Guide to Conduct and...


Guide to Conduct and Ceremony

Appendix: Ceremonial Texts

Part Two: Ceremonial Texts for the Formalities concerning Family Affairs

18. Statement of Purpose at Wedding Ceremony

On in the Won Era, , the groom living at

, and , the bride living at
, possessing one pure mind, make their statement of purpose humbly before the Dharmakaya Buddha, the Fourfold Grace.
Dharmakaya Buddha, Fourfold Grace, bestow your awesome power of great loving-kindness and compassion so that our marriage may be forever in harmony and our home will always remain cheerful and have no obstructions or difficulties. May we possess both secular and spiritual blessings and happiness which will enable us to unfold wisdom and merits eternally. We offer this wish within the limitless grace of the Dharmakaya Buddha, the Fourfold Grace, and make up our minds firmly to requite what little we can of the great benevolence, by taking refuge in the great Way in all of our conducts.
Dharmakaya Buddha, Fourfold Grace, may You consider our prayer.