CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF MAITREYA BUDDHA
5th Feb 2019 – 1st Jan Lunar Year
1. Chanting Namo Maitreya Buddha
2. Maitreya Buddha Heart Mantra
Om Mohi Mohi Maha Mohi Svaha Om Muni Muni Mara Svaha
3. Maitreya Bodhisattva Heart Mantra
弥勒佛咒： 宗 zong 萨 sha 垒 lei 哈 ha 摩 mo 喇 la 兜 dou
The Buddha-to-come, also called the next Buddha, or a Bodhisattva predicted to succeed Sakyamuni as a future Buddha. The Bodhisattva who will be the next holder of the supreme office of Buddha.
Name of a Bodhisattva and future Buddha. He is said to have been reborn in the Tusita Heaven, where he is now expounding the Dharma to the heavenly beings in the inner palace. He is to come 5,000 years after the nirvana of Sakyamuni, or according to the other reckoning after 4,000 heavenly years, i.e. 5,670,000,000 human years. According to tradition he was born in Southern India of a Brahman family.