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The Liturgy of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

Publisher: Shasta Abbey Press, Mt. Shasta, California, 1990
Denomination: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Notes: 2nd edition, revised and enlarged
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1Through the starry sky at midnight[Through the starry sky at midnight]
2Hear the devas' singing on this morn of grace[Hear the devas' singing on this morn of grace]
3The world itself keeps Wesak day[The world itself keeps Wesak day]
4O happy day, in fair Lumbini's garden[O happy day, in fair Lumbini's garden]
5I heard the bells this festive day[I heard the bells this festive day]
6Awake, all Buddhist people[Awake, all Buddhist people]
7The garden waits so silently[The garden waits so silently]
8Songs of Wesak hear us singing[Songs of Wesak hear us singing]
9Joyfully we greet the coming of this blessed Wesak Day[Joyfully we greet the coming of this blessed Wesak Day]
10For ever in memory we shall treasure[For ever in memory we shall treasure]
11O valiant hearts, who to your glory came[O valiant hearts, who to your glory came]
12Day of remembrance, day of sad recalling[Day of remembrance, day of sad recalling]
14Oh Bodhidharma sits on P'u-t'o Isle[Oh Bodhidharma sits on P'u-t'o Isle]
15Kanzeon, Compassionate OneORIENTIS PARTIBUS
16Nag-yaa-ra-jyu-na![Nag-yaa-ra-jyu-na!]
17Great Nagyaarajyuna, scholar saint[Great Nagyaarajyuna, scholar saint]
18Holy Jizō, You Who care[Holy Jizō, You Who care]
19Whoever true kindness would find should come here[Whoever true kindness would find should come here]
20Lord of Healing, Lord of LightBUCKLAND
21To reach the sacred mountain peak[To reach the sacred mountain peak]
22You came from the WestHANOVER
23To Thee, Eternal Lord, we raise[To Thee, Eternal Lord, we raise]
24The sower went forth sowing[The sower went forth sowing]
25O beautiful, my country!AURELIA
26Within the world around usEWING
28Sweet time of meditation[Sweet time of meditation]
29What e'er ye sow that shall ye reap[What e'er ye sow that shall ye reap]
30Tread thou the path of rectitude[Tread thou the path of rectitude]
31How glorious is Thy Dharma[How glorious is Thy Dharma]
32Right Thought will lead me on[Right Thought will lead me on]
33Constant let thine effort be[Constant let thine effort be]
34Keep thou thy mind as a garden[Keep thou thy mind as a garden]
35Let Truth upon thy lips[Let Truth upon thy lips]
36Firm in our purpose we have set[Firm in our purpose we have set]
27Lord of our hearts, we[Lord of our hearts, we]
37A-va-tam-sak-a, the Mystic![A-va-tam-sak-a, the Mystic!]
38Great and universal Scripture[Great and universal Scripture]
39Time for celebration!RAVENSHAW
40New Year bells are gaily ringingMERTON
41Hail, the Lord that is to comeLLANFAIR
42Hail to the Lord that is to Come,VICTORY
43Deep beneath dark waters[Deep beneath dark waters]
44Stood the Lord, His heart full grievingPICARDY
45The Lord returns to our True Home[The Lord returns to our True Home]
46Parinirvana the Lord now is entering[Parinirvana the Lord now is entering]
47Sa-man-ta-bha-dra Bodh-i-satt-va![Sa-man-ta-bha-dra Bodh-i-satt-va!]
48With measureless form and virtue cameDUKE STREET
49A star at dawn, bubble in a stream[A star at dawn, bubble in a stream]
50Within the Meditation HallVERBUM SUPERNUM
51Thine for ever! Lord of love[Thine for ever! Lord of love
52O Perfect Love, all human love transcending[O Perfect Love, all human love transcending]
53Twilight and evening star[Twilight and evening star]
54I vow to thee, my country, all earthly things aboveTHAXTED
[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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