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Guide to Conduct and Ceremony

Appendix: Ceremonial Texts

Part Three: Ceremonial Texts for the Rites and Rituals of the Order

52. Mental Affirmation at the Grade Advancement Ceremony

Dharmakaya Buddha, the Fourfold Grace!
We deeply appreciate that, as our respectful colleague exerted in practice in the gate of cultivating the Way and has attained certain fruition of the status of , we hold this ceremony today to celebrate advancement. In the future, through bestowing endless light and power, may dharma power progress further and may virtuous conduct be more perfectly accomplished, so that finally may reach Buddhahood with great enlightenment.
This we pray for wholeheartedly.