The Water and Land Dharma Function of Shaolin Temple in Xinchou Year entered the 3rd day on May 22, 2021. The inner shrine was sponsored the building of boundaries for the dharma session and the issuance of invitations meanwhile the outer shrine was conducting as scheduled the same day.
On May 21, 2021 or the 10th day of the fourth lunar month, Shaolin Temple’ s Water and Land Dharma Function in Xinchou Year entered a second day. Buddhist activities included chanting, repentance, extension and dedication, offering food for Buddha, rebirth and dedication and others.
The first day of the Water and Land Dharma Assembly in Shaolin Temple in Xinchou Year was on May 20, 2021. Six shrines including the Great Shrine, the Lotus Shrine, the Sura Shrine, the Huayan Shrine, the Nengyan Shrine and the Pure Land Shrine were pure and solemn. Dharma masters led all benefactors to chanting and repentance solemnly and transferred all merits and virtues to all sentient beings. The Yoga yankou rite of the five Bodhisattvas was sponsored that evening.
On May 19, 2021, to benefit dharma realms of the ten directions, ghosts and sentient beings of the dead and the living, China Songshan Shaolin Temple sponsored the 7-Day Land and Water Dharma Assembly to pray for world peace, good weather for the crops, the country’ s prosperity, people’ s well-being and staying away from suffering; pray for benefactors to get rid of disasters and prolong life, and families auspicious and safe; release ancestors of generations, clan relatives, karmic creditors for many generations, infant spirits and others from suffering to rebirth in the Pure Land.