reverence to every shrine
that may stand in any place,
the bodily relics, the Bodhi Tree,
and all images of the Buddha.
gained a vast mass of merit
honoring the most honorable Triple Gem;
by the spiritual power of that merit
may my obstacles be destroyed.
lights dispelling dark
I venerate the perfect Buddha,
the light of the triple world,
who dispels the darkness of delusion.
incense sweetly scented,
made from fragrant substances,
I venerate the One worthy of reverence,
the supreme recipient of offerings.
beautiful, fragrant, and excellent,
I offer at the holy lotus feet
of the noble lord of sages.
flowers I venerate the Buddha,
by this merit may I gain liberation.
As these flowers fade and wither
so will my body be destroyed.