After coming back from a tiring overseas trip, I was elated when I received a package from a good friend living down south that includes a hand written sutra in elegant Chinese strokes that was given to her by a monk while visiting China recently. It was also framed in my favourite imperial yellow colour. I was thinking, what an auspicious present to receive at the begining of this water snake year or is my friend is hinting something ?
Nicely up on a corner at home.
The sutra is called “Auspicious Sutra”, 吉祥经 and I would like to take this opportunity to share this sutra with readers of this blog. From the sutra: