The Lives of a Man – The Lotus Flower

vajradhara
at omnos

He was

A man was chanting in a monastery.
He was sitting in a monastery.
He was sitting in a monastery and he was chanting.
He was chanting.
He was chanting to the Lotus Flower.

The Chant

It was

It was a ten syllable chant.

It went

It went like this:

I take refuge

I take refuge in the lotus flower.
I take refuge in the lotus flower.
I take refuge in the lotus flower.
I take refuge in the lotus flower.

He chanted

The man chanted over and over again.

He was in a great room.
He was in a great room and he was surrounded by others.
He was in a great room and he was surrounded by others and they were all wearing robes and they were all chanting.

They were all chanting.
All of them were chanting.

Every last one of them was chanting.
Each one of them was chanting.

They chanted and chanted and chanted and chanted.

It stopped

Suddenly the chanting stopped.

He looked around

The man looked around and smiled.

He was surrounded

He was surrounded by friends and loved ones.

They were all together in a monastery and they were happy.

They stood up and they filed through a room.

They sat in a huge dining room and they ate.

Some monks brought bowls of food in from the kitchen.

At the end of the meal all of the monks retired to another huge room.

vajradhara
at omnos

The Huge Lotus Flower

There was

There was a huge flower in the room.

It was

It was a huge lotus flower.

It grew

It grew out of the rock.
It grew out of the rock and its roots went down through the earth’s crust where they were warmed by the fires within.

They were warmed by the fires within.

The flower gave off a marvelous perfume

It emitted a marvelous perfume.
It gave off a marvelous perfume.

The Temple

It was

It was a magical lotus flower and the temple had been constructed around it.

It had

The temple had been constructed around it.

Link to the Perfume

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