to Tamalapatra Sandalwood Fragrance Divine Power Buddha

Homage to Sumeru Appearance Buddha

Homage to Cloud Freedom Buddha

Homage to King of Cloud Freedom Buddha

Homage to Destroyer of All Worldly Fear Buddha

Homage to Shakyamuni Buddha

Homage to Abundant Treasures Tathagata


Homage to Bodhisattva Manjushri

Homage to Bodhisattva Universal Worthy

Homage to Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

Homage to Bodhisattva Wonderful Music

Homage to Bodhisattva Maitreya

Homage to Bodhisattva Medicine King



Every day, I am thinking:

‘How can I lead all living beings

to enter the unsurpassed Way

and quickly acquire the body of a Buddha?’”


May the merits and virtues

benefit all living beings.

May I and all living beings

attain Buddhahood together.


Step 2: Recite a Mantra

Reciting a mantra is a personal choice. You can choose any mantra that you have been practicing for a long time, or that which connects with your heart personally:

  • Om Mani Padme Hum
  • Namo Guan Shi Yin Pu Sa
  • Namo Amitabha Buddha
  • Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha
  • Gate Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bodhi Svaha
  • Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

Check out Top 10 Buddhist Mantras for Meditation and Incantation  


Step 3: Practice Meditation 

Practice seated, silent meditation. Focus on deep breathing and relaxation.

Guidelines for meditation:

How to Practice Sitting Meditation – Kwan Um Zen  

How to Meditation – Thich Nhat Hanh

A Sitting Meditation – Jack Kornfield


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