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27th February 2017 seven bowls of water... morning prayers
NB In the Vajrayana tradition, instead of offering only a single cup of water, there is the custom of offering seven bowls of water, which represent the seven limbs of prayer. These seven components include the (1) Paying of homage, (2) Giving of offerings, (3) Repentance of misgivings, (4) Rejoicing in goodness, (5) Requesting the Buddhas to remain, ( 6) Inviting them to teach, and (7) Dedicating of merits.