A Year of Breaths and Just This One

A Year of Breaths and Just This One


With blessings and gratitude
for this birth place, birth space
Womb of the Sangha
always a refuge
Everything, everyone
Welcome
And for each of you
who have contributed to that
precious holding, that perfect boat
Blessings and gratitude to you
May all beings everywhere
have this kind of support
this kind of embrace
this many good hearts
on which to lean in sorrow and in joy
May we continue to fuel and feed
hold each other
no matter where we are
no matter how we are

And special blessings to Ben
the keeper of this sacred space
It will always be home
Thank you

May we dedicate the merits
All this practice
in this space, by all of us
so that others may be free from suffering
from pain
That we may all find the causes and conditions
for real happiness
May we offer this to each other
to ourselves
and to all beings everywhere
without exception
So be it.